close x

Author: Maria Melo

As a senior business advisor at Yahoo Small Business, Maria Melo has been working with new and established e-commerce merchants for over 20 years to help them grow their businesses. Maria has also spent over 14 years working with her family in their brick and mortar retail store and is part owner of her own retail wine shop with her brother and sister.


3 Trends Shaping the Retail Landscape in 2021

In 2020, we saw the COVID-19 pandemic pose incredible challenges for the retail community as business owners tried to stay afloat. Despite incredible challenges, many retail leaders proved their companies’ resiliency by pivoting their business models and adapting to new consumer needs. As a small business advisor and brick-and-mortar store co-owner, I anticipate that three...