June 3, 2014

Along with Apple’s release of iOS 8 on Monday, the company introduced an entirely new Health app that provides a clear overview of a user’s health and fitness data.

May 31, 2014

The digital movement is no doubt revolutionizing the retail landscape as it has given rise to e-commerce, complexities to the path to purchase, shifts between planned and unplanned purchases, and changes to store trips. To remain competitive, retailers must develop new strategies and grasp the importance of an “omni-perspective.”

May 29, 2014

Samsung on Wednesday announced the pending launch of a wristband and software platform it hopes developers will use to create health trackers that “can't even be imagined yet,” Young Sohn, Samsung's chief strategy officer, said, according to published reports.

May 28, 2014

L'Oréal USA has named Marie Gulin chief marketing officer, succeeding Marc Speichert, who reportedly left the company to work for Google, according to a published report.

May 28, 2014

Target has formed a Digital Advisory Council as part of its efforts to accelerate its digital transformation and will bolster its internal digital talent by hiring at least 50 new software engineers this year, the company has announced.

May 23, 2014

Beer brand Miller Lite will use festive photos from Twitter to generate content to be used in a television commercial this fall, according to a report from AdWeek.

May 15, 2014

I have long believed that the lines that traditionally divided one channel of retail from another are long gone.

May 15, 2014

Healthcare Data Solutions on Thursday announced that they were named Concur App Center “Partner of the Year” for the second consecutive year.

May 15, 2014

Walmart continues to envision flat same-store sales at its U.S. stores after reporting weaker than expected profits on weak U.S. sales results that were negatively affected by a winter that wouldn’t end.

May 13, 2014

Brick-and-mortar operators may be able to take solace in the fact that a growing number of consumers are reverse-showrooming, or 'webrooming,' according to a report published Friday by Merchant Warehouse.

May 13, 2014

Interactions, a firm that organizes product demonstrations for retailers and brands, on Tuesday released its second Retail Perceptions trend report, “The Rise of Webrooming: A Changing Consumer Landscape.”

May 12, 2014

Real Techniques, a Paris Presents brand, is calling all beauty lovers to reveal their inner artist through a sponsored marketing program with Allure magazine.

May 9, 2014

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

May 7, 2014

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service on Tuesday announced it is making it easier for shoppers to exercise their Exchange benefit via the Internet.

May 6, 2014

Duane Reade released the first update to its app for iPhone including the integration of iBeacon for 10-select Duane Reade locations active as of May 1.

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

Walgreens is piloting an iBeacon program across several Duane Reade stores, the Mobile Commerce Daily reported Friday.

May 1, 2014

Walgreens on Wednesday announced that it has been named the Best Integrated Mobile Experience for its Paperless Coupons offering in the 18th Annual Webby Awards.

April 27, 2014

On April 25, this group of senior executives and keynote speaker — Walmart SVP OTC, health and wellness Carmen Bauza — gathered for the latest Elevation Forum the day prior to the kickoff of NACDS Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz.

April 25, 2014

This year the 18th Annual Webby Awards, an international award honoring excellence on the Internet, featured applications for health and wellness mobile health apps, including CVS/pharmacy, Walgreens and GlaxoSmithKline.

April 23, 2014

According to a survey released Wednesday by Retale, a location-based shopping platform aggregating weekly circulars from more than 60 top-line retailers for mobile and digital devices, 71% of mobile app users say they don't like the idea of being tracked into a store via their smartphones, and 56% say they are not interested in receiving push notifications while shopping.

April 21, 2014

“Why do we always have to be so damn serious; why can’t we have a little fun once in a while?”

April 7, 2014

AmazonFresh recently launched a new tool called the Amazon Dash that allows users to scan items or speak the items aloud as part of a new way to shop for groceries without having to go into the store or shop online.

April 4, 2014

The month of March saw a steep rise in smartphone-generated traffic, orders, and revenue by consumers to retailer smartphone-optimized websites over the year-ago period, according to mobile commerce platform Branding Brand.