Posts filed under “Retail”
Uh-oh — some of the gifts did not work out okay? No worries, here’s a quick guide to getting a fair shake: Source: WSJ
Yesterday, we looked at the benefit to McDonald’s of having its workers subsidized by state and federal aid. Today, its Wal-Mart’s turn. Recall our discussion last month on the related subject of “How McDonald’s and Wal-Mart Became Welfare Queens.” We learned that employees of these two companies are often the largest recipients of aid in…Read More
> My Sunday Washington Post Business Section column is out. This morning, we look at the retail theater that is Black Friday: Beware of bad Shopmas data! Here’s an excerpt from the column: “The news media aren’t any better. They breathlessly cover shopping as if it were an Olympic event. The big-box retailers play right…Read More
It appears to be anonymous, although I doubt it will stay that way:
Big Data Hits Real Life
July 14, 2013By Erica Berenstein
Brick-and-mortar stores are looking for a chance to catch up with their online competitors by using software that allows them to watch customers as they shop, and gather data about their behavior.