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July 8, 2014

eBags has launched its online Back to School Bag Finder. The e-commerce tool features more than 5,000 backpacks from 100 brands.

July 8, 2014

The U.S. Secret Service has reportedly arrested a Russian national for hacking into consumer credit card data between February 2009 and October 2011.

July 3, 2014

Facebook has agreed to acquire LiveRail, an advertising technology company that helps companies serve better ads in the videos that appear on their websites and apps.

July 3, 2014

A physical store presence is key to most retailers for their online growth strategy, according to a new report by Moody’s Investor Services.

July 3, 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reportedly drafted a complaint against Amazon.com regarding what it says have been millions of dollars in unauthorized in-app purchases by children using Amazon devices.

July 3, 2014

SnapUp is launching a free iPhone app that lets users take a screenshot of the item they’re shopping for and then have the product tracked on any retailer’s mobile app or website and compiled in one place.

July 2, 2014

Same-day delivery start-up Deliv has appointed Jeff Helms as head of delivery operations.

July 2, 2014

Kroger is expanding into new markets and growing its presence in the e-commerce channel with its acquisition of Vitacost.com, a leading online retailer of vitamins and supplements.

July 1, 2014

1-800-Flowers.com Inc. will begin accepting Bitcoin payment this fall.

July 1, 2014

Apple Inc. is planning to open six new stores in China, judging by advertisements for store managers the company has posted on its Chinese website, Bloomberg reported.

July 1, 2014

Newegg is partnering with BitPay to accept Bitcoin payments on Newegg.com. The company’s registered customers can now pay using Bitcoin through BitPay.

June 30, 2014

Twitter released a full suite of targeting, creative and measurement tools designed to enable advertisers to promote their mobile apps through the new mobile app promotion (MAP) product.

June 30, 2014

Nine West Group has integrated the LiveEngage customer service platform from LivePerson into its Demandware Commerce platform.

June 27, 2014

Adobe is releasing Adobe Target Premium, a new personalization solution that leverages predictive technology to deliver automated decisioning.

June 27, 2014

Almost three-quarters (72%) of consumers only want to socially interact with a brand when they first comment on social media channels.

June 26, 2014

Aisle411 on Wednesday announced a new functionality that will allow retail shoppers using Google’s Project Tango to search and navigate to product locations while getting rewarded in retail environments in a revolutionary new way.

June 26, 2014

China's Alibaba Group Holdings plans to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, Bloomberg reported.

June 26, 2014

eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, announced that Designer Shoe Warehouse will expand its omnichannel fulfillment capabilities with eBay Enterprise In-Store Pickup.

June 26, 2014

Salesforce.com has released Salesforce1 for Retail. Retailers can now leverage Mobile Clienteling and Salesforce Communities for Retail to help build one-to-one relationships with shoppers anytime, anywhere and on any device.

June 25, 2014

After a drop in daily Facebook usage on computers in 2013, U.S. consumers increased their daily use of Facebook, from 42.5% of the population in 2013 to 46.5% in 2014, according to new research by the Temkin Group.

June 25, 2014

U.S. retail firms are confident in their ability to detect data breaches. According to a recent survey of 154 retailers by security solutions provider Tripwire, when asked how quickly their organizations would detect a breach, 42% of respondents said it would take 48 hours, 18% said it would take 72 hours, and 11% said it would take a week.

June 24, 2014

Fast Retailing Co.’s Comptoir des Cotonniers division has launched “Fast Shopping,” which allows European shoppers to purchase items in 20 seconds on their mobile devices via an application from Powa Technologies, London. Shoppers using the PowaTag app can scan items they see on ads in various places to make the purchase and with one click, complete the transaction and have the goods delivered to their home within 48 hours.

June 24, 2014
Manhattan Associates Momentum 2014

“We will have real-time temperature monitoring by the end of the year. Imagine what that means.”

— Tony Thompson, president and COO, Papa John’s International Inc. “It’s hard to talk to anyone at Amazon. Everything has to be automated through their site. But dispute resolutions are almost always in favor of the customer.”

June 24, 2014

EBay Inc. has appointed Craig Hayman as president of its eBay Enterprise business.

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