September 29, 2015

Detroit’s fledging reputation as a Midwest Silicon Valley took took a big step forward with the news that Amazon is creating a tech hub in the Motor City.

September 23, 2015

Amazon is using its winning of five Emmys on Sunday at the 67th Annual Emmy Awards to throw its competitors yet another fastball.

September 23, 2015

Amazon is using its winning of five Emmys on Sunday at the 67th Annual Emmy Awards to throw its competitors yet another fastball.

September 22, 2015

Consumers looking for arts and crafts online may soon have a new destination.

September 21, 2015

Flipkart, a leading Indian online marketplace, is naming three new technology executives with experience at some major global retail and IT firms.

September 21, 2015

Amazon.com is certainly known for its expertise in integrated fulfillment, and Sears Holdings Corp. is now tapping into that knowledge base.

September 17, 2015

All the new Amazon Fire devices will provide access to Amazon Underground, which delivers $10,000 worth of previously paid apps, games and in-app purchases, as well as videos, free. 

September 17, 2015
It’s early evening in Chicago circa 2020. A courier company van sits in traffic, toting Target packages ordered from a customer’s phone at noon for delivery by end of the day (called AM/PM delivery). Nearby, a car contains a single mom who drives part-time for Deliv; she’s stressed because she may not make the time window selected by a Macy’s customer earlier that day.  
September 16, 2015

Amazon.com is priming consumers in southern California for fast delivery.

September 15, 2015

It might still technically be summer, but a new survey from Rubicon Project is showing that the holidays are already on consumers’ minds in the U.S., U.K. and Canada.

September 15, 2015

Target is entering the grocery delivery fray by offering its customers same-day delivery of groceries and other items through Instacart as a way to challenge Amazon and other retailers.

September 11, 2015

eBay is about to launch a shipping club that seems somewhat fashioned after Amazon Prime — but it’s not starting out in the United States.

September 10, 2015

The introduction of Amazon Prime Day on July 15 created a new mid-summer e-commerce event that had a profound impact on back-to-school shopping.

September 3, 2015

Amazon is not only expanding its instant-order “Dash” button program, it’s also making the buttons virtually free.

September 1, 2015

Amazon.com is piloting a program that delivers products from farmers markets to consumer tables (or at least their front doors). 

August 31, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly doing some experimental tinkering with the two-day shipping guarantee for its paid Prime loyalty program.

August 31, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly doing some experimental tinkering with the two-day shipping guarantee for its paid Prime loyalty program.

August 28, 2015

Much has been said lately about the proliferation of mobile and online shopping. But brick-and-mortar retail continues to thrive – a fact that tends to get glossed over.

August 28, 2015

The flop of Amazon’s Fire smartphone device last year continues to have repercussions.

August 25, 2015

Not only is Amazon.com launching its one-hour Prime Now delivery service in its hometown of Seattle, but it's also adding a whole new category of deliverable products.

August 25, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer customers a new option for directly picking up orders.

August 25, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer customers a new option for directly picking up orders.

August 24, 2015

Consumers who want to open ads on one of the Web’s most important retailers soon won’t have to worry about seeing messages informing them they need to install or update Adobe Flash.

August 21, 2015

From the retailer’s perspective, Electronic Product Code-enabled Radio Frequency Identification has become the foundational way to help retailers connect inventory to consumer omnichannel requests.