Makers of handmade goods, rejoice! There seems to be no shortage of online marketplaces to both sell and market your products and business. Small Business Trends found 25 of the best sites out there now.
Hipsters are dead. Apparently, they have been for some time. From that cultural clique comes something different. They're being called "yuccies" and they're a mix of yuppies and hipsters. Targeting them as potential customers will be a challenge, though.
Sigal de-Mayo waited 16 years before opening her handmade goods store in Brooklyn, New York. It's common for entrepreneurs to build a following before turning the key on a brick-and-mortar location. But 16 years?
A new service from Sam's Club called Club Pickup allows customers to place an order online and have it ready in the store the next day. Businesses that get the same order regularly from Sam's Club can place these orders with just one click or tap on a smartphone, too.
Card fraud liability is changing and Santander Bank can help you get ready. New small business customers who sign up for a Merchant Services and a Business Checking Plus account can earn $500.
Socks maker Bombas has a unique twist on the popular BOGO marketing campaign. For every pair of socks it sells, it's agreeing to donate a pair to people in need. The campaign has more than exceeded expectations.
A coffee shop naturally lends itself to being a hangout. But for a lot of coffee shops, that usually means customers sitting around not spending money, nursing a single cup. At a new shop outside London, England, customers drink for free and pay for the time they're there.
Yelp is partnering with Shoptiques.com to offer its visitors and reviewers the ability to buy directly with high-end retailers on the boutique eCommerce site.
If you're looking for more sales on your ebay items, the auction-style website has announced plans for a seller's advertising program to boost the visibility of your products.
Tipsy Elves has capitalized on the ugly Christmas sweater fashion trend. But rather than limit its potential income to the holiday season, the company has expanded its line to offer more than just sweaters.
People can take their fandom of shows, characters, and virtual worlds to extremes. Some of those fans are making a few extra bucks by designing fan art merchandise and apparel -- legally licensed -- at welovefine.
More than just realtors can benefit from a hot housing market for Millenials. Retailers, decorators and others can reap more sales from this new generation moving into new homes.