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Creepy or smart? Retail stores are watching you to match online savvy

Nov 15, 2013

Creepy or smart? Retail stores are watching you to match online savvy

But as retailers get more sophisticated and link the data they collect to loyalty card schemes, shoppers are starting to sign up to schemes that follow their movements in return for targeted discounts and apps that help them find products. #United States #HowThisWorks #Technology #Amazon #retail stores #online #mobile applications
Hot and happening: Marks & Spencer plans to double stores in India

Nov 12, 2013

Hot and happening: Marks & Spencer plans to double stores in India

Britain's biggest clothing retailer Marks & Spencer wants to convince India's young and trendy that it is fashionable too as it looks to offset slowing profit growth and declining sales overall. #Fashion #CompanyWatch #retail stores #Zara #Marks & Spencer #clothes
Monitors for $9: Wal-Mart mistakenly offers absurd deals on its website

Nov 07, 2013

Monitors for $9: Wal-Mart mistakenly offers absurd deals on its website

A technical glitch on the Wal-Mart Stores Inc US website offered some items at a fraction of their actual retail price. #BuzzPatrol #Wal-Mart #Website glitch #retail store
Timely entry: Retail FDI clarification may prove a boon for Amazon

Jun 07, 2013

Timely entry: Retail FDI clarification may prove a boon for Amazon

According to an Economic Times article, Amazon plans to enter into a partnership with many leading retail chains in India to boost its sales. #WhatNext #Shoppers' Stop #Amazon #Woodlands #Spencer #Online retail Store
Google to open its own retail stores in US this year: report

Feb 18, 2013

Google to open its own retail stores in US this year: report

Walking into a store full of Google Products such ChromeBooks, Nexus Phones and tablets might soon be for real. A new report states that Google is planning to launch its own retail stores in the US. #Google Inc. #TechBuzz #Google glass #Google Nexus #Google Retail Stores

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Do you remember the original business purpose?

Apr 09, 2012

Do you remember the original business purpose?

Many businesses that start with the passion of an individual rather quickly find themselves in areas of associated businesses that are not necessarily related to the original purpose. #Apple Inc. #ConnectTheDots #The Walt Disney Company #retail stores #Teacher #HARRIS CORPORATION
Retail FDI: Let the consumer decide

Nov 29, 2011

Retail FDI: Let the consumer decide

Foreign direct investment is a win-win situation for the mall, the retailer and the consumer. #FDI #retail #Marketing #Supermarket #inventory #kirana shop #retail stores #NotJobsButPassion

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Retail FDI: Let the consumer decide

Aug 19, 2014

Free Money: Walmart Battles For Dollars

The battle of the Dollar Stores has dominated business headlines with yesterday’s reported offer of $9.7 billion by Dollar General to acquire Family Dollar, in response to Dollar Tree’s reported $8.5 billion offer.  Explanations of Dollar Store Mania... #Wal-Mart #Dollar General
Retail FDI: Let the consumer decide

Aug 18, 2014

Dollar General Makes Rival Bid for Family Dollar Stores

Dollar General offered to buy Family Dollar Stores for $8.9 billion, hoping to break up its fellow deep-discount retailer Family Tree’s agreed-upon $8.5 billion merger with Family Dollar... #Dollar General #Family Dollar
Retail FDI: Let the consumer decide

Aug 19, 2014

Teachers Spend Their Own Money on Back to School Supplies

With back to school shopping in full swing, it seems as if every retailer is marketing their stores as the best destinations to get student must-haves for the 2014-2015 school year. And while most retailers target parents and students in their back t... #Dollar General #Family Dollar