Getting products on Wal-Mart shelves is still thought of as reaching the Holy Grail for many suppliers, but the journey can be long and challenging in what is a highly competitive retail landscape, according to veteran suppliers who spoke recently at the Fast Start supplier summit held in Bentonville. Derek...
With the solar eclipse less than a month away, eclipse viewing glasses are in high demand among people hoping to get a glimpse of the rare event. But NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, warns that many eclipse viewing glasses on the market may be unsafe. Many glasses may not...
For Lego, it's time to break down the blocks and start again. After building up sales aggressively since a near bankruptcy in 2004 through new ventures like films and new toy lines, the company seems to have hit a peak. Its sales are now falling for the first time in...
Nordstrom is opening up a store that doesn't have any inventory. The luxury department store chain says its Nordstrom Local concept store will open in Los Angeles next month. The Seattle-based company says the store will be staffed with personal stylists who can order merchandise for customers. Nordstrom says customers...
With a new year comes the chance to start new projects, so what better time to launch your own business? If becoming an entrepreneur in 2019 is on your list of New Year's resolutions but you don't know where to start, you might just need some inspiration. You'll want to...
More people are working remotely than ever before. With help from technology, such as project management software and video conferencing systems, it will keep growing. Enter the age of digital nomads. "A digital nomad is someone who, through freelancing or remote work opportunities, decides to leverage their flexibility to work how and...