March 5, 2015

American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie are launching the "Ultimate Road Trip" sweepstakes in stores nationwide and online from March 7 through March 18.

March 5, 2015

Specialty toner retailer/franchisor Cartridge World has created a unified shopping experience across multiple devices, establishing an automated fulfillment workflow, as well as integrating e-commerce into the franchise business model.

March 5, 2015

Sephora on Thursday officially unveiled its San Francisco-located Innovation Lab, which will focus on the development of new strategies and technologies for both in-store and mobile shopping.

March 4, 2015

Higher selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses, including asset impairment charges primarily related to lower-than-expected operating performance at the struggling Justice banner, cut into profits at Ascena Retail Group Inc. during the second quarter of fiscal 2015.

March 4, 2015

Women’s apparel retailer Dressbarn is thinking omnichannel with the launch of both a digital and in-store experience, called Dressbar, focused on exclusive designer collaborations with notable names in fashion.

March 4, 2015

Lucky and Save Mart announced the launch of a rewards program driven by an integrated smartphone platform targeted to fit into the busy lifestyle of today’s shopper.

March 4, 2015

The Michaels Companies Inc. has launched online arts and crafts classes taught by instructors and industry experts through an exclusive partnership with Creativebug, a subscription-based provider of online DIY instruction.

March 4, 2015

Consumers are opening up their pocketbooks for St. Patrick’s Day, according to the National Retail Federation’s St. Patrick’s Day Spending Survey.

March 4, 2015

Shopping cart abandonment is a problem that costs retailers nearly $20 billion each year, according to a study by SurePayroll. If you’re putting effort into attracting customers and enticing them with products they’d like to buy, only to have them stop short of the finish line, you’re leaving money and opportunities for repeat business on the table.

March 4, 2015

Well-stocked shelves and falling sales is a dilemma faced by many retailers today.  New technology advancements such as mobile discount apps are the latest threat to grocery retail sales. Many people simply complete their grocery shopping from the convenience of their own home.

March 4, 2015

Online wedding retailer and services provider The Knot is relaunching a mobile-first e-commerce site designed to seamlessly engage, match and connect couples with the right local vendors, products and services they need for their wedding.

March 3, 2015

Ace Hardware is trying to make the bleary month of March as colorful as possible for consumers.

March 3, 2015

Retailers often use in-store beacons to push promotions to customer mobile phones as they pass by. But video game retailer GameStop Corp., which operates more than 4,200 U.S. stores, takes a different approach.

March 3, 2015

At a time when the traditional separation between online and brick-and-mortar retailers is blurring, brands need to be smarter to win on the digital front. The ability to establish a presence online — and to capitalize on digital marketing and promotions driven by social media and other online tools — is no longer a luxury: it is a necessity.

March 3, 2015

For the first time in more than a decade, OpenTable, a provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group, unveiled a rebrand.

March 3, 2015

Publix, Aldi and H-E-B share something besides all operating in the grocery sector.

March 3, 2015

The Shoes.com website has been formally re-launched with a refreshed design and expanded product offering, now with more than 450 brands.

March 3, 2015

Online shoppers around the world want the ability to search and shop on multiple channels and devices, expect to see alternate delivery and payment options, and when it comes to shipping and returns, “free” is a driving factor to complete the sale.

March 3, 2015

Target is trying to increase its appeal with Hispanic shoppers by launching a new marketing campaign focusing on customs that are unique to many Latino communities.

March 2, 2015

It may not be quite as cool as a shoe phone or a “Cone of Silence,” but Ikea is getting smart with furniture.

March 2, 2015

Retailers making headlines with store expansion plans for 2015 include a mix of global players as well as some familiar national brands. Here’s an update:

February 27, 2015

A state appeals court in New York has revived two claims Macy’s Inc. made against J.C. Penney Co. Inc. in a long-running dispute between the two department store chains about who has the right to sell Martha Stewart Living home products. 

February 27, 2015

For the upscale, 33-store Barneys New York, customer experience is everything.

February 27, 2015

For the upscale, 33-store Barneys New York, customer experience is everything.