June 26, 2015

While Mardi Gras celebrations ended earlier this spring, there are many software vendors that still have the Mardi Gras masks on as they pretend their cloud apps are SaaS – they are “SaaSquerading”(phrase coined by blogger Brian Sommer).

June 26, 2015

While Mardi Gras celebrations ended earlier this spring, there are many software vendors that still have the Mardi Gras masks on as they pretend their cloud apps are SaaS – they are “SaaSquerading”(phrase coined by blogger Brian Sommer).

June 25, 2015

U.K. retailers Harrods, Browns, Space NK Apothecary, The Dune Group, Aspinal of London, Trunki, Brand Outlet, Austin Reed, Viyella, CC and Soletrader have all signed up to Borderfree’s global e-commerce platform.

June 25, 2015

IBM is launching a new event readiness services offering that will enable businesses in industries including retail to prepare for unexpected surges in online traffic and sales.

June 24, 2015

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is both thinking and acting globally with a major expansion of its cross-border e-commerce initiatives.

June 24, 2015

Digital technology stands ready to significantly disrupt retail and many other industries, yet many companies are not showing concern. 

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

Leon’s Furniture has launched a newly upgraded e-commerce site featuring a fully responsive design, using technology and development services from Blueport Commerce.

June 24, 2015

Oracle is going head-to-head with Amazon with a slew of more than 24 new additions to the Oracle Cloud Platform.

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.

June 23, 2015

Amazon.com is releasing its Echo voice-activated artificial intelligence device for general availability in July, and taking consumer orders now.

June 23, 2015

Mondelez International has renewed its global strategic partnership with Facebook, with a focus on creating and delivering creative video content and driving impulse snack purchasing online.

June 23, 2015

Retailers who target a consumer base of moms have some new competition.

June 23, 2015

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Holding Group Inc. will reportedly pull the plug on its 11Main U.S. specialty e-commerce site.

June 23, 2015

Facebook may not have anywhere near the retail sales volume of Wal-Mart, but in at least one important financial metric the social media network has overtaken Wal-Mart.

June 23, 2015

Furniture retailer Room & Board has aligned its online and in-store customer experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud’s predictive digital marketing capabilities.

June 23, 2015

The Shopular mobile shopping app is rolling out two platform upgrades -- Shopular Products and Shopular Curated Content.

June 23, 2015

According to new IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark data, mobile accounted for more than 48% of all online Father’s Day traffic in 2015.

June 23, 2015

Deciding what customer data should be stored in the cloud and what data should be stored on-premises behind a company’s firewall is a question every retail company has to grapple with.

June 23, 2015

Deciding what customer data should be stored in the cloud and what data should be stored on-premises behind a company’s firewall is a question every retail company has to grapple with.

June 23, 2015

In its latest step toward becoming more of a commerce platform, Twitter is testing two new ways to make finding content about products easier.

June 22, 2015

Alibaba Holding Group Inc. is reportedly planning to boost its investment in Russia.

June 17, 2015

Federal regulations governing unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, will be in place by this time next year.

June 16, 2015

Retailers looking ahead to meeting the needs of holiday shoppers should be aware of the continuing growth of mobile’s importance as a consumer channel.