Mobile devices are becoming increasingly popular for shopping, both inside and out of the store. According to the Invesp Blog, 95% of mobile internet users look up local information on their phones for the purpose of calling or visiting a business, but mobile devices account for just 19% of all US retail ecommerce sales.
One of the biggest complaints with working in retail is the unsteady hours. One week you may be working thirty-five hours and the next you could be working fifteen. It’s hard to make plans with inconsistent hours and there’s never a definite paycheck.
Earlier this week, the Trump administration unveiled plans to put in place a 25% import tariff on roughly $50 billion worth of Chinese products.
Since 2006, The Toy Room has been providing fabulous toys and personalized shopping experiences to the town of Bethel, CT and surrounding areas. Kim Ramsey has “always loved going into toy stores” and decided to open one of her own.
Silver Touch started off as a home business and has grown into a successful independent gift and jewelry store. It is a leading retailer in downtown Bethel, CT.
Pepper, a humanoid robot by SoftBank Robotics, serves as a day-to-day companion for humans. A year ago, Independent Retailer interviewed Steve Carlin, vice president and general manager of SoftBank.
As big retailers downsize and small shops are on the rise, shopping malls are repurposing their space.
Retailers are fighting against online-only stores by focusing on the consumer. Connecting with consumers is easier for brick and mortars for multiple reasons.
Just over a year ago Amy Polinsky and her family moved to Newtown, Connecticut, from Florida. While living in Florida, Amy managed a fitness studio and began working as a stylist for her husband, a commentator on WWE.
According to the National Retail Federation, American adults are expected to spend an average $81.17 for a total of $15.3 billion as an estimated 188.5 million people watch the New England Patriots take on the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl this weekend. According to the annual survey by National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights […]