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Retail Industry Frequently Asked Questions FAQs - Popular Questions and Answers

Find frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the retail industry here. Popular questions and answers about retail companies of the United States, global retailing, retail jobs and careers, and retail shopping can be found here.
  1. Automobile Industry FAQs (4)
  2. Best and Worst Retailing FAQs (5)
  3. FAQs About Apple & Retail Stores (4)
  4. Fashion Star Reality TV Show FAQs (3)
  5. McDonald’s Frequently Asked Questions (2)
  6. Mission Statement Questions & Answers (11)
  7. Retail Job Description FAQs
  8. Retail Store Closing Info FAQs (7)
  9. Retail Trivia Quiz of the Day Questions and Answers (5)
  10. Social Media Frequently Asked Questions (3)

What Are Store Opening Times and Hours on Thanksgiving Day & Black Friday 2013?
What Are the Store Opening Times and Store Hours for All the Largest U.S. Retail Chains on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, November 28th and 29th, 2013? The most frequently asked questions about Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday 2013 shopping are “What times do stores open on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday?” and “What Stores Will be Closed on Thanksgiving Day?” Get answers to Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day 2013 store hours questions here.

What Is the World's Largest Book Store and Where Is It Located?
What is the largest brick-and-mortar book store in the world? Depending how you measure it, there are several book stores that claim to be the world’s largest. Find information about the biggest book store measured by store size, retail sales floor square footage, most titles or most shelf space and where the world’s largest book store is located in this article.

What Was Louis Vuitton’s First Job? What Was Louis Vuitton’s Career Path?
What Was Louis Vuitton’s First Job? Did Louis Vuitton Work In a Retail Store for His First Job? What Was the Career Path of Louis Vuitton? Find out what type of work experience Louis Vuitton had before he went into business for himself, manufacturing and retailing his own designs in this retail industry frequently asked question and answer article.

What Is the World's Largest Shoe Store and Where Is It Located?
What is the largest shoe store in the world? Shoe shopping fanatics around the world ask that question every day because to a true shoe-a-holic, there’s no such thing as a shoe store that’s too large or one which has too many styles. Find information about the largest brick-and-mortar shoe store in the world and where the world’s largest shoe store is located in this article.

Retail Industry FAQ - Where Is the World's Largest Retail Convenience Store?
Find information abut the biggest store attached to a gas station measured by store size, square footage, and retail sales floor space and where the world’s largest c-store is located in this retail FAQ article. Traditionally convenience stores attached to gas stations are small in size with a limited selection of products. But the world’s largest retail c-store is much like a full-size grocery store with a different definition of “convenience” products.

What Was Louis Vuitton’s First Job? What Was Louis Vuitton’s Career Path?
What Was Louis Vuitton’s First Job? Did Louis Vuitton Work In a Retail Store for His First Job? What Was the Career Path of Louis Vuitton? Find out what type of work experience Louis Vuitton had before he went into business for himself, manufacturing and retailing his own designs in this retail industry frequently asked question and answer article.

What is the Email, Fax Number & Address for Fedex CEO Fred Smith?
et the best way to send a message to Fedex founder Fred Smith in this retail industry FAQ article. Find the e-mail, fax number, and physical address for Fred Smith, the chairman, president, and head honcho of the Federal Express Corporation here. G

What Was Sam Walton’s First Job? What Was the Career Path of Sam Walton?
What Was Sam Walton’s First Job? Did Walmart’s CEO Work In a Retail Store for His First Job? What Was the Career Path of Sam Walton? Find out what type of work experience Sam Walton had before he founded the Wal-Mart retail stores chain in this retail industry frequently asked question and answer article.

What is the Oldest U.S. Retail Company & What Year Was the First Chain Founded?
What is the oldest U.S. retail industry company? Which U.S. based retailer opened first and In what year did it open its first store? Get answers to the frequently asked question about the history of the U.S. retail industry and the oldest American retailer here.

How to Contact Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz? Email, Fax, Phone & Address
How do you contact Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz directly? Find the e-mail, fax telephone number, and physical address for the head honcho of the Starbucks Corporation here. Get the best way to send a message to the top leader of Starbucks in this retail industry FAQ article.

What os the largest shopping mall center in the U.S.with the most retail stores?
What is the largest shopping mall center in the U.S.? Which American shopping mall has the most stores? Which retail shopping center in which state is the biggest? Is the Mall of America the biggest mall in the world? Find answers to frequently asked questions about U.S. retail malls in this article.

Which Retail Clothing Chain is the World’s Largest Retailer of Fashion Apparel?
What is the world’s largest fashion retailer? Which apparel retailer from which country is considered to be the biggest? Get answers to the frequently asked questions about global fashion and apparel retailing in this article.

What are the Best Smartphone Deals and Discounts For Cyber Week 2012?
What are the best smartphone deals and discounts available in the Cyber Week following Cyber Monday 2012? Is it possible to still get free cellphones for Christmas after all the doorbuster deals have been busted? Find out how to find the best deals and discounts on smartphones during the Christmas holiday shopping season after black Friday and...

When Is 2012 Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Green Monday, Super Saturday and More?
The 2012 Christmas holiday shopping season is filled with special deals and sales events. Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Green Monday, Free Shipping Day, and Super Saturday events all offer Christmas shoppers with special one-day-only deals and sales. When is Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Green...

What Are the International Countries Where McDonald’s Restaurants Are Located?
Where are the locations of McDonald’s restaurants outside of the U.S. and around the world? This is a complete list of the countries where McDonald’s global franchises are located. Find out if McDonald’s is selling hamburgers and french fries in the country where you live or are visiting with this list.

What is the Largest Retail Store in the World?
Measured by size, square footage and retail floor space, the world's largest retail store is no longer the Herald Square Macy's in New York City. The current world's largest store has more than 3 million square feet which holds more than 400 brands of merchandise, an ice skating rink, restaurants, an event hall, clinics, a multiplex theater, and a driving range. Get complete details about the world's largest retail store here.

What are the Flagship Stores of Large Retail Chains and Where Are They Located?
Strictly speaking, a flagship store is a retail chain's first store location, but in a broader sense, the "flagship" designation is is also given to stores in prestigious locations, stores with unique features, and stores that are larger than the average outlet in the chain. Find a list of global flagship store here, along with the features that earn them the "flagship" designation.

What is the World's Largest Retail Chain?
When measured by annual revenue, every country has a retail chain that is its largest. When compared globally, there is one retail chain that far surpasses others for annual revenue and global reach. Find a complete list of the world's largest retail chains here.

Where are the locations of Apple Computer retail stores outside of the U.S.?
Where are the locations of Apple Computer retail stores outside of the U.S. and around the world? Get a complete list of the countries where Apple Computer is operating brick-and-mortar retail stores here. Find out if Apple Computer is selling its electronics products in physical stores in your country with this list.

Which U.S. Retail Companies Offer Credit Cards to Their Customers? Complete...
Which retail companies still offer credit cards to their customers? Find a complete list of the U.S. retail stores which still provide store credit cards for making retail purchases here. The number of retail companies which maintain an in-house credit card program for customers is decreasing.

Abercrombie & Fitch Retail Credit Card - How to Apply Online To Get Store Credit
Find out how to apply online and get an Abercrombie & Fitch Credit Card here. Also find cardholding information such as credit card fees, privacy policy, FAQs, and other details, terms, and conditions for the Abercrombie & Fitch credit card in this profile.

What are the Worst McDonald's Menu Food Items for Sodium and Salt Content?
Get answers to these frequently asked questions about McDonald's menu items with a list of the Top Ten Worst McDonald's Food Items for Fat Content here. What are the Worst McDonald's Menu Food Items for Fat Calories? Which McDonald's Foods Choices have the Highest Amount of Fat Content?

What is IKEA's Twitter Account and What Is My Local IKEA Store's Twitter Name?
What is IKEA's Twitter account name? Does my Local IKEA have a Twitter account and if so, what is the name on the account? How many Twitter Accounts does IKEA have? Get answers to frequently asked questions about IKEA and its Twitter accounts here.

Twitter Wal-Mart FAQ How Do I Find and Follow the Wal-Mart Stores Twitter Feed?
Find links to Wal-Mart's Twitter accounts and all the topics that Wal-Mart tweets about regularly, and other answers about Wal-Mart's use of Twitter in this FAQ. Since Wal-Mart is the world's largest retail and Twitter is one of the world's largest social media platforms, a frequently asked question is "How do I find and follow the Twitter feed...

Which Reality Show Fashion Star Designers Sold Designs to Saks Fifth Avenue?
Which designers on the reality TV show Fashion Star have sold their designs to Saks Fifth Avenue?

Which Reality Show Fashion Star Designers Sold Designs to H&M Clothing Stores?
Which designers on the reality TV show Fashion Star have sold their designs to the H&M clothing stores in the U.S.? Find out which Fashion Star clothes have been sold at H&M, and which fashion star designers does buyer Nicole Christie like the best? Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about H&M's participation on the first...

What are the Best Grocery Store and Supermarket Retail Stores in the U.S.?
What are the best grocery store and supermarket retail stores in the U.S.? Get answers to the frequently asked questions about the top grocery stores and supermarket chains here. According to a survey conducted by Consumer Reports in 2011, and released in 2012, the best grocery stores and supermarkets, in the opinion of the customers who shop...

Which U.S. Retail Chains Will Be Open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013?
Which U.S. retail chains and restaurant chains will be open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 and what are their store opening times and store hours? After most U.S. retail chains decided to open their physical stores on Thanksgiving Day, 2013, a frequently asked question is which retail chains will open their stores on Christmas Day, and what their store hours will be. Get a complete list of retail stores open Christmas Day along with their store opening times and store hours for December 25, 2013. in this article.

Which U.S. Retail Chains Will Be Open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013?
Which U.S. retail chains and restaurant chains will be open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 and what are their store opening times and store hours? After most U.S. retail chains decided to open their physical stores on Thanksgiving Day, 2013, a frequently asked question is which retail chains will open their stores on Christmas Day, and what their store hours will be. Get a complete list of retail stores open Christmas Day along with their store opening times and store hours for December 25, 2013. in this article.

Which U.S. Retail Chains Will Be Open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013?
Which U.S. retail chains and restaurant chains will be open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 and what are their store opening times and store hours? After most U.S. retail chains decided to open their physical stores on Thanksgiving Day, 2013, a frequently asked question is which retail chains will open their stores on Christmas Day, and what their store hours will be. Get a complete list of retail stores open Christmas Day along with their store opening times and store hours for December 25, 2013. in this article.

Which U.S. Retail Chains Will Be Open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013?
Which U.S. retail chains and restaurant chains will be open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 and what are their store opening times and store hours? After most U.S. retail chains decided to open their physical stores on Thanksgiving Day, 2013, a frequently asked question is which retail chains will open their stores on Christmas Day, and what their store hours will be. Get a complete list of retail stores open Christmas Day along with their store opening times and store hours for December 25, 2013. in this article.

Which U.S. Retail Chains Will Be Open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013?
Which U.S. retail chains and restaurant chains will be open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 and what are their store opening times and store hours? After most U.S. retail chains decided to open their physical stores on Thanksgiving Day, 2013, a frequently asked question is which retail chains will open their stores on Christmas Day, and what their store hours will be. Get a complete list of retail stores open Christmas Day along with their store opening times and store hours for December 25, 2013. in this article.

Which U.S. Retail Chains Will Be Open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013?
Which U.S. retail chains and restaurant chains will be open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 and what are their store opening times and store hours? After most U.S. retail chains decided to open their physical stores on Thanksgiving Day, 2013, a frequently asked question is which retail chains will open their stores on Christmas Day, and what their store hours will be. Get a complete list of retail stores open Christmas Day along with their store opening times and store hours for December 25, 2013. in this article.

Which U.S. Retail Chains Will Be Open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013?
Which U.S. retail chains and restaurant chains will be open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 and what are their store opening times and store hours? After most U.S. retail chains decided to open their physical stores on Thanksgiving Day, 2013, a frequently asked question is which retail chains will open their stores on Christmas Day, and what their store hours will be. Get a complete list of retail stores open Christmas Day along with their store opening times and store hours for December 25, 2013. in this article.

Which U.S. Retail Chains Will Be Open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013?
Which U.S. retail chains and restaurant chains will be open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 and what are their store opening times and store hours? After most U.S. retail chains decided to open their physical stores on Thanksgiving Day, 2013, a frequently asked question is which retail chains will open their stores on Christmas Day, and what their store hours will be. Get a complete list of retail stores open Christmas Day along with their store opening times and store hours for December 25, 2013. in this article.

Which U.S. Retail Chains Will Be Open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013?
Which U.S. retail chains and restaurant chains will be open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 and what are their store opening times and store hours? After most U.S. retail chains decided to open their physical stores on Thanksgiving Day, 2013, a frequently asked question is which retail chains will open their stores on Christmas Day, and what their store hours will be. Get a complete list of retail stores open Christmas Day along with their store opening times and store hours for December 25, 2013. in this article.

Which U.S. Retail Chains Will Be Open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013?
Which U.S. retail chains and restaurant chains will be open on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 and what are their store opening times and store hours? After most U.S. retail chains decided to open their physical stores on Thanksgiving Day, 2013, a frequently asked question is which retail chains will open their stores on Christmas Day, and what their store hours will be. Get a complete list of retail stores open Christmas Day along with their store opening times and store hours for December 25, 2013. in this article.

What are the Worst McDonald's Menu Food Items for Fat Calories?
Get answers to these frequently asked questions about McDonald's menu items with a list of the Top Ten Worst McDonald's Food Items for Fat Content here. What are the Worst McDonald's Menu Food Items for Fat Calories? Which McDonald's Foods Choices have the Highest Amount of Fat Content?

How Do I Find and Follow the Official Wal-Mart Stores Twitter Feed?
Find links to Wal-Mart's Twitter accounts and all the topics that Wal-Mart tweets about regularly, and other answers about Wal-Mart's use of Twitter in this FAQ. Since Wal-Mart is the world's largest retail and Twitter is one of the world's largest social media platforms, a frequently asked question is "How do I find and follow the Twitter feed...

What Are the Most Popular U.S. and Global Retail Industry Blog Posts & Topics?
What Are the Most Popular Blog Posts and Topics Related to the U.S. and Global Retail Industry? This is an index of the news and analysis blogs that have been read most often this year. This Most Popular Retail Blogs Index represents the hottest trending retail news issues for retail stakeholders this year and back to 2008.

What Are 2012 U.S. Sales of GM, Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, and Cadillac Vehicles?
What are the sales of GM, Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, and Cadillac cars and trucks in 2012 in the U.S.? Find out how many American vehicles made by General Motors have sold in 2012, and how the 2012 sales of GM automobile brands compare to the 2011 sales figures in this article. Updated information for monthly GM auto sales are posted throughout...

What Are the 2012 Sales of Ford Light Cars and Trucks in the U.S.?
What are the sales of GM, Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, and Cadillac cars and trucks in 2012 in the U.S.? Find out how many American vehicles made by General Motors have sold in 2012, and how the 2012 sales of GM automobile brands compare to the 2011 sales figures in this article. Updated information for monthly GM auto sales are posted throughout...

What Are the 2012 Sales of Chrysler Car and Truck Automobiles in the U.S.?
What are the sales of GM, Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, and Cadillac cars and trucks in 2012 in the U.S.? Find out how many American vehicles made by General Motors have sold in 2012, and how the 2012 sales of GM automobile brands compare to the 2011 sales figures in this article. Updated information for monthly GM auto sales are posted throughout...

What Are the 2012 Sales of Toyota, Lexus, and Scion Automobiles in the U.S.?
What are the sales of GM, Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, and Cadillac cars and trucks in 2012 in the U.S.? Find out how many American vehicles made by General Motors have sold in 2012, and how the 2012 sales of GM automobile brands compare to the 2011 sales figures in this article. Updated information for monthly GM auto sales are posted throughout...

What are the Company Mission Statements of the Largest U.S. Retail Companies?
Every large retail company has a mission statement which is the overarching philosophy which drives and guides its business decisions. One of the most frequently asked questions about the retail industry is "What is the mission or vision statement of...?" Find a complete index of retail industry mission statements here.

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