Tag Archives: retailing

A Video Look at Retailing 2020

Coca-Cola Research has produced a neat video on retailing 2020, especially from the perspective of appealing to younger consumers. Take a look.    

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Links to Retailers’ Career Web Sites

Michael Howard is a retail resume expert, a frequent blogger, and the manager of the Retail Careers in the United States LinkedIn group, which has more than 10,000 members. At his Web site, Howard has direct links to more than … Continue reading

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The Future of Retail – The Experience is Everything

Check out this interesting video about retailing in the future from Motorola Solutions.

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Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on the Economy

Please be in a safe, secure place as you read this post. If you are in an affected area, business can wait. According to Evan Gold of Planalytics (a business weather intelligence firm), writing for CNBC: “Hurricane Sandy, a rare, late … Continue reading

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The Business Web Site as a Soap Box?

Retailers make decisions every day about the kinds of messages they want to communicate to the marketplace and the content of those messages. One controversial issue is whether personal — rather than strictly business — views should be expressed. As … Continue reading

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How Wireless Phone Carriers Will Benefit from the iPhone 5

Until now, Apple has received the main benefits from its iPhones. Because of the popularity of the iPhone, wireless carriers have sold new iPhones for far less than they paid for the phones. They have tried to make up for … Continue reading

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