September 28, 2015

Hot on the heels of Google’s official launch of Android Pay, Samsung is officially entering the U.S. mobile payment market. 

September 23, 2015

Membership buying club DirectBuy is taking its direct sales model to a new level of directness.

September 22, 2015

Kohl’s has been busy on the omnichannel front during 2015, and the retailer is now taking its efforts into high gear.

September 11, 2015

Apple Pay has a new rival, and it’s a formidable one.  

September 11, 2015

GameStop, which has long been known as an innovative company, has become one of the first major retailers to accept Google's new mobile payment system.

September 11, 2015

More and more consumers are browsing, creating baskets and making purchases from their smartphones, according to the latest Demandware Shopping Index.

September 11, 2015

More and more consumers are browsing, creating baskets and making purchases from their smartphones, according to the latest Demandware Shopping Index.

August 13, 2015

Move over Apple and Google — and make way for Samsung.

August 13, 2015

When it comes to the rapidly changing retail landscape and how retailers should respond to engage shoppers, it turns out that it's not all about the app.

July 24, 2015

The pervasiveness of smartphones is making this back-to-school season the most technology-influenced ever, and a new study from Synchrony Financial provides fresh insight on the impact digital tools are having.

July 22, 2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the Apple Watch is off to “a great start,” although the company did decline to provide specific sales figures for the watch in its third quarter report on Tuesday.

July 13, 2015 is laucnhing new efforts to make the shopping experience more convenient and accessible for customers on the go.

June 17, 2015

Texting and checking social media sites aren’t on any retailer’s job description for store level hourly positions, but those and other Internet-enabled activities are sapping the productivity of workers, according to a CareerBuilder study. 

June 9, 2015

Walgreens has introduced two innovative digital initiatives to support its omnichannel strategy: one to help patients stick to their medication regimens, and another to drive social media engagement via video beauty tips.

May 21, 2015

Demand for iPhone 6, big TVs and appliances surged at Best Buy in the first quarter, enabling the company to report a much-better-than expected same store sales increase.

April 29, 2015

Best Buy is looking to expand its smartphone offerings for America's growing population of aging adults with a San Diego-based company called GreatCall.


April 27, 2015

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook said the launch of the company's new watch has been "overwhelmingly positive" just as another seemingly unstoppable surge of iPhone and App Store sales helped Apple Inc. post a 33% increase in profit for the second quarter, setting a record for its best March quarter ever.

April 24, 2015

QVC customers can now watch the omnichannel retailer’s content on their Apple Watch.

April 24, 2015

Those who failed to grasp the significance of the iPhone when it launched in 2007 are not going to make the same mistake twice with the introduction of the Apple Watch –- a wearable technology device that hit the market April 24 with some well-deserved hype and considerable transformative potential. 

April 17, 2015

Foot Locker introduced its first smartphone mobile app and a new series of “Shoemoji” emoticons that enable a new type of communication among smartphone users.

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 20, 2015

Williams-Sonoma is looking to appeal to its increasingly digital savvy customers with the launch of a free recipe tool for smartphones. 

March 3, 2015

Earlier this month when Barnes & Noble reversed itself and said it was going to keep its Nook division, analysts wondered what the retailer would do next. We now have an answer. 

March 2, 2015

Samsung Electronics Co. has thrown another hat into the mobile payment ring with its recent smartphone launch.