11/17/2014 - 3:22pm

Unless you are a grandstanding politician, the notion of American apparel production may feel like it was declared dead years ago. But despite this gloomy diagnosis, some types of clothing manufacturers can build compelling business theses for bringing manufacturing back home—and breathing new life into smaller corners of the domestic apparel manufacturing space.

12/17/2014 - 12:11pm

Retailers that run an effective loss prevention program experience huge financial gains while those that don’t risk significant loss. 

12/17/2014 - 12:07pm

As 2014 comes to a close, one thing is clear—traditional retailing is under fire. 

12/16/2014 - 5:02pm

Consumers weren’t the only ones who were busy browsing gifts during Cyber Week 2014. 

12/16/2014 - 2:07pm

At one time, IT service providers could demonstrate their retail industry expertise by showing a PowerPoint slide of customer logos. That’s no longer sufficient. 

12/12/2014 - 5:25pm

Consumers view the “right” payment method, (accessing points, discounts, and special offers,) as a critical part of the purchase process – good news for branded private label cards which allow retailers to cultivate loyalty, improve operating results, and gain sustainable competitive advantage. 

12/12/2014 - 4:24pm

The Supreme Court has unanimously that the Fair Labor Standards Act does not require employers to pay employees for time spent passing through post-shift security screening. The logic of the ruling is important for all employers. 

12/12/2014 - 11:32am

EMV is a great way to combat counterfeit cards at the point of sale (POS), but it does nothing to prevent the types of breaches seen in recent news headlines.

12/11/2014 - 11:31am

Retailers now stand at the two-thirds point of the Holiday shopping season, 41 days into the 61-day November-December statistical calendar—and two weeks until Christmas.