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JCPenny’s Customers Spoke and They Listened

August 18, 2016

Going beyond apparel, JCPenny is expanding their home-goods selection. Customers are spending more money on home beautification and JCPenny is looking to improve in this sector. During the third quarter JCPenny will add dishwashers and other major appliances to 1,000 stores. With 1,200 major appliances online, customers will be able to smoothly order online and […]

Harry’s Shave Subscriptions on Target’s Shelves

August 12, 2016

With Razors being cheaper to purchase online though companies such as Harry’s Shave Subscriptions and Dollar Shave Club, retailers are having a difficult time selling the product they already have on the shelves. Drumroll…, a different edge on selling razor products, Target and Harry’s decided to team up to offer online subscriptions for Harry’s shaving […]

Store Technology is Becoming a Difficult Choice

August 3, 2016

Ever feel like big brother is watching over you? According to the “Rich Relevance ‘Creepy or Cool?’ Survey”, Seventy- Five Percent did not like the idea of being greeted by name after a store identified the consumer though facial recognition technology. Most consumers do enjoy using fingerprint technology, scanning products, receiving pop up offers, digital […]

A Game Changer for Tenants Paying Rent

July 29, 2016

So many mistakes can happen when handling money manually. The slightest difference, in the amount, or a number out of place can have huge effect on the overall spreadsheet. At DDR Corp. Tenants can make their payments online and track reports though SnapPay RE. According to Kevin Moss, DDR’s Chief Information Officer, there is a […]

Going Beyond Just Bed & Bath

July 21, 2016

While Bed Bath & Beyond same-store sales declined by 50 basis points versus the same quarter a year ago, adding omni-channel trappings to Bed Bath & Beyond stores are helping boost sales. CEO Steven Tamares, has been evolving Bed Bath & Beyond stores by integrating physical and digital capabilities to create an experiential shopping culture, […]

What Office Trends Can We Expect in 2016?

January 20, 2016

In Fireman’s predictions you see a great support for the millennial ideals and workplace environment needs. Fireman expects us to see an increase in companies focus on creating a health-conscious environment. From the standing desk, healthy choice vending machines and even on-site exercise equipment, companies are expected to further support healthy living for their employees. […]

Natural Groceres to Enter San Antonio Market

November 19, 2015

Over the past few years San Antonio has seen an increase in the amount of health food stores. With the additions of Whole Food’s Market, Sprouts Farmer’s Market, Traders Joe’s Alamo City and Blue Star Provisions residents have a few options when it comes to where they get their groceries. The newest to join the […]

San Antonio has made serious plans for Downtown growth

November 5, 2015

San Antonio has made serious plans for the Downtown area growth. The city currently has over 4,000 new housing units either open or under construction. The growth of the downtown area has been considered part of the reason that San Antonio has seen an increase in millennial residents. According to Forbes.com San Antonio has experienced […]

3 Tips To Build A Simple Budget

October 22, 2015

Saving is very important for your future but most people don’t realize that saving starts with having a proper budget. Even if you manage to put money away on a regular basis, if you don’t manage your other income well, you will probably end up having to dip into your savings account from time to […]

Business Cards are Still Vital to Networking

October 8, 2015

If you are in the business world you are probably familiar with the importance of networking. It’s something we all do, even when we don’t realize it. One of the biggest tools you have when networking is your business card. There are a lot of people that say the typical business card is a thing […]

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