October 20, 2014

RadioShack's Fix It Here same-day mobile repair service is now available in 26 stores in the Chicago area.

October 16, 2014

Starbucks Coffee Company continues to extend its mobile offerings. The coffee giant will launch mobile ordering in its locations in the Portland, Ore., area by year end, with a full rollout nationwide in 2015.

October 15, 2014

Intel debuted “The Intel Experience” in-store shops in 50 Best Buy locations nationwide.

October 14, 2014

Behind the glitz and window dressing “wow” factor of Apple’s Sept. 9th iPhone 6/6 Plus and Apple Watch announcements, the meaty Apple Pay announcement was really the star of the show.

October 14, 2014

Gap Inc. plans to hire more than 63,000 seasonal associates—more than Walmart—at its stores, call centers and distribution centers nationwide for the 2014 holiday season.

October 14, 2014
New York –- Brooks Brothers is currently one-third of the way through an IT transformation based on SAP technology. In a presentation and also in an exclusive one-on-one interview with Chain Store Age at the recent SAP Retail Forum in New York, Sahal S. Laher, executive VP/global CIO of Brooks Brothers, explained how the retailer is becoming a more customer-focused organization.  
October 14, 2014

The Finish Line has launced a new mobile app aimed at providing services and conveniences that reward members of its Winners Circle loyalty program with points and loyalty perks.

October 12, 2014

For the second year in a row, Apple ranks as the most valuable brand in the world, followed by Google, on Interbrand’s 15th annual Best Global Brands Report.

October 10, 2014

IBM is introducing new partners developing apps based on its Watson artificial intelligence platform and world headquarters for its Watson Group, as well as new cognitive services that will be available on IBM Bluemix, IBM's cloud-based platform for mobile and Web app development.

October 9, 2014

GameStop announced the first in a series of updates to its GameStop app on mobile devices, and a chance for users who download the new app to win 1,000,000 PowerUp Rewards points.

October 8, 2014

Bloomingdale’s goes high-tech with the opening of its store in Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, California, on Oct. 10.

October 8, 2014

Canadians are eager to embrace future-forward payment options like wearable devices and smartwatches, according to a new study by PayPal Canada that was conducted by Nielsen.

October 8, 2014

Sephora, Express, Art of Shaving and Things Remembered are among the retailers using a new, in-mall mobile retail solution from StepsAway.

October 7, 2014

Software companies Square and Epicor lead the fast growing Mobile POS software market in North America according to new research from IHL Group, a global retail research and advisory firm.

October 7, 2014

Sixty-two percent of consumers expect live chat to be available on mobile devices, and 82% would use it, according to a new study commissioned by Moxie Software.

October 3, 2014

German software provider Nemetschek AG is acquiring Bluebeam Software Inc., a developer of PDF-based collaboration solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry, for $100 million.

October 3, 2014

In the past two years, the number of shoppers using mobile devices to make purchases has increased by 10 percentage points to 35% in 2014 from 25% in 2012.

October 1, 2014

The security of credit and debit card information is a bigger concern for consumers (93%) than their health (84%), retirement savings (81%) or losing their cell phone (63%), according to a new consumer trust survey from Honeywell.

September 30, 2014

With major credit card breaches recently confirmed at a number of America's largest retailers, payment security has become a serious problem almost overnight.

September 25, 2014

Simon has long been known as one of the pre-eminent players in retail real estate and shopping center management and development

September 24, 2014

In a Sept. 23 webinar hosted by Chain Store Age and sponsored by Microsoft Dynamics and Junction Solutions, marital arts training equipment retailer Century Martial Arts explained how by using a Microsoft Dynamics AX business intelligence platform, it is able to better track trends and predict future performance.

September 23, 2014

Behind the glitz and window dressing “wow” factor of Apple’s Sept. 9 iPhone 6/6 Plus and Apple Watch announcements, the meaty Apple Pay announcement was really the star of the show.

September 22, 2014

Checkpoint Systems has been selected by global retailing giant Inditex Group to implement radio frequency identification (RFID) technology into its distribution centers.

September 11, 2014

Palmetto Park, the owner of Palmetto Gardens Plaza, has signed three new leases for the seven-acre shopping plaza located in Miami Gardens. T-Mobile and Cell Phone Repair are both national companies; Lee Nails has a number of other locations throughout Florida.