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Physical stores big winner with gift cards
Physical stores big winner with gift cards
When it comes to redeeming their holiday gift cards, consumers overwhelming prefer brick-and-mortar stores. According to a survey by the International Council of Shopping Centers, 77 percent of consumers who received gift cards planned to redeem them i...
Here's how to win the multicultural millennial shopper
Here's how to win the multicultural millennial shopper
Almost half of the millennial generation is multicultural, and their influence on the retail industry isn't slowing down anytime soon.
7 things extraordinary customers do for the businesses they love
7 things extraordinary customers do for the businesses they love
When journalist Melody Warnick relocated to Blacksburg, Virginia – her family's fifth move in 13 years – she embarked on a program to fall in love with her new home. Local businesses contribute mightily to a town's charm and personality, so...
Beauty industry keeps economy strong
Beauty industry keeps economy strong
The personal care industry is one of the most dynamic and innovative industries driving the U.S. economy, according to the results of a new study by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on the economic and social contributions of the personal care products ind...
Is this the end of BO? New deodorant uses antibodies to trap chemicals in sweat before they turn ...
Is this the end of BO? New deodorant uses antibodies to trap chemicals in sweat before they turn ...
Anyone who has traveled on public transport in summer or used the gym on a hot day will have had experienced the unpleasant scents created by sweaty bodies. But there may now be a new way to combat body odor after scientists have found a way of stoppin...