Consumer Retail

  1. ShopRite: Supermarket Model for Modern Shoppers?

    ShopRite is a supermarket model that stands out amid the everyday, widespread, corporate-controlled ...
  2. Consumer Staples Defend against Volatility

    Volatility has crept back into the market, but consumers can defend against price ...
  3. Navigating E-commerce: Alibaba, eBay and Amazon

    Amazon, e-Bay and Alibaba were each game-changers in global e-commerce, with each ...
  4. Many baby boomers are working past 65. Yet as they inevitably retire, effects on workforce participation and consumer spending levels will be profound.

    As Boomers Slow Down, Will The Economy Follow?

    Many baby boomers are working past 65. Yet as they inevitably retire, effects on ...
  5. Four Ways To Spot An Emerging Market

    The term "emerging market" is frustratingly ambiguous. It means a country has at ...
  6. Amazon is unusual among large U.S. companies ranked by market cap in that its profit margins are tiny and its stock is phenomenally pricey. Here's why.

    How We'll All Be Amazon.com Customers Eventually

    Amazon is unusual among large U.S. companies ranked by market cap in that its profit ...
  1. UA gapped higher and has been consolidating.

    4 Consumer Goods Stocks to Watch

    These stocks have outperformed over the last three months and have held up well during ...
  2. Is Now The Time To Short Retail?

    A key U.S. retail sector barometer is trading near an influential level of support ...
  3. Let Consumer Spending Trends Lead You To Big ...

    Investors is search of ideas should consider Peter Lynch’s advice to invest in what ...
  4. Wal-Mart was founded by a 44-year-old merchant who looked at the business model shared by the foremost retailers of the day – Woolworth, Sears – and found inefficiencies to exploit.

    How Wal-Mart Makes its Money

    While convention dictates that it’s impossible to write about Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ...
  5. Amazon Never Makes Money But No One Cares

    Amazon Never Makes Money But No One Cares

    Despite struggling to turn a consistent profit, Amazon continues to be a favourite ...
  1. What are the pros and cons of digital gift cards (e-gift cards)?

    Examine the pros and cons of gift cards. Learn about protection in case of loss, monitoring spending by teens and wasted ...
  2. Why are EMV cards more secure than traditional debit and credit cards?

    Learn about EMV chip technology for debit and credit cards. Explore different transactions where EMV chips making paying ...
  3. How is the stock market affected by Thanksgiving and Black Friday?

    See why Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales numbers are considered to be important indicators for stock market activity throughout ...
  4. What is Black Friday?

    Black Friday is a popular label attached to the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the US. This day marks the beginning ...
  1. 5 Money-Saving Shopping Tips

    Reducing the amount you spend is the easiest way to make your money grow.
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