Faced with “increasingly demanding customers,” consumer goods and retail companies are responding with a slew of new products — 60 percent of companies surveyed in a recent report say that they are rolling out new products or variations on old ones.
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About 85 percent of online moms say having a baby changed their purchasing habits, according to the, “21st Century Mom,” report, a study published by BabyCenter, an online community for expectant and new moms, according to eMarketer, New York, NY, a firm providing digital intelligence to help business people make better decisions. Mothers control an […]
Here are 10 tips that the editors of Cover have gathered at recent business meetings for starting a new business: Outline your company’s mission statement, goals and define your corporate culture. Outline your business plan. It is critical to have a detailed business plan for the first 60 days, the first six months and the […]
It’s common knowledge that Internet shopping is more popular than ever, and e-commerce has transformed retailing as we know it. But retailers are now integrating it with their brick-and-mortar presence.
IndependentRetailer.com recently had the opportunity to interview John Rudberg, National Sales Director for Diamond Storage Concept, a leader in the garage storage category most known for its HyLoft line of products.
Sometimes it takes a while to figure out why a company has the name it does. Not so with Overnite Capital. Because in the case of this California-based lender, that’s exactly what they provide.
An amendment proposed to the recent financial overhaul bills by Democratic Senator Richard J. Durbin of Illinois seeks to reign in the processing fees charged to retailers for the use of debit cards.
Pampered Princess has been in business for two decades, dating all the way back to when owner Sharee Kowalski started selling jewelry out of her car.
An American Management Association study has demonstrated that employees will feel better about their jobs, and even better in their personal lives, when their own values are in line with those of their company.
It’s no secret that “green” is red hot. You’ve surely noticed the marketing campaigns and retail trends that appeal to consumers’ eco-conscience, and small businesses can’t afford to ignore the profit possibilities. Here’s something else you already know: the big boys have cornered the discount goods market. There’s no way to top the buying power […]