Tag Archives: 2014

2014’s Most Popular Posts at Retailing: From A to Z

In 2014, there were about 260 posts made at Retailing: From A to Z by Joel Evans. They were viewed by people in 130 different countries. Thank you! 🙂 These were our most popular posts in 2014 (listed by total views). … Continue reading

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Fortune’s Top Ten Retail Stories of the Year

Fortune magazine just released its list of the top ten retail stories for 2014. The events on the list are quite diverse. As Phil Wahba reports: “What a year it’s been in the world of retail. Activists took aim at plenty … Continue reading

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Best-Reviewed Retailing Books on Amazon

To end the year of 2014 on an inspiring note, here are several of the best-reviewed books on retailing (by Amazon readers). How many of these books have you read? Why not add a couple of them to your list … Continue reading

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PLEASE Be a Smart Customer: 2014 Holiday Shopping Tips

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Every year, I offer a list of holiday shopping tips intended to help shoppers avoid overspending their budgets. Since the holiday season starts earlier and earlier each year, I’m moving up my…

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Cyber Monday Getting More Mobile

According to research conducted by AppLovin and reported by Marketing Land: Using a mix of its own data and third party data, mobile ad personalization platform AppLovin is predicting that nearly 30 percent of Cyber Monday transactions this year will … Continue reading

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When’s the Best Time to Shop for the Holidays?

Consumers have many sources to consult when purchasing holiday gifts, from shopping tips to price trackers. The Wall Street Journal has created a new interactive Christmas Sales Tracker tool:  “The Journal created this tracker to monitor price movements for the holiday’s hottest … Continue reading

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Be a Smart Customer: 2014 Holiday Shopping Tips

Every year, I offer a list of holiday shopping tips intended to help shoppers avoid overspending their budgets. Since the holiday season starts earlier and earlier each year, I’m moving up my tips post. According to the National Retail Federation, … Continue reading

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