January 23, 2015

Home Depot’s efforts to advance tech innovation in retail will be getting a big boost from the company’s latest initiative.

January 23, 2015

In recent years, the Millennial generation surpassed baby boomers as the largest population of consumers in our country. One of the greatest challenges for retailers is identifying ways to keep brick and mortar locations relevant to the convenience-seeking and highly digital Millennial audience.

January 23, 2015

In recent years, the Millennial generation surpassed baby boomers as the largest population of consumers in our country. One of the greatest challenges for retailers is identifying ways to keep brick and mortar locations relevant to the convenience-seeking and highly digital Millennial audience.

January 23, 2015

Retailers factor in all kinds of variables when evaluating suppliers and a recent change at sauce and dressing manufacturer Litehouse gives sellers of food and consumables something new to think about.

January 22, 2015

There was a buzz at this year’s NRF Big Show surrounding Magic Mirrors, which have moved from the prototype stage to something everyone seems to be working on now. But are Magic Mirrors the wave of the fashion and retail future, or are they just another gimmick that won’t stick after the novelty wears off.

January 22, 2015

There was a buzz at this year’s NRF Big Show surrounding Magic Mirrors, which have moved from the prototype stage to something everyone seems to be working on now. But are Magic Mirrors the wave of the fashion and retail future, or are they just another gimmick that won’t stick after the novelty wears off.

January 22, 2015

A big game bonanza is in store for retailers, with television viewership and entertainment related spending expected to hit record levels, according to a National Retail Federation survey. 

January 22, 2015

Fans of Wawa may be excited to learn about the innovative new programs the convenience retail chain has rolled out. 

January 22, 2015

Fans of Wawa may be excited to learn about the innovative new programs the convenience retail chain has rolled out. 

January 22, 2015

Weak retail traffic and fewer sales at Sears hurt Lands’ End Inc. during the peak holiday season.

January 22, 2015

Weak retail traffic and fewer sales at Sears hurt Lands’ End Inc. during the peak holiday season.

January 21, 2015

It may not feel like it in many parts of the country, but spring, the busiest time of the year for home improvement stores, is just around the corner. And Lowe’s is wasting no time in getting ready.

January 21, 2015

We often forget that we are only about 15 years into the life of e-commerce. Given the youth of this industry, it shouldn’t surprise us that the pace of change is still incredibly rapid. While this sounds like a lot to keep up with, the savviest small businesses are already leveraging new e-commerce and omnichannel tools to help boost brand awareness, customer engagement and sales revenues.

January 21, 2015

We often forget that we are only about 15 years into the life of e-commerce. Given the youth of this industry, it shouldn’t surprise us that the pace of change is still incredibly rapid. While this sounds like a lot to keep up with, the savviest small businesses are already leveraging new e-commerce and omnichannel tools to help boost brand awareness, customer engagement and sales revenues.

January 20, 2015

The chief executive of Barnes & Noble Inc.’s retail group will retire May 2.

January 20, 2015

The obituary for the printed retail catalog might have been a bit premature, if J.C. Penney is correct.

January 20, 2015

With retail executive titles becoming increasingly exotic, credit Walmart for coming up with an unusual sounding title for a position that other retailers might describe as chief omnichannel officer.

January 18, 2015

Retailers interested in fine-tuning their digital pricing strategies may want to look at a new index called the Price Perception Index.

January 18, 2015

Retailers at NRF’s Big Show are hearing a lot about “machine learning.” But what is it and how does it help retailers grow sales? 

January 18, 2015

Retailers at NRF’s Big Show are hearing a lot about “machine learning.” But what is it and how does it help retailers grow sales? 

January 16, 2015

Inventory visibility is a prerequisite for retailers executing omnichannel strategies, which is why RFID is enjoying a resurgence and something called the Tagged Item Performance Protocol holds great promise.

January 16, 2015

Inventory visibility is a prerequisite for retailers executing omnichannel strategies, which is why RFID is enjoying a resurgence and something called the Tagged Item Performance Protocol holds great promise.

January 15, 2015

E-commerce start up Symphony Commerce is facing seriously elevated expectations now that it has been singled out by Shop.org as the company with the greatest potential to transform the shopping experience and positively impact the retail industry.

January 14, 2015

Retailers looking to replenish inventories depleted by solid holiday sales are facing a new impediment at West Coast ports.