One place where cash can simply disappear is while shopping. That’s according to a new survey commissioned by Visa Inc. U.S. consumers cannot account for an average of $21 per week in cash spending.
THE CONGRESSIONAL tax writing committees have allowed the federal estate tax to expire on January 1, 2010.
THE NATIONAL Retail Federation (NRF) expressed disappointment recently in the Senate passage of health care reform legislation, saying the measure does little to reduce costs for businesses, and is likely to result in further retail job losses.
COVER Magazine, the leading business magazine for independent retailers, wholesalers and distributors, has launched its new online counterpart at IndependentRetailer.com.
It happens nearly every time; whether it is at a street fair, the New York Fashion Boutique Show, a store, or a Grateful Dead show, the first thing a person does when they encounter products made from 100 percent hemp fabric is pick it up and smell it.
WHAT HAVE RETAILERS learned from the recession?
GIFT CARDS are easy for dishonest employees to exploit, according to a recent article in The New York Times.
IMPORT CARGO volume could be on the upswing in early 2010, which bodes well for retailing.
UNTIL U.S. BANKS are compelled to sell off distressed properties at significant losses, the retail property transactions market will remain in deadlock, executives said at the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) New York National Conference recently.
Department store chain Kohl’s—the number-one ranking retailer as far as green power purchases—has gone to the next level.