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jcpenney

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

Oct 19, 2014No Comments1335 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 Comments3612 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, 2014No Comments3929 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 Comments2311 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 Comments2886 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, 2014No Comments2162 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, 2014No Comments5120 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 Comments4318 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, 20141 Comment5150 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?

hilarious laughter

How to make customers happier and make more...

Jun 10, 2014No Comments4404 Views

(Business News) Happier customers mean more to your bottom line than nearly anything else, so what does psychology tell us you can do about this? It's easier than you think.

job hunter

Job hunter prints résumé on his car, driv...

May 22, 20142 Comments4488 Views

(Business News) The hunt for a job can be tedious in all industries, in all nations, and one job hunter got creative with promoting himself, accelerating the hiring process.

millennial

Webrooming is the new antonym for showroomi...

May 16, 2014No Comments3729 Views

(Business Marketing) Showrooming is widely known as the practice of consumers finding web deals while in a store and skipping the register at brick and mortar stores - "webrooming" is being dubbed as the opposite act.