November 5, 2014

As many as 60% of shoppers wait until November before they start their holiday gift buying, with 31% hitting the stores around Nov. 1 and 29% waiting until Black Friday.

October 29, 2014

Shoppers plan to spend more during the upcoming holiday season with omnichannel shoppers having even higher spending expectations. 

October 14, 2014

Shoppers are rolling into the holiday season on a high note and are willing to spend a bit more, according to the latest IRI MarketPulse survey released Tuesday.

 

September 30, 2014

More than half of consumers use coupon apps once or twice a month, with food and beverage being the most popular category, according to new data from Scanbuy, a provider of mobile engagement solutions.

September 24, 2014

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy is now offering immunizations for influenza, pneumonia, shingles and whooping cough on a walk-in basis, the company has announced.

September 23, 2014

The retail industry is expected to benefit from mobile commerce, free shipping offers, in-store pickup promotions and e-commerce videos during the 2014 holiday season. 

September 10, 2014

Price Chopper Supermarkets is revising and expanding its coupon policy in response to ever-evolving couponing trends.

August 20, 2014

iBeacon technology, the Apple iOS 7 feature that helps mobile devices track their position relative to stationary beacons by using low-frequency Bluetooth transmissions, is getting quite a bit of attention from retailers.

August 8, 2014

SafeHands, an alcohol-free hand sanitizer company, announced that it will offer back-to-school "buy one, get one free" coupons.

July 31, 2014

Dollar General, in partnership with Coupons.com, on Thursday completed the successful rollout of its new DG Digital Coupons program to its more than 11,300 stores across the 40 states the retailer serves.

July 23, 2014

On average, consumers say 64% of their back-to-school shopping will take place in-store, with the rest online via computer or mobile device. A new survey of 1,001 U.S. parents with school-age children from customer experience solutions provider Baynote and the E-tailing Group also shows that 40% of consumers say that paper catalogs influence their in-store purchases, more than any other channel.

July 14, 2014

Weis Markets on Friday announced it will offer online shopping with in-store pickup at its Laurel store on Washington Boulevard beginning Sunday, July 13.

June 24, 2014

Publix is test-marketing a website that allows shoppers to register for special offers in lieu of a card-based loyalty program, The Tampa Bay Times reported on Monday.

June 9, 2014

Weis Markets last week announced it will offer online shopping with in-store pick-up at its Fogelsville, Pa., store beginning June 8.

June 3, 2014

Dollar General on Tuesday announced it will be bringing its brand of EDLP discounting to three new states next year — Oregon, Maine and Rhode Island.

May 22, 2014

Fetch on Thursday announced the results of its "Engaging the Mobile Shopper" report, which was conducted among more than 300 U.S. adults ages 18 years to 60 years in order to uncover the true impact of mobile devices on brick-and-mortar retail.

May 20, 2014

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer, CVS/pharmacy has announced the return of the "Free Gas Card" promotion, a program designed to help customers save on gas while shopping at participating CVS/pharmacy locations nationwide.

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 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

Savings.com found a 10% increase in coupon redemptions for April 2014, leading the way for a robust May shopping season.

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 29, 2014

Consumer confidence increased dramatically in first quarter 2014, according to a recent MarketPulse survey from IRI. All age groups are reporting a more positive outlook — especially millennials.

April 24, 2014

Coupons.com on Thursday unveiled Retailer iQ, a targeting and analytics platform for grocery, drug and mass merchandisers that fundamentally changes the promotions and checkout experience for shoppers and retailers by making them digital, mobile and personalized.