August 21, 2015

First Best Buy became the first national retailer, other than Apple Stores, where customers can buy the Apple Watch.

August 13, 2015

Move over Apple and Google — and make way for Samsung.

August 12, 2015

Smartphones are quickly becoming the first screen for consumers — even in retail stores.

August 12, 2015

Smartphones are quickly becoming the first screen for consumers — even in retail stores.

August 12, 2015

Consumers love their smartphones, but retailers shouldn’t count out the “old tech” yet in terms of customer appeal.

August 11, 2015

Jamba Juice is making it more convenient for customers to get their smoothies.

July 30, 2015

American consumers are increasingly comfortable with shopping through their smartphones, and many are using digital channels like social media and email marketing to engage with apparel brands.

July 27, 2015

Consumers who want to purchase an Apple Watch will have a new option as of Friday, Aug. 7.

July 27, 2015

A survey released Monday is in line with other reports that consumers do not plan to spend more this year on back-to-school supplies than they did last year.

July 23, 2015

Sales of gadgets such as iPhone, iMac and the new Apple Watch, as well as services, helped propel Apple’s strong performance during the third quarter of fiscal 2015. 

July 17, 2015

Samsung announced in a blog posting that Korean consumers can now use a beta version of its Samsung Pay mobile payment application.

July 15, 2015

Google made two announcements on Wednesday, both of which will impact retail.

July 13, 2015

Customers on the run have a new option for purchasing shoes.

July 13, 2015

Retailers wondering which smartphone operating systems they should support with their mobile and omnichannel programs can reach more than half of all users with a single OS.

July 1, 2015

Best Buy is putting a spotlight on the way technology is impacting home appliances.

June 24, 2015

At the recent MIT CIO Symposium, Bryan Kirschner, director of the research/strategy organization Apigee Institute, and Jerry Wolfe, CEO and founder of food industry platform services provider Vivanda, participated in a panel discussion on consumer connectivity and engagement. Chain Store Age followed up with the two experts to ask a few more questions about engaging today’s connected customer.

June 23, 2015

According to new IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark data, mobile accounted for more than 48% of all online Father’s Day traffic in 2015.

June 23, 2015

According to new IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark data, mobile accounted for more than 48% of all online Father’s Day traffic in 2015.

June 16, 2015

Retailers looking ahead to meeting the needs of holiday shoppers should be aware of the continuing growth of mobile’s importance as a consumer channel. 

June 16, 2015

Starbucks Corp. is expanding its mobile order and payment service to about 3,400 stores in 21 new states

June 10, 2015

Twitter announced on Wednesday that its advertisers can use the data the social giant has been collecting on which apps its users download for targeted ads.

June 9, 2015

Fast-casual sandwich chain Which Wich is partnering with Olo, a provider of online and mobile ordering solutions for the restaurant industry, to debut a new mobile app and digital ordering program.

June 7, 2015

Apple Inc. is enacting a number of significant enhancements to its Apple Pay mobile payment app, including adding support for rewards programs and store-issued credit and debit cards.

May 29, 2015

On Thursday, Google introduced Android Pay, which will power in-app and tap-to-pay purchases on mobile devices. Here are some comments from Pat Dermody, president of Retale, a location-based mobile platform connecting shoppers with their favorite local retailers, on the new feature: