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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?

Retail

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 >

Preparing Retail for Generation Z

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By Patrick Kerns

Move over millennials, as Generation Z comes of age, they are becoming a force for change in retail. Generation Z is composed of everyone born after 1995 ... read more >

The Holidays: The Gift that Keeps on Giving for Retail and Transportation Companies

When the holiday season rolls around so does the money that is spent buying gifts for friends, families, and even co-workers. Since 2009, holiday season ... read more >

National Retail Federation Projects Solid Holiday Sales Growth

Retail

By Patrick Kerns

If you are planning on making a trip to the mall or ordering that hard-to-get item from Amazon, do it sooner rather than later. The National Retail Federation ... read more >

Qualified Improvement Property Rules Provide Additional Accelerated Depreciation Opportunities for Retail and Restaurant Industries in 2016

Retail

By Zachary Davis

Prior to 2016, Qualified Retail Improvement Property and Qualified Restaurant Property were eligible for Section 179 expense, but did not qualify for bonus ... read more >

Back-To-School Household Spending Projected to Increase Nearly 7% in 2016

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By Adam Goode

The National Retail Federation (NFR) recently published its annual back-to-school consumer spending survey, which was conducted by Prosper Insights & ... read more >