Tag "retail"

10 Halloween Business Trends to Jumpstart a Story

Costume shops and vintage clothing retailers obviously get a surge in foot traffic as Halloween approaches.

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Back-to-School Shopping: 3 Business Story Angles

Students are heading back to school within the next month, and local business story angles abound. Here’s

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Ask an Expert: What’s Ahead for Amazon and Whole Foods

Amazon.com Inc. gave the business journalism world a dozen headlines in June when it entered into

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Story Jump-start: 3 New E-Commerce Angles

The Census Bureau estimates that e-commerce sales topped $100 million in both the third and fourth

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Retail Industry Update: 6 Great Reads

Business journalists who want a solid overview of what’s happening in the retail world have a web

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Story Idea: Rise of the Dollar Store

While it may feel as though the brick-and-mortar store era is coming to an end, there is

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Story Idea: How Retailers Use Weather Forecasts to Increase Sales

Product marketing has a new gold standard: advertisements targeted not just to specific customers, but to

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Scary-Good Story Ideas: New Halloween Trends

Halloween may be thrilling and mischievous for the average American, but for the retail industry it’s

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Must Read Money Stories For Wednesday, June 15

Retail up in May. Retailers had an uptick in business last month. Reuters reports that U.S.

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The Business Profile Reconsidered

It’s tempting, I’ll admit it – churning out the business profile. The itch surfaces on the

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