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This startup is designing cashier-less stores — and just raised $30M

This startup is designing cashier-less stores — and just raised $30M

MCT Campus

December 5, 2019

SAN DIEGO — A technology startup in San Diego has just raised $30 million from investors to continue building out its software for cashier-less, “grab-and-go” stores. The model, popularized by Amazon Go, allows shoppers to simply walk into a store, grab items from the shelves, and walk out — w...

Creighton Economist Predicts Slowing Retail Growth

Creighton Economist Predicts Slowing Retail Growth

Learfield Wire Services

November 14, 2019

OMAHA-  An economist at Creighton University thinks retail growth will be slower this holiday season.  Doctor Ernie Goss forecasts retail sales to grow by three-to-four percent, which is down from last year's growth.  Goss says the overall economic growth rate is down and people are spending more...

Three Tips To Make Your Retail Job Rewarding

Angela Richart, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2014

College students often seek employment in the community to pay their bills or for extra spending money. With holidays looming on the horizon many area businesses will be looking for seasonal help. Having worked retail for the past year, I have seen many people come and go. I have gained what I believe...

How To Be A Courteous Customer

How To Be A Courteous Customer

Angela Richart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2014

Let’s face it, we all shop, whether it is for a new handbag or a gallon of milk. It is something that every college student is going to have to deal with and will continue to handle for the rest of their lives. Shopping seems easy enough right? You go into the store, get what you want, pay and leave...

Consumerism and the Holidays

Consumerism and the Holidays

Brittany Hinkel, Editor/Cartoonist

November 27, 2012

It’s a well-known fact that retail sales increase during the holiday season. According to an about.com article, 2012 Christmas Holiday Shopping Season Retail Sales, Job, Technology Predictions, written by Barbara Farfan, the National Retail Federation predicts that Holiday shopping season sales wi...

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