January 29, 2015

About four- in-10 retailers plans on using both Apple Pay (43%) and predictive analytics (42%) by the end of 2015.

January 15, 2015

In today's data-filled world, many retailers are missing some of the most basic — and important — metrics of all: store data and conversion rates.

January 13, 2015

BJ’s Wholesale Club announced that it has adopted Esri’s location analytics solutions to aid in real estate research strategy and business insight analysis.

December 12, 2014

Hooters of America is partnering with Forum Analytics for a customized real estate planning and market-optimization solution.

December 5, 2014

If you talk to retail industry stakeholders about their business priorities for 2015, you will likely hear about their continued focus on omnichannel. But the overall environment is starting to feel different than in years past.

November 7, 2014

According to a new study from Frost & Sullivan, the aim of every retailer is to integrate data from multiple channels to provide an omnichannel experience for the customer.

October 30, 2014

Hair salon chain Regis Corp. and specialty footwear retailer Red Wing Shoes both recently engaged Insight Inc. to refresh their store systems. 

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.

September 17, 2014

LogicSource, a leading sourcing and procurement services firm, announced a multi-year partnership with Pep Boys.

September 15, 2014

SmartFocus has acquired beacon technology specialist TagPoints and social media analytics provider Content Savvy as part of its strategy to develop the UK's first omnichannel digital marketing system.

September 10, 2014

Almost all retailers consider Big Data to be important, according to a new survey from Accenture Analytics. When asked how important is Big Data to their organization, 94% of retail executives answered “important,” 58% responded “extremely important,” and 36% responded “important.”

September 3, 2014

Neustar Inc, a provider of real-time information services and analytics, is releasing AK Media Insights Pro, a service that gives brands and agencies the ability to model and analyze their own media and audience data to uncover campaign insights that go beyond standard reports and dashboards.

August 4, 2014

The global Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.03% during the period 2013-2018.

July 31, 2014

Ugam, a provider of managed analytics technology, has released Assortment Intelligence, a solution that generates insights for retailers about what products to keep, carry and drop, based on real-time data collection and analysis.

July 9, 2014

The Kroger Co. has published its eighth annual sustainability report, setting its first-ever water conservation goal and providing a progress update on moving retail locations toward "zero waste" and sourcing 100% certified sustainable palm oil.

July 7, 2014

Retailers have long been urged to employ Big Data analysis to uncover big insights into how their business is performing, how their brand resonates among consumers, and whether their customer experience meets expectations. =

June 24, 2014

▲ Customer experience: Poorly maintained stores cost sales and dilute the brand and customer experience. Not giving facilities the funding required to keep stores clean and in good condition will impact the bottom line in that customers will shop elsewhere. Today, more than ever, shoppers have high expectations regarding the look and feel of a store, and they also have many more options from which to choose. Dirty restrooms, stained flooring, burned-out lights, poor air conditioning and the like are proven customer turn-offs.

June 19, 2014

CloudTags, an omnichannel marketing technology company, is partnering with Brickstream, an in-store analytics vendor.

June 4, 2014

ShopperTrak, a leading global provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, announced it has signed Journeys as its 1,000th customer.

June 3, 2014

The average person will spend $113.80 on neckties, tools, electronics and other special gifts for Father’s Day, slightly down from $119.84 last year, according to NRF’s 2014 Father’s Day Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.

May 16, 2014

Easy2Find is a new online analytics tool designed to simplify food industry research and intelligence at the unit level.

May 13, 2014

Maxymiser, a global provider of unified customer experience optimization, is partnering with digital analytics consultancy Pointmarc.

May 12, 2014

Worthy has launched a secure online marketplace for the sale of pre-owned luxury goods to a network of qualified buyers that encourages multiple bids and optimal spot market prices.