Thanksgiving holiday shopping activity higher than expected reveals survey

Retailers had a robust holiday weekend shopping experience as a survey reveals more than 151 million consumers hit stores online and offline during the Thanksgiving weekend time frame.

Amazon most intimate brand, reveals new research

When it comes to brand intimacy Amazon is leading the pack.

Black Friday loved by younger consumers, not so much by the older shopper

Black Friday is more appealing to the younger consumer as they are the most interested in potential saving.

E. coli outbreak traced to Costco chicken salad

So far 19 people in seven states have been infected with five being hospitalized.

Live webinar targets location-based marketing for retail segment

As consumer usage continues to shift to mobile, location-based advertising is becoming one of the fastest growing strategies for retailers when it comes to digital advertising Using real-time location data connects real-world behavior — like the places consumers visit and...

Same-day delivery matters more to young shoppers than older consumers

The younger shopping set is much more interested in same-day delivery than the senior set and such a retail strategy could pay off given the focus on serving the millennial this holiday shopping season.

Tennessee tops in Black Friday consumer enthusiasm, shopper assaults

Retailers in Tennessee, Arkansas and Alabama are most likely shoring up storefront security more than competitors in New York, California and Florida given those three states are the top three in terms of Black Friday fighting incidents.

Abercrombie & Fitch enjoys healthy profit, smaller sales dip for quarter

Clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch got an early holiday gift with its latest earnings report.

Ex-Walgreens leader steps into new chief role at Kohl’s

Kohl’s has a new chief operating officer, having hired on former Walgreens e-commerce chief Sona Chawla.

Lululemon takes a community, concierge approach to lure in shoppers

Lululemon Athletica is aiming to lure in shoppers, and keep them browsing longer in its retail space and taking a few new approaches to making that happen.

Walmart revamps Cyber Monday into Cyber Sunday

The world's biggest retailer jump starts the online shopping day of the year one day earlier and is offering quadruple the number of sales items.

Dunkin' Donuts testing on-the-go ordering, delivery service

Dunkin' Donuts is testing mobile ordering in Portland, Maine, and delivery service in Dallas.

Denver airport parking facility parks digital signage in executive lounge

Flyte Systems is making travel out of Denver International Airport easier thanks to its FlyteBoard digital signage display at ParkDIA, Denver's newest near-airport parking company, the company announced.

Report: Sustainability top trend in foodservice packaging

The Foodservice Packaging Institute's 2015 Trends Report reveals foodservice operators are looking for environmentally friendly packaging and customization techniques to differentiate products.

Samsung Pay coming to budget phones?

Samsung Electronics reportedly is planning to bring its new mobile-payment system to mid- and low-end handsets.

Wal-Mart bests expectations on quarterly earnings

Financial results arrive as retailers put finishing touches on holiday sales strategies.

Start-up targets Amazon with pricing service benefitting retailers, consumers

Price service aims to connect local retailers with Amazon Prime members who want the cheapest price while supporting nearby stores.

Food, beverage, grocery lead charge in fostering inclusive workplaces

When it comes to inclusive benefits and protections supporting workplace equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workforce, the food, beverage and grocery sectors are leading the charge.

Retail infusion taking flight at SFO airport concourse

The customer experience will be very different for airport travelers taking flight from United Airlines T3 concourse thanks to more dining, retail and amenities.

Consumer spend slowdown ahead? October sales indicate it may be coming

Yet reports indicate consumers are confident and have more disposable income so November could be a much different scenario compared to October.

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