December 8, 2014

British heritage brand Hunter sets the stage for global expansion with a flagship that offers a modern take on British countryside icons.

December 3, 2014

Google Glass has some competition on its hands.

December 2, 2014

New York City retailer Hammacher Schlemmer is pioneering what may well be the next evolution of catalog shopping with the launch of what it describes as  the “first augmented reality catolog.”

November 10, 2014

RetailNext Inc., a leader in applied Big Data for physical retail, named Marc Dietz as its chief marketing officer. 

November 3, 2014

To meet the growing demand for cost-effective, reliable peripheral connectivity in mobile and tablet POS environments, Epson offers two new OmniLink smart printers, the TM-T88V-i and the TM-T20II-i. 

October 28, 2014

IBM has released new high-speed analysis and criminal investigation software that is designed to uncover hidden criminal threats buried inside massive volumes of disparate corporate data.

October 17, 2014

Apple announced that its mobile payments solution, Apple Pay, will be launched in the United States on Monday, Oct. 20.

October 16, 2014

Starting next week, RadioShack will roll out its initial launch of Apple Pay at more than 900 RadioShack locations in five key markets: Manhattan, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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 8, 2014

Target Corp. is revamping its existing flagship app (with new versions for both iPhones and iPads) and its Cartwheel coupon app, and is also developing a new app for pharmacy, with rollouts scheduled for later this month.

October 6, 2014

HP plans to separate into two new publicly traded Fortune 50 companies: one comprising HP’s enterprise technology infrastructure, software and services businesses, which will do business as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, and one that will comprise HP’s personal systems and printing businesses, which will do business as HP Inc. and retain the current logo.

September 29, 2014

To meet the needs of mobile and tablet-based POS, Epson offers a wide range of mPOS-friendly printers that deliver fast, easy printing directly from any mobile device.

September 26, 2014

There are a lot of official reasons for retailers to make sure their payment systems are in compliance with the security standards of the PCI Security Council. But for Golden Pantry Food Stores, a 39-unit convenience store retailer based in Watkinsville, Georgia, one overarching reason drives its PCI compliance effort.

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 10, 2014

With the news of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch debuting with mobile wallet capabilities in the marketplace, Apple’s announcement has given the (mobile) payments industry a boost, no doubt about it. But in what direction, and what are the implications for retailers?

August 27, 2014

In light of the recent announcement of the “Backoff” malware threatening the POS security of retailers, the PCI Council strongly encourages companies as a matter of urgency to consider the following recommendations:

August 8, 2014

IBM’s research team in Brazil has created a new way for marketers to engage shoppers who cannot visually identify objects.

August 7, 2014

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) is using the IBM FlashSystem V840 to compress live data and speed access to Big Data.

July 31, 2014

Posiflex has released three new POS terminals with projected capacitive flat, multi-touch, bezel-free touch screens as a standard feature, at no extra cost.

July 16, 2014

IBM and Apple have entered into a comprehensive partnership to spread advanced mobile and data analysis technology in the corporate world.

July 16, 2014

t first glance, the IBM-Apple partnership may seem to do little more than formalize a connection between two technologies that are mainstays of most retailers’ infrastructures.

June 18, 2014

The new Amazon Fire smartphone, introduced at an invitation-only press conference on June 18, includes features specifically designed to encourage shopping on Amazon.com.

June 18, 2014

Overall U.S. online retail sales for the week leading up to Father’s Day (June 9-15) were up more than 14% from the same period in 2013.

May 28, 2014

Revel Systems, has launched its iPad POS system for drive-thru.