January 27, 2015

A survey conducted in eight world markets during the latter half of January 2015 revealed insights on online purchasing habits of consumers in winter.

January 27, 2015

Ikea announced that it is submitting plans to the City of Columbus, Ohio, for a store that would increase the Swedish furniture retailer’s Ohio presence to two stores.

January 27, 2015

Savings.com has launched Favado 2.0, a redesigned version of the grocery community savings app.

January 27, 2015

E-commerce revenue continued its strong growth trend of recent year in 2014.

January 12, 2015

NRF president Matthew Shay told attendees of retail’s Big Show in New York City this week that the industry is well positioned for 2015 – with support from Washington, D.C.

January 9, 2015

Shopatron is partnering with Mozu and Brand Labs in an effort to give retailers increased website scalability through SaaS technology, quick site ramp-up and deployment, and a lower cost of ownership.

January 8, 2015

A Seattle-based flash sales site may just be sputtering overseas, as a Forbes report on Thursday said that Zulily may shutter its United Kingdom operations, which currently serve as the concept’s first and only international office.

December 1, 2014

Each year we at ChannelAdvisor track the five days from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday and call that the “Cyber Five.” This year, our Cyber Five Same Store Sales (SSS) data to date shows that Holiday ’14 is off to a very strong start.

November 26, 2014

As the official kick-off of the holiday season approaches, your core online holiday campaigns are all wrapped up and ready for holiday shoppers. This year, it is expected that online consumer spending will rise 16% over last year to approximately $60 billion, according to the comScore forecast.

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 26, 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. Rounding out the top five: Urban Outfitters, American Eagle Outfitters and Zulily. 

November 25, 2014

Twitter keeps on coming up with new ways to let advertisers connect with consumers—and now it’s moving into the brick-and-mortar space. 

November 24, 2014

Starting this month, social media users and others can send each other beers, cocktails and food items as gifts via a growing number of gift card options and features from Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar.

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

Online coupon/deals site Savings.com, is launching the PriceJump mobile application for iOS.

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.

November 21, 2014

The number one reason why some consumers avoid online shopping is the lack of in-person assistance and proactive engagement from brands. 

November 20, 2014

Online powerhouse Zappos has opened its first-ever freestanding store, a 20,000-sq.ft. pop-up in the company’s  hometown of downtown Las Vegas.

November 14, 2014

More shoppers will be leveraging their mobile phones for holiday purchasing than ever before.

November 14, 2014

A 2014 Kelly Scott Madison Holiday Shopping Study revealed that the top concerns for consumers this holiday season are shipping costs and online security, as 71% of respondents ranked both as top-of-mind.

November 14, 2014

About seven in 10 (68%) of consumers plan on doing most or all of their holiday shopping online.

November 14, 2014

There is a high demand among consumers for mobile apps that would make the Black Friday shopping experience easier.