Target Bans Resellers After Last Month's Lilly Pulitzer Incident
May 21, 2015 at 4:04 pm

A month after facing criticism over its handling of a designer collaboration, Target has apparently handed down a directive regarding resellers. It's the latest retailer to crack down on eBay and sellers who use retail stores to source inventory in what's known as retail arbitrage. On April 19, Target launched "Lilly Pulitzer for Target,"…

A Window of Opportunity for Smaller Online Marketplaces
May 12, 2015 at 5:10 pm

We live in a world where automation, speed to produce and low-cost goods are the norm. When you visit your local big-box retailer, you're guaranteed to find the same items in the same store the next state over. And the majority of the products in those big-box stores are made in China, Indonesia or Thailand.…