According to Business Insider, every year 32 billion garments are produced for the U.S. market. 64 percent of them end up in a landfill. While fast fashion is easy on shopper’s wallets, it is hard on the environment. Luckily for retailers, as more people are becoming aware of environmental issues and the impact shopping habits […]
The ‘go green’ trend continues! After our recent article, Retail Going Green, companies continue to reduce their carbon footprint by buying back old merchandise from customers or giving away products to charity. Retail giants such as IKEA®, The North Face®, and Patagonia® are taking serious steps in reducing as much waste as possible while also […]
Like a dog drawn to a bone, millennials are drawn to anything with a “go green” initiative.
Earth Day is the perfect time for everyone to stop and think about how they can help “go green,” even if for just a day. Maybe you don’t print as much paper, or you carry around a reusable water bottle instead of wasting plastic. There are so many ways to make a difference, but why […]
Buying and selling American handmade items can make your retail business stronger, and expand your customer base. Drawing new people into your store becomes easier when carrying exclusive and unusual products that customers can’t find elsewhere.
With spring in full swing, green is on everyone’s mind, and not just because of the budding landscape. Coming off tax season, individuals and businesses alike are looking into green improvements and practices to add to their list of deductions for 2012 taxes.
The national movement to go Green has spread, and independent retailers are now supporting ‘bring your own bag’ (BYOB) initiatives.
Many big box retail and chain stores have made it a habit to invest in Green activities and materials, why not you?
It’s every store for itself in this economy, and sustainability is something earned through strategic thinking and innovative investments.
Investment in paperless receipt services speaks highly of your environmentally conscious business.