Big brick-and-mortar retailers know that everybody is using smartphones when shopping in their stores. And they’re (mostly) cool with it. For one thing, they don’t have much choice in the matter. For another, they’re embracing …
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It’s getting more difficult to return stuff, even at stores renowned for their phenomenally generous, no-questions-asked return policies. You can thank the few bad apples who have habitually abused return policies for that.
Many kids just started school. It’s technically still summer until September 22. On Wednesday, temperatures hit around 100 degrees throughout the Northeast. But don’t worry about any of that: Retailers say now’s the time to start thinking about Santa, snowmen, and Christmas shopping.
Consumers tend to associate 7-Eleven mainly with Slurpees, Big Gulps, and hot dogs left under the heat lamp too long. So what is the real world’s Kwik-E-Mart doing by jumping into the sophisticated world of venture capitalism?
After being relentlessly bashed on social media for reams of ridiculously long receipts, CVS has vowed to make its receipts less ridiculously long. What took them so, um, long?
The vast majority of retailer say they’re not worried about “showrooming.” But their actions indicate differently: Toys R Us joins the group of stores matching prices with online competitors.
What’s the best day of the week for laying off employees? A certain well-known electronics retailer has apparently settled on Tuesday.
As it turns out, snooping federal agencies probably have nothing on private data collectors and aggregators. Their focus isn’t national security; it’s creating a profile of your likes, dislikes and behaviors to figure out ways to sell you stuff.
Retail analysts say the world’s biggest retailer has reason to fear a small grocery chain that’s based in Idaho and boasts a business model that allows it to undercut Walmart on prices.
Hundreds of fast food workers in seven cities across the U.S. walked out on their jobs Monday demanding a “living wage,” or double what many are making now. More strikes are expected this week in what’s become one of the …
No matter their small selections and the near absence of brands you’d recognize: Trader Joe’s and Aldi are winning top honors in consumer surveys and proving to be enormously influential in the supermarket business.