Retail Trends

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Tipsy Elves Stumbles Out of Ugly Sweater Niche

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.


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“I am Chewie” Hoodie: Fan Art, Created Legally

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.


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Millennial Home Buyers to Spur Retail Growth

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.


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Walmart is Gearing up to Take on Amazon Prime

The retail giant is gearing up to test a new unlimited shipping service similar to Amazon Prime, but at half the cost. Is a "Walmart Amazon Prime" coming our way?