September 16, 2015

The London-based global specialty fashion retailer Topshop is  helping customers pin down their favorite colors.

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 4, 2015

Marketers are largely not conscious of the full potential social images (such as Instagram posts) hold for their email marketing efforts.

August 20, 2015

According to the latest Retail Social Media Benchmark results from eDigitalResearch, Amazon tops both the Facebook and Twitter social media rankings.

August 6, 2015

A fast-growing start-up wants to help retailers and other brands market their goods on Instagram.

July 30, 2015

Facebook is preparing a move from Instagram advertising to actual Instagram commerce.

July 28, 2015

Social media and search engines are two of the most popular online destinations, but are heading in different directions when it comes to customer satisfaction.

July 21, 2015

While paid search and email marketing still top retailers’ list of effective customer acquisition channels, social media has moved up the ranks to become an important tool for engaging with and attracting new customers.

July 17, 2015

Ever wondered what a 15-story-tall Instagram post would look like? Well, thanks to Nordstrom, the waiting is over.

July 17, 2015

According to BuzzFeed, Facebook has begun piloting online storefronts located within the pages of a number of retailers.

July 2, 2015

Pinterest is rolling out its “Buyable Pins” feature, which allow consumers to purchase items directly from Pinterest visual displays, to users of its iPhone and iPad apps.

June 30, 2015

Pinterest on Tuesday officially started its foray into e-commerce.

June 24, 2015

Nearly one-third (31.1% ) of retailers report that their companies have opened or will open new stores this year, according to a survey by retail real estate management firm Levin Management. It is the highest mid-year percentage in the four years for which comparative Levin survey data is available.

June 23, 2015

Mondelez International has renewed its global strategic partnership with Facebook, with a focus on creating and delivering creative video content and driving impulse snack purchasing online.

June 19, 2015

Barneys New York keeps expanding its use of  social media. The luxury retailer will enable customers to shop directly from a link embedded in its official Instagram account.

June 11, 2015

The Michaels Companies Inc. is teaming up with The Gymboree Corp, on a summer Instagram promotion.

June 2, 2015

Fabric and craft specialty retailer Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores is one of the partners for Pinterest’s new Buyable Pins, which is the social networking site’s first crack at e-commerce.

May 27, 2015

Forever 21 Inc.’s social strategy has always been to mix compelling and creative branding with the ability to directly purchase items.

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 14, 2015

Cole Haan is launching Apple Pay within its mobile shopping application.

April 30, 2015

Online retailing pioneer Amazon Inc. has climbed to the top of the retail social media ranks, thanks in part to the introduction of #AmazonBasket.

March 19, 2015

Facebook Inc. is adding a new feature to its popular Messenger instant messaging service that will give users the ability to send money to friends.

March 16, 2015

Facebook has purchased personalized shopping engine, with the intent of making its ad more relevant to individual users.

January 29, 2015

Kohl’s Department Stores will be the exclusive department store retail partner for The Color Run, a national paint race event series.