September 22, 2015

Consumers looking for arts and crafts online may soon have a new destination.

September 21, 2015

Flipkart, a leading Indian online marketplace, is naming three new technology executives with experience at some major global retail and IT firms.

September 18, 2015

The CEO of one of America’s most prominent discount retail chains has joined the board of directors of quick service restaurant operator Yum Brands. 

September 17, 2015

According to the Tampa Bay Business Journal, Walmart is spending $200 million on a new distribution facility in Polk County, Florida that will be dedicated to fulfilling e-commerce orders.

September 16, 2015

Target Corp. is launching a major and wide-ranging initiative to improve its in-store shopper experience.

September 15, 2015

Visual marketing platform provider Olapic, which turns consumer-generated photos and videos into brand assets for use in marketing, is teaming up with a major social network.

September 11, 2015

As Target Corp. continues its transformation under CEO Brian Cornell, news came out that the retailer is not renewing its contract with licensed apparel company Cherokee.

September 4, 2015

As many of us grasp at the last moments of summer, those in the retail industry have one eye on the end of the year -- the time between November and December.

August 24, 2015

Fall inspections are key to prepping HVAC systems for colder temperatures.

August 24, 2015

Consumers who want to open ads on one of the Web’s most important retailers soon won’t have to worry about seeing messages informing them they need to install or update Adobe Flash.

August 21, 2015

From the retailer’s perspective, Electronic Product Code-enabled Radio Frequency Identification has become the foundational way to help retailers connect inventory to consumer omnichannel requests.

August 20, 2015

Even with the increasing influence of digital technology on retail habits, the in-store experience is important in all major purchase decisions, according to a new survey. 

August 19, 2015

In today’s news cycle, it’s become somewhat standard fare to read reports of a significant breach in the retail world.

August 18, 2015

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. is partnering with two top brands to open specialty stores-within-a-store at select Dick’s locations.

August 11, 2015

A pioneer in retail clinics has joined the nation’s largest retailer.

July 24, 2015

Everyone from mass merchandisers to dollar stores has been getting into the grocery business in recent years, and the vertical may soon have a new and very large participant.

July 24, 2015

Data security has been a hot topic in the world of retail IT lately. Based on some recent retail data security-related news items, I have compiled a list of two don’ts and one do when it comes to securing your data.

July 20, 2015

The third-party vendor hosting online photo sites of at least six major retailers may have been the victim of a security breach.

July 20, 2015

The rumors are true. As expected, the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company Inc. (A&P) has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

July 13, 2015

As revitalized urban spaces continue to flourish in cities across the country, the concept of co-working spaces has gained considerable traction.

June 30, 2015

E-commerce infrastructure and cybersecurity initiatives. HVAC equipment upgrades and energy management systems. These days, retail CFOs must allocate capital expenditures to an ever-growing list of components — not all visible to the public but critical to corporate health.

June 25, 2015

Sears has opened a new connected home flagship store near Silicon Valley and Ryan Ciovacco, president of consumer electronics and connected solutions, spoke with Retailing Today about the major initiative.

June 25, 2015

While the Confederate flag has been an increasing source of controversy in recent years, retailers have long sold items featuring its image with no major outcry. But following the tragic shooting in Charleston, consumer sentiment against the “Stars and Bars” intensified to a degree that made selling Confederate flag-themed merchandise unacceptable to a large portion of the public within a few days.

June 24, 2015

The higher numbers of store closings are far from over, and it would not be accurate to refer to 2015 as a total turnaround, but it does seem noteworthy that there are significant categories of retail that have aggressively moved to capitalize on opportunities.