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. 

May 18, 2015

According to a recent shopper survey, the hands-on shopping experience available through brick-and-mortar retailers is more desirable to shoppers. 

May 15, 2015

Clavis Insight took a look at the sunscreen category to determine which brands were in the best position to capture online consumer dollars.

May 14, 2015

DSN talks with Andrew Simon of BrandShop to discuss digital solutions and customer enagement in the CPG space. 

May 14, 2015

Mobile payment is growing, and millennials and men may be leading the way. 

 

May 14, 2015

Walmart will test a free online shipping service in summer 2015 that will serve as a competitor to the Amazon Prime service from Amazon.com.

 

May 11, 2015

Amazon.com is looking to facilitate its same-day deliveries in Manhattan by opening its second 1 million-sq.-ft. fulfillment center in Carteret, N.J.

April 24, 2015

Amazon has introduced a shopping app for customers with an Apple Watch for swift and easy purchases.

April 23, 2015

Retailers anticipate accelerated growth for 2015. According to a study from eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, 72% of more than 1,000 online retailers surveyed anticipate online revenue to increase by 17% in 2015.

April 22, 2015

Today, convenience isn’t just about having a smaller box to shop in, or an easily navigated merchandising scheme where consumers can quickly identify what they’re looking for, grab it and go. Today, convenience is about clicks — as in: What are the fewest clicks to the buying decision? And how can the retailer best facilitate a shopping experience in their stores on the shopper’s smartphone?

April 22, 2015

Today, Target has moved beyond the data breach of late 2013, recording a 4.1% lift in fourth-quarter sales for the period ended Jan. 31, and discontinued its Canadian operations.

April 22, 2015

A Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group survey determined that consumers are in no rush to buy the latest wearable device. 

 

April 20, 2015

Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding last week consolidated its online pharmacy operations into wholly-owned subsidiary Alibaba Health Information Technology in a deal valued at $2.5 billion.

April 16, 2015

Target Corp. has entered into a settlement agreement with MasterCard International Inc.to resolve losses from the data breach that Target experienced during the fourth quarter of 2013.

April 14, 2015

A new PricewaterhouseCoopers study found that fulfilling omnichannel orders is pressuring on profit margins. 

April 13, 2015

AAFES on Monday updated its POS through NCR Corporation.