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  • Franklin Mills Renamed Philadelphia Mills
    Say Goodbye Franklin, Hello Philadelphia Mills
    What’s in a name? Apparently a lot if you are a retail center. Franklin Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in the Philadelphia region will undergo a major renovation and with it a name change. Gregg Goodman,...
  • Small businesses seeing a spike in sales
    Small businesses seeing a spike in sales
    The recession, and after effects of the recession, have been quite a challenge for small business owners. In a recent post on the PayAnywhere blog, the slow and steady rise in retail sales was discussed.According to a survey conducted by the...
  • Report: Retail sales growth is largely flat
    Report: Retail sales growth is largely flat
    As a business owner, one of your main responsibilities is to analyze your weekly, monthly, and quarterly sales, to identify sales trends. After you have achieved a full 12 months in business, you can begin to look for your “slow” and ...
  • 'Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge' an entertaining bio
    'Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge' an entertaining bio
    The series Mr. Selfridge starring Jeremy Piven, has been popular on both sides of the Atlantic and has been broadcast on our local PBS station AETN, for the past two seasons, with season three expected to begin early next year. Now there is a book...
  • The newest way to fill a vacant property
    The newest way to fill a vacant property
    How do you fight vacant storefronts in your neighborhood? That was the question faced by Collinwood, an inner-city neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio…and they came up with an answer. Read along, there’s something to be learned no matter...
  • Three tier system
    A San Diego guide to shopping for craft beer
    Thanks to social media, the second a customer sees their favorite brewery released the (insert barrel aged rare release here), our phone is ringing off the hook. "Did you get it in?" "Can you hold 9 of them for me?" "I...
  • Job Fair
    Fred Meyer - JOB FAIR - Monday 6/30 9am-5pm Portland Oregon
    Here is a notice I received about a career fair in retail for Fred Meyer in Portland Oregon.Fred Meyer is a Fortune 100 Retailer seeks talented individuals to serve great customers in a newly remodeled store in the heart of Downtown Portland!They...
  • Grisel Paula
    Model Grisel Paula has new fashion line, Grisel
    Just released last month, a ready-to-wear apparel line has 13 pieces available. Personally designed by Grisel herself, which shows off the vast knowledge and experience she has in the fashion world.“I feel privileged to present affordable...
  • Beer Compass at SXSW 2014
    Can gesture control disrupt retail? A SXSW experiment
    At the 2014 SXSW interactive festival, "Beer Compass" was demoed as a motion computing experiment in retail. Filling the gap between online and offline-use of technology, the device created a navigation tool to help shoppers, using...
  • ClimateStore
    Boston E-Commerce Startup ClimateStore.com Becomes a Carbonfree® Partner
    ClimateStore Inc., located in Boston, MA, officially became a Carbonfree® Partner with CarbonFund.org. The newly launched retail brand has a mission to make it fun and easy for people to reduce their carbon footprint, and launched its on-line...
  • Retail Returns
    Reverse logistics of refurbished electronics
    Returns can be a hassle, and they’re even worse when you’re a retailer. They can be costly and time consuming. However, refurbishing electronics for resale is one way to recoup some of your lost profits.The vast majority of electronics...
  • Job Fair
    Eddie Bauer - JOB FAIR - Sat 5/31 12-4pm Clackamas Town Center
    Here is a notice I received about a career fair in retail for Eddie Bauer. The details are included below:Work for Eddie Bauer - JOB FAIR - Sat 5/31 12-4pm Clackamas Town CenterEddie Bauer - The Original Outdoor OutfitterWe are always looking for...
  • Mobile First
    Think mobile first when connecting with customers
    Smartphones and mobile devices, for many, are a staple for communication. It's simply the best way to connect with one another when we're not face to face. As a result, we are glued to our tablet and phone screens, sharing pictures,...
  • Michael Kors Opens in Columbiana Mall
    Michael Kors Opens in Columbiana Mall
    Michael Kors opened Friday at Columbiana Mall as what they're calling a soft opening. Soft, maybe. Quiet, not the least. The store, with its chic and modern layout and decor, was buzzing with shoppers. Some who were just curious, but mainly those...
  • Polaroid Fotobar Retail Location
    Fort Lauderdale Company helps bring memories to life with Polaroid Fotobar
    Who could forget the Polaroid camera, one of the most innovative technologies of the 80's? Polaroid camera's filled everyone with joy by producing instant photos that developed right before our very eyes. Capturing the moment much like...