Tag Archives: retailing

The Reality of Retailing in 2017

In 2017 alone, we have had a number of posts on the present state of  of retailing. For example, see: More on the State of Store Retailing in 2017 Retail Data by World Region Doing Better at Ominchannel Retailing: Video Tips The Growth … Continue reading

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Hofstra Marketing Highly Ranked for 2017

The Marketing Faculty in the Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University is proud that our programs are included in TWO new 2017 rankings by College Choice, which “is an independent online publication dedicated to helping students and their families … Continue reading

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Macy’s Career Video

After you finish college, are you considering a career in retailing? If yes, take a look at this Macy’s video.  

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Strong Employee Relations Vital in Retailing

One of the main contributors to the customer experience is motivated, upbeat employees. We have noted this a number of times over the last few years (see, for example, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5). With this in mind, let’s highlight two … Continue reading

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Best Jobs & Best-Paid Jobs in America

Glassdoor is an online job search firm: It has a database of “more than 8 million company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos, and more. All of this information is entirely shared by those … 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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A Comprehensive Glossary of Retailing Concepts

Looking to learn more about the terminology used in retailing? The Path to Purchase Institute annually publishes a comprehensive glossary. To access the free nearly-700-item 2014 glossary, click the image.    

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