April 8, 2015

Google is reportedly planning to launch a service that will compete with Amazon Home Services later this spring.

April 8, 2015

Google is reportedly planning to launch a service that will compete with Amazon Home Services later this spring.

April 6, 2015

Google has released version 9.0 of the Google Wallet electronic payment app, skipping version 8.0 but only adding a couple of new features.

April 6, 2015

Google has released version 9.0 of the Google Wallet electronic payment app, skipping version 8.0 but only adding a couple of new features.

March 12, 2015

Chain Store’s Age’s 51st annual SPECS Conference starts on March 15, at the Sands Expo at the Venetian/Palazzo Hotel, Las Vegas. The conference is focused on store planning/design, equipment, construction and facility services — all areas where technology is beginning to play an increasingly important role. Here are three SPECS sessions where the role of technology will be highlighted:

March 11, 2015

Yet another online company has entered the physical retail space: Google has opened an in-store shop in Currys PC World, on Tottenham Court Road in London.

March 11, 2015

Yet another online company has entered the physical retail space: Google has opened an in-store shop in Currys PC World, on Tottenham Court Road in London.

March 10, 2015

Old Navy is promoting its spring fashions with a new marketing campaign running across Tumblr and Yahoo.

March 6, 2015

Despite the large splash caused by the September 2014 launch of Apple Pay, the general consensus is that mobile payment is still in the infancy stage. But while mobile payment is growing at a tempo that is best described as “slow and low,” the overall market is getting increasingly competitive

February 26, 2015

Google is reportedly planning to release an Android-based digital payment API known as Android Pay at its Google I/O conference in May 2015.

February 26, 2015

Google is reportedly planning to release an Android-based digital payment API known as Android Pay at its Google I/O conference in May 2015.

February 25, 2015

Google is reportedly testing the inclusion of live chat with businesses linked directly within search results.

February 25, 2015

Google is reportedly testing the inclusion of live chat with businesses linked directly within search results.

February 23, 2015

The mobile payments war continues to heat up. In a post on its blog, Google said it partnering with the three of the nation’s largest wireless carriers — AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile — to bring its Google Wallet mobile payment app to their Android phones later this year.  
 

February 23, 2015

The mobile payments war continues to heat up. In a post on its blog, Google said it partnering with the three of the nation’s largest wireless carriers — AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile — to bring its Google Wallet mobile payment app to their Android phones later this year.  
 

February 12, 2015

Apple’s new mobile wallet solution, Apple Pay, was introduced to great fanfare as shoppers headed into the 2014 holiday shopping season armed with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. Apple was quick to proclaim its success with one million activations in the first 72 hours – instantly vaulting it to the top, according to Tim Cook.

February 12, 2015

Apple’s new mobile wallet solution, Apple Pay, was introduced to great fanfare as shoppers headed into the 2014 holiday shopping season armed with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. Apple was quick to proclaim its success with one million activations in the first 72 hours – instantly vaulting it to the top, according to Tim Cook.

January 27, 2015

2014 was an interesting year in e-commerce. Who would have predicted that mobile commerce would explode the way it did? Advances in technology continue to influence consumer behavior and in turn their preferences are driving innovation in software and hardware.

January 27, 2015

2014 was an interesting year in e-commerce. Who would have predicted that mobile commerce would explode the way it did? Advances in technology continue to influence consumer behavior and in turn their preferences are driving innovation in software and hardware.

January 21, 2015

Amazon.com’s Amazon Wallet will never get the chance to make it out of beta.

January 21, 2015

Amazon.com’s Amazon Wallet will never get the chance to make it out of beta.

January 15, 2015

Staples chairman and CEO Ron Sargent will not accept a $31,000 base pay raise the board of directors had previously approved as the chain comes off a not-so-great year.

December 30, 2014

DO embrace technology: It can show you what you need BEFORE you set your feet on the ground. Google Earth/Street view can give you a sense of the macro-features, but remember that these online technologies can be six to 12 months out of date.

December 30, 2014

DO embrace technology: It can show you what you need BEFORE you set your feet on the ground. Google Earth/Street view can give you a sense of the macro-features, but remember that these online technologies can be six to 12 months out of date.