11/13/2015 - 10:36am

Bloomingdale's is apologizing after critics said one of its holiday advertisements appeared to promote date rape. The luxury department store owned by Macy's Inc. apologized for the 'inappropriate' eggnog advertisement on Tuesday. [Reuters]

11/13/2015 - 10:26am

Every retailer is looking to do whatever they can to get customers through the door – and spend! There are a lot of factors that influence each step of the buying cycle for customers and price and promotion assortment are clearly important, but is there a point where price loses its weight?

11/12/2015 - 4:00pm

What if you could target parents based on their specific stage of parenthood, such as expectant or parents of a newborn? According to The Drum, eBay Advertising is rolling out a new tool that will let retailers using its service do just that. [The Drum]

11/12/2015 - 3:55pm

Experts and regular folks alike are puzzled by the uproar over Starbucks’ holiday cup design, the Associated Press reported. Even New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan sounded a curious note, saying "I don't think it's like Starbucks had the Christmas crib on their cups to begin with.” [Associated Press]

11/12/2015 - 3:42pm

Sears is going the private, members-only route this Black Friday in an effort to drive traffic to its stores.

11/12/2015 - 3:34pm

While all the major retailers will be offering deals and discounts on Black Friday weekend, Dick's Sporting Goods plans to woo shoppers with an exciting social media promotion.

11/12/2015 - 11:00am

Walmart’s Thanksgiving weekend promotional strategy is taking a more digital, less promotional turn that may hurt sales but should lessen the scenes of customer chaos and conflict that find their way onto YouTube.

11/11/2015 - 3:58pm

Personalized shopping app ShopAdvisor and Elle magazine are turning readers into brick-and-mortar shoppers.

11/11/2015 - 11:48am

Purchasing all the ingredients needed for a Thanksgiving meal just got easier for San Francisco residents.