local business

Merchandising & Curation eBay’s Retail Initiative Aims To Bring Global Audiences To Local Business

The marketplace's Retail Revival program strives to help small businesses compete in a global environment as well as give the brand a competitive edge against Amazon, offering a curated selection of unique items

Features How Brands Are Expanding Gift Registries To Enhance Customer Appeal

From charitable donations to unusual experiences, today's gift registries are expanding offerings to reflect consumer desires for gifting more than just physical goods, as well as their need for flexibility of choice

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel AccorHotels Is Integrating Local Businesses Into Its Guest Experience

AccorHotels is introducing a new app called AccorLocal that will connect travelers and local services

Advertising Buying This Cap Helps Employ The Homeless

Miscoots Outfitters is connecting the homeless to work opportunities with the Cause Cap

Design Guerilla Children's Author Hides Miniature Doors On City Streets

Artist Jonathan Wright's whimsical fairy doorways are strewn like hidden gems throughout Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Work Agency Works With The Homeless To Create Ad Copy [Pics]

The street-living vendors of the Big Issue magazine from across the UK have worked with M&C Saatchi for a series of posters promoting the publication.

Technology Why Google Should Open Up Geotagging To Bloggers [Headlines]

Search results currently display corporate chains, but are lacking in local hotspots.

Retail Has Amazon Opened The Floodgate For A Net-Wide Online Sales Tax? [Headlines]

States are poised to bring in an additional $23 billion in taxes from an Internet tax.

Innovation Springwise: Hyper-Local Crowdfunding Platform Lets You Search By Neighborhood

New social networking website helps local business raise funds and awareness for projects based on their specific geographical location.

Retail Text Any Local Business With A Handy New App

TalkTo can connect the user to any local business for queries, information or reservations.

Advertising (Pics) Marc Jacobs Gets Scholastic

The designer has created a new line of school supplies under the brand Book Marc.

Gaming & Play NYC Game Finder Locates World Cup Matches On-The-Go

The free iPhone app helps soccer fans in the city to locate games and support local businesses.