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Most Ethical Retail Companies in the World 2013-2007 - Starbucks, Target, Gap
What are the most ethical retail companies in the world in 2013? Get the complete list of 17 U.S. retail chains that have demonstrated the best ethics, responsibility, corporate governance, reputation, and ethical leadership of all international retail chains from 2007 - 2013 in this article. Starbucks, Target, and The Gap retail chains are the only U.S. retailers that have demonstrated consistently exemplary global ethics, according to the annual report on company ethics from Ethisphere Institute
2013 Customer Favorite Fashion Stores and Chains in the U.S. Retail Industry
Find out the 2013 customer favorite retail stores and chains for fashion and apparel shopping in the U.S. retail industry in this article. How did Nordstom, kohl’s, Macy’s, Dillards and jcpenney rate with customers for customer service, in-store experience, merchandise value, and loyalty programs in 2013. Get the complete ranking list of the...
Best U.S. Retail Franchisee Opportunities 2013-2007 - Subway, McDonald’s 7-11
What are the best U.S. retail franchise opportunities for franchise investors and prospective franchisees? While Subway, McDonald’s, and 7-Eleven are some of the best franchise opportunities, they’re not the only franchise systems financial stability, growth rate, and longevity, which are three important measures of the best franchises...
2013 Best Green Cars & Marketing Trends - Tesla, Toyota, Ford, Honda, Nissan
Get three expert Best Green Cars ranking lists and reviews which have conflicting opinions about green car bests and reveal green marketing trends in this article. Tesla, Toyota, Ford, Honda, and Nissan are battling to capture a growing green market for retail automobile sales while expert ranking lists and reviews use different criteria to evaluate the “best” green cars in 2013.
2012 Fastest Growing U.S. Retail Companies - Most Revenue Growth, Private...
Get a complete list of the 2012 fastest growing U.S. retail companies here. The privately-held retail chains with the largest percentage of revenue growth between 2008 and 2011 were included on the 2012 Inc. 5000 list. Research the fastest-growing retailers, their retail offerings, and their employment opportunities with this article.
Retail Blog Index - Popular Blogs On Walmart, Target, Starbucks, McDonald’s, etc
Find the most popular retail blog posts and topics about retailing news and issues pertaining to Wal-Mart, Target, Starbucks, McDonald’s and all the largest retail chains in the U.S. and global retail industry here. Retail focused reviews, opinion pieces, and analysis of the most popular and most searched retail topics are indexed here.
2013 Best Retail Companies for Hourly Working Moms - Best Buy, Target, PetSmart
What are the best retail companies for hourly working moms? Get details about the retail companies that offer the best work situations, training, hours, schedule, telecommuting, and benefits (including childbirth leave) according to Working Mothers Magazine in this article. Best Buy and Target are two of the largest retail chains judged to be...
2013 Most Promising Retail Companies Two-Year Comparison - Forbes Magazine
Find the 2013 Most Promising Retail Companies chosen and ranked by Forbes Magazine Editors along with a two-year comparison of all the Most Promising Retail Companies on the 2011/2012 and 2013 lists. Smashburger was removed from the 2013 Most Promising list after successfully delivery on the promise that Forbes list makers predicted. Find a...
2013 Best Retail Corporate Citizens - Starbucks, Gap, Nike, Dell, Target Ranked
Find all the U.S. retail chains recognized as Best Retail Corporate Citizens in 2013 in this article. Starbucks, Gap, nike, Dell, and Target retail chains are among the largest retail chains and corporations with significant retail operations that have been ranked as having the most corporate responsibility in environmental impact, employee...
Company Mission Statements - Complete List of World’s Largest Retail Missions
Find a complete list and photo gallery of mission statements from Apple, Google, Dell, Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy, and all of the largest retail industry companies and chains in the world here. Corporate mission statements from restaurants, auto companies, department stores, and grocery stores are all included, along with retail companies from...
Global Flagship Retail Stores - Worldwide Retail Destination Stores
This list of flagship store locations highlights some of the most prominent stores in the world, and the reasons why they are leading their retail fleet as flagships.The "flagship" designation is liberally applied in the retail industry to stores in prestigious locations, stores with unique features, and stores that are larger than the average...
Top Retailers Profit in the US Economic Slump
Even in a slumping US economy, retailers are still posting double-digit revenue and profit gains. Profits or losses for some top US retailers are being driven by the strength or weakness of the Unique Selling Proposition they've chosen to help them beat the slump.
Benchmark Market Competition with Competitive Intelligence Analysts
Retailers keep track of the competition in their sales market by employing competitive intelligence analysts who collect the data that creates usable benchmark reports. What is a competitive intelligence analyst? Find a description of this key retail job position here.
How to Use Benchmarking
How to establish standards before you compare your business to another and establish a helpful benchmark.
Retail Industry Election Day Promotion Bests
Every event can be an excuse for a retail promotion. Election Day 2008 was just such an event. Here are some of the best Election Day merchandise and dining promotions created by the retail industry to help American consumers celebrate their right to vote, and shop.