Ellicott City, MD, July 21, 2010 –(PR.com)– In today’s economy it’s great to be able to support small businesses in addition to the usual large retailers, and new website www.BerryBestMoms.com is helping consumers do just that. Until now, there has not been a singular, independent destination for buying Mom-Invented products.
OREM, Utah, July 20 /PRNewswire/ — ShopSite, Inc., a leading provider of e-commerce shopping cart and catalog software for small to medium-sized businesses, announced the release of Service Pack 2 (SP2) for ShopSite version 10. ShopSite® is an in…
In honor of National Independent Retailers Week, consumers are being asked to support their community establishments and pledge to shop locally for the entire seven days.
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.
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.
Three dollar stores, led by Dollar General, showed impressive growth on a ranking of the largest U.S. retailers by sales volume.
Many consumers today prefer doing business with smaller, local businesses, according to a recent survey conducted by WebVisible, an online marketing firm. Among the reasons cited for this preference are lower prices, a higher quality of goods and more personalized customer service. Included in the survey’s findings was that four out of five consumers would […]
New York City Mayor Bloomberg recently stopped by Hive at 55, a new workspace at Downtown Manhattan’s Broad Street, to praise the entrepreneurial spirit of Shopkeep.com, the company hosting a launch party there for its newest product, a special point-of-sale software program for independent retailers. The software offers a simple way to run a register, […]
In spite of today’s global economy, catering to the local community is still a highly effective way for an independent retailer to build a strong customer base. For example, a recent report on bike retailers in Washington, DC indicates that they have managed to create loyal customer pools by servicing their local communities. Hyattsville, Maryland […]