Tag "retail"

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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10 Consumer Issues Reporters on Twitter

Consumer products, trends and problems make for good local business stories, especially as retail heats up

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Retail And Money: Some Wal-Mart Stores Are Cutting Hours

A number of big retailers have run into problems this year. Now, Wal-Mart is cutting the

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Retail And Money: How Will ‘Watchman’ Fare?

Bookstores around the country officially began selling “Go Set A Watchman” at midnight. The novel, by

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