African Prospects Indicator (APi) is the first ever report of its kind in the world. Released this week by Nielsen, APi is the culmination of 18 months of information collection and analysis into a ranking of sub-Saharan African countries...
By Danette Breitenbach 18 Sep 2015 09:22
RIXEYVILLE, US: The direct sales industry has changed very little over the last few decades, incorporating new technologies as they have developed, rather than evolving their business practices to capitalise further on existing markets.
By Henry Buell 20 Jun 2014 14:53
Data capturing is one of the most cumbersome tasks for any retailer! And as such the retail industry is passing through a transitory phase; where things are evolving dynamically and customers are demanding the best.
By Ritesh Sanghani 9 Jul 2015 15:13
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Pinterest said on Tuesday it is diving into e-commerce with "pins" that let people buy items they like at the popular online bulletin board.
4 Jun 2015 09:29
NEW YORK, USA: Retail Knowledge will stage a free conference on Retail Fraud in New York on 24 September 2015, in association with the National Anti-Organised Retail Crime Association of America NAORCA...
21 May 2015 11:23
WASHINGTON DC, US: Amazon has announced its Fire TV media stick for streaming video is being sold in Britain and Germany, as part of a push to expand its online television services...
31 Mar 2015 12:05
NEW YORK: Former White House spokesman Jay Carney has taken a new public relations job with online retail giant Amazon, the company said on Thursday.
27 Feb 2015 11:46
NEW YORK CITY, US: Struggling US consumer electronics chain RadioShack filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday, pulling the plug after failing to compete with big-box stores and online retailers...
6 Feb 2015 10:55
NEW YORK CITY, US: The erotic bestselling novel Fifty Shades of Grey was devoured across the world by millions, from British housewives to Guantanamo Bay inmates...
6 Feb 2015 07:39
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Amazon said on Tuesday it would allow online haggling between buyers and sellers for some items sold by third parties using the US online retail giant...
10 Dec 2014 11:19
LOS ANGELES, US: Imagine a world in the near future where teenagers have never even heard of the mall...
By Mark Kirkpartick 20 May 2014 07:26
NEW YORK CITY, US / KFAR SABA, ISRAEL: How you can manage costs better in retail stores: Six factors that contribute to energy waste and are raising your costs.
By Jon Rabinowitz 24 Mar 2014 06:55
WASHINGTON, US US retail drug store giant CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that it will stop selling cigarettes, a move immediately applauded by President Barack Obama as having a "profoundly positive impact on the health of our country."
6 Feb 2014 11:40
CHICAGO, US: In the latest of a quarterly series, Mintel's social media analysts, Gabi Lieberman and Lizz Martinez, have identified five new trends in online consumer marketplace behaviour gleaned from high-level research into the strategies employed by Fortune 500 companies across the US.
27 Sep 2013 10:15
NEW YORK, US: The Internet, including social media, is increasingly at the heart of everything people do, changing the way consumers interact with one another and the commercial world around them. Both have proven to be powerful tools for brands to generate and measure buzz and the result is a wealth of online consumer conversations.
25 Jul 2013 07:42