Amazon's first smartphone combines visual product recognition with one-click shopping from the online giant's inventory. Should other retailers be scared?
Apple introduces mobile wallet capabilities that combine NFC, Passbook and Touch ID. The company has support from banks, major card issuers and retailers.
During this year's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit, Vibes CEO Jack Philbin led the opening panel on the future of mobile and what it means for retail.
Today's retail stakes are too high for "lies, damned lies, and statistics."
The retail world today is epitomized by near-global access to the Internet and speedy adoption rates of smartphones.
Is it harder to deliver a positive customer experience via mobile platforms? Forty percent of e-commerce executives say yes.
Online merchandising is still evolving, and many e-retailers are overlooking invaluable tactics.
The sprawling online retailer has finally unveiled its smartphone. But is the company too late to a game that is well underway?
Value pricing has long recognized that products and services have different utilities and, consequently, different values for customers.
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Although most retailers don’t have the resources of an Alibaba-sized parent company, we can use key insights from Alibaba’s newest venture to aid our own strategies.
According to the company, the Revenue Intelligence Dashboard utilizes self-learning algorithms to present the seller with in-depth business information and adaptive alerts, enabling smarter decision making and optimized business operations.
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.
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 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.
Overall, U.S. retail online sales for August were up more than 11 percent as compared to the same period last year.
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.
Nordstrom Inc. announced that it is partnering with Curalate as the first company to launch Like2Buy, a platform that it says will enable a more seamless shopping experience for its customers through Instagram.
In July, more than 55 million unique visitors viewed more than 15 billion minutes of content on Twitch produced by more than 1 million broadcasters, including individual gamers, pro players, publishers, developers, media outlets, conventions and e-sports organizations.
WooThemes and 2Checkout collaborate to offer online payment technology in nearly 200 countries to accept payments in 26 currencies.
The shopping-via-video experience allows customers to make a purchase by clicking on individual items within the video.
Study finds that 90 percent of retailers surveyed are selling on marketplaces, 64 percent are using digital marketing.
Payment solution provider Global Payments Inc. announced that it has signed a referral agreement with BitPay that will allow Global Payments to incorporate cryptocurrency into its product suite and to offer bitcoin payment acceptance to its worldwide merchants.
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Amazon.com announced it has expanded Same-Day Delivery with new “Get It Today” capabilities for customers in Baltimore, Dallas, Indianapolis, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington DC metro areas, with more than a million eligible items now available for same-day delivery.