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Supermarkets are super tiny compared to Wal-Mart

Mar 7, 2014
In the grocery business, supermarkets are the underdog
Posted In: grocery, supermarket, Wal-Mart, shopping

Returns help retailers play for keeps

Dec 25, 2013
No retailers like returns. But they generate a lot of data, that retailers are starting to use to make purchases stick.
Posted In: shopping, returns, online retail

In which U.S. holiday shopping is mellow

Dec 4, 2013
You think holiday shoppers in the U.S. are crazy? You ain't seen nothing.
Posted In: holiday, shopping
People crowd the first floor of a Macy's before the store's midnight opening that kicks off the "Black Friday" shopping weekend. A social-media campaign to boycott Black Friday in protest of events in Ferguson, Missouri, has begun to take shape.

Look at what we bought!

Dec 3, 2013
A final note in which you lose a little faith in humanity.
Posted In: shopping, Black Friday, YouTube

A game plan to brave holiday shopping

Nov 29, 2013
Marketplace’s Sabri Ben-Achour braves the holiday shopping crowds to find out how opening on Thanksgiving Day affected this year’s sales figures.
Posted In: shopping, Black Friday, guides, Retail
People crowd the first floor of a Macy's before the store's midnight opening that kicks off the "Black Friday" shopping weekend. A social-media campaign to boycott Black Friday in protest of events in Ferguson, Missouri, has begun to take shape.

Shopping: As American as apple pie on Thanksgiving

Nov 28, 2013
Stores are opening up earlier than ever this Thanksgiving, in an effort to lure shoppers. Not everyone is happy about it.
Posted In: Thanksgiving, Retail, shopping, Black Friday

App focused products reign supreme

Nov 28, 2013
Once again, it's the Year of the Tablet.
Posted In: tablet, shopping, Black Friday, apps, smart devices

The most practical Thanksgiving Day shopping list we may ever hear

Nov 28, 2013
When you hear Black Friday, you may think of a fun shopping spree. But some people plan to use the day to buy more practical items.
Posted In: Black Friday, shopping, Thanksgiving

As holiday shopping ramps up, so does data tracking

Nov 26, 2013
Retailers are increasingly using data tracking to figure out what you want to buy.
Posted In: consumer profiling, data tracking, data, shopping

Outlet invasion: Upscale stores head downmarket

Jul 17, 2013
Traditionally upscale chains, like Saks and Nordstrom, now have the majority of their stores in outlet malls.
Posted In: outlet malls, Nordstrom, shopping

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