June 29, 2015

Canadian Tire Corp. is rallying around a flag that contains no controversy with a new omnichannel promotional campaign.

June 17, 2015

Almost all (91%) of marketers either use or intend to use personalization for online customer interactions within the next year.

May 19, 2015

A new GS1 US standard offers a common approach for listing and classifying products across all e-commerce platforms.

April 13, 2015

Meet Brian Foster of Paint Folks as he discusses trends in paint colors and how his company offers more than just paint.

February 26, 2015

GS1 US has published a GS1 US National Data Quality Program framework, which outlines the key components to help companies establish and sustain effective data quality programs based on GS1 standards.

January 29, 2015

The Joint Industry Coupon Committee on Thursday urged retailers to prepare for the retirement of UPC Prefix 5 barcodes from manufacturer coupons.

November 26, 2014
New York - A sophisticated marketing mix—one that includes social media, mobile and digital campaigns—is crucial in today’s fragmented retail environment. Twitter be can be especially helpful in targeting customers, according to one industry expert.  
November 26, 2014

Data migrations and system upgrades usually require at least some downtime. In fact, 81% of companies schedule migrations overnight or on weekends when fewer people are working, and fewer customers can potentially be disrupted by downtime. Particularly in this era of 24/7 online ecommerce, some degree of business risk always accompanies downtime.


November 10, 2014

The Association for Retail Technology Standards, a division of the National Retail Federation, on Monday announced the approval of the ARTS Operational Data Model version 7.0, and the ARTS Data Warehouse Model 3.0.

November 5, 2014

Babies ‘R Us is offering a "Baby's First Christmas" Twitter Party as part of a broader omnichannel holiday promotional program.

November 5, 2014


November 5, 2014


By Paul Rauker


October 29, 2014

The role of “marketer” is not as simple as it used to be. Outbound and inbound methods are constantly evolving as traditional marketing efforts become more complex, and newer digital tactics are implemented and maintained at breathtaking speeds.

October 24, 2014

Wow. What a month in the world of mobile payments.

October 17, 2014

Today’s convenience stores face growing pressure to evolve amid the ramped-up expectations of global consumers. 

September 22, 2014

Chain Store Age will host a webcast on how retailers can enhance their business intelligence reporting and take it to practical — and actionable — insights.

August 28, 2014

Bitcoin digital currency platform provider BitPay has become a Demandware Link Technology Partner.

August 12, 2014

The Wet Seal Inc. is launching its new Wet Seal + Plus banner with 30 new stores opening Aug. 16.

July 25, 2014

Bebe Stores Inc. plans to roll out the digital experience management platform from Qubit.

July 21, 2014

Natalie Berg, global research director at Planet Retail, commented:

July 11, 2014

Coupon website RetailMeNot plans to make deals more personalized for users

July 9, 2014

Women’s apparel retailer Bebe has selected digital experience management platform provider Qubit to provide a wide reaching and bespoke A/B testing, website optimization and personalization program designed to increase conversion rates.

June 27, 2014

Almost three-quarters (72%) of consumers only want to socially interact with a brand when they first comment on social media channels.