April 28, 2015

La Jolla Group, vertical retailer of multiple specialty apparel brands, knows a thing or two about keeping the bad guys out of its network.

April 27, 2015

Retailers experienced substantial increases in POS malware attacks and also an increase in malware traffic contained within encrypted Web protocols.

April 24, 2015

QVC customers can now watch the omnichannel retailer’s content on their Apple Watch.

April 24, 2015

Tech geeks rejoice: the Apple Watch from Apple Inc. is here. From a retail perspective, the device Apple Inc. calls “our most personal device yet” offers new ways to engage consumers, who are obtaining new ways to stay digitally connected.

April 10, 2015

Interest in Apple Watch may extend beyond simple “buzz.” Bizrate Insights, a division of Connexity, found in a survey of more than 6,000 online buyers that there is significant consumer interest in the new wrist-worn mini-computer.

March 31, 2015

IBM and The Weather Company, parent company of the Weather Channel, are partnering to integrate real-time weather insights into business to improve operational performance and decision-making.

March 16, 2015

Move over mom, baseball and apple pie. The new three things everyone loves are iPhone, Apple and retail.

March 10, 2015

GameStop Corp. is launching a nationwide rollout of Apple Pay to its more than 4,200 U.S. video game stores this month.

March 10, 2015

Zappos is making Apple Touch ID available to its mobile customers. The latest update of the Zappos iOS app adds the option to log in with Touch ID.

March 9, 2015

Apple on Monday announced that the Apple Watch will be available starting April 24, to customers in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, and Japan.

March 4, 2015

Women’s apparel retailer Dressbarn is thinking omnichannel with the launch of both a digital and in-store experience, called Dressbar, focused on exclusive designer collaborations with notable names in fashion.

March 2, 2015

IBM Inc. is expanding the IBM MobileFirst for iOS portfolio of apps for retailers. Boots U.K. and American Eagle Outfitters are among the retailers who have signed on for MobileFirst apps.

February 26, 2015

Firehouse Subs, a fast casual restaurant chain with more than 860 locations, is enacting a nationwide rollout of Apple Pay.

February 26, 2015

Teen retailer rue21 announced the opening of its flagship, which is located less than one mile from its corporate office.

February 13, 2015

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, gave a robust defense of consumer privacy in remarks during the Feb. 13 White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection.

February 2, 2015

Epson has introduced two new OmniLink i-Series smart printers to meet the growing demand for cost-effective, reliable peripheral connectivity in the mobile and tablet POS environments.

January 23, 2015

Epson has announced the addition of two new printers to the company's growing lineup of out-of-the-box ready solutions for mobile POS (mPOS) devices.

January 23, 2015

Mickey Drexler, chairman and CEO of J. Crew and former CEO and president of Gap Inc., is retiring from the board of directors of Apple Inc. as of March 2015.

January 15, 2015

Staples chairman and CEO Ron Sargent will not accept a $31,000 base pay raise the board of directors had previously approved as the chain comes off a not-so-great year.

January 14, 2015

In 2015, consumers will inevitably begin to integrate wearable connective technology more into their daily lives. For example, Luxottica Group S.pA. is launching a multiyear R&D collaboration with Intel Corp. to create eyewear infused with smart technology. The ultimate goal is to deliver smart, fashion-forward products that are meaningful and desirable to consumers.

January 14, 2015

Even when retailers achieve compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, they often fail to maintain it.

January 7, 2015

Epson America, a supplier of value-added POS solutions, announced a partnership with Touch Dynamic, a manufacturer in all-in-one POS systems, to address the growing importance of mobile POS as the overall mobile expansion in retail and hospitality continues.

January 5, 2015

Apple accounted for 51% of the new device activations worldwide during the week leading up to and including Christmas Day (Dec. 19 - 25).

January 5, 2015

Intel Corp. has made a $24.8 million investment into Vuzix Corp., a provider of  wearable display technology video eyewear and smart glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets.