January 12, 2015

Sports retailer Academy Sports + Outdoors has implemented Oracle Retail solutions to support growth by streamlining merchandising and inventory operations.

January 9, 2015

The National Retail Federation’s Big Show 2015 is a prime opportunity to demo the latest tech advancements from leading retail solution providers.

January 9, 2015

To simplify retailers’ IT environments while helping them deliver the commerce anywhere experience consumers expect, Oracle unveiled enhancements to its retail portfolio with the launch of Oracle Retail Release14.1.

January 5, 2015

CVS Health now offers the ScriptAbility prescription accessibility system through its mail service pharmacy to CVS/Caremark members who are blind or visually impaired.

December 30, 2014

Specialty apparel retailer Avenue Stores is turning its online customers into brand advocates by using ShopSocially’s referral marketing solution to generate referrals from its website users. 

December 23, 2014

 Jill Puleri will join Oracle Corp. as senior VP and general manager, Oracle Retail. 

December 23, 2014

Business accelerator Plug and Play Tech Center and Simon Properties are hosting an event, “Silicon Valley Retail CMO Summit 2015,” Feb. 4-6, 2015 at Plug and Play’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. 

December 18, 2014

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December 17, 2014

CVS/pharmacy is making it an omnichannel holiday for its customers this year. Consumers can follow @CVS_Extra on Twitter to learn about upcoming promotions and ways to win a variety of gift items through special contests. 

December 4, 2014

Sam’s Club is introducing a new free Sam’s Club Travel mobile application designed to offer Sam’s Club members savings on hotels, rental cars, vacation homes, and other travel activities. 

December 2, 2014

Mobile traffic and sales trends indicate that Cyber Monday is increasingly becoming an event consumers take with them wherever they go.

December 1, 2014
Discount Tire has selected OneView Commerce to enhance the retailer’s “customer for life” brand experience in its more than 875 stores nationwide.
 
December 1, 2014

Cyber Monday online sales were up 8.7% as of 3 p.m. EST over the same period on Cyber Monday 2013, according to IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.

December 1, 2014

Just more one-third of all Black Friday online revenue came from shoppers on mobile devices, up 48 percent from 2013. 

December 1, 2014

iPhone users were more valuable than Android users ($97 to $91 average market basket) during Thanksgiving weekend but Android tablet users were more valuable than iPad ($105 to $102). 

November 26, 2014

 

On the site of a former gas station in West Haven, Connecticut, CVS Health has unveiled its most environmentally progressive and energy-efficient store so far.

For starters, the LEED Platinum-certified drug store boasts daylighting, a landscape design that doesn’t require irrigation, super-efficient HVAC units and LED-lit coolers that light up when approached. (Platinum is the highest distinction in the LEED program.)

November 26, 2014

There has been a 112% increase in mobile traffic to retailer websites in the past year while desktop traffic dropped 4%. According to analysis of billions of user sessions to U.S. retailers’ desktop and mobile websites and apps between October 2013 and October 2014 by mobile solutions provider Skava, mobile Web accounts for 85% of total traffic for retailers, dominating mobile apps’ 15% share.

November 25, 2014

When Gordmans Stores Inc., the Omaha, Nebraska-based chain of 95 Midwestern discount stores, decided to expand into underserved markets in the central U.S., the retailer discovered its legacy IT systems would not adequately support its planned growth. Outmoded applications across a range of functions in the enterprise created such problems as the setting of a double-digit limit for location numbering. This limitation meant that Gordmans could not add stores or distribution centers in its system past a double-digit amount.    

November 25, 2014

Macy's continues its aggressive social media push with the launch of online video ads on Facebook starting on Thanksgiving evening. 

November 24, 2014

On the site of a former gas station in West Haven,  Connecticut., CVS Health has unveiled its most environmentally progressive and energy efficient store so far.

November 24, 2014

Online sales were up 18.7% the weekend before Thanksgiving (Nov. 22-23) compared to the same two-day period in 2013.

November 24, 2014

Online sales were up 18.7% the weekend before Thanksgiving (Nov. 22-23) compared to the same two-day period in 2013.

November 24, 2014

Office Depot is currently utilizing a new location-based mobile marketing app, Shazom In-Store, in all of its Office Depot and OfficeMax retail store locations throughout the country.

November 24, 2014

With the recent announcement that it will build a new digital innovation lab in Boston, CVS Health has joined the ranks of retailers, including Wal-Mart Stores and Target Corp,  who have also launched similar facilities.