August 3, 2015

Newly launched Amazon rival promises to deliver the lowest prices available online through a dynamic pricing system that constantly scans the Internet for the best possible deals.

August 3, 2015

Retail’s continuing transformation and complex landscape now centers on the convergence of digital and physical channels, otherwise known as “digical."

July 30, 2015

Whether you have sophisticated fraud prevention software or not, I recommend using these seven principles and processes to fight off e-commerce fraud.

July 27, 2015

Cart abandonment is a problem that continues to plague online retailers, but some answers may have been uncovered.

July 21, 2015 is moving to put concerns about the reliability of its suppliers to rest.

July 20, 2015

The countdown is on for the latest competitor to to take off.

July 20, 2015

Pop star Taylor Swift has selected a Chinese e-commerce partner – and it isn’t Alibaba.

July 17, 2015

According to CNBC, Piper Jaffray Internet analyst Gene Munster says Amazon s considering a purchase of, a subscription-based e-commerce site that is currently in beta and set to officially launch next week.

July 16, 2015

Batteries Plus Bulbs, a 650-store chain specializing in batteries, lightbulbs and personal electronics repair, has a fairly traditional offering of products and services. But that doesn’t stop the retailer from delivering a modern omnichannel customer experience.

July 15, 2015

A former chief information officer at Walmart is joining retail technology firm Newgistics.

July 14, 2015

Online beauty subscription retailer Birchbox is plunging deeper into brick-and-mortar retailing — and it is seeking customer input to help guide its decision.

July 13, 2015

As revitalized urban spaces continue to flourish in cities across the country, the concept of co-working spaces has gained considerable traction.

July 13, 2015

Customers on the run have a new option for purchasing shoes.

July 13, 2015

Retailers wondering which smartphone operating systems they should support with their mobile and omnichannel programs can reach more than half of all users with a single OS.

July 9, 2015

The online checkout space keeps getting more crowded.

July 8, 2015

Nobody can accuse Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. of sitting back and resting on its past success.

July 8, 2015

Say hello to Snagshout, a new website that offers shoppers a discount in exchange for a review.

July 7, 2015

In this, my 100th and final (except for an occasional contribution) Retail Rap, I wanted to tackle the big question: What’s next? Where is the retail industry — particularly brick-and-mortar — headed in the months and years ahead?

July 2, 2015

Following the lead of Pinocchio, online puppet and educational toy retailer ePuppets Inc. is joining the “real” world.

July 2, 2015

Many consumers assume eBay is simply a place to sell or buy used merchandise.

July 2, 2015

It might seem counterintuitive to suggest that Houston, the nation’s fourth most populous city, is ever in danger of being overlooked, but the reality is that, for a long time, this rapidly growing Texas metropolis has frequently not been thought about in the same category as its peers.

July 1, 2015

Best Buy is putting a spotlight on the way technology is impacting home appliances.

July 1, 2015

German discount grocer Lidl continues to lay the foundation for its store debut in the United States.

June 30, 2015

No one wants to get hurt. It is much more preferable to go about our days without the pain, frustration, or aggravation of an injury. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that often immediately following a workplace injury, the first question asked is, “When can I go back to work?”