May 19, 2015

Specialty accessory retailer Charming Charlie is supporting international growth by moving its POS operations to the cloud.

May 19, 2015

IBM Inc. is making new investments in Sellpoints and WayBlazer to advance online shopping and travel apps powered by Watson.

May 19, 2015

eBay reportedly plans to launch a program in Germany that will compete with the Amazon Prime expedited shipping service.

May 18, 2015

Footwear brand Candie’s Inc., which is exclusively sold through Kohl’s in the U.S., is reportedly focusing on Instagram as a key platform for its spring/summer marketing campaign.

May 18, 2015

Google Inc. is reportedly planning to start providing users with “Buy” buttons in their search results within the next few weeks.

May 18, 2015

A lot of attention has been paid to a variety of technologies currently disrupting retail, like beacons and wearable devices. Here are three technologies still in the development phase that hold potential to radically disrupt retail, and even life as we know it, in the next 10 years:

May 15, 2015

Mother’s Day is turning into a goldmine for online retailers. Overall U.S. retail online sales for the week leading up to Mother's Day rose more than 15% compared to the same period last year, according to IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.

May 14, 2015

Cole Haan is launching Apple Pay within its mobile shopping application.

May 14, 2015

It’s official: Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. has experienced its second data breach in the span of a year.

May 13, 2015

Havertys has promoted Tim Simpson to assistant VP, IT development.

May 13, 2015

U.K. home and garden retailer Homebase is using IBM Commerce to provide more personalized shopping experiences by integrating in-store, online and mobile channels.

May 13, 2015

Video and text messaging app Tango is partnering with Wal-Mart and Alibaba to offer full e-commerce functionality inside the Tango app.

May 12, 2015

Apple Inc. is reportedly holding discussions with Alibaba Holding Group Inc. and several Chinese banks to launch Apple Pay mobile payment in China.

May 11, 2015

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Holding Group Ltd. continues to ramp up its ties in the United States with the news that it has acquired a 9.3% stake, estimated at about $150 million, in U.S. online retailer Zulily.

May 11, 2015

Amazon.com is opening its second 1 million-sq.-ft. fulfillment center in New Jersey, in the town of Carteret, as its looks to facilitate same-day deliveries in Manhattan.

May 11, 2015

The ever-accelerating pace of change in retail puts pressure on everyone within the retail enterprise, but perhaps no one feels it more acutely than the CIO.

May 11, 2015

The theme of SAP’s annual Sapphire conference, in Orlando, Florida, was “Run Simple.” SAP focused on how its HANA business intelligence platform and growing number of HANA-powered applications can assist companies with the complicated task of creating simple enterprises that run on real-time data.

May 8, 2015

Millennials are gaining buying power, and a substantial shift to Millennials in the retail marketplace will occur by 2020.

May 8, 2015

McDonald’s responds more slowly to Twitter commentary than other major fast-food hamburger chains, but tweets more often than Wendy’s or Burger King.

May 7, 2015

Alibaba Group Holding Limited on Thursday announced that its CEO, Jonathan Lu, will step down and will be replaced by COO Daniel Zhang, effective May 10.

May 7, 2015

Off-price retailer Loehmann's announced that Jeffrey Cripe is joining the Loehmann's advisory board, as the company builds its online marketplace.

May 6, 2015

IBM and Facebook on Wednesday announced they are teaming up to help retailers and other brands provide more personalization in their marketing efforts on the social network.

May 6, 2015

Borderfree, a provider of cross-border e-commerce services, announced that it signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Pitney Bowes Inc. for $14 per share in cash, or approximately $395 million.

May 6, 2015

Nearly one-half (44%) of retailers used more than five mobile business applications in 2014, while 82% of retailers were able to build a mobile business app in one day or less, according to the “2nd Annual Mobile Business Application Survey” of business and IT decision makers by Canvas.