February 26, 2015

Jay Carney spent three years parsing words as president Barack Obama’s top spokesman and now has joined Amazon.com as senior vice president of worldwide corporate affairs, according to Politico.

February 23, 2015

Google is upping the ante in its competition with Apple by working with mobile carriers to install Google Wallet payment technology on every Android smartphone sold by AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon.

February 17, 2015

Snowed in and need a shovel? If you live near an Ace Hardware, you may be able to get that shovel delivered. 

February 17, 2015

Apple is reportedly planning an overhaul of its once ground-breaking retail stores.

February 11, 2015

Family Dollar Stores Inc. has inked a deal with a cloud management firm to improve operations and cost competitiveness.

 

January 30, 2015

After seeing Apple’s first quarter sales, it’s no wonder more retailers are adopting a mobile-first mindset. 

January 30, 2015

It may be hard to believe (considering its financial troubles), but Sears was the most popular U.S. department store on Facebook during the 2014 holiday shopping season, according to a new study. 

January 28, 2015

As more retailers work to unify their physical and digital capabilities in a more effective way, BCBGMaxazria Group is expanding its omnichannel strategy. 

January 27, 2015

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) says retailers support a strong pre-emptive federal data breach law that allows for reasonable and clear notice triggered by potential customer harm. 

January 26, 2015

Cost Plus World Market is giving movie lovers until Feb. 21 to participate in an online contest that should help the Bed Bath & Beyond division build its email database.

January 26, 2015

A desire to accelerate the execution of online marketing campaigns and provide “experiential commerce” prompted Office Depot to use a solution developed by Web content management company CoreMedia.

January 21, 2015

We often forget that we are only about 15 years into the life of e-commerce. Given the youth of this industry, it shouldn’t surprise us that the pace of change is still incredibly rapid. While this sounds like a lot to keep up with, the savviest small businesses are already leveraging new e-commerce and omnichannel tools to help boost brand awareness, customer engagement and sales revenues.

January 16, 2015

The ability to create an integrated and personalized user experience across all channels is the promise of a new omnichannel grocery solution from Grid Dynamics.

January 15, 2015

E-commerce start up Symphony Commerce is facing seriously elevated expectations now that it has been singled out by Shop.org as the company with the greatest potential to transform the shopping experience and positively impact the retail industry.

January 14, 2015

Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair is leveraging Sherwin-Williams’ color technology for a whole new user experience on wayfair.com. 

January 14, 2015

Entering 2015, it is a good time for retailers to reflect on the changing state of digital advertising and how the most effective ads are increasingly shaped by smart optimization technologies.

January 13, 2015

Another retailer is looking to leverage technology to create an omnichannel experience for its customers.

January 12, 2015

While an increasing number of retailers are using smartphones and tablets as mobile payment terminals, the payment process can be tricky. Now leading payments provider Verifone has a solution to that problem: PAYware Mobile e355. 

January 12, 2015

Retailers looking to take retail innovation to the next level may want to look at GameStop and its new omnichannel partnership with Microsoft. 

January 9, 2015

As uncertainty continues to swirl around Bitcoin and its role in the future of payments, Overstock.com is rushing full-speed ahead in embracing the digital currency. 

January 6, 2015

While retailers are sorting how to capitalize on wearable technology, Intel is betting that that smart glass manufacturer Vuzix will play a role. 

January 5, 2015

An incentive of up to $25 is being offered by Sam’s Club as part of a multifaceted initiative to increase membership, drive sales, promote social media awareness and procure email addresses.

December 30, 2014

Oracle Retail begins 2015 with a former top IBM exec in a key leadership role and several key acquisitions under its belt as the technology leader looks to help retailers achieve differentiated shopping experiences.

December 29, 2014

Retailers’ with robust mobile e-commerce capabilities were able to cash in on Christmas Day as sales increased 8.3% compared to the prior year, according to the latest update from IBM’s Digital Analytics Benchmark report.