May 14, 2015

Cole Haan is launching Apple Pay within its mobile shopping application.

May 8, 2015

Macy's will once again run its "American Icons” omnichannel promotion, from May 13 – July 4.

April 30, 2015

Online retailing pioneer Amazon Inc. has climbed to the top of the retail social media ranks, thanks in part to the introduction of #AmazonBasket.

April 20, 2015

Papa John’s wants to be sure customers know exactly what ingredients go into its pizzas.

April 15, 2015

Nordstrom came out on top in a study that ranked the social media performance of department stores by digital marketing analytics company Rival IQ.

April 7, 2015

Upscale footwear brand Stuart Weitzman has launched its first Instagram-based advertising campaign. The online campaign features Cinemagraphs, which animates a portion of a photo so that it looks like a video. It was done in collaboration with Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg of Ann Street Studio.

April 7, 2015

Upscale footwear brand Stuart Weitzman has launched its first Instagram-based advertising campaign. The online campaign features Cinemagraphs, which animates a portion of a photo so that it looks like a video. It was done in collaboration with Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg of Ann Street Studio.

February 26, 2015

Pizza retailer Domino’s, which recently shortened its name from “Domino’s Pizza,” is reportedly turning to social media to promote the name change and also locate out-of-date signs.

February 12, 2015

Twitter plans to acquire Niche, a startup that pairs content creators popular on such social media platforms as Instagram, Tumblr and Twitter's own Vine with brand advertisers.

January 29, 2015

Kohl’s Department Stores will be the exclusive department store retail partner for The Color Run, a national paint race event series.

January 13, 2015

The fast-growing online grocery delivery startup Instacart confirmed it has raised $220 million in a funding round led by the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

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

Polaroid Fotobar is opening two of its smaller-format “micro-store”  locations in the San Jose, California, area, with the first opening on Wednesday, at Westfield Oakridge.

December 2, 2014

Black Friday was a more social event than Cyber Monday, with 3.5 million tweets and 838 million impressions compared to 839,000 tweets and 309 million impressions.dan

November 20, 2014

Amazon.com will start offering Black Friday deals on Friday, Nov. 21, and adding new deals as often as every 10 minutes for eight straight days.

November 18, 2014

Polaroid is opening three locations of its Fotobar experiential retail concept in the Los Angeles area, with the first debuting Nov. 18 at Westfield Culver City.

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 10, 2014

Belk has teamed with HelloWorld, a provider of rich engagement solutions, to launch Santa Baby Sweepstakes, a holiday-themed multi-channel incentive program accessible across digital and mobile channels. 

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

Facebook, You Tube, Instagram and WeChat are the most important social media platforms, according to a new report by business intelligence company L2 Inc.

October 22, 2014

VenueLabs is launching a free social listening tool geared for small businesses called AboutLocal.

October 17, 2014

DSW Inc. is running a one-day promotion called “National Shoe Lover Day” on Saturday, Oct. 25.

October 3, 2014

The Michaels Companies Inc. launched its annual “Trick Your Pumpkin” Instagram contest Saturday, Oct. 4.

September 29, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores has appointed Kevin Systrom, CEO and co-founder of photo-sharing service Instagram, as a new member of the company’s board, effective Sept. 26.