10/02/2012 - 4:39pm

Smartphone and Internet users actively seek out and prefer to engage with mobile-friendly sites, but such sites must meet certain expectations in order to convert users from visitors to consumers, according to a Google study conducted by independent market research firms Sterling Research and SmithGeiger.

10/02/2012 - 4:35pm

Wal-Mart Stores said that it is launching a new service called Rapid Reload, which allows customers to load money onto prepaid cards.

10/02/2012 - 4:31pm

SAP has launched a new service to help retailers influence consumer behavior at the moment of decision.

10/02/2012 - 1:11pm

Find out how to harness the power of LEAN to engage employees, eliminate inertia and turbocharge the pace of work processes at a Webinar presented by Chain Store Age and Ryder Supply Chain Solutions on Wed., Oct. 3, 201 2:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. PT).

10/02/2012 - 12:05pm

Survey results released by online shopping site PriceGrabber found that 88% of shoppers plan to research their holiday gift purchases in advance to find the best deals.

10/02/2012 - 11:41am

Reporting ahead of most retailers whose results will be posted on Thursday, action sports retailer Zumiez said that same-store sales for the month of September rose 5.6%.

10/02/2012 - 11:38am

Audio products company Parametric Sound Corp. said that Build-A-Bear Workshop will include its directed sound product in six newly designed stores that will be opened across the U.S. this year.

10/02/2012 - 11:36am

Multichannel media production software developer Comosoft said that Orvis has selected it to begin implementation of a system to manage Orvis’s multichannel media production process.