December 18, 2014

Manhattan residents have the opportunity to receive Amazon deliveries faster than even before.

December 18, 2014

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell, who took the helm earlier this year, is making a string of executive changes to help fuel the retailer's digital transformation and enhance the guest experience.

December 5, 2014

Amazon has announced the launch of private-label baby products.

November 26, 2014

Same-day delivery by way of drones may no longer be the way such online retailers as Amazon overcome the convenience and immediate gratification of an in-store shopping experience, according to a report published Tuesday in The Wall Street Journal.

November 13, 2014

Target has acquired Pittsburgh-based PoweredAnalytics, a start-up that has developed an in-store personalization platform, the Pittsburgh Business Times reported.

November 7, 2014

Kantar Retail’s recent analysis of Amazon Prime Pantry confirms that its merchandising approach, unique business model and pricing strategy have little in common with clubs.

November 6, 2014

Amazon.com on Thursday posted a YouTube video announcing the launch of Amazon Echo, a plug-in device designed to provide information, music, news and weather.

November 5, 2014

Both Walgreens and Amazon.com advanced in the 2014 Kantar Retail PowerRanking Survey released Tuesday. Walgreens climbed from the No. 10 spot to No. 9 and Amazon.com went from No. 8 to No. 5.

November 5, 2014

Amazon this fall piloted the use of mobile app Flywheel and licensed cabs in San Francisco and Los Angeles, according to a report published in the Wall Street Journal Wednesday.

October 10, 2014

Amazon.com will be opening its first brick-and-mortar store in midtown Manhattan, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal published Thursday, citing people familiar with the plans. 

September 29, 2014

Only 9% of retailers are leveraging customer data in a structured, usable way, according to HRC Advisory, a retail advisory firm and unit of Hilco Global.

September 22, 2014

Online retailers are prioritizing immediate investments in customer-facing tactics such as price, marketing and customer service over strategic infrastructure for the 2014 holiday season. 

August 20, 2014

As health care in the United States continues to move toward a patient-centric system, new opportunities are opening up for technology providers.

August 13, 2014

Amazon launched a mobile point-of-sale solution called Amazon Local Register that gives merchants a low-cost payment acceptance method while providing it with new insights into offline commerce.

August 13, 2014

Nine-in-10 retailers report selling on online marketplaces, and 64% use digital marketing.

August 13, 2014

Target Canada has announced several initiatives aimed at improving its business performance and to better deliver the Target brand experience to Canadian guests.

August 6, 2014

Amazon.com on Wednesday expanded same-day delivery with new “Get It Today” capabilities.

July 29, 2014

Amazon on Monday announced the launch of the 3D Printed Products store.

June 17, 2014

Walmart, Costco, Walgreens, FreshDirect, CVS and drugstore.com have reached an agreement with the New York State Attorney General to provide unit pricing information on their websites and mobile apps.

June 9, 2014

Many retailers are focused on providing a seamless experience in the store, on the web or anywhere customers want to shop as they strive to enhance customer engagement, collect and analyze customer behavior and personalize the experience, according to the newly released Boston Retail Partners 1st Annual CRM/Unified Commerce Benchmark Survey.

But there’s still much work to be done.

May 9, 2014

Amazon.com has announced that customers in 15 additional cities are now eligible for Sunday delivery.

May 5, 2014

The war for faster delivery appears to be on. Google is reportedly expanding its same-day business to Manhattan and Los Angeles, according to the New York Post.

May 2, 2014

H-E-B is moving toward offering an online-sales operation, according to a report published Wednesday in the San Antonio Business Journal.

May 2, 2014

Amazon has introduced same-day delivery to three cities, including Dallas, Los Angeles and San Francisco, and has discontinued same-day delivery in the Las Vegas market, according to a report published Thursday in the Washington Post.