05/01/2015 - 6:32pm

Amazon.com may be hoping to fly high with drone-based deliveries, but a rival e-commerce platform is also planning to take off soon.

05/01/2015 - 3:16pm

Curbside pickup is easy, and so is texting. Combine them, and you have the supreme convenience of a new service Nordstrom is piloting in 20 stores, including its flagship in downtown Seattle, according to various media reports.

05/01/2015 - 10:50am

Visa Inc. is expanding its technology research capabilities globally and appointing Min Wang to senior VP of Visa Research Labs.

05/01/2015 - 10:29am

It’s official – 2015 is the year of beacons. From supermarkets to museums, airports to retail shops, brands across industries are trying their hand at Bluetooth Low Energy technology to better connect with consumers and pass along timely information. Beacons are beneficial to brands, allowing them a more intimate connection to consumers, but to successfully implement, brands must embrace best practices for addressing audiences, making sure they’re adopting messaging strategy and cadence correspondent to shopper needs.

04/30/2015 - 5:10pm

Online retailing pioneer Amazon Inc. has climbed to the top of the retail social media ranks, thanks in part to the introduction of #AmazonBasket.

04/30/2015 - 5:05pm

Bi-Lo Holdings, parent company of Bi-Lo, Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is launching a new smartphone app and improved website for each banner that now delivers personalized digital coupons based on each customer’s shopping habits.

04/30/2015 - 5:00pm

Advance Auto Parts Inc. has selected Teradata as the vendor of choice for its Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW).

04/30/2015 - 3:33pm

Stockbrokers in need of a quick caffeine fix between bouts of buying and selling have a new resource. Starbucks Corp. is debuting its new express store format on Wall Street in New York, across from the New York Stock Exchange.

04/30/2015 - 3:24pm

Consumers are using social media to connect not just with high school classmates and former flames, but with retailers.