December 10, 2014

62% of shoppers say loyalty program membership is beneficial, but only 26% consider retailers’ programs worth joining. 

December 9, 2014

SEATTLE - Amazon.com  has added a new feature, called ‘Make an Offer,’ that allows customers to negotiate lower prices on thousands of items. 

December 8, 2014

Phillips Edison & Company announced a partnership with the LOC Card, a consumer engagement platform from LOC Enterprises which allows customers to participate in merchants’ loyalty programs and access their data and information from each program all in one place.  

December 5, 2014

Kohl’s Department Stores had a tough third quarter that included a 20% drop in profits, but the retailer reportedly sees its loyalty program and mobile wallet as important competitive assets.

December 3, 2014

Ever wonder what to do with all those unused loyalty points you probably have floating around?

November 24, 2014

Online coupon/deals site Savings.com, is launching the PriceJump mobile application for iOS.

November 18, 2014

The Vitamin Shoppe has signed a multi-year renewal agreement for Revionics price optimization technology.

November 18, 2014

Toys ‘R Us is offering exclusive benefits, including early access to Black Friday deals, to members of its Rewards ‘R Us loyalty program.

November 12, 2014

Declining gas prices may increase holiday spending this year—especially among men and those ages 18-34, according to a new national survey on consumer optimism conducted by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS).

November 3, 2014

360pi and JDA Software are partnering to optimize local pricing recommendations for retailers.

October 31, 2014

Walmart.com asserted its basket price leadership position over both Amazon.com and a Walmart supercenter, according to Kantar Retail’s third annual Walmart versus Amazon pricing study.

October 31, 2014

When we began applying optimization technology to retail, the industry had lots of data, but only a little science. 

October 29, 2014

It is clear that mobile has an essential role in omnichannel retail, serving as the bridge between in-store and online with shoppers using their devices for product research both in and out of the store, to store and manage points, coupons and gift cards, and increasingly, to make purchases.

October 28, 2014

LG Electronics USA has selected Ugam's Brand Intelligence solution to help manage its brand reputation and channel relationships in the U.S. consumer electronics industry.

October 20, 2014

What do supermarkets have to gain from a price war? Judging from the battles that have been raging around the world of late, the answer is--nothing.

October 20, 2014

True Value Company has selected 360pi to provide competitive pricing intelligence spanning 50,000 branded and unbranded products over hundreds of regional zones.

October 14, 2014

MarketYze, a provider of pricing and promotion intelligence solutions, is partnering with retail technology vendor Revionics Inc. to launch the Competitive Data Partner Program.

October 14, 2014

Retailers are in agreement about using competitive data for pricing.

October 8, 2014

As we barrel towards the holiday season, few retail IT executives have as much time as they’d like to work on the challenges that will be waiting for them in first quarter 2015 — including limited funding for IT innovation.

September 30, 2014

rice intelligence technology provider 360pi, is collaborating and integrating with IBM to facilitate more automated and dynamic pricing for joint customers.

September 26, 2014

Fast-growing footwear retailer Rack Room Shoes has always had a good grasp on its customers and their wants and needs. However, the retailer never began building a formal loyalty plan until the first quarter of 2012, which actually created an advantage.

September 23, 2014

Implementing rewards programs is a common best practice in retail for a host of reasons. These programs can increase sales, encourage repeat purchases, and can provide a wealth of data and insights into the shopping behaviors of customers.

September 23, 2014

Target Canada is aggressively repositioning to drive its price value, according to a basket pricing study by Kantar Retail.

September 8, 2014

The retailers who “won” during the holiday season in 2013 were those that offered meaningful discounts on a sizable number of products on Black Friday instead of discounting a small number of door crashers.