April 14, 2015

EBay Inc. has appointed three new executives who will fill key positions on CEO-designee Devin Wenig’s leadership team. The company makes these appointments as it prepares for the separation of Bay and PayPal into independent, publicly traded companies in the second half of 2015.

February 25, 2015

Lowe's Cos. reported net earnings of $450 million for the fourth quarter ended Jan. 30, a 47.0% increase over the year-ago period.

February 10, 2015

The Home Depot is prepping for spring, traditionally its busiest selling season, with 80,000 new hires and by rolling out the latest mobile technology to better serve customers.

February 2, 2015

As every marketer knows, the era of Big Data is here, and with it comes a huge smorgasbord of opportunities to connect with customers in amazing new ways. For marketers and brand managers, the prospect of knowing more about customers’ lives, habits, and desires than ever before is understandably exciting.

January 27, 2015

One pure-play and six omnichannel retailers received top honors for their online customer service in the E-Tailing Group’s Q4 2014 Mystery Shopping Study.

January 20, 2015

The Home Depot has been given until July to respond to allegations that its data breach occurred because the retailer did not meet its obligation to comply with security standards and to protect its customers' personal information, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

January 6, 2015

Looking through the Identity Theft Resource Center’s running list of data breaches for 2014, one could be forgiven for thinking they were reading a “Who’s Who” of chain store retailers.

December 30, 2014

Enabling shoppers to buy an item online and pick it up in a local store (BOPIS) is supposed to be a means of offering additional customer convenience.

November 24, 2014

By: David Kidd,  Peak 10   Data privacy and security remain top concerns for retailers. There is good reason for that.  The Target breach compromised approximately 70 million records. The Home Depot breach potentially impacted another 60 million consumers. As I write this article, reports are being made public about a breach involving the office supply retailer Staples. We can no longer deny that cybercrime is a real and growing threat to the retail sector.

November 20, 2014

Although the mobile payment adoption rate is increasing, industry experts realize that with convenience comes the burgeoning of security risks such as data breaches. 

October 13, 2014

J.C. Penney made history on Monday with its announcement that industry veteran Marvin Ellison will take the reins of the company from current CEO Mike Ullman in August 2015 (he joins the board and takes over as president on Nov.1).

October 13, 2014

J.C. Penney on Monday appointed Marvin Ellison president and CEO-designee, effective Nov. 1.

October 6, 2014

After large-scale payment data breaches at Target, Sally Beauty, Michaels, Niemen Marcus and the recently confirmed breach at Home Depot, it seems that no retailer is safe from skilled hackers. The incidents also bring to light such questions as “why are payment system breaches happening more frequently?” and “how can they be stopped?”

September 30, 2014

With major credit card breaches recently confirmed at a number of America's largest retailers, payment security has become a serious problem almost overnight.

September 10, 2014

A Home Depot customer has reportedly filed a lawsuit against The Home Depot Inc. alleging the retailer did not properly protect consumer data from the recent cyber attack that occurred.

September 9, 2014

Home Depot officially confirmed that in-store payment systems at its U.S. and Canadian stores had been hacked in a breach that potentially could be one of the biggest attacks yet.

September 9, 2014

Cooperation among all public- and private-sector stakeholders in the retail industry is needed to ensure cyber security in the face of high-profile retail hacking attacks like the one recently uncovered at Home Depot, according to the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA).

September 5, 2014

Several Home Depot customers filed a class-action lawsuit on Thursday, Sept.4 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division.

September 3, 2014

My experience in cyber security tells me that the retail sector probably represents the most fertile ground for cyber criminals.

August 21, 2014

The Home Depot on Thursday named Craig Menear, president of the chain's U.S. retail business, as CEO and president, effective Nov. 1.

August 19, 2014

Home Depot said its fiscal second-quarter net income rose 14% amid a rebound in its spring selling season and strong online sales.

July 14, 2014

The Home Depot is collaborating with 3-D printer manufacturer MakerBot to start selling MakerBot Replicator desktop 3-D printers online and in 12 Home Depot stores in California, Illinois and New York, beginning July 14.

July 8, 2014

Following Staples’ expansion of its Staples Connect home and office automation platform to 500 stores, The Home Depot is making Wink-enabled connected home products available for purchase in its nearly 2,000 U.S. stores and online.

July 1, 2014

Staples is expanding its home and office automation platform, Staples Connect, including a rollout to 500 stores, new pricing for the Staples Connect Hub, and collaborations with Microsoft, Jawbone, and D-Link.