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Social media focuses teen shoppers on clothing items, not brands

Nov 19, 2013
Sites like Pinterest and Instagram inspire young shoppers to mix and match. That's putting pressure on teen mall-store brands.
Posted In: clothing, Retail, social media, #ootd
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Holiday shopping deals may not all be bargains

Nov 11, 2013
Stores and online retailers are trying to suck you in with emails, discounts, Black Friday promotions. But how much of a bargain are you really getting?
Posted In: Retail, Black Friday, holiday shopping
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Closing credits roll on Blockbuster, but why did it take so long?

Nov 8, 2013
Blockbuster's parent company said this week it will be shutting down its last remaining retail locations. But why do companies like Blockbuster hang on for so long?
Posted In: Retail, Blockbuster
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At World Retail Congress Africa, U.S. brands try to figure out a 'frontier market'

Nov 4, 2013
American companies are trying to figure out how to make money in Africa.
Posted In: Africa, Retail
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How Amazon went from book seller to retail giant

Oct 16, 2013
A new book chronicles the growth of Amazon and the personality behind its founder Jeff Bezos.
Posted In: Amazon, Books, Retail
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New return policy at Bloomingdale's to end 'wardrobing'

Sep 19, 2013
REI no longer lets customers return products after years of use, and Bloomingdale’s is trying to halt clothing returns after just a single use.
Posted In: Retail, Amazon return policy, Walmart return policy
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Is the Gap back?

Sep 17, 2013
The Gap is the best performing apparel chain this year. Its stores have notched gains for six straight quarters, and it’s found a way to get people talking again about its clothes.
Posted In: Gap, Retail
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Strong economic data from China

Sep 10, 2013
Vital economic signs in China are improving
Posted In: China, Retail, global economy
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Stacey Vanek Smith, this is your data profile

Sep 5, 2013
Reporter Stacey Vanek Smith delves into the world of data mining and comes face to face with her data profile.
Posted In: data mining, marketing, Retail
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Nebraska Apple store is actually a classroom

Aug 28, 2013
It’s the first student-run Apple Store for aspiring marketers, accountants, and entrepreneurs.
Posted In: Apple Store, apple, Retail

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