More and More Retailers Setting Up Shop on Facebook
February 24, 2011

Hip British online clothing site Asos became the first European fashion retailer to open an e-tailing outpost inside Facebook. Now, Sarah Townsend will no longer have to leave her Facebook friends behind to buy the $55 baggy sweater she's been eyeing.

Wait 6 Weeks No More
February 1, 2011

Who hasn't been reeled in by the lure of a money-back rebate, reducing the purchase price of that new dishwasher or refrigerator you need? The process sounds so simple, too: Just fill out a rebate form, mail it back with a proof of purchase, then sit back and wait for the check to arrive in the mail. At least so it seems.

Study Reveals Tremendous Facebook Growth for Retailers
November 15, 2010

The value of Facebook and other social media sites to retailers is greater than previously thought, according to a recent survey conducted by Media Logic, a company recognized for specializing in marketing for a social world. After all, Facebook would be the third most populated country in the world if it were, in fact, a country. Therefore, it makes perfect sense for retailers to be involved with the social media site.

Retailers Face the Music
November 1, 2010

Dress Barn's Maurices chain — a 700-store apparel outlet that caters to girls in small towns — is staging a girl-band contest whose winner will perform a show at their hometown shop alongside Sick of Sarah, a Minneapolis-based, all-female indie group that has gained a nationwide following.

Gap Scraps New Logo
October 13, 2010

Just four days after confirming its surprise new logo was, in fact, legit, Gap is returning to its old design.

Gap Plans Employee Skills Training Program
October 5, 2010

President Barack Obama plans to announce an initiative today that links companies including Gap and United Technologies Corp. with community colleges for programs aimed at boosting the job skills of American workers.

Quick, Read THIS NOW!
October 1, 2010

I thought I'd open up this month's Editor's Note with a discussion about the daily deal/flash sale/group buying trend that's taking over the internet these days.