July 16, 2014

IBM and Apple have entered into a comprehensive partnership to spread advanced mobile and data analysis technology in the corporate world.

July 15, 2014

Welcome to CSA First Look, a showcase for new stores and formats. This inaugural edition spotlights the first physical store of hot Internet start-up Birchbox, the 800,000 members and growing beauty subscription company.

February 10, 2014

Looking ahead at a year that will most certainly see a continued evolution of what retail is and what it does, I am excited at the prospects of participating in, toying with and influencing that evolution.

November 4, 2013

Providing in-store customers with enhanced online “endless aisle” access to products can boost sales and customer service. But if the wait for endless aisle connectivity takes too long, its effectiveness is impacted.

July 12, 2013

Today and tomorrow, Best Buy is running a special promotion where consumers can bring in a working iPad 2 or third-generation iPad and receive a gift card worth $200 or more depending on model and condition of the iPad.

May 23, 2013

How does a company whose strengths are more on the creative and design side than the technology side achieve strategic agility through the use of IT?

November 30, 2012

By Jennifer Friedberg, Rosetta’s Consumer Products & Retail Vertical Leader

October 24, 2012

Epson America, a supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS) solutions, announced that Groupon has selected Epson receipt printers for its recently launched Breadcrumb POS system, an easy-to-use, powerful and affordable solution that runs on iPads for restaurants, bars and cafes.

January 5, 2012

Apparel retailer Guess has implemented the VeriFone GlobalBay iPad Retailing solution, from VeriFone Systems, in a dozen stores in the United States, taken the technology on the road to Asia, and plans to expand the deployment widely in 2012.

November 18, 2011

If retailers want to survive in the new economy and volatile marketplace, their focus needs to be on the customer and providing the best service and shopping experience possible. Increasingly, mobile strategies are helping them achieve this goal.

November 4, 2011

Online holiday shopping in November is expected to grow 12% to 15% versus the year-ago period, with mobile devices such as iPads and Android phones helping to drive spending, according to the IBM Coremetrics Benchmark analysis which gathers data directly from the websites of more than 500 leading U.S. retailers.

October 10, 2011

Mobile phones drive digital traffic around the world, but tablets are gaining steam, according to a new report released by ComScore.

September 16, 2011

City Sports will open its 19th store, in Wellesley, Mass., during the last week of September.

July 6, 2011

Tourneau opened a new concept store in Manhattan.

June 20, 2011

My husband loves Apple. In fact, I cannot remember one single trip to Mall of Louisiana (Baton Rouge) that hasn’t included a stop-in at the Apple store.

June 8, 2011

Fast-casual restaurant operator Au Bon Pain is launching a major remodeling program that will transform all of its 318 cafes.

April 21, 2011

Apple reported a record second-quarter net profit of $5.99 billion, or $6.40 per diluted share, and revenue of $24.67 billion, thanks to strong sales in Macs, iPhones and iPads.

February 16, 2011

The founders of BJ’s Restaurants plan launch a new fast-casual concept this spring that will allow customers to order and customize their meals from tabletop iPads, USA Today reported.

December 28, 2010

Smart phone Mobile Apps! Just like the accessibility of airplane travel for the masses revolutionalized the travel industry, smart phones will revolutionalize the retail industry.

December 14, 2010

The conference will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Center, in New York City, Jan. 9-12, 2011.

December 1, 2010

We are really the United States of Consumerism and it was on rampant display from last Wednesday through Cyber Monday.

September 10, 2010

With shrinking ad budgets, and decreasing foot traffic in retail stores, it is an ever increasing challenge for retailers to get shoppers to shop -- even during traditional times of necessity such as “back to school.”

August 31, 2010

Gift cards are a perennial favorite during the holidays, with the months of November...

May 4, 2010

There’s been a lot of buzz about the Apple iPad since it hit the market last month, and many predict it could have a significant impact on the way people shop in the future.