E-commerce is growing fast, accounting for nearly $123.6 billion in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2016.
April 2017 Issue
Let’s face it – the retail industry is not known for its early adopter behavior in technology. The dizzying pace of change in retail today can leave retailers feeling as if the sands are shifting so rapidly that they must sprint just to keep up, much less take a proactive stance.
Judson & Company is based in Decatur, Alabama and was founded in 1989. Judson has always been a family owned and operated business that provides personalized service and quality products.
Loose-neck animals are tiny, handcrafted novelty items made out of limoncillo pits. Ross Freitas has imported these fun critters from Mexico for twenty years.
Does your store carry apparel? If so, then you may want to sit up and take notice of the off-price sector in retail.
It goes without saying that in 2017 every business needs a strong online presence. Still, if everyone has it, it’s like no one has it. In the sea of generic online ads, you need something that will make you stand out. This ‘something’ is a proper digital marketing strategy.
Blockchain is a digital ledger. It’s a distributed database that allows trustworthy and permanent record keeping. Each record, or block, is timestamped and links back to a previous block.
In a recent announcement, The New England Made Giftware & Specialty Food Show (NEM) named the winners of their Spring 2017 Best New Products awards in both Giftware and Specialty Foods categories.
Consumers today are rarely without their smartphones throughout the day, even in-store. With an increasing number of sales coming from mobile, the need for an omnichannel strategy that reaches consumers and builds relationships is becoming a necessity for retailers of all sizes.
Independent retailers and online merchants have one big thing in common: as small business owners, you need to watch the bottom line.