February 17, 2015

Nordstrom Inc. has named Shellye L. Archambeau, CEO of GRC/quality management software provider MetricStream Inc., to the company's board of directors. Her addition brings the total number of directors to 13, 10 of whom serve as independent directors.

January 14, 2015

Even when retailers achieve compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, they often fail to maintain it.

January 5, 2015

Closing out the 2014 holiday shopping season, Internet retail traffic soared to new heights during the first weekend in January, according to Verizon Enterprise Solutions’ Retail Index.

December 2, 2014

Cyber Monday lived up to the reputation of the gloomy start of the work week, with Internet traffic attributed to online consumer retail shopping activities decreasing 25 points from the prior day.

October 21, 2014

Motorola Solutions Inc. has unveiled the Symbol TC70 touch computer, an enterprise-class mobile computer running the Android KitKat operating system.

September 16, 2014

Subway announced that it will launch NFC-based mobile payments nationwide on Oct. 1 with Softcard, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Verizon Wireless.

May 29, 2014

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has recently introduced a location-based service that will allow retail organizations to offer real-time benefits to their customers, such as proximity-based specials and fraud detection.

May 2, 2014

Verizon Wireless has embarked on an ambitious initiative to transform the customer experience across its portfolio of 1,700 company-owned stores. The new strategy emphasizes lifestyle over product and promotes in-store engagement and interactivity.

“We are transforming the focus of our stores from selling devices to enabling customers to discover all that wireless technology can do for their mobile lifestyles,” said Domenico D’Ambrosio, executive director, national retail operations, Verizon Wireless.

May 1, 2014

Verizon Wireless has set itself an ambitious goal: to transform the in-store experience across its entire fleet of 1,700 company-owned stores.

In November, the company unveiled its “destination store” format, in Mall of America, Bloomington, Minn. More than about selling phones and other devices, the 9,000-sq.-ft. store is designed to help customers experience a more robust mobile life.

February 28, 2014

Verizon is reportedly investigating possible data breaches at two unidentified retailers that use its networking technology.

February 28, 2014

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has opened the Verizon Cyber Intelligence Center (VCIC). The new center will offer advanced detection and response capabilities to better manage and mitigate cyber attacks.

February 26, 2014

Bryan Sartin, director of Verizon’s RISK Team, will discuss the link between security breaches and automated building management systems at Chain Store Age’s 50th annual SPECS Conference, March 9-12, 2014
Gaylord Texan Hotel Grapevine, Texas.

January 16, 2014

The Cellular Connection, a 300-unit national operator of Verizon Wireless stores, has selected RetailNext to develop staffing models, help with store design by analyzing customer’s path to purchase, and monitor traffic and conversion rates to help gauge the success of advertising campaigns.

January 15, 2014

Verizon is migrating Tesco to a single global network infrastructure, which will underpin Tesco’s ongoing application and infrastructure centralization program.

December 6, 2013

Verizon Enterprise Solutions is launching a new managed, cloud-based Wi-Fi for business solution aimed at retail and food service environments.

November 22, 2013

Verizon Wireless unveiled its new "destination store" format, in Mall of America, Bloomington, Minn. The sleek, modern-looking 9,715-sq.-ft. store is designed to show customers how wireless technology fits into their mobile lifestyles.

November 19, 2013

Verizon Wireless unveiled its Verizon Destination Store format, at Mall of America, Bloomington, Minn. The new concept is designed to help customers discover all that wireless technology can do for their mobile lifestyles.

November 14, 2013

Isis, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Verizon Wireless, today released the latest version of the Isis Mobile Wallet.

October 3, 2013

Verizon is preparing for the fourth quarter beta release of Verizon Cloud, its new cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform and cloud-based object storage service.

September 13, 2013

Cloud-based e-commerce, mobile apps and mobile wallets are among the most important IT trends affecting retailers as they enter the 2013 holiday shopping season.

August 5, 2013

Verizon Wireless has partnered with All-Rite Construction Company to launch the flagship store of its new Viva Movil premium retail banner aimed at Latino customers.

February 28, 2013

The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon wireless retailer in the U.S., has unveiled a new design in its store in Indianapolis that will be incorporated into all its new stores moving forward.

February 7, 2013

Verizon Communications elected Greg Wasson, Walgreens president and CEO, to the Verizon board of directors, effective March 1.

February 7, 2013

Verizon Communications elected Greg Wasson, Walgreens president and CEO, to the Verizon board of directors, effective March 1.