Retailing refers to the sale of goods to ultimate consumers for personal or household consumption. This website, started in 2012, reviews the state of the retail industry and provides a brief history of retailing in the USA.
This online advertising guide for the retailing industry compares online shopping versus brick-and-mortar retailing, with links to selected consumer goods websites.
Discount stores date back to the late 1940s and early 1950s, just after the end of World War II. They were conceived during the post-war economic boom, to serve the consumer needs of baby boomer families.
More than 100 years ago, the state hardware associations created a national organization that began to publish a National Hardware Bulletin. Today, that publication is known as the Hardware Retailing magazine, and the NRHA's mission is to provide services and information to help hardware and home improvement retailers become better, more profitable merchants.
The following articles provide recent retailing-related news.
Fast Retailing Co., operator of the Uniqlo casual clothing chain, said Wednesday it will switch from plastic to paper shopping bags from September, joining worldwide ...
Japan Times. Wednesday, 03 Jul 2019 17:19:11 +0900.
Amazon, the internet retailing behemoth, is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in the British food delivery app Deliveroo, giving it a huge boost in its international battle with rival Uber Eats.
Sky News. Thursday, 16 May 2019 21:46:00 +0100.
Increased focus on discounted retailing and rising number of active customers may provide cushion to Vishop's (VIPS) Q1 results. Also, it is on track to improve margins via cost containment efforts.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thursday, 16 May 2019 14:05:00 GMT.
Warren Buffett said Berkshire Hathaway Inc has bought shares of internet retailing giant Amazon.com Inc for the first time, though he has not been the one doing the buying, CNBC reported on Thursday.
Reuters. Thursday, 02 May 2019 21:15:23 -0400.
Berkshire Hathaway’s retailing business segment posted a 4.6% increase in second quarter revenues and a 12.7% increase in pre-tax profit, propelled largely by its auto dealership and ...
Furniture Today. Monday, 06 Aug 2018 09:50:37 -0400.
R21 Holdings Inc. the operator of teen retail chain Rue21, has reshuffled its management team, hiring a trio of top executives, including retailing veteran Laurie Van Brunt as its chief executive officer.
Wall Street Journal. Wednesday, 13 Jun 2018 17:16:05 EDT.
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD), a consumer retailing company based in United States, saw a double-digit share price rise of over 10% in the past couple of months on the NYSE.Read ...
Yahoo. Sunday, 10 Jun 2018 06:52:23 -0400.