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How the Retail Shopping Experience is Changing

For today's brick-and-mortar stores, shopping isn't just an activity anymore -- it's a full sensory[...]

Is the Hottest Retail Trend Coworking?

In the early 2000s, the new workplace trend of coworking emerged and has since grown into a[...]

World Cup Shines New Light on Soccer Apparel Success

Sports supply and apparel companies can look forward to a potentially banner year, largely due to[...]

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5 Motivational Quotes from Successful Entrepreneurs

Even successful brands can find that they're uncertain about what decisions to make next to continue to grow their businesses. If you're feeling[...]

Earth Day and Your Closet: Fashion's Impact on the Environment

On April 22nd, people around the world will pause to look at how their behavior impacts the environment. Renewable energy and recycling programs[...]

Collateral Damage In the Wake of Store Closings

Retail closings are becoming a common story in this year's business news.  The next chapter will be the socioeconomic impact of anchor stores like[...]

How 3D Printing Can Benefit Apparel Brands

Additive manufacturing, better known as 3D printing, is a technology that is rapidly changing the way goods of all varieties are made. Just as[...]

The Link Between Good UX and Consumer Engagement

UX has become something of a buzzword in recent years, but there has never been a better time for brands to master a clean and intuitive user[...]

Ripple Effect: Anchor Shutdowns Hurt Surrounding Stores

In part one of this series on the impact of large retailer closings, we discussed the recent rise in large retailer closings. J.C. Penney announced

What China's Record Debt Load Means to U.S. Retail

Worldwide, debt has taken center stage as an economic indicator. After the Global Financial Crisis of 2008, precipitated by out-of-control debt[...]

eBook Preview: The Ecommerce Investment

The challenges of competing in the ecommerce marketplace are mounting. Companies increasingly realize the importance of building a unified[...]

The Socioeconomic Impact of Shopping Mall Closings (Part 1)

The closing of several prominent retail chains, and even huge shopping centers, has become a problem in America over the last decade. Much of the[...]

Reverse Retail's Race to the Bottom

Despite a twofold increase in discounting and sales pricing for the 2016 holiday season, retail receipts actually showed a 3.5 percent decrease in[...]