10/15/2014 - 9:50am

Plug and Play brings together retailers and start-ups who offer specific technology and expertise that can relieve merchants’ pain points.

10/14/2014 - 10:02am

Hidden in the onslaught of negative headlines about former retail heavyweights, like JC Penney and Sears, is a slew of less-publicized, good news from smaller—many formerly online-only—retailers that are not only weathering the storm but are thriving. 

10/14/2014 - 9:15am

Behind the glitz and window dressing “wow” factor of Apple’s Sept. 9th iPhone 6/6 Plus and Apple Watch announcements, the meaty Apple Pay announcement was really the star of the show.

10/13/2014 - 2:31pm

Retailers are being squeezed by growing consumer individualism, globalization and evolving preferences.

10/11/2014 - 6:38pm

Well, well, well. Amazon is opening a store.  Isn’t that nice!

10/09/2014 - 9:22am

The headline is bold, but yes, 2014 is the year of hyperlocal mobile advertising, and there are three very important trends converging today to make this happen.

10/08/2014 - 10:54am

As we barrel towards the holiday season, few retail IT executives have as much time as they’d like to work on the challenges that will be waiting for them in first quarter 2015 — including limited funding for IT innovation.

10/07/2014 - 8:58am

For the average consumer, the holiday season probably seems far away. As we recover from back-to-school mayhem, holiday shopping lists are not likely to be top of mind.

10/06/2014 - 2:12pm

After large-scale payment data breaches at Target, Sally Beauty, Michaels, Niemen Marcus and the recently confirmed breach at Home Depot, it seems that no retailer is safe from skilled hackers. The incidents also bring to light such questions as “why are payment system breaches happening more frequently?” and “how can they be stopped?”