April 24, 2015

QVC customers can now watch the omnichannel retailer’s content on their Apple Watch.

April 24, 2015

Tech geeks rejoice: the Apple Watch from Apple Inc. is here. From a retail perspective, the device Apple Inc. calls “our most personal device yet” offers new ways to engage consumers, who are obtaining new ways to stay digitally connected.

April 20, 2015

Apple Inc. reportedly may launch its Apple Pay mobile payment service in Canada as soon as fall 2015.

April 9, 2015

Coupons.com Inc. is launching a savings and digital promotions app for the Apple Watch. Using the Coupons.com Apple Watch app, shoppers can add nearby digital savings at national retailers and restaurants.

March 31, 2015

At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, established players such as IBM and Qualcomm and nimble startups including Imersivo and Compass.to showed off innovations in augmented reality, mobile payments, clienteling, and more, offering tools for employee empowerment, data-driven decision-making, true omnichanneling retailing, and beyond.

March 16, 2015

Move over mom, baseball and apple pie. The new three things everyone loves are iPhone, Apple and retail.

March 11, 2015

Pressed Coffee & Wine Bar and Taters Café is wirelessly syncing its stores’ iPad POS teminals with Serverless Sync, a new functionality from cloud-based tablet POS vendor ShopKeep.

March 11, 2015

Worldwide mobile POS shipments grew by 77.4% in 2014 and this growth rate is maintaining its pace in 2015.

March 10, 2015

Zappos is making Apple Touch ID available to its mobile customers. The latest update of the Zappos iOS app adds the option to log in with Touch ID.

March 9, 2015

Apple on Monday announced that the Apple Watch will be available starting April 24, to customers in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, and Japan.

March 2, 2015

IBM Inc. is expanding the IBM MobileFirst for iOS portfolio of apps for retailers. Boots U.K. and American Eagle Outfitters are among the retailers who have signed on for MobileFirst apps.

February 23, 2015

Target Corp, has reportedly expanded the functionality of its mobile shopping app to allow users to directly add offers from its Cartwheel social couponing service from a list in the Target app.

January 14, 2015

In 2015, consumers will inevitably begin to integrate wearable connective technology more into their daily lives. For example, Luxottica Group S.pA. is launching a multiyear R&D collaboration with Intel Corp. to create eyewear infused with smart technology. The ultimate goal is to deliver smart, fashion-forward products that are meaningful and desirable to consumers.

January 8, 2015

Target Corp. enjoyed many digital returns during the 2014 holiday season, as the retailer broke seasonal digital sales records.

December 10, 2014

IBM and Apple are releasing the first wave of their previously announced IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions in a new class of made-for-business apps and supporting cloud services.

December 1, 2014

iPhone users were more valuable than Android users ($97 to $91 average market basket) during Thanksgiving weekend but Android tablet users were more valuable than iPad ($105 to $102). 

November 18, 2014

Macy's continues to innovate its omnichannel experience with  the launch of a new iOS app that incorporates image recognition and visual search software.

November 17, 2014

Target Corp. has gone live with several new in-store navigation features. The features include new interactive maps along with enhanced shopping lists and search capabilities.

November 13, 2014

11 Main Inc., the U.S. online shopping platform operated by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Inc., has launched a mobile app optimized for iPhone, iPod Touch and Android, with an iPad version coming later in the year.

October 30, 2014

QVC will introduce a new in-app mobile feature in the coming weeks that allows customers to make purchases with a touch of their finger.

October 29, 2014

Stylinity, a new mobile app letting users share shoppable images and earn rewards for purchases they influence is now available for download on iTunes.

October 17, 2014

Apple announced that its mobile payments solution, Apple Pay, will be launched in the United States on Monday, Oct. 20.

October 16, 2014

Starting next week, RadioShack will roll out its initial launch of Apple Pay at more than 900 RadioShack locations in five key markets: Manhattan, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

October 15, 2014

Plug and Play brings together retailers and start-ups who offer specific technology and expertise that can relieve merchants’ pain points.