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Girl Scouts go high tech


by Renee Cocchi

Up until this year, cash — and checks — were king when it came to buying Girl Scout cookies. But no more!

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4 ways to reduce shopping cart abandonment


by Renee Cocchi

Want to know how you can reduce your shopping cart abandonment rate and increase your online sales?

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Will iPads change the face of retail?


by Penelope Miller

iPads aren’t just for selling products anymore. Here’s a new way to use them:

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Mail service goes postal with new retail strategy


by Penelope Miller

You may have to start going to the gas station to get your mail.

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Who is spending the most money?


by Penelope Miller

Retailers like AT & T are scrambling to attract the latest big-spending customer. So who is it? The answer might surprise you.

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Top 10 cities with the most retail theft


by Penelope Miller

If you have retail locations in these cities, you might want to beef up security …

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Is this the end of shopping with cash?


by Penelope Miller

If one mobile start-up has its way, folks will no longer pay for products in cash – they’ll just say their names.

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World’s most valuable brand: Apple unseats 4-year leader


by Renee Cocchi

Now that Apple’s brand is worth $153 billion (almost half its market capitalization), that knocks Google off its pedestal and ends the search engine’s four-year reign as the world’s most valuable brand.

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Facebook, Twitter & bad reviews


by Penelope Miller

Facebook and Twitter might have the market cornered on updating friends about your favorite new shirt. But nobody goes there for retail reviews.

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Retailers want to go mobile – but how?


by Penelope Miller

A whopping 87% of retailers want to use this marketing tool – but many have no idea where to start. Here’s help:

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4 simple tips to win on Facebook & Twitter


by Penelope Miller

With every retailer jockeying for the most fans and followers on Facebook and Twitter, how can you set your company apart? Find out.

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4 mobile retail app ideas worth stealing


by Penelope Miller

Cellphone apps are the next big thing in retail. Take a look at how these four retailers used mobile apps to rake in millions in revenue.

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IBM wants to help you sell more?


by Penelope Miller

When you think IBM, you might think computers. But now, the technology giant is edging into the retail sector.

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Video sales: Macy’s offers Backstage Pass


by Penelope Miller

Macy’s latest move: Using cell phone videos to market products.

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Grocery store uses coupon kiosks to drive sales


by Penelope Miller

Hungry? Head to a kiosk, print out a coupon and buy a few steaks.

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How did Starbucks boost sales 8%?


by Penelope Miller

If you’re looking for an 8% increase in sales, you might want to take a page from this coffeehouse’s book…

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Hungry? Grab your iPad and hit the grocery store


by Penelope Miller

The latest retailer to go mobile? A grocery store.

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HSN turns to iPad to increase sales


by Penelope Miller

One retailer is already using the iPad to increase sales. Could it work for you?

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Borders teams up with Google for new service


by Penelope Miller

Google might hold the key for retailers to get closer to their customers – and increase sales. Here’s how it’s working for Borders Books.

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How Walgreens uses technology to create happy customers


by Renee Cocchi

Some retailers invest in technology to keep up with their competition, but not Walgreens!

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