Tag Archives: Office Depot

Bravo, Office Depot’s Anti-Bullying Campaign

Bullying has become a global concern, with particularly nasty social media posts leading to depression and even some suicides among those being bullied. So, here’s a “bravo” to Office Depot for teaming up with the popular youth-oriented band One Direction.  … Continue reading

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How Well Are Multichannel Retailers Performing?

As more and more retailers operate as bricks-and-clicks firms by offering physical stores and online shopping to their customers, it is important that those retailers assess how well each operation is doing. Through its research, Harris Interactive has found some … Continue reading

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Larger Retailers Having Trouble in India

As the world’s second-largest market in the world, India has been attracting a number of foreign retail chains. While some are succeeding, others have had a tough time. The “mom-and-pop” store remains extremely popular in India. Here is a recent … Continue reading

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Retailers Predicted to Close the Most Stores in 2013

Even though the economy has been looking brighter, a number of retailers remain in a precarious position. According to Douglas A. McIntyre, Samuel Weigley, Alexander E.M. Hess, and Michael B. Sauter (writing for 24/7 Wall), 8 retailers are likely to close … Continue reading

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