07/22/2013 - 4:06pm

I was fortunate enough to attend the CashStar Retailer Roundtable in Portland, Maine, last week. Beyond getting to spend a beautiful summer day overlooking the sights of Casco Bay, I got to hear a lot of great speakers from companies including Google and Forrester Research discuss the latest trends in mobile commerce and electronic gift cards.

07/22/2013 - 11:21am

Sears is offering personalized digital coupons to members of its Shop Your Way loyalty program that are redeemable in-store, online and from a mobile device.

07/22/2013 - 11:18am

Office Depot is offering college students a variety of online back-to-school shopping services through a dedicated page on its e-commerce site.

07/22/2013 - 11:15am

Build-A-Bear Workshop is partnering with 505 Games to release an app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch called “Bear Valley.”

07/19/2013 - 3:41pm

South Korean home shopping retailer NS Shopping is deploying mobile and analytics solutions from IBM to improve its omni-channel customer experience and relationship management.

07/19/2013 - 3:39pm

Online transportation service provider Uber offered a one-day promotion where mobile customers could use the Uber app to order on-demand ice cream from an ice cream truck.

07/19/2013 - 3:37pm

Preen.Me, a social platform for beauty consumers that offers access to personalized product recommendations, peer-to-peer recommendations, product reviews and how-to tutorials, is launching a database for select beauty brand partners.

07/19/2013 - 3:32pm

The market for social CRM software, or technology that allows retailers to perform activities such as social monitoring, social listening, social management and social measurement for providing an enhanced customer experience, is set to grow exponentially in the next few years.

07/18/2013 - 11:01am

Crocs Inc. has selected ShopperTrak to provide retail traffic counting and analytics in store locations worldwide.