Shopping Services

Undercover Boss Sets Example for Improving Internal Customer Service

In a recent episode of Undercover Boss , Rick Tigner, president of Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates, goes undercover as a lower level employee from four different departments and gains insights into his company. The experiment proves to be very rewarding as Rick discovers various issues throughout his business and is able to implement programs for...
Nov 29, 2014 |

Online Shopping Vs Retail Shopping

#Buying objects or #services with the help of the internet is called online shopping. Most people confuse it with electronic commerce, but the main difference is that in the case of online shopping, people purchase the objects directly from the seller. This means no intermediary and consequently lower prices. Retail shopping means buying objects or...
Nov 29, 2014 |

Mystery Shopping the Competition - A New Form of Competitive Intelligence

Mystery shopping has traditionally been utilized as a means of measuring and improving customer service levels and employee performance. Some companies have taken mystery shopping a step further and "shopped" their competition to see how they perform across key customer service and sales initiatives.
Nov 29, 2014 |

How to Start a Grocery Shopping Service for Seniors

With almost 40 million seniors now over 65 and growing by 10,000 per day, the need for senior service businesses is growing rapidly. One of the most popular senior services is a grocery shopping service. Many seniors are homebound due to health or medical conditions or unable to drive. They need help with everyday errands, like shopping for...
Nov 29, 2014 |

How to Start Your Own Shopping Cart Collecting Service Business

You can start your own business, and work for yourself, and set your own hours in this business. As your own business owner, collecting grocery carts, from all over town, and returning them to the stores that, usually, have their name on the handle bars, or somewhere else on the shopping cart. Grocery stores, supermarkets, department stores, home...
Nov 29, 2014 |

Mystery Shopping Business Start Up - Questions and Answers

I have owned a mystery (sometimes called secret) shopping company since the 80s. The following are questions I have been asked over the years. These questions and answers might give you some insight into going into this business yourself. Obviously these questions are just the tip of the iceberg, but they will provide some basic insight.
Nov 29, 2014 |

Yahoo! Shopping

Browse the many departments in Yahoo! .
Apr 5, 2016 |

Comcast Shopping

Offering an extensive listing of online stores ranging from apparel shops to video game vendors.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Google Shopping

Shopping guide offering a wide array of products from various online retailers.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Antique Shop

Antique shop locator with discussion forums and an events calendar.
Apr 5, 2016 |

LA Laser Center Shop

Shop for skin care and dermatology products such as cleansers, exfoliation, prevention, toners, moisturizers, anti aging, eye care, and more.
Apr 5, 2016 |


Provides educational LEGO brand toys for children of all ages.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Secure Shops

Delivers e-commerce software solutions, shopping cart software solutions, online marketing and web and store design.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Philosophy Shop

Offering a variety of applied philosophy services, including philosophical counseling, coaching, consulting, and an online discussion forum.
Apr 5, 2016 |

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More