January 28, 2016

When one looks at the hot topics in retail today, no shortage of economists, journalists, industry thought-leaders and technology pundits are talking about the future of payments. One topic that many aren’t really discussing is managing large volumes of cash receivables.

January 27, 2016

Google is being secretive about its “Project Wing” delivery drone program, but a patent filing gives some additional information about the effort.

January 27, 2016

After two years of development, Walmart’s OneOps cloud management and application lifecycle platform is being made available to the open source community in a move that highlights a sharp distinction with Amazon Web Services.

January 25, 2016

Consumer interest in wearables is booming for reasons that retailers should find encouraging.

January 19, 2016

Wal-Mart Stores’ online push continues.

January 15, 2016

Move over, Amazon, Target and Google – the fresh delivery space is getting a little more crowded.

January 15, 2016

Trying to picture how home improvements will look in your mind’s eye can be tough, and Lowe’s is using emerging technology to expand the view.

January 6, 2016

Having just inked a deal to serve as a mobile and online payment platform for Walmart, MasterCard is looking to devices to widen its range in the digital payment space and has even launched a new grocery initiative.

January 5, 2016

On the heels of adding new security features to its Iris connected home device, Lowe’s is further expanding its presence in the connected home market.

January 4, 2016

Lowe’s Iris brand smart home solution is gaining new security functionality for those customers willing to pay a monthly fee.

January 4, 2016

The massive consumer technology show known as CES is underway in Las Vegas and retailers in attendance will trolling an area of the 2.4 million-sq.-ft. show floor called Eureka Park in hopes of finding the next big thing.

December 30, 2015

The New Year is here, and it’s time to make annual resolutions. When it comes to their IT activities, retailers should resolve to make improvements in the following three areas.

December 28, 2015

Ordering groceries online and digitizing the store rank among the top trends in grocery shopping for 2016, according to GroceryStories.com.

December 1, 2015

7-Eleven is teaming up with a San Francisco start-up to launch an on-demand delivery service at select colleges.

November 9, 2015

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.

November 2, 2015

Amazon’s first permanent physical store has opened in its hometown of Seattle and guess what? It looks lot like the bookstores whose demise it facilitated.

November 2, 2015

Amazon’s first permanent physical store has opened in its hometown of Seattle and guess what? It looks lot like the bookstores whose demise it facilitated.

October 27, 2015

Walmart is launching a new initiative with InComm and Pursuant Health that allows health plans to promote health risk assessments at kiosks in Walmart stores.

October 27, 2015

Walmart is launching a new initiative with InComm and Pursuant Health that allows health plans to promote health risk assessments at kiosks in Walmart stores.

October 21, 2015

Yesterday’s POS won’t cut it when it comes to providing a consistent experience across channels.

October 21, 2015

Retailers should continually re-invent the in-store experience to keep up with changing consumer needs.

October 21, 2015

Under Armour is using technology to enhance in-store consumer engagement.

October 19, 2015

Start-ups looking to revolutionize retail have a significant new opportunity for support.

October 19, 2015

Northwest Arkansas isn’t the first place that comes to mind when the phrase “hotbed of start-up activity” is uttered, but organizers of a first-of-its-kind technology summit are looking to change that perception.