06/25/2015 - 4:54pm

While the Confederate flag has been an increasing source of controversy in recent years, retailers have long sold items featuring its image with no major outcry. But following the tragic shooting in Charleston, consumer sentiment against the “Stars and Bars” intensified to a degree that made selling Confederate flag-themed merchandise unacceptable to a large portion of the public within a few days.

06/25/2015 - 11:10am

How does a fashion brand stay competitive in a world of heightened expectations and quick turnover trends?

06/25/2015 - 10:41am

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has improved store workflow by implementing the ReflexisPlus and StoreWalk for ReflexisPlus task management and retail store auditing solutions.

06/25/2015 - 10:36am

Instacart is utilizing Zebra's hosted Zatar Internet of Things (IoT) platform for cloud printing and device management of Zebra printers.

06/25/2015 - 10:32am

IBM is launching a new event readiness services offering that will enable businesses in industries including retail to prepare for unexpected surges in online traffic and sales.

06/24/2015 - 4:41pm

Digital technology stands ready to significantly disrupt retail and many other industries, yet many companies are not showing concern. 

06/24/2015 - 4:14pm

IBM and Box are launching a global, cloud-based partnership that will integrate their existing products and services and develop new solutions targeted across industries including retail. The strategic alliance brings together Box’s cloud content collaboration platform with IBM Analytics and social solutions, IBM security technologies and the global IBM cloud.

06/24/2015 - 4:10pm

At the recent MIT CIO Symposium, Bryan Kirschner, director of the research/strategy organization Apigee Institute, and Jerry Wolfe, CEO and founder of food industry platform services provider Vivanda, participated in a panel discussion on consumer connectivity and engagement. Chain Store Age followed up with the two experts to ask a few more questions about engaging today’s connected customer.

06/24/2015 - 10:39am

Oracle is going head-to-head with Amazon with a slew of more than 24 new additions to the Oracle Cloud Platform.