January 27, 2015

Digital receipts solution provide FlexReceipts will provide its technology to  several independent retailers including denim retailer Paige USA, sportswear retailer TravisMathew, men’s clothier Milton’s, Rusty Del Mar Surf Shop and Robert’s China.

January 7, 2015

Nearly a quarter (21%) of consumers said that they are likely to return or exchange at least one of the presents that they received this holiday season. Additionally, male respondents expressed a greater interest in returning or exchanging gifts (30%) than female respondents (20%) by as much as 10%.

December 19, 2014

The industry will lose an estimated $10.9 billion to return fraud this year, with  $3.8 billion accounted to this holiday season alone, up slightly from last year’s $3.4 billion. 

November 24, 2014

TechPay Mobile Payment Systems has launched the SwiftPay mobile payment system.

November 10, 2014

Despite potential seasonal barriers to store trips such as long lines, traffic and limited merchandise selection, consumers anticipate spending the majority of their holiday budget in physical stores this year, according to Deloitte's 29th annual holiday survey.

September 22, 2014

A class-action settlement RadioShack Corp. reached with consumers that offered them $10 vouchers as compensation for printing their credit and debit card expiration dates on receipts has reportedly been overturned by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.

August 4, 2014

Epson, a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS) solutions, and Mobivity Holdings Corp., a provider of retail customer engagement and marketing technologies, have entered into a partnership to transform receipts from transactional to actionable.

March 20, 2014

Meijer has added features to its mPerks program that allows customers to store digital receipts from purchases in a single place and details exactly how much they've saved by shopping at the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer.

December 23, 2013

Costco and Nordstrom were the number one and two ranked retailers in terms of their return policies, according to a new report from personal finance site GoBankingrates.com.

August 28, 2013

CVS Caremark plans to shorten the length of in-store receipts members of its ExtraCare loyalty program receive by about 25%.

January 3, 2013

At a time of year when much of the retail news we hear focuses on receipts and holiday sales performance, I can’t help thinking that the notion of value has become synonymous with price — and only price.

December 3, 2012

By Tom Rittman, Theretailequation.com

The holiday season is often considered the most wonderful time of year, but as retail sales soar, so do returns. And don’t be fooled by a seemingly valid receipt. Savvy fraudsters know how to prey on holiday cheer costing retailers thousands of dollars in fraudulent returns and exchanges.  

August 2, 2012

Walgreens and Alliance Boots on announced the completion of Walgreens initial investment in the strategic partnership following receipt of all required regulatory approvals.

April 26, 2012

Walmart said it has launched a “Pay with Cash” service that offers cash payment options for online orders at Walmart.com in the United States.

November 10, 2011

Survey results released Thursday by the National Retail Federation found that fewer retailers expect return fraud rates to grow this holiday season, due in part to stronger checks and balances and to enhanced return policies.

June 2, 2011

Pier 1 Imports said Thursday its same-store sales rose 10.2% in the first quarter, helped by better traffic, more purchases being made and a higher average receipt.

March 2, 2011

Kmart is now offering paperless receipts, according to a report in the Detroit Examiner.

February 23, 2011

More and more retailers are seeking innovative ideas to deliver customer service excellence at the return desk in an attempt to set them apart from the competition and make a first-rate impression with consumers.

January 12, 2011

Beverages & More has launched a next-generation technology initiative based around NRF/ARTS (Association for Retail Technology Standards) standards coupled with cloud computing and high-performance technology and service providers that include NCR Corp., Verifone, Retail Anywhere, Trevarian, and Anametrix.

January 6, 2011

Pier 1 Imports' same-store sales rose 10.3% in December, helped in part by more customers and higher average receipts.

December 28, 2010

Chain Store Age spoke with Michael Hanson, VP sales and marketing for Edison, N.J.-based Star Micronics America — a subsidiary of Star Micronics Company Ltd. and producer of point-of-sale printers for the retail industry — about how retailers can make the most of its point-of-sale printer technology and what they can expect from the devices moving forward.

November 8, 2010

A report released Tuesday by the National Retail Federation said that the retail industry is...

September 29, 2010

The Container Store said Thursday it has established a partnership with QuickReceipts, new from Intuit,...

September 13, 2010

The Retail Equation, an industry leader in retail transaction optimization solutions, received an important patent...