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All of our veterans in this country leave the military with hard-won valor and battle-tested skills, yet sadly tens of thousands still struggle to parlay these virtues into gainful civilian, private sector employment. The reasons vary, but the effects are stark: Ten percent of all post-2001 veterans remain unemployed, compared with only 6.8 percent unemployment […]

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Although NRF’s Annual Retail Industry Awards have existed for years, the three brands honored at Monday’s awards luncheon are quite young. As a result, each recipient is a living example of the constant revolution and evolution of the industry and the facets which continue to change the face of retail. Brooks Brothers Chairman and CEO […]

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As a loyal Shop.org Summit attendee, I was excited to attend Sucharita Mulpuru‘s “A Look Back…and Forward…at Retail eCommerce Trends, 2011-2012″ session today at Retail’s BIG Show, especially on the heels of such a successful digital shopping season. The session offered a positive overview of how the holidays played out for retailers and a look […]

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As retailers jumped head-first into the second quarter of 2011 – and companies learned that retail sales increased for the ninth month in a row – executives have been leveraging NRF resources to determine what to expect going forward. From consumer research to the swipe fee debate, here’s what was hot in retail last month. […]

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In the past decade there have been two winners in the retail space – warehouse clubs and web-based stores, according to Patti Freeman Evans, Research Director at Forrester Research. During this afternoon’s session, The Evolution of Ecommerce and Multi-Channel Retail, Patti and Kate Delhagen, Global Digital Business Director, Nike, took a look back at the […]

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Retailers are pulling out all the stops this year in terms of social media for the holiday season. From purchasing Twitter hashtags to a general push through social channels to get shoppers in stores, the online buzz around shopping deals this season doesn’t seem to be slowing at all. To take a holistic look at […]

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Mickey Alam Khan, editor of Mobile Marketer Daily, kicked off this morning’s Mobile Boot Camp with an impressive panel and a lot of audience questions. Here are five things he said all companies should keep in mind when creating a mobile site: 1) Make sure your mobile app or site has excellent search. “Mobile people […]

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When it comes to staying on top of the competition, retailers know all too well how important it is to have that something special that makes their customers come back again, and again. That special something can come in the form of new technology or even testing its own food products before it hits the shelves […]

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I tried to count the number of times I heard retailers talking about iPhone apps, mobile reviews and m-commerce at NRF’s Annual Convention earlier this month, but I lost track once I ran out of fingers. Needless to say, mobile is a huge conversation starter in retail right now with many companies looking at ways […]

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The NRF Foundation and American Express have released the list of the top ten retailers for customer service. The list is based on a survey of more than 8,000 American shoppers, conducted by BIGresearch. Eleven companies are on the list, as the #10 retailer was a tie. In order, the companies are: 1:  L.L. Bean […]

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