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How Retailers can Combat the Rising Threat of Theft

Retail TouchPoints

Retail theft is on the rise, and many businesses are grappling with the financial fallout. In recent months, The Home Depot, Foot Locker, Target and other retail giants have suggested that shoplifting is cutting significantly into their respective profits. This represents the greatest source of loss for retailers of all sizes.

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Commerce Tech “Inspired Individuals” Band Together To Save Small Businesses

Forrester eCommerce

Commerce vendors are busy consulting to their clients to keep retail — online and offline — moving as best possible during the pandemic. Now some of those big-name vendors are helping small businesses adapt quickly through Keep Small Strong, an organization that didn’t exist until a little over a month ago.


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Instacart Connects Retailers to Small Business Owners with Launch of Instacart Business

Retail TouchPoints

Instacart will expand its delivery capabilities beyond the consumer space with the launch of Instacart Business, a B2B service aimed at helping small businesses. Instacart Business also will cover office supplies currently offered by Instacart, such as paper and pens. and Canada.

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Research: Brits more aware of small businesses’ positive impact on local communities


The study by American Express to mark Small Business Saturday (2 December 2023) shows that over the past 10 years, 70% of Britons have become more aware… This story continues at Research: Brits more aware of small businesses’ positive impact on local communities Or just read more coverage at Talking Retail

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Tax Savings Strategies For Indie Retailers


As an indie retailer, a portion of your hard-earned income might be slipping through the cracks straight into the coffers of the tax collector. The IRS allows retailers to account for this by deducting the cost of these assets over their useful life, effectively lowering your business tax obligation.

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Retailers Must Join the Content Commerce Revolution That TikTok Started

365 Retail

Last year, small businesses on TikTok contributed £1.63 The platform is also increasing the support it offers to small businesses selling goods through the platform with its new ‘ Fulfilled by TikTok ’ functionality which launched in the UK in August 2023, meaning that sellers can create effortless purchasing experiences for customers.

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Small Business Ecommerce: Here’s What You Need to Know to Win


In the modern retail market, nothing matters more than ecommerce. The past several years have seen a whopping 300% growth…