How 2010 tech changed retail forever

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Discussion: Long gone are the days when consumers crawled through newspaper ads and trekked to brick and mortar stores.  Through the power of the web, smartphone, and tablet, the American shopping experience has been forever changed.  Consumer online spending is up 12% from last year, and Black Friday online sales accounted for 34% of all… Read more »

All Business – Home Depot Employs Self Checkout

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              Description: All Business Topics article about self-check-out system in place at Home Depot.  Describe the typical customer at Home Depot & the significance of such a change in terms of cost, efficiency, customer service. Source: Retail Merchandiser / All Business Topics Date: 1/31/2002 Link: Discussion Questions: How has the… Read more »