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Among the first things passersby see as they head into Dallas’ Deep Ellum district from the northeast is a small black and white striped awning atop a quiet storefront. Anyone heading in that direction probably knows what is to...

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In an era of e-commerce takeovers, Amazon's retail reign and the death of legacy brands, Half Price Books isn't going anywhere; not only is the chain bookstore surviving while other like Barnes & Noble are floundering, it's actually thriving....
  Customer Think Retail technology trends: How to create a successful mobile retail strategy? Customer Think With mobile technologies rapidly developing and customers becoming more demanding, the retail industry of today is so competitive as it has never been before. Read...
How safe are mobile point-of-sale systems? Every day pay for coffee at a local café using the latest credit card processor; could that action lead to theft or fraudulent charges? There are several potential flaws that put digital payment systems...
Walmart is currently exploring virtual reality solutions in the online shopping space, according to two recent filings submitted with the United States Patent and Trademark Office last week. The company applied to secure patents detailing “virtual showrooms” which would...
In particular, national and international events can present retailers with a number of significant business opportunities such as increased customer engagement, creating jobs for store associates and opportunities to drive sales at an exponential rate. Major sporting events in...
Amazon Prime Day Ignites Global SME Sales iStock/Jaroslaw Killian Data from Statista show that Small Business Saturday in 2017 generated around $2.43 billion in ecommerce retail sales in the U.S. That figure doesnt get further broken down by the...
Stepping into high school, Jordan Mack wanted a way to feel confident. It was the perfect time to reinvent himself, and what better place to do that than at the mall. Years of school uniforms made him look to...
Grocers are facing a dilemma. A new study by Nielsen and Food Marketing Institute predicts 70 percent of grocery shopping will be done online by 2024. Thus, it was a visionary move for Amazon to purchase Whole Foods. The...
Many speculate that with the increasing adoption of Amazon Echo and Google Home devices, voice ordering is the next preferred channel for buying goods. One report from OC&C Strategy Consultants even claims voice shopping will reach $40 billion by...
As the summer comes to a close, interns from across the company reflect about their time on the job while at Kohl's Kohl's internship program is more than just a summer job; it offers life skills, incredible real-world work...
Your future shopping experiences might be much more automated, but they also might be much more personal than today's trips to the store. The traditional retail industry is in a crisis. Massive numbers of outlets are closing their doors....