February 27, 2017
Macerich, Simon, and Westfield have all signed on for a new service that accepts returns of online purchases at their malls as a way to win a bigger share of Web-shopper’s dollars at their properties.
 
February 27, 2017
The world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer, Walmart, has eliminated the membership fee on its two-day shipping program ShippingPass – its strongest response yet to the growing dominance of Amazon Prime (which is not estimated to 65 million members worldwide).  
February 21, 2017
HSN’s feature, “The Beauty Spy,” uses social media to introduce shoppers in the United States to new, emerging and exotic beauty trends. Now it is coming to the small screen.
 
February 21, 2017
Snapchat users may be in the market for a new gadget to share their pictures — a new way to purchase it.
 
February 17, 2017
Specialty retailer Bow & Drape is putting a new spin on how it sells its cheeky merchandise.
 
February 16, 2017
Shoptalk, the “nextgen commerce event,” is still accepting applications for a new initiative that connects retailers and brands with technology companies — and provides complimentary tickets and travel reimbursement to the event. 
 
February 15, 2017
Online marketplace retailer Etsy.com is looking to expand its base of sellers by entering the estimated $40 billion to $44 billion craft supplies market, which is dominated by such retailers as Michael’s and Jo-Ann’s Stores.
 
February 15, 2017
Walmart has added another online asset to its battle against Amazon.
 
February 14, 2017
The online retailer is expanding its presence in California.
 
February 14, 2017
Despite an earlier report to the contrary, Walmart is not combining its online and store buying functions.
 
February 13, 2017
Digital shoppers across the United States outdid themselves in the fourth quarter.
 
February 13, 2017

One independent grocer is making a move to compete with larger chains. 

 
February 10, 2017
Watch out Victoria’s Secret — Amazon is moving onto your turf.
 
February 9, 2017
Charlotte Tilbury is taking lipstick sampling to a new level.
 
February 9, 2017
Amid efforts to crack down on the sale of counterfeit goods, Alibaba is in a center of another related fight.
 
February 8, 2017
Cosabella has found a way to future-proof its business, and simultaneously drive sales.
 
February 8, 2017
Buying merchandise on Pinterest just got even easier.
 
February 7, 2017
Not only was the 2017 Super Bowl a game for the record books, it also drove shoppers to their favorite e-grocers to prep for the big game.
 
February 6, 2017
To tap growing global demand among shoppers in Australia and New Zealand, Alibaba opened its new international office in Melbourne.
 
February 2, 2017
Cross-border online retail is on an upward trajectory, and a catalyst for domestic retailers to grow their businesses.
 
February 2, 2017
Amazon continues to dictate the pace of online retailing, making it the “go-to” retailer for a majority of shoppers.
 
February 2, 2017
More shoppers are buying groceries online, but a majority are ready to switch grocers in favor of a better online experience.
 
February 2, 2017
On the heels of a less than stellar holiday, Target Corp. is scaling back on some parts of its innovation agenda in order to concentrate on its core business.
 
January 31, 2017

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