July 29, 2015

It’s getting harder and harder to keep track of all the activity in the mobile ordering and mobile payment space.

July 28, 2015

A new survey details what methods Americans are using to pay for good and services — and which ones are gaining steam.

July 28, 2015

Chinese e-commerce platform JD.com Inc. has unveiled an enhanced version of its online enterprise procurement platform, JD Enterprise.

July 28, 2015

A good politician knows to focus locally, and increasingly retailers are following that lead.

July 28, 2015

The push vs. pull debate has now crossed into mobile marketing and, similar to discussions regarding email marketing and other online initiatives, each approach offers pros and cons.

July 28, 2015

Early results indicate Amazon.com may be getting beaten by upstart e-commerce rival Jet.com on price, but Amazon is still outdoing the new kid on the online retail block in one key area.

July 28, 2015

Wayfair is meeting the needs of customers who need to get some sleep fast.

July 27, 2015

With plenty of last year's supplies stowed in the closet and the option to restock at-will, back-to-school shoppers may be in no hurry to fill their shopping baskets by August. 

July 27, 2015

In its latest round of housecleaning, eBay is killing same-day deliveries and three mobile apps.

July 27, 2015

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

July 24, 2015

Amazon.com is always trying to improve its overseas operations, and now the e-commerce titan is “getting the picture” in the U.K. market.

July 24, 2015

The increasingly crowded digital payment field will soon have a new player.

July 24, 2015

Everyone from mass merchandisers to dollar stores has been getting into the grocery business in recent years, and the vertical may soon have a new and very large participant.

July 24, 2015

Though it’s been months since the West Coast port disputes were in the headlines, retailers are still struggling to return inventory levels back to normal after the incident and an abnormally long, cold winter resulted in serious supply chain and inventory disruptions.

July 24, 2015

Back-to-school shoppers are doing their homework online before making purchases.

July 24, 2015

Data security has been a hot topic in the world of retail IT lately. Based on some recent retail data security-related news items, I have compiled a list of two don’ts and one do when it comes to securing your data.

July 24, 2015

Tmall.com, an online shopping platform run by Alibaba Group, is launching same-day grocery delivery services to residents of Beijing.

July 23, 2015

Sales growth outpaced that of expenses during second quarter 2015, leading to a rare report of positive net income at Amazon.com Inc.

July 23, 2015

The sales success of the July 15 Amazon Prime Day sales event did not happen by itself.

July 23, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is taking control of its e-commerce operations in China. 

July 22, 2015

If idle hands are the tool of the devil, then Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba Holding Group Inc. has very righteous hands.

July 22, 2015

Amazon.com is taking the title of the classic Bob Dylan album “Bringing It All Back Home” to heart.

July 22, 2015

Spanish retail chains including department store retailer El Corte Ingles and supermarket retailer BonPreu are leveraging a new smartphone-based payment solution.

July 21, 2015

Alibaba.com is moving to put concerns about the reliability of its suppliers to rest.