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A Bright Future

Amber Atkinson, Managing Director of Event Sales, headquartered in Twin Falls, Idaho, is lighting up sales for specialty retailers far and wide.

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Big on Burritos

Say Hola! to the first burrito-dispensing kiosk. The Burritobox is set for rapid international growth.

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A Chance on Chocolate

With parties and corporate clients, Chocolate Works is hoping its specialized model will win over many franchisees.

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Trash to Treasure

Shredded cigarette filters are recycled with other materials to yield an end product that can be used in a number of ways.

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Tossed Salads and... Scrambled Eggs...

Farmer’s Fridge brings healthy food choices to vending kiosks.

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Takin' It to the Streets

Drawn by low overheads and flexible arrangements, some specialty retailers are taking their business to the streets.

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Color’s Cachet

Color plays a vital role in drawing customers to your door. Learn the basic principles of color theory so your merchandising signals harmony and invites sales.

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Business Basics

What every specialty retailer needs to know before launching a new business.

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Beauty on the Go

A special confluence of fashion, fun and social media has meant boom times for beauty services.

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Enduring Industry Stars: Two Compan...

Concepts come and go in the specialty retail industry. That is par for the course in an industry that is fueled by product fads and short-term trends. However, amidst a sea of rapidly changing products, there are a handful of products and companies that have had staying power. One of those product categories is sunglasses. We take a look at two market leaders—NYS Collection and SolarX Eyewear to compare and contrast the business strategies that have made both companies enduring industry stars.

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Revenue Kicks Into High Gear

A new ancillary program has been a perfect fit not just in terms of added revenue but also for this center’s marketing objectives.

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The Write Machine

Appealing to millenials, these repurposed candy machines dispense greeting cards for a variety of occasions.

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Jingle All the Way

‘Tis the season to be jolly—year-round! By building a strong organization, tying it to the community and hiring those that personify holiday spirit, Christmas in [Your City] is delivering a lot of cheery sales.

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Specialty Retail Report's 2014 Guid...

The annual guide to hundreds of products tailored for your specialty retail business.

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Canine Care

Two brothers groom a love of dogs into a profitable franchise.

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A Bright Future

EventSalesInsideLeadPage
Amber Atkinson, Managing Director of Event Sales, headquartered in Twin Falls, Idaho, is lighting up sales for specialty retailers far and wide.... Continue Reading »

Big on Burritos

burritoboxbig
Say Hola! to the first burrito-dispensing kiosk. The Burritobox is set for rapid international growth.... Continue Reading »

A Chance on Chocolate

ChocolateWorks1-copy
With parties and corporate clients, Chocolate Works is hoping its specialized model will win over many franchisees.... Continue Reading »

Trash to Treasure

Cigarette-Infograph-1
Shredded cigarette filters are recycled with other materials to yield an end product that can be used in a number of ways.... Continue Reading »

Tossed Salads and… Scrambled Eggs?

FarmersFridge7-copy
Farmer’s Fridge brings healthy food choices to vending kiosks.... Continue Reading »

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Retail News

April 22nd, 2014
RetailMeNot Signs Strategic Partnership Agreement with U.S. Mall Owner General Growth Properties, Inc.

RetailMeNot, Inc. (www.retailmenot.com/corp), the world’s largest digital coupon marketplace, today announced it reached a strategic ... Continue Reading »

April 22nd, 2014
Westfield Looks to Amazon in bid to Track Customers From the Start of Buying Cycle

Retail giant Westfield has outlined a major digital push for 2014 as it aims to fend off offshore rivals eating into profits. Amazon is likely to ... Continue Reading »

April 22nd, 2014
Simon Posts Strong Quarter on Higher Mall Occupancy

Indianapolis, IN – Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group Inc. on Tuesday morning reported a 16.1-percent increase in first-quarter funds ... Continue Reading »

April 22nd, 2014
Glendale’s Tanger Building Outlet Mall’s Second Phase

Glendale, AZ – With the success of the Tanger Outlets in Glendale, the mall announced it will open the second phase of stores in November. ... Continue Reading »

April 21st, 2014
Neighbors Prepare for Charlotte Outlet Mall

Charlotte, NC – As construction on Charlotte’s first outlet mall enters its final months, residents in Steele Creek’s Berewick ... Continue Reading »

April 21st, 2014
Concord Mills to Open Lucky Brand Outlet This Summer

Concord, NC – Lucky Brand Outlet will join the tenant roster at Concord Mill mall this summer. Plans call for a roughly 3,000-square-foot ... Continue Reading »

April 21st, 2014
Joe Waller Named Westfield’s Senior Vice President, Business Development and Leasing for Airport Division

Westfield has named Joe Waller as its Senior Vice President of Business Development and Leasing within the Airports division, the developer ... Continue Reading »

April 19th, 2014
RETAIL: Lake Elsinore Outlets Getting Rescued, Maybe

Lake Elsinore, CA – Outlet malls tend to do very well when they enjoy a great location and get noticed by lots of passers-by cruising along ... Continue Reading »

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