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The Death of Cash The Death of Cash

There’s been many a time whilst digging around in your pocket for a spare quarter for a car meter, or a snack in the vending machine where you’ve had the thought. “Why do we even use these anymore?” In fact,...

  • The Rise of the MicrobrandThe Rise of the MicrobrandEveryone’s talking about micro. Micro poodles (cute), micro plastics (bad), and now there’s a new micro in town… the microbrand. There is an upsurge of microbrands on the market due to the value that they bring to the end user....
  • Cashing in On the Festival TrendCashing in On the Festival TrendMusic festivals have become the hottest ticket of the spring and summer seasons. The fashion, celebrity sightings, parties and the MUSIC is, on the surface, why these events are not to miss. If you can attend, the anticipation is high...
  • The Modern Mall- Give Me Technology or Give Me DeathThe Modern Mall- Give Me Technology or Give Me DeathTechnology has become a necessity of everyday life and is advancing at a faster pace than ever. This has caused immense change in business as usual, and many industries are finding it hard to keep up. And what has been...
  • Google Looks to Turn Product Searches into CashGoogle Looks to Turn Product Searches into CashMaybe Google needs increased revenue to equip their Silicon Valley headquarters with more nap pods, build a new gym, or to start an organic farm on-site for employees? Or, maybe they’re just trying to level the online marketplace playing field?...
  • Via Trading: Leading Liquidators of Closeouts, Customer Returns & Overstock MerchandiseVia Trading is a Wholesale Merchandise Liquidator. Buy wholesale overstocks and customer returns in Cases, Pallets or Truckloads. Wholesale in Los Angeles.
  • Social Media and Millennials Continue to Change RetailSocial Media and Millennials Continue to Change RetailSocial media has started a revolution not only in the realm of communication and how we share information, but also, the way we shop. All generations, particularly the Millennials and Gen Z generation, are fairly active on social media platforms...
  • 2017: A Record Year for Counterfeit Goods2017: A Record Year for Counterfeit GoodsCounterfeiting conjures up the Canal Street handbags being peddled at innocent passersby. Or, of the infamous fake Louis Vuitton or Gucci bags that high schoolers wore on their arms like a prize. But, counterfeit goods are a much larger problem....
  • Crypto-Craze: Cryptocurrency Shaping Retail’s FutureCrypto-Craze: Cryptocurrency Shaping Retail’s FutureMention the word “bitcoin” in conversation and you will witness someone geek out over cryptocurrency. Or, you’ll be the victim of some intense eye rolls; most likely it will be the latter. In short, many people are sick of hearing...
  • Let’s Get Personal: Losing Our Privacy in the Digital AgeLet’s Get Personal: Losing Our Privacy in the Digital AgeOur privacy is slipping through our fingers more and more by the minute. From posting pictures of one’s aesthetically pleasing meal or #ootd, to the silent trackers hidden on our favorite websites, we our giving away our personal information both...
  • Challenged by Returns? Fight Back with the Industry’s Most Profitable Solution.Shoppers shelled out almost 17 percent more on Cyber Monday 2017 than they did the year before. In fact, in only 24 hours, Adobe Insights reports there were $6.5 billion in online sales on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Mobile accounted...
  • DirectLiquidation.com | 70% Off Retail on Name Brands | Cases, Pallets, TruckloadsWholesale auction marketplace for surplus inventory, customer returns, overstock and refurbished merchandise. We are the exclusive liquidator for several top US retailers stocking millions in inventory you can't find anywhere else. Free to register.
  • New Tax Bill Leaves Retailers Feeling OptimisticNew Tax Bill Leaves Retailers Feeling OptimisticThanks in part of our 24-hour news cycle, we have heard time and time again that the new tax bill would be the answer. The answer to the question of how to ensure American businesses become more competitive that is....
  • Holiday 2017: Record-Breaking Sales Followed by Record-Breaking ReturnsHoliday 2017: Record-Breaking Sales Followed by Record-Breaking ReturnsIt was a very Merry Christmas for retail. Cyber Monday on Nov. 27, 2017 was dubbed the, “largest online shopping day in history.” The first three weeks in November scored retailers 18% more in sales than 2016. And, the icing on...
  • Nordstrom Tests New Retail ConceptNordstrom Tests New Retail ConceptOver on the corner of Melrose Avenue and Melrose Place in Los Angeles mannequins in avant-garde window displays beg you to come in and peruse the new offerings. A dress here, a bag there, and across the way is a...
  • 2017 gave us a lot of things: the dancing Snapchat hot dog, Salt Bae, the solar eclipse and so much more. One thing that won’t fade out once the clock strikes midnight and we enter 2018 is the term “Retail Apocalypse.”  If 2017 was the ‘Retail Apocalypse,’ 2018 will be the ‘Retail Metamorphosis’2017 gave us a lot of things: the dancing Snapchat hot dog, Salt Bae, the solar eclipse and the term “Retail Apocalypse.”  We wrote about it time and time again, it appeared countless times at many other publications and Fashionista...
  • Markdowns: How Much is Too Much?Markdowns: How Much is Too Much?It’s a tale as old as time….the story of the consumer and the markdown. It is a love story so great that it has its own holiday in its honor- the infamous “Black Friday.” In addition, consumers have become so...
  • BULQ.com | Name Brands – Manifested Lots | All Product Categories from the USAs Largest RetailersView lots online or email help@bulq.com » Lots starting around $100, now available in cases, pallets and multi-pallets! Product Categories include Office Supplies, Computers & Electronics, Home & Garden, Apparel & Accessories, Toys, General Merchandise.
  • Dollar Stores' Retail Growth is Red HotDollar Stores’ Retail Growth is Red HotWhether it is Dollar General, Dollar Tree or Family Dollar… discount stores are one of the hottest retail spaces in your local strip mall. And, actually now in the entire retail sector. In fact, off-price general merchandise stores and closeout...
  • The Origins of Black FridayHow did you spend this past holiday weekend? As American Thanksgiving stereotypes would say you either A.) Ate turkey and mashed potatoes until you couldn’t see straight. B.) Argued with family over politics/avoided uncomfortable questions about your future C.) Watched...
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The Death of Cash The Death of Cash

There’s been many a time whilst digging around in your pocket for a spare quarter for a car meter, or a snack in the vending machine where you’ve had the thought. “Why do we even use these anymore?” In fact,...