April 20, 2015

Overwhelming demand for Target's Lily Pulitzer collection caused a shopping frenzy over the weekend both in stores and online. 

April 17, 2015

Merchandising and marketing concepts such as shoppable videos, digitized stores and social campaigns on Instagram and Twitter were alien ideas to retailers just a few years ago. Not anymore, according to Tom Ebling, CEO of cloud-based e-commerce solutions provider Demandware, who has a unique perspective on what it means to be a “connected brand.”

 

April 9, 2015

New for spring at the world's largest home improvement retailer: an integrated shopping experience.

April 9, 2015

Amazon’s Prime membership is starting to crowd out traditional retailers like Walmart and Target, according to Forbes.

April 8, 2015

ShopperTrak is teaming up with a shopping app called Shopkick to enhance the value proposition retailers offer to their customers in-store. 

April 7, 2015

Specialty retailer Cost Plus World Market and digital retailer Shutterfly are teaming up for an omnichannel Mother’s Day promotion any mom would love.

April 7, 2015

Global cross-border e-commerce provider BorderFree has a new chief marketing officer.

April 1, 2015

Ace Hardware is joining the omnichannel retail fulfillment trend with the rollout of free same-day store pickup for online orders. 

April 1, 2015

Retailers are mostly meeting the needs of today’s omnichannel customer, but there’s still room for improvement, according to a new study. 

March 31, 2015

The Next Big Thing in e-commerce is set to launch in late May according to Marc Lore, CEO of a new online Marketplace called Jet that blends aspects of the traditional warehouse club model with a new approach to dynamic pricing and fulfillment. 

March 30, 2015

Best Buy has announced that it is shutting down its Future Shop stores in Canada, consolidating under the Best Buy name and spending $200 million on its e-commerce capabilities.

March 30, 2015

For fast-growing retailer Ulta Beauty, having an omnichannel presence does not just mean selling products across multiple touch-points.

March 30, 2015

Retailers have long known the value of collecting and using customer information for internal analytics and marketing. With advancements in technology, retailers now have access to more information than ever about their customer. But with the exciting potential for the use of this data, retailers need to be aware of the legal and reputational pitfalls that come with maintaining and using these treasure troves of data. 

March 25, 2015

Yet another study has documented retailers’ inability to keep pace with shoppers’ heightened expectations for a seamless experience driven by all manner of technological advancements.

March 25, 2015

Retailers must move quickly to improve their ability to deliver a “seamless retail” experience to customers, according to new research by Accenture released Wednesday.

March 25, 2015

Weis Markets sees a bright future for online grocery shopping and store pickup. The retailer has expanded the service once again, this time to its West Lawn, Pa., store, marking the 26th location where the retailer has made the service available.

March 24, 2015

The e-commerce world in which Deliv CEO Daphne Carmeli lives is one where the fastest delivery method is also the least expensive. How can that be?

March 24, 2015

The nation’s largest retailer of swimming pool supplies and equipment continued its march toward 1,000 units this month with five new locations in Florida and a new prototype near its Phoenix headquarters.

March 23, 2015

The rapid changes in the digital and mobile world are radically affecting consumer behavior, disrupting traditional means of retailer/consumer interaction and influencing buying behavior and payment options in an unprecendented way. 

March 23, 2015

Digital-first doesn’t mean digital-only. At least not anymore. Some brands have already embraced that lesson in a bold way, and many others are taking notice. 

March 23, 2015

Most Americans plan to stock up on food and clothing for the Easter holiday, according to the National Retail Federation. 

March 19, 2015

Digital commerce continued its meteoric rise in the fourth quarter, according to the Shopping Index by Demandware.

March 18, 2015

Target has been hit with a slew of negative reports recently, and now the retailer is trying to do something positive for its image by making its return policy more shopper-friendly. 

March 17, 2015

Retail CFOs expect U.S. consumers’ feverish appetite for online buying to continue its strong upward trajectory in 2015.