November 25, 2014
Nordstrom was the most engaged retail brand on Pinterest, followed by Amazon, according to Curalate, which  collected more than 180,000 Pins and analyzed nearly five million interactions associated with the Top 100 brands from November 1st to November 21. 
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 17, 2014

Retailcommon, the social shopping network that serves more than 6,000 retail locations and 20 million customers in Canada and Europe, has launched operations in the U.S.

November 17, 2014

During the 2014 holiday season, marketers will run more campaigns on Facebook than any other social network.

November 17, 2014

Target Corp. has gone live with several new in-store navigation features. The features include new interactive maps along with enhanced shopping lists and search capabilities.

November 6, 2014

Online prices are expected to hit rock bottom on Thanksgiving Day, lower than on any other day during the holiday season. 

November 5, 2014

Babies ‘R Us is offering a "Baby's First Christmas" Twitter Party as part of a broader omnichannel holiday promotional program.

November 5, 2014

Facebook, You Tube, Instagram and WeChat are the most important social media platforms, according to a new report by business intelligence company L2 Inc.

October 29, 2014

Amazon.com is reportedly using feedback collected from its “Amazon Moms” Facebook group and other corporate Facebook pages to help create promotional lists of holiday toys.

September 23, 2014

The retail industry is expected to benefit from mobile commerce, free shipping offers, in-store pickup promotions and e-commerce videos during the 2014 holiday season.

September 8, 2014

Saks Fifth Avenue is launching a new user-generated content hub on its e-commerce site. Called #SaksStyle and based on the Curalate Fanreel image integration platform, #SaksStyle allows customers to display photos from Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr in a social shopping environment.

September 4, 2014

With U.S. social commerce sales expected to reach $14 billion by 2015 and social networks like Twitter and Facebook ramping up their commerce capabilities, a survey by global marketing and technology agency DigitasLBi, and conducted online by Harris Poll, shows that while only 5% of Americans have made a purchase on a social media site, 20% would consider doing so.

September 3, 2014

Kohl’s Department Stores and multiplatform media company AwesomenessTV have launched a partnership to launch S.o. R.a.d., a seven capsule limited-edition junior’s fashion line and “Life’s S.o. R.a.d.,” an original four-season YouTube series featuring top teen influencers.

September 2, 2014

Nordstrom Inc. has become the first retailer to launch the Like2Buy platform, which allows Nordstrom.com customers to directly purchase items featured on the retailer’s Instagram page.

August 18, 2014

Social media is slowly but surely moving from a promotional channel to a channel for direct transactions, as evidenced by the recent news that Facebook is testing a “buy” button of its own.

August 5, 2014

Feedzai, a data science company that uses real-time, machine-based learning to analyze Big Data to prevent fraud, has developed e-commerce apps for the Shopify and Big Commerce platforms.

August 4, 2014

While some retailers and brands are now conducting actual e-commerce from their Facebook pages, the “buy” button holds the potential to substantially increase Facebook’s potential as a platform for executing omnichannel transactions.

July 31, 2014

Old Navy is launching a back-to-school promotion on the YouTube video platform.

July 28, 2014

So the news is out that Facebook is testing a new “buy” button designed to help businesses drive sales in News Feed and on Pages.

July 24, 2014

Facebook Inc.’s revenue in the second quarter increased 61% to a better-than-expected $2.91 billion, up from $1.81 billion in the year-ago quarter, fueled by its fast-growing mobile advertising business.

July 22, 2014

Facebook is introducing a new “save” feature that allows users to save items they find on Facebook to check out later when they have more time. Users can save items like links, places, movies, TV and music.

July 21, 2014

Facebook is testing a new “buy” button designed to help businesses drive sales through Facebook in News Feed and on Pages.

July 14, 2014

Denny's Corp. has launched its new Spanish-language Facebook page, Denny's Latino.