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The Continuing Growth of E-commerce

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By Michael Maloney

In total, consumer spending accounts for nearly 70% of U.S. GDP and has been growing this year by 0.2% during May and June and 0.3% in July according to ... read more >

Ohio Commercial Activity Tax - Could the Grass Be Greener for Your Company on the Other Side of the Greenscapes Case?

The situsing of gross receipts from the sale of tangible personal property for purposes of the Ohio Commercial Activity Tax ("CAT") can be a ... read more >

Deep Discount Grocery Stores on the Rise

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By Natasa Capuzzi

In a difficult year for retail stores, one channel that is seeing the largest growth in shopper activity is deep discount grocery stores (not inclusive ... read more >

Strategic Enablers: Digital Speed and Agility in the Retail Industry

Schneider Downs Retail Industry group members attended the Columbus Retail Summit last week. At one session, experts from Abercrombie and Fitch, Homage, ... read more >

Will Amazon's new refund policy crush small businesses?

Retail

By Jessica Murtha

Amazon’s newest refund policy is stirring up controversy with their sellers as reported by CNBC. Marketplace sellers not using Fulfillment by Amazon ... read more >

What's to Blame for Traditional Retailers' Struggles

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By Brandon Embreus

Lately, some traditional retailers have been facing enormous challenges. While online retailers like Amazon are raking in huge profits, traditional retailers ... read more >

Could robots be the end of the retail worker?

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By Patrick Kerns

Robotics have been disrupting manufacturing for decades now in the form of automating tasks that are either cumbersome, labor-intensive or repetitive. ... read more >

Will a Strategy of Exclusivity Be the Path to Success for Dick's Sporting Goods

About a month ago, Dick’s Sporting Goods (Dick’s) announced it was dropping 20% of its brand offerings. One wonders if this strategy shift ... read more >

Are Store Associates the Key to Competing with E-Commerce?

Retail

By Adam Goode

As someone who has worked in all levels of retail, from a store associate all the way up to general manager, the results of a recent Tulip Retail survey ... read more >

The Overwhelming Influence of Mobile Devices in the Retail Industry

For as long as we can remember, retailers have sought out new and innovative ways to get consumers into traditional brick-and-mortar stores throughout ... read more >