7-Eleven hasn't been a major force when it comes to digital innovation but it’s working hard to make up for lost time and striving to establish itself as a digital technology front runner.
When it comes to creating a ‘MEaningful’ customer experience, Kohl's is relying big time on data to understand customer behavior and craft a personalized experience.
Virgin's Branson talks retail fails, retail success and what makes for a rewarding customer experience
Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson likely knows more about retail fail than most any other retail leader and he's not shy about sharing what he's learned in running 400-plus businesses.
People are the secret to retail success and creating a customer experience for the 21st century means retail industry must transform its approach to lure new talent into the store.
CVS, Kohl's and Wal-Mart all added payments features to their mobile apps in 2016. Target now reportedly will do the same.
The athletic apparel brand is striving to build its human connection with consumers with data analytics.
If there is one message Target's EVP, CIO and Chief Digital Officer, Mike McNamara, wants heard loud and clear, it's this: Target is no longer a laggard when it comes to digital technology.
Samsung did its part last year to bring IoT into more U.S. homes, particularly with the introduction of the "Family Hub" smart refrigerator. However, at the recent annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Tim Baxter, president and COO of Samsung Electronics America, made it clear IoT is not just a buzzword for the company.
The annual conference, which draws hundreds of customer experience leaders and innovators, is June 5-7 in Dallas and features a range of interesting sessions and a special networking function.
The year 2016 was one of technology, big changes and big steps by retailers aiming to boost and hone the customer experience. Here's a look back at the big news and advancements.
To avoid losing more market share to Amazon, competing e-commerce and brick-and-mortar retailers must perfect the customer experience from the moment a shopper comes through the door to when they leave with their purchase.
There are many aspects to customer experience and a big one not often mentioned is language. As one consultancy's report reveals, poor language is translating to millions in wasted CX spend.
Consumers love a bargain and, as one online jewelry retailer is learning, consumers love to negotiate on price.
A First Data study reveals e-gift card usage is on the climb, driven by those ages 18 to 34. The biggest card buyers are those ages 35 to 54. The main reason is convenience.
By all accounts, this year’s presidential election will go down in history for many reasons, most notably for being one of the most unsettling. The good news for retailers is it isn't hurting consumer activity.
The national brand is rolling out a consumer augmented reality app and an in-store virtual reality experience come 2017.
Check out a webinar presentation featuring an IBM expert that offers up terrific insight and knowledge regarding the branded mobile payment solution now available to retailers.
Mobile pay is an increasing want for consumers and now there’s a new opportunity for retailers wanting to provide more than just mobile device payment functionality.
James Bickers, founding editor of Digital Signage Today and Retail Customer Experience, is remembered as creative, passionate, enthusiastic, talented, but, most of all, as a man who adored his family and who made everyone smile.
At last week's Bank Customer Experience Summit in Chicago, Brian Read explained how his bank integrates itself into the surrounding community.