03/28/2016 - 11:55am

The retail industry is abound with digital innovation, with brick-and-mortar stores rapidly adopting retail technology tools, services and gadgets in order to become a more relevant part of the consumer’s day.

03/28/2016 - 10:36am

Amazon.com has been slowly but surely building the capabilities of its interactive Echo voice-activated consumer device. According to Re/code, integrating Echo with the Alexa artificial intelligence platform to allow the ordering of new commodity items is only a step toward the final goal. Namely, full-scale, Echo-based access to Amazon’s entire inventory. [Re/code]

03/24/2016 - 1:26pm

Target is not the only organization looking for a few good retail IT start-ups.

03/24/2016 - 11:52am

From rolling robots and microfencing to high-tech floor mats, one-click ordering and tools for selling to potential franchisees, these emerging companies prove that one great idea is all you need to do things differently.

03/23/2016 - 3:40pm

Nordstrom Inc. has named Kumar Srinivasan, a former technology executive at Amazon.com who has also experience with e-commerce technology providers, as CTO.

03/23/2016 - 3:23pm

Target Corp. has reached an important milestone in its journey to launching a new retail accelerator in partnership with Boulder, Colorado-based start-up accelerator Techstars.

03/22/2016 - 10:35am

Urban Outfitters Inc. offers what can appear to be a random and eclectic variety of products on its shelves, but careful planning goes into the specialty chain’s store assortment.

03/18/2016 - 1:21pm

Meeting Walmart’s product information requirements is not always easy for its suppliers, but the retailer is providing a new option that may make things a little simpler.

03/17/2016 - 4:52pm

Target Corp. is expanding the management of its technology organization with two new executive hires.