Slice, which offers an eponymous shopping app that extracts and organizes online shopping data from e-receipts, announced it has opened its API to web publishers.
The SmartFocus survey also reveals a significant age-related gap in digital shopping preferences. Nearly half of all millennials spend more time shopping online than in stores while only 27 percent of baby boomers prefer to shop online.
The company outlined its latest advancements in omnichannel strategy and technology as the company continues to add new dimensions for attracting shoppers and serving the needs of individual customers.
Shoppers can select same-day or next-day delivery for $5. Customers will also have the option of shopping in the Foot Locker store and having their items delivered to a local destination of their choice.
The most significant shifts for retailers in the 2014 holiday season can be found in omnichannel, which is changing the landscape for companies and impacting their holiday staffing strategies.
Whole Foods Market and one-hour grocery delivery service Instacart have announced a new partnership that enables customers to have Whole Foods Market products delivered in as little as one hour.
The initial partnership consists of deals with Burberry, DonorsChoose and GLAAD, and also with a variety of big names in entertainment, including Brad Paisley, Demi Lovato, Eminem, Pharrell, Paramore, Ryan Adams, Soundgarden and others.
In August 2014, mobile devices generated 51 percent of all online retail visits, the majority of which occurred on Apple devices. In 2010, only four percent of all online retail visits were mobile.
Overall, U.S. retail online sales for August were up more than 11 percent as compared to the same period last year.
The enhancements include the ability to buy products online and pick them up in-store within hours; an easier way to pay online via Visa Checkout; new in-store kiosks; and the company's first iPad app.
Just days after Nordstrom announced that it was partnering with Curalate to allow its customers to shop via the social network Instagram, Target announced that it too is adding the social shopping service.
Home Depot Inc. recently named longtime company executive Craig Menear as its new CEO, effective Nov. 1, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Mobile marketing firm Artisan has announced the availability of in-app messaging capabilities, which it says are integrated into its Mobile Experience Management platform for mobile app analytics, personalization, and testing.
Study finds that 90 percent of retailers surveyed are selling on marketplaces, 64 percent are using digital marketing.
Shoppers can now reserve new looks straight off the fashion runway with an assist from pre-order platform Luevo.