July 13, 2015

Wal-Mart is now taking the fight for customers directly to Amazon in a big way with a new pricing and shipping promotion that directly challenges the upcoming July 15 Amazon “Prime Day” event.

July 7, 2015

An expanded relationship between IBM and Adobe promises to give retail marketers new dynamic personalization powers to increase sales.

July 7, 2015
Although summer vacations have just begun for many schoolchildren, parents already have back-to-school shopping on their minds.
 
July 6, 2015

Amazon’s latest gambit to encourage shoppers to buy a $99 Prime membership and goose second quarter sales involves the creation of quasi-holiday called “Prime Day.”

July 6, 2015
A retailer’s social media activity has a greater impact on shoppers than the company’s website, according to the Digital Shopping Tool Impact Study 2015 from marketing technology provider Epsilon.
June 26, 2015

Former Walgreens executive Miguel Almeida has joined yoga-inspired athletic apparel company Lululemon Athletica as EVP digital.

June 26, 2015

The world’s largest online retailer will soon be driving around and selling product out of a truck — a truck that looks like a giant Amazon package.

June 19, 2015

The majority of millennial parents are using smartphones to help them shop at brick-and-mortar retail locations, according to the results of a commissioned study from Retale, a location-based mobile platform connecting more than 3.5 million shoppers with major retailers locally.

June 19, 2015

Kroger’s King Soopers division has launched a new website that offers over 36,000 natural and organic products for customers who live in and around the Denver metro area.

June 17, 2015

Federal regulations governing unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, will be in place by this time next year. Most retailers won’t be ready, but Amazon says it will be as soon as the feds are. 

June 17, 2015

Mass retailers still reign supreme when it comes to stocking up on beauty products. That’s according to the findings of an ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research.

June 16, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly expanding the assortment of items eligible for free two-day shipping for members of its Prime paid subscription.

June 15, 2015

Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.

June 15, 2015

While online sales of allergy products may still be relatively low, thousands of consumers are making these purchases online — and many millions more are using the Web to learn about products and decide which brands to purchase.

June 12, 2015

Shoppers love their mobile phones as the devices are driving more orders — up 59% in the first quarter of 2015, according to the latest Demandware Shopping Index.

June 9, 2015

Employees at the Dallas fulfillment center will process smaller items, such as books, electronics and consumer goods, Amazon said Tuesday.

June 8, 2015

Food Lion has launched a new website designed to make shopping, saving and planning for dinner easy for shoppers.

June 4, 2015

Amazon has come out looking good in Reputation Institute’s annual survey of America’s 50 most reputable companies in the retail industry.

June 2, 2015

Attention retailers. It’s the mistreated customer who walks out the door in a silent huff who places the most revenue at risk, according to a collaborative study conducted by LoyaltyOne and Verde Group with professor of marketing and psychology, Deborah Small, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.



June 1, 2015

GMDC and RetailNet Group have partnered on a new partnership tool called the GMDC/RNG Insights Portal. 

May 29, 2015

 According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon will add items such as milk, cereal, baby food and household cleaners to its Elements private label brand.

May 21, 2015
Amazon.com is offering one-hour delivery of products from select local stores in Manhattan through its Prime Now service. In Manhattan, customers can now purchase groceries, prepared meals and baked goods from D’Agostino, Gourmet Garage and Billy’s Bakery through the Prime Now app.
 
May 20, 2015

The TABS Group is tracking a channel shift in VMS sales from online back to brick-and-mortar. 

May 19, 2015

Consumers who access social media during the shopping process are four times more likely to spend more, a recent Deloitte Digital study found.