J. Goodin Jewelers Offers Bargains via Its ‘Steal of the Week’


Looking to add jewelry to your retail lineup? J. Goodin Jewelers has a vast selection at great prices, just in time for the holidays

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Small Businesses Urged to Push E-mail Marketing


With retailers scrambling for shoppers’ dollars, you need every advantage. E-mail marketing is one of them.

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Retailers Urged To Promote Heavily for Holidays


Analysts say holiday sales may be better than expected this year, but only if store owners concentrate on their promotional efforts.

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Study: Stores Lost $139 Billion to Fraud


Retailers lost billions to fraud last year, but there is some hope, as losses were off from the previous year.

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Holiday Retail Sales Seen Increasing


There might be more holiday cheer than expected as one analysis firm says holiday sales will be up this year over last.

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Virginia Retailers Group Backs Liquor Privatization Plan


Gov. Bob McDonnell wants distilled spirits to be sold in independent retail stores.

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Online Buying: E-retailers Stand 10 Million Strong


An infographic analysis of data from several sources reveals strengthening in the e-commerce marketplace.

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Good News: Retail Sales Up Strongly


The Commerce Dept. reports strong sales of clothing, gasoline, fueling hopes that brighter days are ahead.

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Beauty Products a Bright Spot in Sales

Despite other parts of the market slacking off, skin-care products continue to be a strong seller in this economy, according to research firm NPD Group. While sales of skin-care products at U.S. department stores fell 6 percent from mid-2008 to mid-2009, they rose 7 percent to $1.5 billion for the same January-through-July period this year, […]

E-Retail Sales Grow Twice as Fast as Brick-And-Mortar Sales

Total U.S. sales of goods online continues a trend of growing twice as fast as total sales of retail goods, the Commerce Department reports. Compared with the first quarter of 2010, e-retail sales grew 2.6 percent, while total retail sales grew only 1.1 percent. Similarly, compared with the second quarter of 2009, e-retail sales grew […]