11/09/2015 - 9:56am

Think quick – who are your top competitors? No matter what product category or channels you operate in, if your list of top two or three rivals doesn’t include Amazon.com, it probably needs updating.

10/30/2015 - 9:12am

It’s not your imagination – a lot of new players are entering the mobile payment market. In the past few months, entities including Google, Samsung, Capital One, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co have launched or announced plans to launch new mobile payment solutions.

10/19/2015 - 12:02pm

Target on Monday officially opened the application process for its new startup accelerator program, created in partnership with Techstars and led by Target EIR (entrepreneur-in-residence) West Stringfellow. The retailer posted a Q&A with Stringfellow, who forged Target’s partnership with Techstars, on its Bullseye blog.

10/16/2015 - 9:09am

Spoken word is the oldest form of human communication. It’s also one of the newest technology trends enabling omnichannel retail.

10/12/2015 - 9:03am

Social commerce is finally here.

10/06/2015 - 8:45am

Assuming Facebook does introduce a dislike button, retailers will need to decide whether to enable it on their Facebook pages.

09/25/2015 - 9:06am

As of Oct. 1, retailers who do not comply with the Europay, Mastercard, Visa (EMV) security standard that relies on embedded chips in payment cards face a shift in card fraud liability.

09/18/2015 - 10:21am

Increasingly, retailers are turning to third-party accelerators and to internal innovation labs, to stay on top of the latest and greatest technology developments — here are reaons it’s a good idea.

09/14/2015 - 8:28am

This year’s annual fall Apple event did not offer retailers anything quite as dramatic as last year’s introduction of Apple Pay and Apple Watch.