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The evolving retail landscape brings about exciting innovations in technology, creative in-store experiences for customers and many more fascinating new trends. However, the fast pace at which consumer expectation is driving this change can also can be burdensome for retailers...

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Confessions of Shopaholic premiered ten years ago today. Technology, e-commerce and social trends have harmonized symbiotically to feed into our obsession, affecting the latest generation of shopaholics...

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Millions of people are tuning in to YouTube to watch online celebrities open presents, eat food, and vlog their every activity. Whether you enjoy these videos or not, one thing is for sure: the desire to get more detailed insight into online celebrities' lives will continue to shape content trends.

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The Big Show is known for being the go to place, where retail convenes to kick off the new year with a unified ambition. As 2019 continues to unfold, it will be fascinating to see which of the forecasted trends dominate this ever-changing, increasingly competitive landscape.

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We should all take advantage of the new year to declutter our space, whether that is our home, room, office, or anywhere else. Here are a few tips to help you out and make organization a resolution that you’ll keep up with even beyond January:

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Christmas is almost week away and you’ve done it again: you put off holiday shopping to the last minute! Not to worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of our favorite gift ideas for everyone on your list.

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Janaé Wesby Spotlight

By ReturnRunners • October 3, 2018

Meet Janaé, a makeup artist & esthetician in Chicago. She has worked with many celebrities and has done makeup for HBO and other major networks. We met her on the set of Windy City LIVE and had a blast hearing all of her stories! Let’s hear what she had to say about doing TV makeup.

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Everyone knows that celebrities get special perks based upon their status as a VIP like free clothes, and early access to restaurants and entertainment. But did you know that you (yes, you!) can get be treated like a VIP too? Many retailers are known for creating member benefits that can make you feel a VIP -- check out five of our favorite perk programs!

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The Power of the Pop-Up

By Kayla Chapman • August 27, 2018

The ease and convenience of e-commerce has many shoppers avoiding traditional retail locations in favor of purchasing from their phone, tablet or desktop. The result can be seen in the closures of many brick-and-mortar retail locations. However, many retail experts believe that having a traditional retail presence is still essential to building brand value and gaining exposure to customers. So, how do you capture the attention of the consumer, without the long-term expense and commitment? One answer: pop-up shops.

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Where has the lunch break gone? As the American workdays inches further away from the classic 9 to 5 model, the lunch break has fallen into the shadows with the forgotten punch-in time card and Dolly Parton’s beehive hairstyle. While some of these practices will not be missed, the lunch break should not be the next to go.

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