Retail Industry Best Practices & Benchmarks

Find out how the world's largest and most successful retail chains do business. Benchmark your retail operation with best practices, strategies, and innovations from award-winning global retailers, then adapt and adopt these retail industry best practices to improve your own retail success and profitability.
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How to Network and Maximize Your Time at a Retail Trade Show
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Sears Worst Practices: Big, Old Core Business Strategy and Brand Image
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Conduct Your Own Retail Competitor Analysis
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Inspiring Quotes About Innovation from Apple Founder Steve Jobs
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Retailers With Difficult Gift Exchange and Return Policies
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Updated List of Top Best U.S. Restaurant Chain Concepts and Brands
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Employee Lawsuits in the U.S. Retail Industry
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The Biggest Internet and Mobile Retail Shopping Sites
Amazon Introduces New Tablet At News Conference In New York
The Companies With the Best and Worst Reputations
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Top Ten Best, Most Profitable Retail & Restaurant Franchises 2007-2015