Tag Archives: J.C. Penney

Subscription Box Services Yield Mixed Results

Earlier this year, we asked: What’s Ahead for the Subscription Box Service? Now, we have more information to answer that question. According to recent research, subscription box services yield mixed results. So, what exactly are subscription boxes? According to Jameson … Continue reading

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Retailers and Their Designer-Partners

One way that many retailers have attempted to stand out in today’s crowded marketplace is to arrange exclusive deals with designers. This enables the retailers to carry merchandise lines that are exclusive to them. Thus, even the competition for designer-partners … Continue reading

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Are Some Price Discounts an Illusion?

As shoppers, we all want to feel that we are a getting a “good deal.” We want to pay the lowest possible prices for the goods and services we buy at the retail service level and ambiance we expect. Whether shopping with … Continue reading

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