January 20, 2017
In its latest move to stay afloat, Sears is scrapping its associate discount program in favor of a new concept. 
 
January 19, 2017
More North American shoppers will have access to Alipay.
 
January 19, 2017
Everything is bigger in Texas — including Amazon’s breadth of fulfillment centers.
 
January 18, 2017
A futuristic delivery service is now up and running in two U.S. cities.
 
January 18, 2017
The key to omnichannel success is visibility — both internally with business partners, and externally among customers.
 
January 18, 2017
Retail sales weren’t the only thing that rose during the 2016 holiday season.
 
January 18, 2017
Yankee Candle is all about catering to its customers. A new point-of-sale will help associates further drive this experience.
 
January 17, 2017
Bankrupt American Apparel has started the final, most painful chapter in its drawn out saga.
 
January 17, 2017
The NRF Foundation has brought together leading retailers and non-profits to launch a job training and credentialing initiative called Rise Up (Retail Industry Skills & Education).
 
January 17, 2017
Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer with nearly 1.5 million associates, plans to add 10,000 new retail jobs in its upcoming fiscal year, which begins on February 1, 2017.
 
January 12, 2017
Move over Alibaba — Amazon has a new jobs plan too, one with more details and a more immediate window of opportunity. 
 
January 12, 2017
Helzberg Diamonds is taking steps to ward off credit card fraud.
 
January 12, 2017
Omnichannel is so 2016, with mPOS, staff handhelds/wearables, camera analytics, interactive mirrors with AI, chatbots, and VR already shaping up as this year’s overused retail tech buzzwords.
 
January 11, 2017

Technology is transforming the retail landscape as we know it.

January 11, 2017
FedEx Corp. and Walgreens on Wednesday announced a long-term alliance agreement that will offer convenient access to FedEx dropoff and pickup services at thousands of Walgreens locations across the United States beginning within the next several months.
January 11, 2017
A new partnership is giving Discover card users more flexibility and security at point-of-sale.
January 10, 2017
With an eye on customer engagement, 7-Eleven is upgrading its point-of-sale fleet chainwide.
 
January 10, 2017
The National Retail Federation on Tuesday called on the U.S. Supreme Court to allow merchants to freely and accurately show customers the added costs that come with paying by credit card rather than cash.
 
January 10, 2017
Charitable giving exceeded $971 million, partially fueled by the convenience of mobile commerce. 
 
January 10, 2017
Wal-Mart Stores is reportedly planning a major round of job layoffs by the end of this month.
 
January 9, 2017
Amazon is bolstering end-user cyber-security.
 
January 9, 2017
BJ’s Wholesale Club is knee-deep in a company-wide initiative to add processes that allow it to operate more efficiently.
 
January 9, 2017
A go-to brand for shoppers on-the-go, WH Smith Travel is improving the in-store experience. 
 
January 6, 2017
A six-month battle between Walmart Canada and Visa has come to an end.