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Shyp Delivery App Is Making Online Shopping (And Returns) SO MUCH Easier

One of our favorite things to do is online shop, but one of our least favorite things to do is return said items found online. Let's face it: It's a total pain to find the right-sized box, print out a shipping label and wait in line at the post office. Now, thanks to the app Shyp, we can shop to …

A department store no one talks about is beating Wal-Mart, Amazon, and TJ Maxx

Coming in second place behind Kohl's was Macy's, followed by JCPenney, Wal-Mart, Amazon, Target, TJ Maxx, Old Navy, Sears, and Levi's.<p>Piper Jaffray surveyed more than 1,000 women for the report.<p>Kohl's has been the first choice among women for the last four surveys.<p>It was also cited among the top …

Massive Store Closings Will Reshape Retail Landscape As Online Newbies Take Over Locations

A wave of major store closings this year is poised to reshape the nation’s shopping emporiums, as longtime — and in some cases, obsolete — merchants such as Radio Shack shutter most of their doors.<p>Meanwhile, a new breed of online merchants is taking the brick-and-mortar plunge and coming to a mall …

5 International Startups Shaking up Crowdsourced Shipping

From crowdfunding platforms to ridesharing apps, the Sharing Economy is thriving. Almost every major sector has been affected by the P2P phenomenon, …

Startups

The generation game: Who's next to rule the workplace? (infographic) - Portfolio | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

The make-up of Ireland’s workforce has three key ingredients: Generations X, Y and Z, a new infographic reveals.<p>As the baby boomers – the largest …

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Costco: America's best retailer?

Can anything stop Costco?<p>The giant wholesale retailer is incredibly popular with consumers ... and investors.<p>Shares of Costco (COST) rose as high as 2.5% Thursday after the company reported that its latest quarterly earnings estimates easily topped forecasts. People are shopping and same-store …

It’s the End of the Retail World as We Know It

Retail businesses not yet engaging in online platforms need to catch up, and quickly. Trade is in our bones.

Grocery mobile apps: Are retailers catering to repeat customers?

<b>In recent weeks I’ve been investigating how grocery retailers handle the online customer experience.</b><p>Ecommerce is a small but growing channel for the …

eCommerce

The Entrepreneur Who Is Beating Amazon At Same-Day Delivery

Retailers are worried about competing with Amazon, but the cofounder of a crowdsourced same-day delivery service has figured out another way.<p>Before Daphne Carmeli started Deliv with the intent to build a same-day delivery service that would upend the standards of well-established couriers, before …

eCommerce

1. Amazon Will Finally Face Its Match/Matches

“While Amazon still clearly rules the digital shopping roost, other retailers are finally getting their digital businesses in order such that shoppers don’t always have to think Amazon first,” writes Wendy Liebmann, CEO of WSL Strategic Retail in her report, “Trends From the Edge.”<p>Mass-market …

eCommerce

More people use mobile devices to buy groceries than any other retail category

When it comes to buying stuff online, most people still prefer PCs. But mobile is becoming an increasingly important sales channel for one particular retail industry above all others: Groceries.<p>Based on data from PriceWaterhouse Coopers charted for us by BI Intelligence, 37% of all grocery …

eCommerce

The Retailers Shoppers Like the Most

2 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Fortune Magazine<p>Is Amazon one of your favorite retailers? If so, you’re hardly alone, according to new survey.<p>A study published Monday by consulting firm PwC found that 52% of respondents picked Amazon as one of their three top retail choices for 2014. …

eCommerce

Walmart tests grocery pickup service

Three East Valley Walmart stores will allow customers to order groceries online and pick them up at the store for free.<p>The service begins today at …

The 20 richest people on the planet

Microsoft founder Bill Gates remained in the top spot for the second year in a row, having added $3.2 billion to his personal wealth.<p>Tech tycoons continued to dominate, with Larry Ellison, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Larry Page, and Sergey Brin all appearing in the top 20. With the boom in Silicon …

Silicon Valley

12 Steps To Master Your Company's LinkedIn Page

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog.</i><p>When it comes to social media, lately I’ve been surprising myself by how often I’m turning to LinkedIn. With the addition of LinkedIn Publishing, there seems to be more awesome content on the business social network than ever before.<p>I don’t think I’m …

Social Media

Stories (Not Ads) Help Brands Connect With Millennials | Marketing Insider Group

Intuitively it makes sense: the sooner a consumer is hooked on your brand — loyal to their core — the greater the lifetime value of that …