11/18/2014 - 6:50pm

Omnichannel U.K.-based mass merchandise retailer Argos has selected Paragon’s advanced home delivery (HDS) software solution as part of a large-scale project to revolutionize its home delivery operation. Paragon’s HDS software enables Argos to offer optimized time windows to customers at the point of order.

11/18/2014 - 5:50pm

Total online retail spending for the November–December period will reach $61.0 billion, a 16% gain versus year ago, according to comScore’s 2014 holiday forecast.

11/18/2014 - 5:44pm

Shopatron, a provider of cloud-based distributed order management solutions, is integrating its Perfect Sync technology with Demandware Link, a best-of-breed community committed to accelerating the adoption of innovative commerce technologies that complement the Demandware Commerce suite. The integration represents the first rollout of Shopatron’s Perfect Sync technology, which provides real-time insight into front-end and order management.
Perfect Sync supports a holistic, real-time view of orders, promotions and appeasements by leveraging existing e-commerce deployments, retail management systems and warehousing applications.Perfect Sync offers fulfillment and support capabilities, including in-store pickup, ship-from-store, inventory lookup, vendor drop-ship and customer care integration. The Perfect Sync technology integration is a joint project between Shopatron and Lyons Consulting Group.

11/18/2014 - 5:43pm

Macy's continues to innovate its omnichannel experience with  the launch of a new iOS app that incorporates image recognition and visual search software.

11/18/2014 - 5:41pm

Deals2Buy, a U.S. product offers website, is launching a new site design that streamlines navigation. New features include responsive design, expiration countdown for deals, “hottest” and “newest” deal categories, improved navigation, and sharing of deals on social media.

11/18/2014 - 5:39pm

Researching and browsing gifts on mobile far outranks purchasing items (whether at home or in a competitor’s store), and even coveted millennial shoppers are heading to the store or laptop to complete major purchases, according to a study by RichRelevance.

11/18/2014 - 5:33pm

Gap Inc. is looking to make shopping as easy and convenient this holiday season– regardless of whether shoppers  prefer to shop online, in stores or on their  mobile device.

11/18/2014 - 5:18pm
  • An estimated 28% of shoppers plan to do most of their shopping at mass retailers versus 26% who will opt to shop online retailers this holiday season, according to an ongoing shopper behaviour study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research.
11/18/2014 - 5:17pm

Toys ‘R Us is offering exclusive benefits, including early access to Black Friday deals, to members of its Rewards ‘R Us loyalty program.