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3 Tips for Reaching Global Consumers

Paige O’Neill, SDL September 24, 2014

Cultural variances are present in brick-and-mortar stores, from what products are offered to how they're merchandised, but these nuances are often lost online. Too often,...

Paper and Packaging Prices Increasing, Report Finds

Commerce Packaging2 September 24, 2014

According to a report from IBISWorld, a global business intelligence provider, the prices of paper and packaging products are on an upward trend as input...

What Alibaba's Success Means for U.S. Retailers

Alibaba.com September 22, 2014

Who would've thunk it. A company that sells barf bibs, Buddha-shaped pears, a portable fat-freezing machine and inflatable walking-on-water shoes that was started by a...

Booming Zulily Brings Jobs to Central Ohio

Zulily September 18, 2014

Website "flash sales" are fueling lightning-fast growth for online retailer Zulily, and central Ohio has been one of the biggest beneficiaries. Zulily was founded in...

Neiman Marcus Goes After the Global Luxury Set

Neiman Marcus September 15, 2014

  Dallas-based luxury retailer Neiman Marcus, which currently only operates department and outlet stores in the U.S., recently announced a deal to buy the...

Sears a Digital Retail Genius?

Sears_logo_small September 12, 2014

Three retailers have been named "geniuses," and it may not be who you expected (well, at least one of the companies). L2, a business benchmarking...

Crate and Barrel Settles Dispute Over Product Labeling

Crate_And_Barrel_logo September 10, 2014

The Harris Tweed Authority (HTA) has settled a dispute with Crate and Barrel over its labeling of a design of chairs. Euromarket Designs Inc. offered...

Google Building Fleet of Delivery Drones

New Google Logo August 29, 2014

Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more...

Good News-Bad News: Priority Mail Rates Change Next Month

USPS Logo August 18, 2014

The United States Postal Service is raising rates for Priority Mail when purchased at the post office. But it is lowering rates for those who...

Amazon Incentivizes Customers to Choose No-Rush Shipping

Amazon logo August 8, 2014

Amazon recently added a new incentive for its consumers when it comes to shipping, an article in the Huffington Post reported.  The company has announced...

 
 
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