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Thieves are making big bucks off retailers’ garbage


by ckatarsky

 

You probably don’t think much about the cardboard and other garbage that your store tosses every week. But for enterprising crooks, it’s a lucrative income stream.

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Reputation matters: How retailers earn top marks for satisfaction


by ckatarsky

There’s no one thing customers need to give your company high ratings for satisfaction. What they’re really look for

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Wal-Mart stumbles on way to environmental sustainability


by ckatarsky

Wal-Mart reports it made big gains in meeting its sustainability goals — but even the 800 pound gorilla is finding it’s not always easy to balance corporate needs with Mother Earth’s.

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Now that’s an innovative partnership!


by Renee Cocchi

What if you could team up with one of the most popular mobile games by selling related products with special clues to unlock bonus levels in the game? Sounds like a win-win situation? One major retailer is hoping that it is!

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Mega-retailer helps its customers stay healthy


by Renee Cocchi

Many retailers are jumping on the green and healthy-living bandwagons. Here’s the latest one:

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Top 10 retail stories of 2011!


by Renee Cocchi

As 2011 is coming to a close with what will hopefully be an even better holiday sales season than last year, Retail News Alert is taking a look back at the stories that grabbed your attention. Here are “The Top 10 Retail Stories of 2011.”

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Is your store safe from slip and falls?


by Renee Cocchi

 

Retailers worry a lot about sales. But here’s something else they need to worry about or it could cost them millions:

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Mega-retailer takes Facebook local


by Penelope Miller

Just about every company is looking for a way to use their Facebook page to drive sales. And one mega-retailer might have found the way.

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Retaillers rolling out special apps for the holidays


by Renee Cocchi

A bunch of retailers are breaking out new smartphone and tablet apps this holiday season to make shopping easier on consumers. Does your company have one?

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Wal-Mart raises stakes during holidays season


by Renee Cocchi

Wal-Mart is throwing down the gauntlet when it comes to winning holiday sales this year!

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Retailers get big bucks to ditch the Doritos


by Shari DaCosta

Is it time to cut back on the Twinkies and stock up on some apples?

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Offer this and consumers just might come!


by Renee Cocchi

Do you know what has the most direct effect on shoppers’ behavior?

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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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Wal-Mart wins major court case!


by Renee Cocchi

In what’s being touted as the most important class-action ruling since the 1960s, Wal-Mart, the largest private U.S. employer, came out the victor. And the implications of the ruling are huge for the retail industry!

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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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Wal-Mart snaps up social media company


by Penelope Miller

In a move that could set off a firestorm, Wal-Mart has acquired a social media company for $300 million.

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Wal-Mart changes game plan and floor space … again


by Renee Cocchi

In 2009, Wal-Mart allotted 21% more floor space to electronics, but that’s all about to change.

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Wal-Mart’s new efforts to end its major sales slump


by Renee Cocchi

For the past seven quarters, Wal-Mart’s sales have fallen, but the retail giant is hoping its new strategy will lift shoppers spirits and its sales!

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Wal-Mart: Court contemplates class action suit for discrimination


by Renee Cocchi

Does Wal-Mart discriminate against women? That is what the U.S. Supreme Court is contemplating in the nation’s largest class-action suit.

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Judge rules against Wal-Mart in NY crowd control case


by Renee Cocchi

The retail giant lost its $2 million battle with the Occupational and Health Safety Administration (OSHA) over a $7,000 fine. So why did Wal-Mart fight and spend so much money for such a small fine?

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