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Groupon fails to make the daily deal

Nov 13, 2012
The company was a high flyer. Now it's fighting a rough future as consumers tire of daily deals.
Posted In: groupon, Retail

Businesses face post-Sandy challenges

Nov 5, 2012
Some New York stores have products but can't ship them. Others can't get merchandise, and more importantly, wonder whether shoppers will return.
Posted In: Retail, Hurricane Sandy

Macy's new brands aim at younger shoppers

Oct 19, 2012
The department store looks back -- to icons including Marilyn Monroe and Madonna -- to attract shoppers in their teens and 20's.
Posted In: Retail, Macy's, clothing

Choosing a bra: Personal fitter vs. online algorithm

Oct 19, 2012
Women spend a lot of money on bras, but is it better to find the best bra through a personal shopper or a website's algorithm?
Posted In: bras, Retail, algorithm

Stores expand holiday layaway options

Oct 5, 2012
Slow economic recovery means layaway is thriving.
Posted In: layaway, Walmart, Toys R Us, Retail

Holidays will bring more hiring

Oct 1, 2012
Several big retailers will increase their ranks of seasonal workers, as consumer spending picks up.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Retail

Victoria's Secret at the Dallas Cowboys stadium

Oct 1, 2012
Undies and pigskin: a match made on the gridiron?
Posted In: Retail, Sports, football, NFL, Victoria's Secret

3-D printing enters the retail arena

Sep 26, 2012
The technology for 3-D printing has been around for a while, but it's been too expensive for regular folks. That's changing.
Posted In: 3D printing, 3d, Retail

Strike in India over big retail reforms

Sep 20, 2012
There is a huge strike going on this morning in India, as people protest against the government's decision to allow mega retailers like Walmart and Tesco into the country.
Posted In: India, strike, Retail

Burberry profit warning signals luxury sales slide

Sep 11, 2012
Weeks of flat store sales at the high-end British clothier could be a sign that China's economic slowdown and Europe's debt crisis are ending a nearly three-year boom in demand for luxury goods.
Posted In: luxury, Retail, Burberry

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