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Kickstarter.com Hacked, Consumers Restless

by Forbes
It’s starting to seem like consumers are getting hack notifications almost as often as the Northeast has been getting snowstorms this year.  This Sunday, I found myself the recipient of yet another notification –... Read more Feb 17 2014, 2:45pm CST
 

Govt report: Cyberattacks not coordinated

by Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — A multi-agency government task force looking into cyberattacks against retailers says it has not come across evidence suggesting the attacks are a coordinated campaign to adversely affect the U.S.... Read more Feb 10 2014, 11:55pm CST
 

Amazon Invading Barnes & Noble turf On Campus?

Amazon Invading Barnes & Noble turf On Campus?
by Forbes
While Barnes & Noble may be struggling right now as a company, it’s mostly the Nook digital media division that’s dragging down earnings — both B&N’s chain of retail stores and college bookstores are showing... Read more Jan 28 2014, 11:05pm CST
 

Why Michael Huseby For Barnes & Noble CEO Job?

by Forbes
Barnes & Noble has a new CEO: Michael Huseby, who was most recently running the company’s Nook digital media division in the wake of the departure of CEO William Lynch in July 2013 but joined the company in 2012 as... Read more Jan 8 2014, 9:01am CST
 

Zola Acquires Bookish But It's Really About Amazon

by Forbes
Last year, when Bookish launched, I asked the question on this blog, “will [start-up book retailer backed by three of the largest publishers] Bookish succeed or fail?” The answer today is “yes.” Start-up ebook retailer... Read more Jan 6 2014, 2:06pm CST
 

Ryan Caldbeck's CircleUp Democratizes Funding Process For Start-Ups and Investors

Ryan Caldbeck's CircleUp Democratizes Funding Process For Start-Ups and Investors
by Forbes
A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Ryan Caldbeck, Founder and CEO, CircleUp… “We’re an online investing marketplace that matches small investors with start-up... Read more Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST
 

Five Of The Smartest Retail Moves In 2013

Five Of The Smartest Retail Moves In 2013
by Forbes
Retailers reeled from all manner of missteps, blunders and outright fiasco’s this year – from Abercrombie & Fitch’s image battering no-large-sizes ethos to J.C. Penney’s sales hemorrhaging coupon elimination ... Read more Dec 31 2013, 9:36am CST
 

From Paula Deen To Peekaboo Pants: Biggest Retail Flops Of 2013

From Paula Deen To Peekaboo Pants: Biggest Retail Flops Of 2013
by Forbes
As 2013 wheezes towards the finish line, we at Forbes are looking back at the stories that shaped the year. Here on the retail beat, the past 12 months have been punctuated by some exciting, game-changing highs, like... Read more Dec 31 2013, 8:26am CST
 

Walmart Sells 1.4M Tablets and Has Biggest Black Friday Ever

Walmart Sells 1.4M Tablets and Has Biggest Black Friday Ever
by Sumayah Aamir
Black Friday 2013 proves to be the biggest shopping day of the season for Walmart. The two biggest retailers, Walmart and Target, sold a record number of items, largely tablets, on Black Friday. The shopping took place... Read more Nov 30 2013, 2:49am CST
 

Shopkick's ShopBeacon is Using Apple’s iBeacon Technology in Macy’s Retail Stores

Shopkick's ShopBeacon is Using Apple’s iBeacon Technology in Macy’s Retail Stores
by Sumayah Aamir
Shopkick has combined forces with Macy’s stores and the two are using Apple’s iBeacon technology to track customers for retail via ShopBeacon. This is all the better to cater to their interests and needs. Read more Nov 21 2013, 3:03am CST
 

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