A new law was signed today in Massachusetts that offers relief to independent retailers looking for meaningful health care cost-cutting.
Marketing & Management
Retailers who are planning a multichannel marketing and sales strategy will have a leg up on the competition, according to several recent research reports. As shoppers continue to research and buy products online and via smartphone style devices, retailers will find it increasingly profitable to reach customers through non-traditional channels. During a period of slow […]
As prices plummet and soar at the gas pump, calculating and managing shipping costs can be a real drain on a retailer’s business. There’s no getting around the need to move goods from sellers to buyers, but the costs involved (from researching many shipping rates to grappling with big carriers who give good rates to […]
One of the most reliable methods for retailers to gain an understanding of consumer tastes is tracking the spending habits of customers.
The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishing Market is one of the biggest market expos of its kind. Retailers from all over the world converge on the even to order products, and in July, the event also featured a Retailer to Retailer Breakfast Seminar.
Visa announced it will be joining with the National Retail Federation (NRF) in an effort to reduce the storage of sensitive information in merchant payment systems, calling for the elimination of account information whenever possible.
There is currently a shift happening in the way companies view email as a tool for merchandise marketing campaigns.
Sales of goods at the wholesale level held steady over the last month but rose substantially over the year, according to the most recent data from the Census Bureau.
Online retail sales jumped 14 percent in the first quarter of 2010, according to an AdWeek report citing U.S. Census Bureau estimates.
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.