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The Ins and Outs of Checkout Lines

The Ins and Outs of Checkout Lines

Poll by Digimarc shows how shoppers hate long lines and what they think of the alternatives.…

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Deadline Aug 15! Retail Leader/CMA Announce 2015 Best Practice Awards

Deadline Aug 15! Retail Leader/CMA Announce 2015 Best Practice Awards

Retail Leader and the Category Management Association have partnered to create the…

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Labor Dept. Proposal to Expand Overtime Concerns Retailers

Labor Dept. Proposal to Expand Overtime Concerns Retailers

 The threshold for overtime pay would jump 113 percent under a proposed new regulation.…

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New Features


Russia Cracks Down on Food Smuggling

Russia Cracks Down on Food Smuggling Russian authorities have been ordered to seek out and destroy all foreign foodstuffs in shops that are on a list…
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Fresh & Easy to Close 14 More Stores

Fresh & Easy to Close 14 More Stores Fresh & Easy has announced plans to close 14 underperforming stores in California, Nevada and Arizona.…
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Tech & Logistics
image Scanner Can Gauge Produce Ripeness

A no-touch scanner due to hit the market soon can reportedly tell consumers and others if a piece of produce is ripe.


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International Business
Walmart Moving into Nigeria Walmart Moving into Nigeria

Walmart apparently plans to make Nigeria the next African nation where it will establish a presence under its own name.


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Industry News
image Suit Alleges Overcharging by CVS

CVS Health has been hit with a federal lawsuit alleging that it overcharged insurance companies for prescription drugs.


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Trends
How Amazon Can Cut Delivery Time Near Zero How Amazon Can Cut Delivery Time Near Zero

Amazon has the potential to use any of several technologies to get delivery time to consumers as close to zero as humanly possible, according to an article in the Washington Post.


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Industry News
Unions, A&P to Dicker over Pacts Unions, A&P to Dicker over Pacts

Unions representing workers at A&P stores are on edge now that A&P has declared bankruptcy and is looking to sell off its properties.


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International Business
7-Eleven’s $1 Coffee a Hit in Japan 7-Eleven’s $1 Coffee a Hit in Japan

Inexpensive cups of coffee at 7-Eleven stores are fueling a big surge in Japanese coffee consumption.


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