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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

Lack of paid sick leave endangers healthy workers

Feb 5, 2015
Restaurant and retail workers are the least likely to get paid sick days.
Posted In: sick day, waiters, Retail
The scene outside an American Apparel store in New York City.

American Apparel closes a challenging year

Dec 31, 2014
As the company welcomes a new CEO, will changes boost American Apparel's bottom line?
Posted In: American Apparel, Retail, layoffs
Signs advertising deep discounts are typical in the days after Christmas. This one is at a store in Wellington, New Zealand.

The science and art of stocking holiday shelves

Dec 26, 2014
Retailers make educated guesses when ordering inventory. Their misfires make great after-Christmas deals.
Posted In: sales, Retail, holidays

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