2015-11-10 10:21

Visual search, or the ability to click on an image of a product and obtain information, or even make a purchase, without typing in any words, is growing in popularity.

2015-11-10 10:14

Gift cards continue to grow in popularity – a fact especially noticeable now, during the holiday season. Retailers and consumers should be aware of problems gift cards can create – notably regarding money left unredeemed by card holders and what happens when an issuing company goes into bankruptcy.

2015-11-09 21:07

Same-day delivery provider Deliv is strengthening its position in the important New York market.

2015-11-09 21:05

E-commerce platform provider Demandware has released its annual list of retail predictions for 2016, and many of them center on how machines will continue taking over tasks once done by people.

2015-11-09 15:56

Everyone knows shrink is a major issue, and retailers are continually rolling out more sophisticated means of preventing shrink. However, according to Fortune, Walmart’s shrink prevention efforts have included the use of “sci-fi” facial recognition technology to identify suspected shoplifters, and there may be privacy concerns.

2015-11-09 15:40

Target is planning not only to open on Thanksgiving Day but also to roll out a new “10 Days of Deals” promotion to increase traffic to its stores.

2015-11-09 14:54

Merriam Webster defines democratize as “to make (something) available to all people.” We are witnessing the democratization of technology as technology providers are able to put increasingly powerful solutions in the cloud, making industry-leading capabilities available to even the smallest retailers.

2015-11-09 14:48

Everyone wants to know how Walmart can compete with Amazon in e-commerce when the latter doesn't really make money at it.

2015-11-09 10:59

A new report about the growth in Internet-connected devices has important implications for retailers.