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.
Increased focus on discounted retailing and rising number of active customers may provide cushion to Vishop's (VIPS) Q1 results. Also, it is on track to improve margins via cost containment efforts.
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Segal, Rick. Retail Business Kit for Dummies. Hoboken, NJ. Wiley Publishing. 2008.