Big Picture Monday: Retail Trends You Should Know About

Every week, JCK’s Big
Picture Monday rounds up the most interesting stories about trends in
retailing:

Millennials wants “personally
styled” wedding rings.

Finding and recruiting best
hourly workers.

Holiday shoppers expected to
be less “cheap.”

The demise of the “aspirational
consumer.”

Christmas marketing starts
early.

How weather will impact
holiday season.

Retailers look for ways to better
manage private-label programs.

Dealing with
angry customers.

Using social media to build
your brand.

Retailers recruit
“indie” musicians.

Social media and customer
relationship management.

Tips for competing in the luxury market.

How small businesses score
corporate discounts.

Ten things every
small business website needs.

The state
of small business lending
.