July 7, 2015

If ever a retailer’s product assortment cried out for an omnichannel approach it would be the fast-growing Batteries Plus Bulbs chain where customers are drawn by an offering of 50,000 unique items. 

July 6, 2015

New research from global marketer Epsilon sheds fresh insight on how to influence shoppers on an increasingly convoluted path to purchase. 

July 4, 2015

U.S. grocery shopping habits appear to be changing as consumers increasingly seek out the convenience of online ordering when it comes to food, according to a new study.

July 2, 2015

The explosive growth of device connectivity, wireless technology, cloud computing and advanced analytics has driven the Internet of Things (IoT) from vision to reality. This growth presents a wealth of oportunity for retailers.

July 2, 2015

Retailers are scrambling to get their products to customers with overnight, same-day, four-hour, one-hour and other delivery options. But the question is: Is this the new normal for e-commerce, or is it a PR ploy to gain mindshare of consumers while only having to minimally deliver on this option?

June 30, 2015

Michaels is giving children a Passport to Imagination this summer with a new free program. 

June 30, 2015

Several months after its CEO resigned in September, Pep Boys says it is reviewing strategic alternatives, including a possible sale, merger or other deal.

June 29, 2015

A new study by Staples shows that many Americans are burnt out and working more than ever thanks to the always on mentality of the connected economy. So why are we so happy? 

June 26, 2015

Talk about a perfect storm. As if the role of the CMO isn’t changing fast enough in all industries, the retail industry itself is undergoing major disruption and rapid transformation. As a result, retail CMOs certainly have their work cut out for themselves. 

June 26, 2015

NCR’s legacy as a cash register company is long gone following the recent launch of a major retail initiative with top technology partners that positions the company as an enabler of omnichannel execution.

June 26, 2015

Nielsen knows what makes brand marketing effective and now the company is applying its consumer communications expertise to the world of packaging.

June 25, 2015

E-commerce solutions provider Digital River Inc. has named a Groupon executive as its next CFO.

June 24, 2015

Digital media company Catalina is launching a new solution that personalizes the deals found in weekly retail ad circulars. 

June 24, 2015

Walmart Neighborhood Markets offer a compelling source of new sales growth for the company, Moody’s says in a new report. 

June 23, 2015

Disney and Ralph Lauren are among the iconic American brands consumers consider the most "patriotic," according to a new survey.

June 23, 2015

Disney and Ralph Lauren are among the iconic American brands consumers consider the most "patriotic," according to a new survey.

June 23, 2015

Shopper marketing firm Saatchi & Saatchi X has promoted one of its senior executives to be its next president.

June 23, 2015

Shopper marketing firm Saatchi & Saatchi X has promoted one of its senior executives to be its next president.

June 22, 2015

A notable shift is underway at crowdsourced grocery delivery company Instacart where an evolving business model means some independent contractor workers have gained part-time employee status. 

June 22, 2015

The Walmart Foundation is making a big statement in support of free school meal and education programs.

June 19, 2015

T.J.Maxx has come up with a creative way to encourage shoppers to support children in need.

June 19, 2015

Amazon.com launched its new Amazon Business marketplace earlier this year and now companies such as cloud-based e-commerce solution provider ChannelAdvisor are making it easy for suppliers to tap into the platform’s potential.

June 18, 2015

Home Depot and Lowe’s have nothing on four Ace Hardware operators who were recipients of the retail cooperative’s annual “Coolest Hardware Stores’” awards. 

June 17, 2015

Designer clothing and accessories retailer Rent the Runway’s business is dependent on an advanced reverse logistics and transportation network, which is why the company just hired a leading logistic executive from an online competitor.