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Retail stocks on the rise — can it last?


by ckatarsky

Stocks for most retailers took a hit when fears of a double-dip recession were high. As the market outlook brightens, so are retailers’ stock prices.

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The latest recession victim: Gap


by Penelope Miller

Stores are dropping like flies in the wake of the recession – and the latest company to start shutting retail locations is clothing retailer Gap.

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Retailers roll out Christmas in … September?


by Penelope Miller

Looks like Santa is showing up earlier than ever this year. Here’s why:

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Who Are the Top 10 Retailers?


by Penelope Miller

As retailers fight to crawl out of a terrible recession, there is one gleam of hope: The 2011 Top 100 Retailers List. Did your company make cut?

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Are Wal-Mart and Target shrinking?


by Penelope Miller

The simple answer is yes. But how – and why?

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Top 10 things keeping retailers up at night


by Penelope Miller

Turns out, retailers aren’t worried about consumer confidence as much as they used to be. Why?

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Consumer spending down when it comes to …


by Renee Cocchi

While the economy seems to be slowly recovering from the recession, people still aren’t spending like they did before it hit — even when it comes to …

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Is impulse buying becoming a thing of the past?


by Renee Cocchi

If you look at online shoppers, yes, impulse buying is slowly becoming a thing of the past, and here’s why:

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5 ways to get more customers to spend with you


by Penelope Miller

There’s no way around it: The recession has changed the way customers shop. But there are five ways to adjust your sales strategy to keep those wallets open even during tough times.

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Are the holidays actually more expensive this year?


by Penelope Miller

Experts predicted spending would increase this holiday season. But will Santa be broke after Christmas?

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Blockbuster goes bust: What’s it mean for retail?


by Penelope Miller

Is Blockbuster Video filing for bankruptcy a sign that the economy isn’t getting better?

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Offer coupons and consumers will buy


by Renee Cocchi

How can you get more new customers to buy from you, and current customers to buy more?

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Consumer confidence — not what it used to be


by Renee Cocchi

For the past four quarters, consumer confidence has made a slow but steady climb upward … until now.

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