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28 Of The Best Places To Buy Inexpensive Clothes Online

Refresh your wardrobe — without having to leave the house or empty your bank account.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b><p>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite inexpensive …

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Worse Than A Decade Of Stagnation

<b>Retail sales are held up by only two sectors. The rest are sinking.</b><p>There are two components of "retail and food services sales" that have been …

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New data highlights Amazon Australia threat

New research has underlined the threat to retailers from online juggernaut Amazon, which is expected to ramp up its presence in Australia later this …

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Sid Salter: Ignore the online sales tax special interests

STARKVILLE – The fight in Mississippi over a very straightforward decision regarding whether it’s in the state’s best interests to collect the same 7 …

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These 3 Essentials Can Save You From Being Crushed by Ecommerce Giants

In the battle against retail Goliaths, smaller shops can inspire loyalty by building relationships that center on value, not price.<p>After Wal-Mart acquired Jet.com last year, Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillion predicted that “Walmart.com will grow faster, the seamless shopping experience we’re pursuing …

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What Macy's And Sears Didn't Know About Barbells

The American retail industry has been going through a major shift in recent years, but very recently we’re seeing increasing pressure on the Big Boxes.<p>In my last column, I introduced the macro-economics concept of The Barbell Effect now being created by this disruption in the retail sector. This …

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17 retails trends for 2017: from robots, to virtual reality, to drones

The way we shop is changing.

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How to Find a Wholesale Distributor (10 Step Checklist)

The less people you have to go through the lower your cost will be allowing you to be more competitive in the marketplace.<p><b>3. Have a Productive First</b> …

Small Business

5 Retail Marketing Trends to Watch in 2017

The first half of the first quarter of 2017 has come and gone, and while consumers might be reneging on their resolutions, marketers aren’t afforded …

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Shopify Earnings in 15 Graphs

<b>Shopify</b>'s(NYSE: SHOP) fourth-quarter earnings results came in above expectations, continuing its flawless streak of earnings beats since going public. The company posted revenue of $130.4 million and breakeven earnings per share. Analysts were expecting a $0.02 loss per share on $121.7 million in …

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How Shoebuy.com Plans to Grow Its E-Commerce Business Under Jet.com

Shoebuy is thinking big. The Boston-based online footwear and accessories retailer is pursuing a fresh strategy under new owner Jet.com, a subsidiary …

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7 Online Shopping Hacks (From A Former Couponer)

Once upon a time, when I was a resident of suburbia, I was a couponer. Although I wouldn't categorize my level of couponing as extreme, it did …

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Shopify Backlash Shows Even Second-Degree Trump Ties Can Be Trouble

The e-commerce platform's CEO wants to remain neutral, but protesters on both sides of the political aisle won't allow that.<p>Shopify is a popular e-commerce platform that hosts many online stores. At first blush, that sounds like an uncontroversial business -- but in the Age of Trump, no corner of …

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Here are all the Presidents' Day weekend sales you need to know about

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Andrey Cherepanov/Shutter Stock</i><p>If the harsh winter weather has you down, Presidents' Day is this Monday.<p>Officially, the federal holiday …

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With Earnings on Tap, Is Macy's Nearing a Miracle on 34th Street?

After 158 years, the magic at Macy’s (M) is on short supply.<p>The storied retailer has seen seven-straight quarters of falling sales at its stores open at least a year, while overall sales growth has declined for the better part of two years.<p>Earlier this month, Macy’s was approached by Canadian …

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Why You Won’t See Many Discounts at The North Face

The North Face has peered into the discounting rabbit hole — and isn't interested in diving in.<p>On Friday VF, The North Face's parent company, …

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5 Sly Ways Amazon Tricks Everyone (And We Mean Everyone) Into Paying Jeff Bezos

An epic analysis of the company argues for anti-trust action against Seattle's giant<p>To understand Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, it helps to understand …

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This Is the Biggest Risk Facing Costco

<b>Costco</b> (NASDAQ: COST) has been remarkably steady in a climate where other retailers have struggled as more consumers move at least some of their shopping online.<p>That's at least partly because while <b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN) and other digital retailers may offer comparable (or even better pricing) they …

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Spend Less, Make More, All from Your Phone — A Poshmark Review

My family is big into buying lightly used items from online and local sources.<p>This has saved us tons of money on kids clothes and many other items …

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These 11 Major Chains Are Currently on Life Support

Your local mall could soon be emptier.<p>The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported on Wednesday that 13.5% of the retailers covered by Moody's Investor's Service …

Markets

Why Amazon is putting pick-up and drop-off lockers in Philly-area malls

In 2011, Amazon lockers began popping up at malls so that the web retailer's customers could have another location to get their goodies.<p>They’re …

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A Quick Tip for Streamlining Your Grocery Shopping

I recently joined the Park Slope Food Coop and assumed a shift as a cashier, which is both exhilarating and terrifying. I am expected to do simple math in high-pressure situations. I am expected to maintain focus as I ring up the endlessly fascinating purchases of my fellow Co-Op members (elk meat, …

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Nestlé focuses on going direct-to-consumers as ecommerce sales hit 5%

Nestlé has credited its focus on innovation and marketing for helping its ecommerce sales almost double in four years.<p>The company, which is behind …

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Why Hudson's Bay and some other retailers won't dump Ivanka Trump's boycotted brand

Continuing to sell maligned products could be expensive, but so could dumping them<p>Almost every day, Amanda Dexter takes to Twitter to chastise one of …

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It’s Now Nearly Impossible to Find Donald Trump Products at Full Price

Just one place seems to be stocking the president's stuff.<p>Retailers like Nordstrom and Burlington Coat Factory have been dropping the consumer brand …

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How A Luxury Hoodie Company Inspired By A Newborn Builds Product Launch Suspense & Uses Rewards To Retain 50% Of Its Customers

Amy Miraflor felt inadequate as a budget-conscious stay at home mom...<p>But when she decided to quit her job as a fourth grade teacher to become a …

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Tough Consumer Spending Environment And Its Potential Impact On Macy's, Wal-Mart, Home Depot Earnings

Home Depot, the largest do-it-yourself retailer has logged 15 straight quarters of growth in revenues and earnings, and is expected to make it 16 …

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There's A Culprit Behind Retailers' Mass Closures -- Besides E-Commerce

Though headlines constantly point to e-commerce as the lead culprit for retailers’ shuttering frenzy, there is another factor less frequently explored that is also to blame: the overbuilt state of the sector.<p>There is just too much retail real estate, and that was the case prior to the financial …

eCommerce

The Clash of CMS: Magento vs. WordPress

Selecting the most suitable e-commerce platform for developing, managing and maintaining an e-commerce website is critically important, as it can be …

Web Design

No big(ly) sales bump: Why Trump's brands are slowly vanishing from retails stores

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