July 29, 2015

A week after unveiling a cloud protection plan and releasing more than 60 new cloud products and solutions through its cloud computing subsidiary Aliyun, Alibaba is not standing still.

July 29, 2015

With an ever-growing population of individuals gaining access to smartphones and mobile devices, there's no avoiding the escalated demand to meet consumers where they are with the precise product they want.

July 28, 2015

Amazon.com continues its evolution into a full-service technology platform with three services essentially designed to help retailers do everything.

July 28, 2015

The push vs. pull debate has now crossed into mobile marketing and, similar to discussions regarding email marketing and other online initiatives, each approach offers pros and cons.

July 28, 2015

Hilco Merchant Resources LLC (HMR), a provider of retail disposition services such as liquidation and acquisitions, has purchased online retail and daily deal e-commerce platform Deal Genius LLC.

July 28, 2015

Staples Inc. is enthusiastically jumping into the brand new market for the Windows 10 operating system, set for release on July 29.

July 28, 2015

Social media and search engines are two of the most popular online destinations, but are heading in different directions when it comes to customer satisfaction.

July 22, 2015

It’s the question on every brand’s mind — how do I reach the millennial consumer?

July 22, 2015

Starbucks Corp, is partnering with one of the world’s best-known media brands to provide an elevated news experience for users of its mobile app.

July 20, 2015

Oracle is focusing squarely on retail agility with the latest additions to its comprehensive set of retail cloud solutions.

July 16, 2015

Batteries Plus Bulbs, a 650-store chain specializing in batteries, lightbulbs and personal electronics repair, has a fairly traditional offering of products and services. But that doesn’t stop the retailer from delivering a modern omnichannel customer experience.

July 15, 2015

Online beauty and grooming subscription retailer Birchbox is the latest brand to dip into virtual reality.

July 15, 2015

Mall-based discount children’s apparel retailer Youngland Kiddie Shops has implemented cloud-based retail technology solutions from Aptos Inc. (formerly Epicor Retail) to improve the customer experience.

July 14, 2015

Amazon has released an early preview of some of the deals that will be offered on July 15, as part of its first-ever Prime Day anniversary extravaganza.

July 14, 2015

Connected consumers are increasingly using a wide variety of channels on their path to purchase.

July 13, 2015

Retailers are investing heavily in their supply chains in order to cope with surging e-commerce volumes, but customer experience enhancements must be planned carefully if profitability is to be maintained.

June 30, 2015

While the days of glamorous expatriate writers tramping across Europe are long gone, retailers are increasingly trying to recreate the atmosphere of seamless access to whatever your heart desires, via mobile devices and apps.

June 30, 2015

The menswear market is hot. Men’s apparel sales in the United States rose 2% in 2014 to $61.3 billion, up from $60.8 billion in 2013.

And Men’s Wearhouse — one of North America’s largest menswear specialty retailers with 1,758 stores — has been taking note.

June 30, 2015

Pinterest on Tuesday officially started its foray into e-commerce.

June 29, 2015

Oracle is enhancing its efforts to attract customers in the e-commerce sector.

June 26, 2015

Malls have long been physical spots for consumers to socialize, and Mall of America is trying to extend that social aspect into the digital space.

June 25, 2015

While the Confederate flag has been an increasing source of controversy in recent years, retailers have long sold items featuring its image with no major outcry. But following the tragic shooting in Charleston, consumer sentiment against the “Stars and Bars” intensified to a degree that made selling Confederate flag-themed merchandise unacceptable to a large portion of the public within a few days.

June 24, 2015

IBM and Box are launching a global, cloud-based partnership that will integrate their existing products and services and develop new solutions targeted across industries including retail. The strategic alliance brings together Box’s cloud content collaboration platform with IBM Analytics and social solutions, IBM security technologies and the global IBM cloud.

June 24, 2015

Retail real estate giant Simon has announced the winners of its inaugural 'Simon Launch,” a retail startup competition aimed at uncovering, investing in, and accelerating top startups in the retail industry.