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 …
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.
What, you’ve never heard of Frute Brute and Fruity Yummy Mummy? To a certain population that grew up in the 1970s and ’80s, the return of these cult-favorite monster-themed cereals—in vintage form, no less—is bringing on a high on par with eating two bowls of sugar cereal while Saturday morning cartoons blare on the TV.
Cautious consumer reactions to the economic recovery causes prediction that sales at U.S. stores will climb less this holiday season than in recent years
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.
Abercrombie & Fitch violated anti-discrimination laws when it fired a Muslim worker who insisted on wearing a head scarf, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled Tuesday.
Shoppers understand that prices for the same items can vary quite a bit among competing retailers. A new study shows that shoppers shouldn’t expect consistent pricing among stores with the same name — even if they’re located …
Touchscreens, voice control and women bikers
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.