Black Friday took on its ever-so-famous name in Philadelphia in the early 1960s when the city would be packed with people and vehicles on the Friday after Thanksgiving. In recent times, it has become a major “holiday” for commerce.
About the only smartphone or tablet application you may not encounter this holiday season is one that is capable of carrying your packages. The marketplace has gone mobile, with everything from price-checking apps, all the way to map-apps that show you where to find that sought after item inside a particular store.
It surely is the Holy Grail for food immpreneurs: getting your products on the shelves of Whole Foods. Here’s what Errol Schweizer, executive global grocery coordinator, told us about how to get into Whole Foods—and turn your product into a sensation once it hits the shelves.
Retail franchise opportunities abound, but this is a challenging time to be a retailer. Big Box chains have taken over much of the retail space, e-commerce is increasingly threatening brick and mortar stores, and consumers are more demanding than ever.
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