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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

Poor Burberry earnings point to problems for luxury market

Sep 11, 2012
Shares of Burberry are down more than 18 percent this morning. The luxury retailer slashed profit forecasts and warned that the luxury goods market is headed for hard times.
Posted In: luxury, Retail, Burberry

H&M moves away from some water-proofing chemicals

Sep 6, 2012
Chemicals that protect clothing from water or stains do so because they're tough -- so they stick around in the environment a long time. Apparel makers are looking for alternatives.
Posted In: Retail, h&m, PFCs

Retailers sweeten layaway plans to lure buyers

Sep 4, 2012
Toys 'R' Us, Sears and Kmart cut fees or offer discounts for layaway plans to lure shoppers and avoid big holiday season markdowns.
Posted In: Toys R Us, Retail, layaway

Why retailers are teaming up for mobile payment

Aug 16, 2012
Data on customers is a lot more valuable than mere sales.
Posted In: nfc, Retail, drones

Major retailers team up for mobile payment plan

Aug 15, 2012
We've got news this morning that a group of major retailers, including Walmart, Target and 7-Eleven, are teaming up to create their own network for mobile payments. It's one more way for stores to draw you closer -- and get a jump on outsiders, like Google.
Posted In: mobile payments, Walmart, Retail

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