Tag Archives: retail

Looking for Retailing Salary Information?

We’ve talked before about salary information sites such as PayScale. Today, we’re highlighting another valuable salary guide — Good Calculators. At  the salary calculator section of the site, you can learn salaries by state, occupation, and career, and all occupations … Continue reading

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A New Infographic About Online Retail Growth

As we know, online retailing is continuing to grow, while store-based retailing is rather stagnant. Here’s an interesting new infographic about online retailing by Robert Memery, Operations Manager at 2Flow (an outsourcing logistics solutions firm).  

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The People of Retail

Recently, the National Retail Federation (NRF) produced a new YouTube view about careers in retailing, called “People of Retail.” This video demonstrates that “retail isn’t just about the products — it’s about the people who make it all possible. Explore … Continue reading

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Wiser’s 2016 Online Retailing Predictions

As we have reported before (see, for example, 1, 2, 3), there are a lot of retailing trends to follow in 2016. Here is an interesting infographic about retailing 2016 from Wiser. Wiser is an online data analytics firm: “For retailers, it’s … Continue reading

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TV Interview: Where Should Retailers Be Locating?

This television interview of Hofstra University’s Distinguished Professor Joel Evans (of the Zarb School of Business) very recently appeared on Fios1’s Money & Main$treet. The interview was conducted by host Giovanna Drpic. It deals with malls versus local shopping areas. … Continue reading

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When Is a “Sale” a Sale?

Unfortunately, many retailers misuse the term “sale”. And shoppers are often persuaded that a product is on sale even when it isn’t. [For our holiday shopping tips, please click here.] As noted in Evans and Berman’s Marketing in the 21st … 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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