06/02/2015 - 10:23am

ATGStores.com, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Lowe’s, has increased conversions by 14% with customized product videos from Treepodia.

06/01/2015 - 5:37pm

Canadian Tire Corp. on Monday opened its largest location to date and first-ever 'showcase' store in Edmonton, Alberta.

06/01/2015 - 5:28pm

Online menswear retailer Combatant Gentlemen has launched a video chat solution on their website that allows customers to shop alongside a personal stylist.

06/01/2015 - 12:54pm

NCR announced that California-based apparel retailer M. Fredric is enhancing its retail point-of-sale (POS) and inventory management systems with NCR Counterpoint.

06/01/2015 - 11:59am

Plug and Play brings together retailers and start-ups that offer specific technology and expertise that can relieve merchants’ pain points. Chain Store Age’s Customer Disruption newsletter provides a Q&A with the CEO of one of those companies in each issue. This time, the spotlight is on Brian Ley of BiddRocket.

06/01/2015 - 10:32am

Amazon  is facing increased competition these days. In some of the more publicized developments, subscription-based e-commerce site Jet.com is taking off soon, EBay is piloting a service to compete with Amazon Prime in Germany, and Google is reportedly planning to introduce a “buy” button that will turn searches into transactions.

05/29/2015 - 4:44pm

On Thursday, Google introduced Android Pay, which will power in-app and tap-to-pay purchases on mobile devices. Here are some comments from Pat Dermody, president of Retale, a location-based mobile platform connecting shoppers with their favorite local retailers, on the new feature:

05/29/2015 - 4:27pm

Westfield San Francisco Centre has enlisted RetailNext Inc., a provider of retail analytics for brick-and-mortar stores, to provide in-store retail analytics technologies and services for Bespoke, its new retail-technology hub. 

05/29/2015 - 11:07am

It’s happened to everyone. You take that trip to the drug store to get a new bottle of shampoo – and before you make your purchase, you scan your loyalty card at the coupon kiosk to see what spits out. You look down that long ream of paper to check out the offers: deodorant, candy, contact lens solution – but no shampoo. Okay, fine.