August 25, 2015

Sherwin-Williams is launching a colorful omnichannel program designed to ease the process of selecting paint colors.

August 24, 2015

For retailers, holiday planning means organizing and optimizing the entire enterprise to adequately handle a sustained period of increased consumer demand.

August 24, 2015

City Sports is leveraging cloud-based technology from digital marketing platform provider BlueConic to ensure that holiday customers receive personalized omnichannel service.

August 21, 2015

First Best Buy became the first national retailer, other than Apple Stores, where customers can buy the Apple Watch.

July 27, 2015

Consumers who want to purchase an Apple Watch will have a new option as of Friday, Aug. 7.

July 2, 2015

Pinterest is rolling out its “Buyable Pins” feature, which allow consumers to purchase items directly from Pinterest visual displays, to users of its iPhone and iPad apps.

May 29, 2015

True Religion Apparel's first-ever global flagship is also the brand’s largest and most digitally savvy space to date, starting with storefront windows that display a continuous stream of video content — and also showcase style statements from shoppers themselves. The 3,000-sq.-ft. store is located in downtown Manhattan.

May 14, 2015

Cole Haan is launching Apple Pay within its mobile shopping application.

April 30, 2015

True Religion Apparel Inc. has opened its first global flagship, at 513 Broadway in downtown Manhattan.

April 24, 2015

QVC customers can now watch the omnichannel retailer’s content on their Apple Watch.

March 31, 2015

At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, established players such as IBM and Qualcomm and nimble startups including Imersivo and Compass.to showed off innovations in augmented reality, mobile payments, clienteling, and more, offering tools for employee empowerment, data-driven decision-making, true omnichanneling retailing, and beyond.

March 31, 2015

At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, established players such as IBM and Qualcomm and nimble startups including Imersivo and Compass.to showed off innovations in augmented reality, mobile payments, clienteling, and more, offering tools for employee empowerment, data-driven decision-making, true omnichanneling retailing, and beyond.

March 16, 2015

Move over mom, baseball and apple pie. The new three things everyone loves are iPhone, Apple and retail.

March 11, 2015

Pressed Coffee & Wine Bar and Taters Café is wirelessly syncing its stores’ iPad POS teminals with Serverless Sync, a new functionality from cloud-based tablet POS vendor ShopKeep.

March 11, 2015

Pressed Coffee & Wine Bar and Taters Café is wirelessly syncing its stores’ iPad POS teminals with Serverless Sync, a new functionality from cloud-based tablet POS vendor ShopKeep.

March 11, 2015

Worldwide mobile POS shipments grew by 77.4% in 2014 and this growth rate is maintaining its pace in 2015.

March 10, 2015

Zappos is making Apple Touch ID available to its mobile customers. The latest update of the Zappos iOS app adds the option to log in with Touch ID.

March 6, 2015

What’s going to keep people coming back to physical store locations, as comfort levels with e-commerce rise every year? Savvy retailers are fighting technology with technology, refreshing the look and feel of their stores by integrating more gadgets, and using data in a more integrated way to inform strategy.

March 4, 2015

Women’s apparel retailer Dressbarn is thinking omnichannel with the launch of both a digital and in-store experience, called Dressbar, focused on exclusive designer collaborations with notable names in fashion.

March 2, 2015

IBM Inc. is expanding the IBM MobileFirst for iOS portfolio of apps for retailers. Boots U.K. and American Eagle Outfitters are among the retailers who have signed on for MobileFirst apps.

February 26, 2015

Teen retailer rue21 announced the opening of its flagship, which is located less than one mile from its corporate office.

February 25, 2015
Lebhar-Friedman is seeking an Audience Development Manager for its publications.
January 27, 2015

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

January 5, 2015

Last week, I took a look back at three technologies that disrupted retail in 2014. Now that we are kicking off the first work week of the New Year, it’s time to look ahead at three technologies likely to disrupt retail in 2015.