August 28, 2015

Much has been said lately about the proliferation of mobile and online shopping. But brick-and-mortar retail continues to thrive – a fact that tends to get glossed over.

August 28, 2015

As the initial results came in for this year’s back-to-school retail spending forecasts, the numbers were about where I thought they might be: down a couple of percentage points.

August 28, 2015

As the initial results came in for this year’s back-to-school retail spending forecasts, the numbers were about where I thought they might be: down a couple of percentage points.

August 28, 2015

In a long-awaited decision, the National Labor Relations Board has made it easier for contract workers and other temporary employees to more easily unionize.

August 28, 2015

In a long-awaited decision, the National Labor Relations Board has made it easier for contract workers and other temporary employees to more easily unionize.

August 28, 2015

The flop of Amazon’s Fire smartphone device last year continues to have repercussions.

August 28, 2015

The flop of Amazon’s Fire smartphone device last year continues to have repercussions.

August 27, 2015

Gap Inc. is the latest retailer to say it will cease the practice of assigning store employees on-call shifts with little advance notice.

August 27, 2015

Gap Inc. is the latest retailer to say it will cease the practice of assigning store employees on-call shifts with little advance notice.

August 27, 2015

The National Retail Federation wasted no time responding to a ruling by the National Labor Relations board concerning the redefinition of the concept of joint employees.

August 27, 2015

The National Retail Federation wasted no time responding to a ruling by the National Labor Relations board concerning the redefinition of the concept of joint employees.

August 26, 2015

Tully’s Coffee is reveling in a new mobile POS capability.

August 26, 2015

Tully’s Coffee is reveling in a new mobile POS capability.

August 25, 2015

Here are 10 tactics to improve the shopper experience that every retailer needs to know.

August 25, 2015

Here are 10 tactics to improve the shopper experience that every retailer needs to know.

August 25, 2015

Coming soon: a theatrical spin on the drama surrounding American Apparel and its controversial founder and ousted CEO Dov Charney.

August 25, 2015

Coming soon: a theatrical spin on the drama surrounding American Apparel and its controversial founder and ousted CEO Dov Charney.

August 25, 2015

Starbucks is asking workers in stores to show financial sensitivity.

August 25, 2015

Starbucks is asking workers in stores to show financial sensitivity.

August 25, 2015

Even briefly entertaining a customer’s discriminatory request can potentially turn an employer with a long track record of fairness and equality into the focus of a reputation-destroying viral news story.

August 25, 2015

Even briefly entertaining a customer’s discriminatory request can potentially turn an employer with a long track record of fairness and equality into the focus of a reputation-destroying viral news story.

August 24, 2015

Appriss Inc., a provider of data, risk assessment and analytic solutions for government, health information and consumer industries, has acquired The Retail Equation, Irvine, California, a provider of predictive analytics for retail businesses.

August 24, 2015

Appriss Inc., a provider of data, risk assessment and analytic solutions for government, health information and consumer industries, has acquired The Retail Equation, Irvine, California, a provider of predictive analytics for retail businesses.

August 24, 2015

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is going on a hiring binge.