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American Icon Sears Files for Bankruptcy American Icon Sears Files for Bankruptcy

Sears, the iconic American department store, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this morning. The New York Times reported that court papers show that Sears has amassed liabilities of $11.3 billion compared with $7 billion in assets.. The retailer, which employees...

  • The Strength of Beauty: Why Cosmetics is Withstanding AmazonThe Strength of Beauty: Why Cosmetics is Withstanding AmazonJeff Bezos just became the richest man in modern history with a net worth of over 150 BILLION dollars. This news,  announced yesterday, only further illustrates the fact that the Seattle-based Amazon has become a force to be reckoned with. While...
  • Wal-Mart Goes High TechWal-Mart Goes High TechAt the end of the world there will nothing but cockroaches, polyester and Wal-Mart. Or so we believed. Wal-Mart has been untouchable for decades. But with Amazon’s foray into pretty much everything, box stores have found themselves questioning their immortality....
  • When finding Wholesalers, Look for Direct LiquidationWhen Finding Wholesalers, Look to Direct LiquidationAll across the world, hundreds of thousands of individuals are the proud owners or, aspiring owners, their own businesses. This is especially prevalent in North American some the motion of, “Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps,” has been engrained in...
  • 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?...
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  • 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....
  • Wal-Mart Purchases Boston’s Shoebuy for $70 million To Strengthen Jet.comWal-Mart Stores Inc. has purchased one of the largest online shoe stores to add to their recent acquirement of Jet.com. In 2000, according to Top500Guide.com, ShoeBuy launched and has had great success selling now on many online shopping locations such...
  • Target Opening Smaller Stores Targeted At MillennialsAmidst the ongoing battle of declining traffic and sales, Target is slated to open several small stores in predominantly urban centres where millennials live. From New York City to Pennsylvania and California, these smaller, focussed stores, will target (excuse the...
  • Wal-Mart Invests In Textile Manufacturing In The United StatesAs of June 21, 2016, nearly seven million dollars has been invested into small motors, textiles, and plastic moulding by The Wal-Mart United States Manufacturing Innovation Fund, according to Vice President Cindi Marsiglio of US MANUFACTURING Wal-Mart has stated. Cindi...
  • Better Buy Now – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. vs. Costco Wholesale CorporationPeople are usually entertained by corporate battles (think Coca-Cola and Pepsi, Apple and Microsoft and others). Wal-Mart and Costco have been in the discount seller business for a long time, and they are both powerful and popular. Yet, we want...
  • 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.
  • E-Retailer Sales Went All-Time High This ThanksgivingAccording to ComScore Inc., e-retailers recorded an all-time high on web sales, beating the average Thanksgiving weekend to Cyber Monday by as much as 22%, which is above the industry average. On the other hand, brick-and-mortar stores did not feel...
  • Walmart Pledges to Buy More American-Made MerchandiseWalmart has pledged to increase domestic sourcing by up to $50 billion over the next ten years. The plan comes alongside a commitment by the largest U.S. retailer to further more career opportunities to its employee, as well as war...
  • Walmart to Start Monitoring Third-Party WarehousesImage source: The Guardian Walmart has announced plans to start overseeing local warehouses that sort and move imported goods headed to Walmart outlets, Wall Street Journal reports. The announcement came following legal issues and worker strikes amid complaints that subcontractors...
  • Hurrican Sandy Affects RetailersRetailers Brace for Decline in November Sales as Hurricane Sandy RecedesAt a Wal-Mart store in Riverhead, New York. October 28, 2012 (Reuters)   Retailers are not likely to emerge unscathed from the ill effects of Hurricane Sandy, which barreled across the East Coast right before the most important shopping months...
  • New Semantic Search Engine Boosts Wal-Mart SalesBy now, you’ve heard about Wal-Mart’s new search engine that gets 10 to 15 percent more in sales when shoppers search for products. Called Polaris, the engine is based on semantic search technology, which not only helps users find the...
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  • Activity in Wholesale Surprises SomeWholesale has had its share of ups and downs, but the real news is in the fact that while other industries have experienced flagging sales, or periods of disappointments in their profitability forecasts, wholesale has been blazing a trail to success, as thousands of new suppliers and eager sellers enter the arena to create a new and more dynamic business environment than ever before.
  • India Buying Into Global Economy with Enormous PotentialINDIA - Forget about the war of the onion traders who recently called off a strike after meeting with India's chief minister; although it's worth noting that business returned to normal at Azadpur wholesale market after lifting the strike. The real news today, where India is concerned, is about how quickly the Asian giant is buying into the global economy, with wholesale stores leading the trend.
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