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Teens buy twice as much online versus adults

Store Front Talk Back - Tue, 2017-10-17 11:31
Online purchases accounted for almost 18% of shopping by teenagers in September, twice the rate at which adults bought online.

Stein Mart embarks on mobile fitting tour

Store Front Talk Back - Tue, 2017-10-17 10:35
Stein Mart has launched a mobile fitting tour that will hit four cities. Randomly selected women will receive fashion makeovers in a customized trailer on-site.

Retail Roundup—Amazon preps sportswear line; Berkowitz exits Sears

Store Front Talk Back - Tue, 2017-10-17 10:13
Amazon is prepping to launch its own sportswear line, Bruce Berkowitz is leaving the board at Sears, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Hurricanes increase building supply sales

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2017-10-16 12:01
The highest retail sales in September were seen in the area of building supplies, up 7.7% year over year.

Only half of retail CEO bonuses paid out in 2016

Store Front Talk Back - Mon, 2017-10-16 10:28
The pressure coming from e-commerce sales has affected not only the profits of physical stores but also how the executives running them are paid.

Retail Roundup—Walmart trims $27M; Kroger considers selling c-stores

Store Front Talk Back - Fri, 2017-10-13 09:28
Walmart saves $27 million on plastic bags and receipts, Kroger is considering selling its convenience stores, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

rDialogue's Rubin: Big retailers can learn from mom and pops

Store Front Talk Back - Fri, 2017-10-13 09:18
As Small Business Saturday approaches, Phil Rubin, CEO of rDialogue, offers some advice that all retailers can learn from their local community store.

Almost half of shoppers were annoyed with holiday shopping in 2016

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2017-10-12 14:41
Nearly half, 47%, of online shoppers were frustrated with the 2016 holiday shopping season. Pains came from shipping, returns, lost products, taxes and more.

Retail Roundup—Baby Gap's subscription service; Coach's name change

Store Front Talk Back - Thu, 2017-10-12 14:31
Baby Gap rolls out a subscription service, Coach changes its name to Tapestry, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Retail Roundup—Panera taking voice orders; Sears Canada's final farewell

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-10-11 14:09
Panera customers can now order through Google Assistant, Sears Canada begins closing all stores, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

4 tips for improving e-commerce over the holidays

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-10-11 13:54
The holidays are a great time of year for e-commerce retailers to grow their business. But all retailers need to prepare now for the shipping rush if they want to meet and exceed consumer expectations while simultaneously growing loyalty and their consumer base.

Amazon gives teens shopping independence

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-10-11 11:40
Through the Amazon App, teens can now shop or stream content using a unique login, while parents will have the ability to approve all orders or preapprove spending limits for their child.

Fashion discounting up 33% preholidays

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-10-11 11:14
The rate of retail discounts in the accessory, apparel and footwear brands jumped almost 33% in October compared to the same month in 2016.

Retail Roundup—Petco unveils vet care; Meijer partners with IBM

Store Front Talk Back - Wed, 2017-10-11 10:48
Petco unveils on-site vet care, Meijer partners with IBM to offer jobs to IT employees, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.