October 30, 2014

Revenue coming from smartphones grew 141% year-over-year during the third quarter of fiscal 2014.

October 30, 2014

Revenue coming from smartphones grew 141% year-over-year during the third quarter of fiscal 2014.

October 29, 2014

Stylinity, a new mobile app letting users share shoppable images and earn rewards for purchases they influence is now available for download on iTunes.

October 29, 2014

Fifty-seven percent of consumers use their smartphones to assist shopping activities in store.

October 21, 2014
New York -- Using smartphones and tablets to shop for the holidays has grown by 53% since 2012, and is expected to play a big role in decision making and actual purchases this year, according to the American Express Spending & Saver Tracker. The report finds the average American consumer is back to holiday spending at 2012 levels, and will plan to shell out $842 this year (vs. $1,260 in 2013 and $848 in 2012).   Consumers saying they will use their gadgets to:
October 21, 2014

Motorola Solutions Inc. has unveiled the Symbol TC70 touch computer, an enterprise-class mobile computer running the Android KitKat operating system.

October 20, 2014

Incidents of smartphone “showrooming”—seeing a product in a store, then buying it online from another retailer using a smartphone—dropped from 37% in the United States last year to 28% in 2014.

October 20, 2014

Incidents of smartphone “showrooming”—seeing a product in a store, then buying it online from another retailer using a smartphone—dropped from 37% in the United States last year to 28% in 2014.

October 16, 2014

Starting next week, RadioShack will roll out its initial launch of Apple Pay at more than 900 RadioShack locations in five key markets: Manhattan, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

October 14, 2014

Behind the glitz and window dressing “wow” factor of Apple’s Sept. 9th iPhone 6/6 Plus and Apple Watch announcements, the meaty Apple Pay announcement was really the star of the show.

October 12, 2014

Auto shoppers using a smartphone are more likely to share vehicle information on social media when they have a satisfying online experience with an automotive manufacturer (OEM) or third-party automotive site.

October 9, 2014

Blue Nile Inc. has launched a new mobile shopping app available in Apple's App Store, which now includes augmented reality on the app's "Dream Box" feature, allowing consumers to virtually "try on" a Blue Nile engagement ring from an iPhone.

October 6, 2014

Walgreens is conducting a developer contest to encourage integration of its Balance Rewards application program interface (API).

October 2, 2014

Drizly, a technology company powering beer, wine and liquor delivery for consumers across the U.S., has launched Drizly.com, its new e-commerce website.

October 1, 2014

Scandit, a developer of a software-based barcode scanning solution for smartphones, tablets and wearable devices, has released an integrated suite of mobile apps to enhance the consumer shopping experience and retail operations.

October 1, 2014

Scandit, a developer of a software-based barcode scanning solution for smartphones, tablets and wearable devices, has released an integrated suite of mobile apps to enhance the consumer shopping experience and retail operations.

September 30, 2014

With major credit card breaches recently confirmed at a number of America's largest retailers, payment security has become a serious problem almost overnight.

September 26, 2014

Keeping stores in peak condition remains the top priority of retail facility managers, who are increasingly being asked to do more with less. Chain Store Age spoke with Lauryn Blank, CEO of Global Facility Management & Construction, about the impact of technology on store maintenance and other trends. She also provided some timely advice for winter challenges.

September 26, 2014

Online apparel wholesaler Milanoo has launched a new version of its shopping app for both iPhone and Android.

September 23, 2014

Behind the glitz and window dressing “wow” factor of Apple’s Sept. 9 iPhone 6/6 Plus and Apple Watch announcements, the meaty Apple Pay announcement was really the star of the show.

September 16, 2014

While much of the attention at this week’s Apple press conference was on the iPhone 6 and the company’s new smartwatch, we believe — along with many industry analysts — that the most important news of the splashy event was Apple Pay, the company’s new mobile payments system.

September 10, 2014

With the news of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch debuting with mobile wallet capabilities in the marketplace, Apple’s announcement has given the (mobile) payments industry a boost, no doubt about it. But in what direction, and what are the implications for retailers?

September 10, 2014

Consumers are increasingly interested in the BOPIS (buy online, pickup in store) option for making purchases.

September 9, 2014

Taking aim at other digital payment platforms such as PayPal, Apple on Tuesday released a mobile payment platform called Apple Pay that will let consumers pay for purchases using their iPhones — or the new Apple Watch.