June 27, 2012

A study released by Deloitte found that smartphones – which already influence 5.1% of all retail store sales in the United States – are expected to impact 19% of total store sales, amounting to $689 billion, by 2016.

May 23, 2012

With more than 60 million Americans forecast to own a tablet computer by the end of this year, retailers say tablets are driving an increasingly larger share of their web revenue.

April 19, 2012

Apparel retailer Maurices said it has debuted a new mobile application designed to enhance its customers’ in-store shopping experience.

March 16, 2012

During the 2011 holiday season, the top retail apps and websites combined — Amazon, Best Buy, eBay, Target and Walmart — reached nearly 60 % of smartphone owners, according to Nielsen.

March 12, 2012

A survey released by PriceGrabber said that 77% of consumers who own a tablet computer use either a tablet or a smartphone to shop.

December 8, 2011

Consumers and their smartphones are becoming inseparable when it comes to shopping, according to a survey by Verve Wireless, a mobile advertising company, which found that over 60% of respondents use their smartphone for shopping one or more times each month.

October 27, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores said it has launched a smartphone application that will help customers manage prescriptions and locate the nearest Winn-Dixie Pharmacy with their iPhone, Android or Blackberry smartphones.

October 10, 2011

Mobile phones drive digital traffic around the world, but tablets are gaining steam, according to a new report released by ComScore.

October 10, 2011

Motorola Solutions announced the first tablet computer built from the ground up specifically for enterprise users, the Android-based ET1.

October 6, 2011

Tablets and smartphones are redefining the retail shopping experience and will be a $5 billion market per year by 2015, according to a new research report by IHL Group.

August 18, 2011

A survey released Thursday by the National Retail Federation found that nearly one third of tablet owners will use the device to purchase back-to-school items.

May 3, 2011

More and more retailers are experimenting with mobile and social initiatives.

April 19, 2011

A recent survey by Deloitte found that the proliferation of smartphones – coupled with social network popularity -- has had a significant impact on what consumers expect from retailers and their in-store shopping experience.

April 13, 2011

Barnes & Noble is looking to engage its youngest shoppers with interactive technology. In December 2010, the retailer launched a kiosk pilot focused on Tikatok.com, an online children’s self-publishing service that lets children write and illustrate their own storybooks — and have them printed in hardcover format. (Barnes & Noble purchased the company in September 2009.) 

December 28, 2010

Smart phone Mobile Apps! Just like the accessibility of airplane travel for the masses revolutionalized the travel industry, smart phones will revolutionalize the retail industry.

December 16, 2010

A survey released Wednesday by Accenture revealed that the growing use of smartphone technology and the economic downturn have encouraged cost-conscious consumers to explore alternative retail channels, such as online and smartphones, to secure bargains.

December 14, 2010

As 2010 draws to a close and interest in mobile technology and mobile commerce reaches a fever pitch (mobile is expected to be among the NRF Show’s biggest themes), Juniper Research has drawn up a list of predictions for the mobile and wireless industry for 2011.

December 8, 2010

As 2010 draws to a close and interest in all things mobile reaches a fever pitch, Juniper Research has drawn up a list of predictions for the mobile and wireless industry for 2011.

November 18, 2010

Touchscreen solution-provider Intava said Thursday that Ethan Allen has selected Intava Vector to power the retailer’s new touchscreens in participating Ethan Allen Design Centers nationwide.

November 4, 2010

Sam's Club has launched Sam's Club App, which can be downloaded for free from the...

July 22, 2010

Amazon.com reported Thursday that net income increased 45% to $207 million in the second quarter,...

July 6, 2010

American Eagle Outfitters is offering anyone who tries on a pair of jeans later this...

January 15, 2008

San Jose, Calif. DT Research unveiled the...