Retail

The Simplest Form of Mobile E-Commerce

Next Big Thing 2016: Some retailers are going back to the future with their latest innovation in selling on the phone

The Problem With Decentralized Commerce

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Next Big Thing 2016: It's hard to keep product information accurate and up to date when you're selling across so many channels. Hubba has a solution

How to Stay Ahead of the Market

Payfirma CEO Michael Gokturk (at left) and CCO Sunan Springs (at right). Photo: Hubert Kang

Next Big Thing 2016: "There's always a new channel to monetize," says Payfirma's Michael Gokturk

Why You Should Keep Your Customers Waiting

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Next Big Thing 2016: Creating artificial scarcity can be good for your brand and your sales. The case for being exclusive

The Rise of Same-Day Everything

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Next Big Thing 2016: In the e-commerce age, the ability to get goods to consumers' doors is a must-have. Why delivery is such an important differentiator

The Next Thing in Retail Payments

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Mobile touch commerce is set to grow, and other highlights from Deloitte’s 2016 TMT Predictions

The Problem With a Warm Winter

Winter jackets on sale in a Montreal store, in January 20, 2016. Photo: Paul Chiasson/CP

Unseasonably pleasant weather has left retailers with overflowing stocks of winter apparell

5 Things to Learn from The Last Days of Target

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Joe Castaldo’s in-depth look at the U.S. retailer's Canadian debacle holds plenty of lessons for businesses of all sizes

Where Retail Sales Are Growing the Most

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Mobile commerce jumped in November and December 2015, spurring on holiday sales

Why Retailers Are Just Happy Last Year is Over

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Total sales are projected to be up just 2.3% for 2015, compared to 4.6% in 2014

What Product Packaging Will Look Like in 2016

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Personalization and pouches top market researcher Mintel’s trends for the new year

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