October 9, 2014

The headline is bold, but yes, 2014 is the year of hyperlocal mobile advertising, and there are three very important trends converging today to make this happen.

October 1, 2014

Shoppers are planning to spend less money and purchase gifts for fewer people this holiday season compared to last year, while also maximizing their budgets through Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales and online cost comparison, according to the CFI Group 2014 Holiday Retail Spending Report: Black Friday is Back.

September 9, 2014

Observant shoppers will have noticed something ominous in recent weeks: the arrival of fall and winter products and holiday marketing/promotions in many stores.

September 4, 2014

Shoppers spent $50.17 billion online during the 2014 back-to-school shopping season, which represents a 16% gain from $43.26 billion in the year-ago period, according to eMarketer.

August 27, 2014

Another digital retailer has made the leap to the physical space. Online beauty subscription company Birchbox, famous for the pink boxes packed with sample products that it sends to subscribers each month, has opened its first brick-and-mortar store, in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood.

August 26, 2014

Hudson’s Bay Company has appointed John Caplice to the position of senior VP treasury and investor relations, effective Sept. 2.

August 14, 2014

Almost one-in-three (31%) of U.S. consumers say wanting to see/feel items in person would make them shop at a physical store instead of online.

July 29, 2014

Almost half (48%) of U.K. online shoppers have made an online purchase with a retailer based outside the U.K.

July 24, 2014

Fifty-four percent of online shoppers feel that they are more conscious of their security online compared to 12 months ago, following a string of high-profile security breaches at various international retailers and brands.

July 17, 2014

Loblaw Cos. on Thursday announced a series of management changes, including the appointment of Galen Weston, executive chairman, as president, effective immediately.

July 16, 2014

Retailers in 2014 are in a constant state of change, selling new merchandise categories to an increasingly time-pressed and ever more discerning customer. Yet many still maintain their flooring with outdated and ineffective methods that can even affect shoppers' and associates' safety.

July 15, 2014

Welcome to CSA First Look, a showcase for new stores and formats. This inaugural edition spotlights the first physical store of hot Internet start-up Birchbox, the 800,000 members and growing beauty subscription company.

July 11, 2014

Whether it is last-minute in-store shopping, express shipping, in-store pickups, or instant gift credit, the savvy e-commerce retailer should have all locations working in sync to accommodate their patrons.

July 3, 2014

Forty-three percent of consumers planning to purchase apparel for the July Fourth holiday will shop at online stores.

June 24, 2014

Fast Retailing Co.’s Comptoir des Cotonniers division has launched “Fast Shopping,” which allows European shoppers to purchase items in 20 seconds on their mobile devices via an application from Powa Technologies, London. Shoppers using the PowaTag app can scan items they see on ads in various places to make the purchase and with one click, complete the transaction and have the goods delivered to their home within 48 hours.

June 20, 2014

Three-quarters of online shoppers have shopped online for groceries and 40% of these do so on a regular basis, but only one-third of grocery shoppers rate their experience as “easy.”

June 13, 2014

Online grocery shoppers tend to buy fewer impulse purchases online than in store, resulting in smaller basket sizes.

June 13, 2014

More shoppers are purchasing private label (store brand) products in 2014 compared to the prior year.

June 12, 2014

In mid- May, over 30,000 professionals from the shopping center industry gathered in Las Vegas for the ICSC’s annual RECon event.

May 7, 2014

More than two-thirds of U.S. shoppers will buy gift cards during the spring and summer seasons, according to a just-released survey by the Retail Gift Card Association.

March 14, 2014

In addition to wanting to efficiently find and purchase products, online shoppers also want to have fun.

February 19, 2014

F.J. Benjamin Holdings Inc., a developer and manager of retail brands including Gap, Banana Republic and Guess, in Asia, has deployed the traffic intelligence application from Tyco Retail Solutions.

February 3, 2014

Even as online shopping continues to grow, more U.S. shoppers are planning to make purchases from physical stores in 2014, according to a survey by Accenture.

January 31, 2014

acebook had a notable influence on holiday shoppers, especially those using mobile devices.