Online grocery shopping gaining in popularity among consumers

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More consumers are jumping online to buy groceries these day, with a 29 percent increase in total online grocery shopping in the past year.

FEATURES


Uber, Nordstrom, Macy's take arms, and Armanis

Living mannequins have their place, but few events translate to pure retail progress like a pair of Louboutins arriving by Uber, writes RCE blogger Bryan Pearson.

Will Facebook and Twitter accelerate retail m-commerce?

The power of social media could shape retail digital transformation, according to Alex Hum in his latest blog post.

3 myths keeping customers away from online shopping

Dan Leberman, vice president North American online small and medium business unit for PayPal, debunks the myths that inhibit e-commerce.

Retailers cautious about embracing upgraded payment options

Although technology continues to enhance the customer experience, retailers are still guarded when it comes to embracing upgraded payment options.

NRF: Consumer spending on moms to skyrocket

Consumers will spend more than $20 billion on their moms this Mother's Day.

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NEWS


Drone delivery scheduled for take off in just one year

Drones in retail delivery could be a reality within the next year as the Federal Aviation Administration is finalizing rules regarding unmanned drone operations by businesses.

Annoushka launches e-commerce system

Jeweler partners with Tryzens to upgrade e-commerce platform using Magento Enterprise to support growth plans.

New platform released in hopes of linking in-store, online shopping

Store-Sync is designed to drive e-commerce and in-store sales by providing a seamless experience for shoppers who use both digital and traditional channels.

Amazon Prime Now adds one-hour delivery from local stores

Starting in Manhattan, Amazon Prime Now will deliver groceries and more from D’Agostino, Gourmet Garage and Billy’s Bakery.

Vesta releases solution to 'prevent online, mobile fraud'

Built to combat the rising trend of fraud in e-commerce, vGuaranteed is a "revenue-generating payment solution for digital goods, services and subscriptions."

Best Buy, Walmart support GS1 US standard

GS1 US Simple Product Listing is designed to help ensure that products are accurately represented across sales channels and are discoverable by search engines.

FAO Schwarz toy store in midtown Manhattan to close

The FAO Schwarz toy store in midtown Manhattan will close July 15 due to rising rent.

Papyrus-Recycled Greetings launches B2B e-commerce site

Created exclusively for its small business retailers, the website offers a streamlined process for ordering greeting cards online.

Report reveals e-commerce opportunities

Oban Digital released this week a report that unveils local events from around the world offering e-commerce opportunities.

Staples launches Microsoft Match

Staples will utilize Microsoft Match to pair customers with the right Windows devices.

IBM, Facebook join forces

Facebook and IBM Commerce announced that they will partner to provide brands with tailored marketing capabilities.

Best Buy enhances selfie experience

HISY gadgets enhance selfie shots and group shot photography.

Amazon Prime Instant Video takes to the skies

Amazon Prime members will have instant access to thousands of titles available on Prime Instant Video over free Wi-Fi at no additional cost to their membership.

Walmart commits to add 115 new stores in China

Walmart commits to build 115 new stores in China by 2017, upgrade 50 stores this year and continue to focus on e-commerce.

Warriors of Mandalore invade Spencer's

Spencer's Gifts unveiled its newest Star Wars product line today, aligning with "May the 4th" Star Wars' fan festivities.

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