How to Survive the Retail Crisis: A Master Class from T.J. Maxx
Betting shoppers still like stores, owner TJX Cos. has more sales than Nordstrom and Penney combined. It is plowing investment into physical locations that create a treasure-hunt atmosphere with rapid stock turnover.
How Instagram influencers would tackle the retail crisis
Top influencers on the High Street crisis and how retailers can turn things round.
L.L.Bean CEO says Congress must do more to address 'serious' retail crisis
"I think it's a really serious situation, and I actually don't think it's getting enough attention," L.L.Bean CEO Stephen Smith told CNBC on Monday.
Why Buffett Is Betting Big on Housing
What does Warren Buffett see that no one else does? He just made an outsize bid on ResCap loans, the latest example of his bet that the housing market represents a great investment opportunity. Joe Light has details on The News Hub. Photo: Bloomberg.
How Shoppers Use Mobile Phones in Stores
Mobile - Just under one-third (30%) of US shoppers and 40% of UK shoppers use their smartphones when shopping in brick-and-mortar stores, according to recent study by Usablenet.
5 Ways Consumers Connect to Stores With Mobile Shopping
Discover new insights about mobile shopping behavior, including the start of the shopping journey and in-store research.
Philanthropy in Silicon Valley: Big Bets on Big Ideas
East Coast donors make traditional gifts, a consultant says, but West Coast technology company founders focus on social benefits and scalability.
How To Save Money at Home Improvement Stores
If your family is anything like mine, then you spend more time at Home Depot and Lowe’s than you do at most other places each week. Whether it’s supplies for projects we are working on, or basics like light bulbs or air filters, I swear we are there just about every day. If we go...Read More »
Why Is New York Full of Empty Stores?
All these dead spaces hurt, and neighborhoods have a right to protect themselves.
Things You Should Never Buy at Dollar Stores
What is the future of brick-and-mortar retail stores?
Using some of the same digital tools predicted to be brick-and-mortar’s demise, retailers have started to reconfigure their physical stores to ensure future success.
New Research Shows How Digital Connects Shoppers to Local Stores
To better understand the impact of digital on in-store shopping, Google conducted research with Ipsos MediaCT and Sterling Brands. From our findings, we debunked three common retail myths and identified ways retailers can use digital more effectively to connect with consumers.
How Wal-Mart plans to lure shoppers back to stores
Why Morgan Stanley Is Betting That Tesla Will Kill Your Power Company
The financial giant has tripled down on its bets that Tesla will kickstart the home solar revolution.
Why James Holzhauer's small Final Jeopardy! bet made total sense
Holzhauer made a rare light wager on Monday’s episode because it was a smart move in the situation.
Why e-commerce brands are flipping the script and opening brick-and-mortar stores
Brands that grew up online are now working to reach consumers from physical stores.
American Apparel closes 12 of its 13 British stores
Nearly all the UK stores of U.S.-based clothing brand American Apparel, which went into administration in Britain last month, have closed, with the loss of 147 jobs, administrators KPMG said on Friday.
How a risky bet on experimental biotechnology led to a COVID-19 vaccine
Bill Whitaker reports on the scientists and advances in biotechnology behind a COVID-19 vaccine that could help end the pandemic.
Here's the full transcript of Jesse Williams' amazing BET Awards Speech
Sunday night at the 2016 BET Awards, Grey's Anatomy actor Jesse Williams received the Humanitarian Award from BET Chairwoman and CEO Debra Lee, and accepted with an awe-inspiring, insightful, socially conscious speech that was, well, woke as fuck.
Handful of hedge funds bet big on GameStop before its wild ride
A handful of small hedge funds were in a position to profit from the Reddit rally that sent shares of GameStop Corp and other out-of-favor stocks rocketing higher last month at the expense of prominent investors who had bet against the stocks, according to securities filings...
Why most shoppers still choose brick-and-mortar stores over e-commerce
Online shopping has never been easier. But the majority of American consumers want the tactile experiences offered by physical stores, according to the first installment in Retail Dive's Consumer Survey.