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Not all food company mergers are equal

Jun 24, 2015
When it comes to competition, the distribution and retail ends of the grocery business are very different.
Posted In: grocery stores, Retail, Food, supermarket
May's retail sales number looks good on the surface.

Good retail sales don't necessarily mean all's well

Jun 11, 2015
Retail sales numbers look good, but there are reasons to be skeptical.
Posted In: Retail, Health, numbers, Economy, forecast, lagging indicators
Preparing to enter a Costco store in Alhambra, California.

Another Costco bonus for members: discount cars

Jun 11, 2015
Costco earns most of its revenue from member fees for helping members find bargains.
Posted In: Costco, car sales, Retail

Why do companies offer free stuff at the same cost?

May 22, 2015
Pepsi was among the first companies to try it.
Posted In: Retail, shopping, i've always wondered, Pepsi
ThreeBirdNest has become one of Etsy's most successful shops.

Making a living off an Etsy business

May 5, 2015
Online business ThreeBirdNest has taken flight.
Posted In: Etsy, Small Business, ecommerce, apparel, Retail
Amazon Web Services has raked in more than one and a half billion dollars this year.

Amazon's cloud services rain profits

Apr 24, 2015
Amazon dominates the cloud sector — a market it created.
Posted In: Amazon, cloud services, cloud, Retail, Internet

Target takes aim at new 'core' customer: young Latinos

Apr 23, 2015
SinTraduccion is Target’s first ad campaign designed solely with Latinos in mind.
Posted In: Retail, Latinos, millennials, advertising

Transforming your wait in line from torture to fun

Mar 27, 2015
MIT engineering professor Richard Larson aka "Dr. Queue" on why lines make us tick
Posted In: lines, waiting, disney, business, Retail
Sears Canada

Looking for signs of life at Sears

Feb 26, 2015
The ailing parent company of Sears and Kmart reports its fourth quarter earnings.
Posted In: Sears, Retail, retail sales
Walmart

Walmart's way to growth

Feb 19, 2015
Walmart is the world's largest retailer, but what are its paths to growth?
Posted In: Retail, Walmart, growth

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