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.
Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing Co. has teamed up with Daifuku - a material handling systems provider - to automate its warehouse and distribution system, which it has reportedly invested JPY100bn (US$885m) in.
Just Style. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 11:06:00 GMT.
Carrefour, the French retailing giant, is denying claims by Casino that it made an offer for its smaller rival. Casino said that it had recently been contacted by Carrefour, but its board had unanimously agreed to reject the advance.
George Anderson. Retail Wire. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:47:09 +0000.
Segal, Rick. Retail Business Kit for Dummies. Hoboken, NJ. Wiley Publishing. 2008.