While Stanley Marketplace may meet the technical definition of a “mall” it feels wrong to use that term. Take the general concept of a mall, flip it upside down, shake everything out, and start from scratch.
President Donald Trump’s tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods took effect early July, and were soon followed by another round of tariffs worth $200 billion. This may not seem like a huge deal to consumers, but unfortunately companies were not prepared for this increase when they were planning their holiday products. Christmas in July […]
Like a dog drawn to a bone, millennials are drawn to anything with a “go green” initiative.
Sales numbers at Victoria’s Secret continue to disappoint, and even their Semi-Annual Sale cannot help them now. The 2017 year was already showing bad signs with sales down $7.4 billion from $7.8 billion in 2016, according to Retail Dive. Before, couture brands could barely compete with the lingerie brand, but now it seems smaller lingerie […]
The Small Business Revolution — Main Street is a documentary series by Deluxe Corporation that seeks out America’s most inspiring small towns and awards a winner with a $500,000 revitalization grant that is featured through an eight episode series. The episodes are available online or through Hulu.
If you’ve ever attended summer camp as a kid, you know the homesickness can be brutal. At that age, few things are more exciting than a care package from home, or when you go away to school for the first time, receiving a surprise box in the mail from your family.
With the rise of enormous retailers such as Amazon and Target, it can be a bit overwhelming for smaller retailers to compete. But there’s no need to fear.
Jessica Sokol and her business partner Sarah McBrair opened Saltwater boutique in Fairfield, CT just over a year and a half ago.
First, there was Pepper, the humanoid robot capable of recognizing human emotions and being adapted into more than 140 SoftBank Mobile stores in Japan, and now we have Jules, an automated intelligence conversation platform adapted into the Miracle Mile Shops in Las Vegas. Technology is becoming a new, successful, driving force for communicating with customers. […]
Independent Retailer Month is a shop local campaign that runs annually throughout July encouraging consumers to shop at independent retailers; highlighting their positive social and economic impact – locally, nationally and globally.