J.C. Penney Closes More Stores As Sales DeteriorateJ.C. Penney posted net income of $75 million, or 24 cents per share, for the quarter. That compares with $242 million, or 77 cents per share, a year ago.
J.C. Penney To Drop Major Appliances After A Three-Year RunThe company has been trying to claw its way back after a disastrous reinvention plan in 2012 by its former CEO Ron Johnson, who dramatically cut back on temporary promotions and brought in new brands to attract young shoppers.
Walmart's Jet.com To Sell Nike Sneakers Ahead Of HolidaysThe deal comes a year after Nike, which has made a push to sell more swoosh-branded products online, started selling some products on Amazon.com.
Starbucks Is Getting Into The Kombucha BusinessThe drink is debuting New York City, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Seattle before expanding to more cities this fall.
Bad News For Gillette: Beards Are BackGuys increasingly want to portray a "laid-back look," and many believe facial hair is popular, authentic, and attractive.
Higher Prices Help McDonald's Lift US Sales FigureThe world's biggest burger chain says sales rose 2.6 percent at domestic stores open at least 13 months.
Coke Bets 'Coke Plus Coffee' Boosts Soda SalesThe version introduced in Australia has more caffeine than a regular Coke, but less than a cup of coffee, according to the company.
Using A CRM To Create Relationships, Not Just To Close TransactionsContactually Founder Zvi Band has his clients focused on building and keeping customers for life, as well as staying in touch with leads.
The First Sale Is Usually The HardestFive famously wealthy individuals were hard pressed to make their first sale. However, perseverance paid off handsomely.
Close That Deal With These 5 TipsDo some research before making a sales pitch for your small business, including identifying the decision makers in an organization.
Do You Have The Sales Gene?Selling a product where the buyer doesn’t see its necessity or usefulness is exhibiting the antithesis of good salesmanship.