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Make or Break: Inside A Retailer On Black Friday

The biggest shopping weekend of the year has ended, but one of the biggest questions remains—did people go out to shop? In 2018, the data revealed the continuation of a growing trend from years Read more


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Marshall Electronics Responds to Esports’ Massive Growth with Cutting-Edge POV Cameras
June 3, 2023

As we head into the middle of this decade, the eSports industry is witnessing an unprecedented boom. Valued at $1.42 billion in 2022, it’s projected to skyrocket to $4.47 billion by 2030, thanks to the rising adoption of smart devices and POV cameras, internet connectivity, and strategic partnerships like that of Microsoft and NVIDIA​. […]

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Legacy Payment Companies Embrace Blockchain Solutions. Their Infrastructure is Still “Fundamentally Not Aligned” with Web3 Payments.
June 2, 2023

Legacy payment companies are finally embracing blockchain solutions at scale, though still behind compared to the innovation that young fintech companies are bringing to the next generation of payment solutions. Regardless, this embrace is taking many shapes, and it’s still not a guarantee that they’re up to the task. In the last year, Visa […]

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The Importance of Legal Counsel to Major League Organizations
June 2, 2023

Live sporting events continue to be at the forefront of entertainment in America year after year. Between enthused fans, good food and drinks, and anticipation for record-breaking moments, the ambiance of a stadium on a game day is unmatched. However, behind the scenes of our beloved stadiums and sports traditions lies term sheets and contracts […]

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Make or Break: Inside A Retailer On Black Friday
November 28, 2018

The biggest shopping weekend of the year has ended, but one of the biggest questions remains—did people go out to shop? In 2018, the data revealed the continuation of a growing trend from years past. E-commerce proved to dominate the consumer spending landscape throughout the United States and beyond. Adobe Analytics reported that a whopping […]

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Positive Culture Sets Companies On Path To Growth
August 3, 2018

Corporate culture sets a tone for an entire organization’s ethos. Setting a positive foundation within an office permeates throughout its workforce and sets it on a course toward higher aspirations. As corporations scale it can be hard to sustain culture, but those who emphasize it see tangible returns. Online shoe retailer Zappos has become as […]

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Retailers Learn Hard Lessons From Mismanaged Promotion Deals
July 16, 2018

Last week, children’s store Build-a-Bear Workshop made international headlines after a promotional deal offering a “pay your age” policy for a day which resulted in hours long wait times, disgruntled customers, and an emergency shutdown of the deal because of such an overwhelming response that stores were completely unprepared for. This promotional snafu is not […]

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Best Buy Ends CD Sales, Will They Have A Recovery Similar to Vinyl Records?
July 6, 2018

Over the past few years, Millennials and other generations have mourned the loss of iconic brands that were such important parts of people’s childhoods. From the demise of video rental giant Blockbuster to the recent announcement of Toys R Us closing shop—brands and trends of years past are becoming obsolete. Now, as of July 1st, […]

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Amazon Calls On Startups, Small Businesses to Help With Shipping Burden
July 5, 2018

Amazon Inc. is looking to help new entrepreneurs in the shipping industry in its latest efforts to curb the overwhelming number of products going through its warehouses every day. A report released by Sanford F. Bernstein estimated an incredible 1.6 million packages are being shipped through Amazon daily. Rather than continuing to rely on traditional […]

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Wednesday Date Means Independence Day Spending Decline on Food, Overall Turnout
July 3, 2018

Consumer spending on food over the Independence Days is expected to be around $6.9 billion for patriotic patrons nationwide, down from 2017, when consumers spent a record $7.1 billion, according to a National Retail Federation Study. Much of this decline in spending has to do with the unfortunate timing of the mid-week holiday. Although there […]

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Big Beer Brands Suffer at Hands of Craft Brewers on Independence Day
July 2, 2018

Courtesy: Instagram @grapevineontap Every year, the Fourth of July holiday brings the best in food, friends, and beer to residents across the country. While the fireworks rain down and the burgers smoke on the grill, beer has remained a staple of many people’s celebrations. The National Beer Wholesalers Association published a study in 2016 to […]

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A Firsthand Account of How Social Media is Revolutionizing Retail
June 18, 2018

Traditional brick-and-mortar retail establishments are beginning to be lose foot traffic with the surge of everyday social media sites. Apps like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook are becoming more than just places to wish friends a happy birthday or catch up with old relatives—more social media companies are using their platforms to promote ecommerce retailers. On […]

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In Wake of Howard Schultz’s Starbucks Exit, Just How Impactful Can An Executive Departure Be to Retailers?
June 14, 2018

The departure of a Chief Executive Officer, whether it be abrupt or planned, can have major ripple effects on shareholders, employees, and customers alike. The recent departure of Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz has led many wondering the impact a change at the highest levels of management will have on the booming coffee enterprise. Howard […]

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