Everything You Need to Know Before Shopping on YesStyle
YesStyle.com is a Hong Kong-based clothing retailer that ships to many parts of the world. These are some things you need to know before you place an order.
Five Ways College Bookstores Can Be More Successful
College and university bookstores face more pressure than ever to succeed given challenges in higher education. This article focuses on a few ideas to help them stand out.
Kmart: Market Intelligence Report
This market intelligence report uses several techniques including PESTEL analysis to investigate and summarize Kmart’s external environment and 4P technique to examine Kmart’s marketing mix and its consumers, and offer some strategies for future development.
How Amazon Acquired Whole Foods: A Case Study in Debt Financing
How do corporations absorb each other? Get a glimpse into corporate finance and how large organizations use debt to finance and expand operations.
What Is It Like Working on the Shop Floor in a Supermarket?
Here's my experience working on the floor in a supermarket. What skills are needed, pros/cons, and more are shared.
Walmart: A Comprehensive Business Analysis for the U.S. Market
A comprehensive business analysis of Walmart Stores Inc., one of the most well-known, internationally-recognized retailers, for the US market.
Grocers Increase Sales Through Online Outreach and Delivery Services
Grocery stores can increase sales by providing services that attract more customers and that are likely to increase the amount of money people spend per order.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Retail Employee Theft
Stealing money or merchandise while employed at a retail company may cost you your job, income and reputation. Here are 10 things you need to know before you get arrested.
6 Things You Didn't Know But Always Wondered About Costco
What happens to returns? Is Costco the cheapest? What about luxury items and insurance? I give these answers here. This article is a must-read for all Costco shoppers.
Competitive Advantage: Why It's Good to Be Near Competitors
Many businesses wish they were the only game in town, believing that it would give them competitive advantage. Unfortunately, just the opposite is true. See why it's good to be near competitors.
How to Make Money With a Booth at an Antique Mall or Indoor Flea Market
Read on to learn how you can make money selling your goods at antique markets.
11 DIY Secrets to Making Great Shop Window Displays
Learn the techniques for creating stunning window displays that not only look good but help increase sales too.
Old Discount Stores From the Past
A trip down memory lane reminiscing about names like Woolco, Korvette, GEM and other discounters. Sounds of crowds, cash registers and PA announcements fill my shopping memories, as do the smells of popcorn, and hot dogs. And while the names have changed, the stores today remain very similar!
Famous Black Female Entrepreneur: Gloria Mayfield Banks
Are you familiar with Gloria Mayfield Banks? She is an Elite Executive National Sales Director for Mary Kay Cosmetics and a multi-millionaire with over 6,000 consultants under her. She is an inspiration for all women in the business world today.
16 Ways to Amaze and Impress Your Retail Customers
If you have a business out there and you aren't doing most or all of these, you still have a lot of opportunities in front of you to increase sales and profits. Even the photos speak a thousand words about these businesses!
How to Calculate Markup Price, Markup Percentage, and Margin
In retail (and other industries), items are purchased, marked up, and resold. Here's what you need to know about margins, markups, and selling prices (and how they relate to each other). Learn how to calculate selling price and markup percentage using simple formulas.
Retail Merchandising Jobs: What Is a Merchandiser?
Learn more about a career in retail merchandising, including the different types of merchandising work, the tasks involved, and how to get this type of job.