September 25, 2015

Woody Allen famously said 80% of success is showing up, and that saying may well apply to mobile retailing. According to a new study from Google, “Micro-moments: Your Guide to Winning the Shift to Mobile,” 51% of smartphone users have discovered a new company or product when conducting research.

In addition, showing up in mobile search ad results can increase unaided brand awareness 46%. And one in three smartphone users have purchased from a company or brand other than the one they intended because of information provided in the moment they needed it.

September 25, 2015

Woody Allen famously said 80% of success is showing up, and that saying may well apply to mobile retailing. According to a new study from Google, “Micro-moments: Your Guide to Winning the Shift to Mobile,” 51% of smartphone users have discovered a new company or product when conducting research.

In addition, showing up in mobile search ad results can increase unaided brand awareness 46%. And one in three smartphone users have purchased from a company or brand other than the one they intended because of information provided in the moment they needed it.

September 22, 2015

Apple Pay will soon have a rival. Google Inc. is launching a successor to Google Wallet called Android Pay, for Android phones running KitKat and above, PC World reported.

September 21, 2015

Flipkart, a leading Indian online marketplace, is naming three new technology executives with experience at some major global retail and IT firms.

September 16, 2015

The newly launched Android Pay mobile payment service from Google is gaining a supporter in the crucial area of processing.

September 16, 2015

The newly launched Android Pay mobile payment service from Google is gaining a supporter in the crucial area of processing.

September 11, 2015

GameStop, which has long been known as an innovative company, has become one of the first major retailers to accept Google's new mobile payment system.

September 10, 2015

Apple Pay has a new rival, and it’s a formidable one.

September 10, 2015

Apple Pay has a new rival, and it’s a formidable one.

August 21, 2015

Lands’ End has announced a new omnichannel fall marketing campaign which includes a catalog strategy, complementary digital initiatives and an overall brand advertising campaign.

August 19, 2015

In today’s news cycle, it’s become somewhat standard fare to read reports of a significant breach in the retail world.

August 4, 2015

Retail is becoming an increasingly hot market for hosted cloud computing providers. Some of those providers, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Aliyun cloud division of Alibaba, are operated by retailers.

July 28, 2015

Social media and search engines are two of the most popular online destinations, but are heading in different directions when it comes to customer satisfaction.

July 27, 2015

Drone-based delivery may still be far from an everyday reality, but likely players including Google and Amazon are already thinking about traffic control.

July 27, 2015

Drone-based delivery may still be far from an everyday reality, but likely players including Google and Amazon are already thinking about traffic control.

July 22, 2015

It’s the question on every brand’s mind — how do I reach the millennial consumer?

July 17, 2015

According to BuzzFeed, Facebook has begun piloting online storefronts located within the pages of a number of retailers.

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

Google made two announcements on Wednesday, both of which will impact retail.

July 15, 2015

Google made two announcements on Wednesday, both of which will impact retail.

July 6, 2015

A retailer’s social media activity has a greater impact on shoppers than the company’s website.

July 2, 2015

Pinterest is rolling out its “Buyable Pins” feature, which allow consumers to purchase items directly from Pinterest visual displays, to users of its iPhone and iPad apps.

June 24, 2015

Nearly one-third (31.1% ) of retailers report that their companies have opened or will open new stores this year, according to a survey by retail real estate management firm Levin Management. It is the highest mid-year percentage in the four years for which comparative Levin survey data is available.

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.