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wet seal

First Delia’s, now Wet Seal on the ch...

Jan 11, 2015No Comments2805 Views

(Business News) Wet Seal is the latest brand shutting down, but why are these 90s icons failing despite 90s fashion being so hot right now?

starbucks

Starbucks to begin delivery service in 2015...

Oct 31, 20141 Comment4217 Views

(Business News) Starbucks says they'll be sending your java jitters right to your door starting next year. Here's what we know about it thus far.

marijuana sales

Marijuana sales could outpace candy sales b...

Oct 27, 201447 Comments4426 Views

(Business News) A new report indicates that whether legalized nationally or not, marijuana sales are booming and in five years, should outpace some surprisingly large industries.

jcpenney

JCPenney has selected a new CEO in hopes of...

Oct 19, 2014No Comments3128 Views

(Business News) After a rough few years, JCPenney is taking a step in the right direction with their new CEO who is known for bringing Home Depot back from a slump.

walmart pick up

Walmart opens pick-up grocery concept: no n...

Oct 02, 2014No Comments4924 Views

(Business News) Walmart has opened a concept store in their hometown to test out ways to expand their physical and digital presence in consumers' lives, and they're taking a page from the UK.

victorinox

How a 130 year old company has gone without...

Sep 21, 20141 Comment5647 Views

(Business) Victorinox has gone 130 years without layoffs, with one simple method that any company can easily duplicate, saving future staffs' jobs.

luxury retailers

Can being rude to customers actually boost ...

Sep 03, 2014No Comments2611 Views

(Business News) If you want more sales, is it as simple as being a jerk to your customers and turning your nose up to their business? Maybe.

prayer

Restaurant gives surprise discounts for ...

Aug 03, 2014No Comments3139 Views

(Business News) To reward people for just being good people, one North Carolina restaurant is giving 15% off to customers that offer gratitude before eating. Bingo.

dollar tree

Dollar Tree to acquire bigger rival, Family...

Jul 28, 20141 Comment171 Views

(Business News) For a whopping $18.5 billion, Dollar Tree has plans to acquire Family Dollar, pending regulatory approval. The deal is set to close early next year.

lululemon

10 big brands experts predict will be gone ...

Jul 23, 20142 Comments5948 Views

(Business News) Will your favorite brand be gone in the next year, either due to failure or acquisition? And how did last year's predictions play out?

coupons

Ranking the reliability of coupons in a cou...

Jul 10, 2014No Comments4570 Views

(Business News) Coupons have become so readily available, that a new index has been offered to rank retailers' coupons, their reliability, and their use.

kitchen nightmares

60% of “Kitchen Nightmares” res...

Jun 27, 20142 Comments5720 Views

(Business News) With only a 40% success rate for restaurants that have appeared on the Kitchen Nightmares reality show, should anyone really be calling this a failure?