A lot of big retailers have special buying and membership programs -- even special sites -- exclusively for business owners. Check out this list of retailers you may not have been aware had these programs.
Retailers are likely aware that there is a rise in the number of returned purchases. And that figure is only going to grow with more merchants and more shoppers worldwide. Are you aware that having a lenient return policy may actually help boost your small business's sales?
If you're running a retail clothing shop or any business that requires the use of changing rooms, pay attention to the small details. Keeping these rooms updated, clean and welcoming is a good way to keep your customers coming back.
To be the best, sometimes it's best to do what the best do. That's especially true for customer service. And what does a new study reveal to be the key behind one of the best-rated companies in customer service? It's customer service speed.
Comparison apps available to mobile-ready shoppers allow them to look at items in your store and find it cheaper online. How do you beat the app and get a potential online shopper to just buy it while they're checking it out in your store?
The cash register as we once knew it is so 20th Century. For small businesses to adapt to all the changes in retail sales, they need to get a mobile point-of-sale system. Here's some helping picking one right for your small business.
One of the most important steps in the process of creating and managing your eCommerce store is setting the price on items. Here are tips on getting the price right.
Brick-and-mortar small businesses have an important decision to make when it comes to picking who'll process their credit card transactions. Here's how to pick the right one for your small business.
A new Etsy Shop Videos service has been launched that allows mobile app users to upload product videos directly from their phones and tablets to the Etsy pages.
The most popular holiday gifts this past season -- at least on Amazon -- were not necessarily of the hi-tech nature. Record players and board games remain popular or have new found interest among consumers.
Change is inevitable, especially in retail. Small businesses that endured the many changes that happened last year should be a little more prepared for the many changes that will likely happen this year in retail.
Mobile payment platforms give small businesses the ability to take payments from customers in new ways and in new places. There are plenty out there. Here's a primer on using them and some of the more popular services currently available.