Big Picture Monday: Retail Trends and Tips You Should Know About

Every week, JCK’s Big Picture Monday rounds up the most
noteworthy stories about trends in retailing, as well as useful articles about
retail sales and marketing:

– Less shoppers “buying
green.”

– Stores get insights on shoppers with
video analytic software.

– Consumers will soon be able to “check-in” to TV
commercials.

– Determining your “unique
selling point.”

– Nine ways to make sales training more
effective.

– Four simple rules to double
your sales.

– How to expand your customer database.

– Three common marketing
mistakes
(and how to fix them).

– Seven Facebook contest
ideas.

– How to make money with
social media.

– U.S. economic optimism plummets.

For more great links,
check out the new Big Picture Monday feature, News and Tips for Small
Businesses
.

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