11/12/2014 - 6:10pm

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., which previously said it is in discussions with Apple about working with its Apple Pay digital payment service, is now reportedly also open to working with EBay’s PayPal digital payment service. 

11/12/2014 - 5:58pm

Brick-and-mortar retailers have at least one good piece of news to cheer them up this fall. U.S. same-store retail sales were up 1.3%, or $3.9 billion, in October 2014, driven by a 2.2% increase in dollars per transaction. 

11/12/2014 - 5:56pm

Amazon.com’s same-store increase rate dropped from September to October 2013, but still more than doubled the same-store sales growth rate of overall e-commerce.

11/12/2014 - 5:53pm

Euclid, the leader of in-store retail analytics, today releases its monthly retail benchmarks report to analyze shopper activity and behavior during the month of October. 

11/12/2014 - 5:46pm

The community of Show Low, Arizona leads all U.S. cities in rates of chargebacks for credit card disputes, with a 2.2% chargeback rate.

11/12/2014 - 10:57am

The uncertain retail environment caught up Macy's Inc. in the third quarter, with the department store retailer reporting a mixed bag of results that included a 23% increase in its fiscal third quarter profit amid a drop in expenses.

11/12/2014 - 10:43am

Declining gas prices may increase holiday spending this year—especially among men and those ages 18-34, according to a new national survey on consumer optimism conducted by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS).

11/11/2014 - 5:10pm

Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced that it hosted $9.3 billion in sales on China’s “Singles Day,” an annual sales event held on Nov. 11.

11/10/2014 - 5:16pm

The outlook for the U.S. retail industry in 2015 is stable, according to a new report by Moody’s Investor Service, which forecasts that retail sales will grow 3- to 4% in 2014,  and 4- to 5% in 2015.