Nov 21, 2012 The Swedish furniture maker Ikea increasingly relies on CGI -- computer-generated imagery -- to "make" the items in its catalog. It's enough to raise the question of whether computer graphics could ever replace people in the fashion photography business.
Oct 18, 2012 Brick and mortar retailers like Best Buy, Target, and JC Penney, have an idea to compete with online rivals like Amazon. They are going to match their prices during the holiday shopping season.
Oct 11, 2012 The toy retailers will set up shop in two dozen stores for the holiday season.
Oct 2, 2012 This morning the National Retail Federation predicted modest growth for holiday shopping this year -- up about four percent -- and automakers are expecting another strong month of sales.
Oct 1, 2012 Several big retailers will increase their ranks of seasonal workers, as consumer spending picks up.
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Jul 20, 2012 For some companies, 30 days of fasting and reflection return profits.
Jan 23, 2012 This year's holiday season was slightly bigger by volume, but the week after the holidays saw a bit of a slide.
Dec 27, 2011 While a temporary deal has been reached in Washington, 2012 doesn't look much better in terms of bipartisanship. FedEx is set to raise its rates beginning in January. In Arizona, many non-industrial businesses are taking up space in warehouses.
Dec 27, 2011 A good holiday shopping season for most retailers wasn't enough to help ailing Sears, which will close around 100 stores in the coming months.
Dec 27, 2011 Following dismal holiday sales in a year that was strong for other retailers, Sears and Kmart will shut down over 100 stores.