March 30, 2015

Now that Amazon.com sells virtually any physical good one can think of, the retailer wants to be there when a customer needs to install or repair it.

March 30, 2015

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

 

March 27, 2015

Forbes is reporting that Amazon.com is in the preliminary stages of a deal to buy luxury retailer Net-a-porter, which could be its biggest acquisition ever according to the magazine.

March 27, 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. 

March 26, 2015

Amazon is accelerating the expansion of its one-hour delivery servcie with a rollout of the program in Dallas.

March 26, 2015

In its quest to offer its customers everything from one-hour delivery of toilet paper to instant TV streaming, Amazon now wants to dominate the market in cloud storage with a dirt cheap new plan. 

March 25, 2015

Barnes & Noble is launching a Twitter giveaway to promote its famous in-store Storytimes. 

March 19, 2015

The national rollout of Amazon.com's one-hour delivery service has begun with the addition of two major east coast urban areas. 

March 19, 2015

Facebook has become the latest tech powerhouse to get into the payments game by adding a feature to its messenger app that lets users send money the same way they would a send text. 

March 13, 2015

After a recent series of data breaches targeting both large and medium sized retailers, many companies are investing in technology that will help encrypt credit card data at the point of sale. Although this is a meaningful way to reduce risk, end-point encryption is not the silver bullet solution many retailers are hoping for. 

March 12, 2015

Another online company has entered the physical retail space: Google has opened an in-store shop in Currys PC World, on Tottenham Court Road in London. 

March 10, 2015

Old Navy is turning to Yahoo and Tumblr with a new digital campaign directed at Millennials. 

March 9, 2015

Pricing and launch details about the highly anticipated Apple Watch were released on Monday and calling the device a watch hardly makes sense. 

March 4, 2015

E-commerce home furnishings company Wayfair continues to lose money, but not as much as analysts had expected. 

March 2, 2015

Best Buy is partnering with Sprint on an exclusive unlimited data mobile plan that aims to shake up the wireless world.

February 27, 2015

NPD Group and Slice Intelligence have announced a partnership that the companies say will create a more comprehensive data offering for retailers.

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.