Big Picture Monday: Retail Trends You Should Know About

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

Consumers buying
for themselves again.

Ten merchandising insights for the holidays.

Leveraging wish
lists and gift registries.

How to respond when
trashed online.

An increase in “bar
code shopping.”

How luxury brands use mobile
marketing.

Create a mobile site for
your business.

How social media can
help holiday sales.

Retailers offering
gifts via Facebook.

Creating a “sticky”
tagline.

Online services for
small businesses.

Actions small business owners
should take in December.

Five end of year
tax planning moves.

How small businesses can
use charities.

Customized gifts are
hot.

The rise of
“metailers.”