May 21, 2015

Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM) has opened the nation’s largest home furnishings store, in The Colony, Texas.  Featuring 560,000 sq., ft. of selling space, the two-level space also has an on-site warehouse, giving it a combined footage of more than 1.8 million sq. ft.

May 21, 2015

Customers who choose live chat for customer service are satisfied a higher percentage of the time than those who call, email, or use social media channels.

May 20, 2015

Domino's Pizza is debuting a new ordering option that combines two new-to-the-world innovations — ordering via tweet and ordering via emoji, specifically the pizza emoji. The ordering platforms launched on Wednesday throughout the United States.

May 20, 2015

Swedish fast-fashion giant Hennes & Maurtiz AB (H&M) on Wednesday unwrapped its largest store in the world, in New York City’s Herald Square.

May 20, 2015

Smart & Final launched a new branding campaign, which will place the ampersand ("&") -- already in the 144-year old company's name -- front and center to showcase the company's relationship with both its customers and the communities it serves.

May 19, 2015

Buying club DirectBuy is launching its My Rewards loyalty program.

May 19, 2015

Buying club DirectBuy is launching its My Rewards loyalty program.

May 19, 2015

With the rise of big data, social media, and mobile communications, retailers should now be enjoying unprecedented opportunities to understand and reach their consumers like never before.

May 19, 2015

Instacart is taking its talents to South Beach. Consumers in Miami can now use the online delivery service to order from Whole Foods Market, Costco, Winn-Dixie, BJ’S Wholesale Club and Petco stores and have everything delivered by Instacart in as little as one hour.

May 19, 2015

According to the Nielsen consumer confidence index, U.S. consumer confidence increased one index point in the first quarter of 2015 to a score of 107, maintaining an above-the-baseline (100) optimism level for one year.

May 19, 2015

Sports Authority Inc. is partnering with online protection plan provider SIMPLR to let customers protect new purchases.

May 19, 2015

Starbucks and music streaming service Spotify will establish a multi-year relationship that will link its 7,000 U.S. company-operated stores in the U.S. and My Starbucks Rewards loyalty members with Spotify’s global users.

May 19, 2015

Consumers are increasingly taking an omnichannel approach to their online shopping carts.

May 19, 2015

Consumers are increasingly taking an omnichannel approach to their online shopping carts.

May 19, 2015

Digital ad spending in the U.S. will total $58.61 billion this year, and retailers' ad outlays will comprise 22% of that figure, or $12.91 billion, by far outpacing all other U.S. industries.

May 19, 2015

Digital ad spending in the U.S. will total $58.61 billion this year, and retailers' ad outlays will comprise 22% of that figure, or $12.91 billion, by far outpacing all other U.S. industries.

May 19, 2015

Summertime is almost here, and consumers are planning to give the easy and convenient present of a gift card.

May 19, 2015

The Limited is launching a new program called Reserve Online, Ready In-Store, that allows customers to shop TheLimited.com and place items on hold for purchase and pick-up at their local store.

May 18, 2015

Chili's Grill & Bar is introducing a state-of-the-art loyalty program, My Chili's Rewards, which leverages technology, personalization and gamification.

May 18, 2015

Chili's Grill & Bar is introducing a state-of-the-art loyalty program, My Chili's Rewards, which leverages technology, personalization and gamification.

May 18, 2015

McAlister's Deli has signed three development agreements with new and existing franchisees to open restaurants in Southern Georgia and North, Central and Southwest Florida.

May 18, 2015

Footwear brand Candie’s Inc., which is exclusively sold through Kohl’s in the U.S., is reportedly focusing on Instagram as a key platform for its spring/summer marketing campaign.

May 18, 2015

Target has informed established CPG companies including Campbell Soup, Kraft, General Mills and Kellogg Co. that it will promote their brands less to place more emphasis on brands that meet the changing preferences of modern consumers.

May 18, 2015

Target has informed established CPG companies including Campbell Soup, Kraft, General Mills and Kellogg Co. that it will promote their brands less to place more emphasis on brands that meet the changing preferences of modern consumers.