May 19, 2015

With a title like chief retail innovation officer, Kasey Lobaugh spends a lot of time peering into the future to assess where the retail industry is headed. 

May 18, 2015

Google Inc. is reportedly planning to start providing users with “Buy” buttons in their search results within the next few weeks. 

May 14, 2015

Office Depot is trying to get shoppers to think about computers instead of barbecue grills with a Memorial Day promotion. 

May 12, 2015

As some retailers increasingly use gamification to drive customer engagement and growth, GameStop is taking the concept to a new level with its latest promotion. 

May 8, 2015

Loehmann's has added a new e-commerce chief to help build the next phase of the off-price retailer's online marketplace.

May 5, 2015

Omnichannel may not be Netsuite CEO Zach Nelson’s favorite word, but that didn’t stop him from using it extensively and sharing a vision of what it means during the cloud commerce leader’s annual SuiteWorld conference. 

April 30, 2015

Amazon has climbed to the top of the social shopping ranks, thanks in part to the introduction of #AmazonCart and #AmazonBasket.

April 30, 2015

Family owned chocolate manufacturing Group CÉMOI (www.cemoi.fr/en), founded in 1962, is heir to a 200-year tradition of French chocolate, which began in 1814 with the creation of the first chocolate plant in the Pyrenees. Today the group is spreading this chocolate tradition throughout the world

April 30, 2015

Lowe's Innovation Labs has come up with a way to allow shoppers to customize every knob, door and handle in their home. 

April 28, 2015

The CEO of Overstock.com says the majority of its sales are coming from mobile as the Internet retailer reported a $1.2 million decrease in profit for the first quarter.

April 27, 2015

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook said the launch of the company's new watch has been "overwhelmingly positive" just as another seemingly unstoppable surge of iPhone and App Store sales helped Apple Inc. post a 33% increase in profit for the second quarter, setting a record for its best March quarter ever.

April 27, 2015

Analytics leader SAS has long promised customers “the power to know” and now a major enhancement to data visualization capabilities means retailers don’t have to be a Ph.D to do things faster and more effectively with their massive volumes of data. 

April 24, 2015

QVC customers can now watch the omnichannel retailer’s content on their Apple Watch.

April 24, 2015

Those who failed to grasp the significance of the iPhone when it launched in 2007 are not going to make the same mistake twice with the introduction of the Apple Watch –- a wearable technology device that hit the market April 24 with some well-deserved hype and considerable transformative potential. 

April 23, 2015

Amazon.com’s sales growth in the first quarter continued to outpace the overall e-commerce growth rate, especially Web services, but expenses related to interest and currency exchange caused the online leader to report a $57 million net loss.

April 21, 2015

Ace Hardware is looking to lure more female shoppers into the largely male domain of the hardware store with its latest partnership with OPI. 

April 17, 2015

Foot Locker introduced its first smartphone mobile app and a new series of “Shoemoji” emoticons that enable a new type of communication among smartphone users.

April 15, 2015

Physical expansion remains the primary growth driver of many a U.S. retailer, but the likes of Alibaba and rival JD.com are allowing U.S. retailers and brands to tap the Chinese market without the aggravation and financial uncertainty associated with establishing a physical presence. 

April 15, 2015

Membership-based online retailer Jet is partnering with QVC parent company Liberty Interactive’s marketing and virtual inventory solutions provider CommerceHub to help retailers and brand capitalize on the soon-to-launch Jet e-commerce platform. 

April 14, 2015

Dick’s Sporting Goods plans to spend $850 million over the next three years to add as many as 150 stores while growing total sales to as much as $9 billion with e-commerce contributing more than $1 billion. 

April 7, 2015

Amazon.com is looking to make selling easier for its marketplace customers by partnering with a new software solutions company.

April 7, 2015

Lexmark’s evolution into a business information services giant got a boost Tuesday when the company unveiled a rebranding.

April 7, 2015

We are or should be familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (“ADA”) requirements for accommodating the disabled. Wheelchair ramps, handicap stalls and other items that assist the disabled are commonplace. But the ADA is broader and increasingly includes making the Internet -- and e-commerce -- more accessible for the visually impaired. 

April 3, 2015

Amazon.com has added Atlanta to its growing roster of cities with same-day and one-hour delivery.