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Chain Store Age
01/18/2017 - 5:25pm
Food delivery by robot
A futuristic delivery service is now up and running in two U.S. cities.
01/18/2017 - 1:01pm
Yankee Candle modernizes front end
Yankee Candle is all about catering to its customers. A new point-of-sale will help associates further drive this experience.
01/18/2017 - 12:33pm
Furniture chain improves supply chain visibility
The key to omnichannel success is visibility — both internally with business partners, and externally among customers.
01/18/2017 - 12:05pm
Retail fraud attempts up substantially
Retail sales weren’t the only thing that rose during the 2016 holiday season.
01/17/2017 - 5:45pm
American Apparel laying off employees as it closes factories
Bankrupt American Apparel has started the final, most painful chapter in its drawn out saga.
01/17/2017 - 11:28am
Walmart in new jobs commitment
Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer with nearly 1.5 million associates, plans to add 10,000 new retail jobs in its upcoming fiscal year, which begins on February 1, 2017.
01/17/2017 - 11:10am
NRF launches job training initiative
The NRF Foundation has brought together leading retailers and non-profits to launch a job training and credentialing initiative called Rise Up (Retail Industry Skills & Education).
01/12/2017 - 2:31pm
Report: Future of retail IoT more than beacons
Omnichannel is so 2016, with mPOS, staff handhelds/wearables, camera analytics, interactive mirrors with AI, chatbots, and VR already shaping up as this year’s overused retail tech buzzwords.
01/12/2017 - 2:08pm
Jeweler strengthens payment security
Helzberg Diamonds is taking steps to ward off credit card fraud.
01/12/2017 - 12:30pm
Amazon promises to put 100,000 Americans to work by mid-2018
Move over Alibaba — Amazon has a new jobs plan too, one with more details and a more immediate window of opportunity.