December 1, 2014

Black Friday isn't what it used to be. 

December 1, 2014

One-third of all Black Friday online revenue came from shoppers on mobile devices, up 48% over last year, reported Branding Brand on Saturday.


December 1, 2014

Internet traffic built from Thanksgiving Day through Saturday, according to Verizon Enterprise Solutions. 

December 1, 2014

Is Cyber Monday losing its sizzle?

November 26, 2014

Midwestern retailer Meijer is shifting the focus this Cyber Monday to digital, announcing a 20% off coupon through its mPerks program and allowing its customers to go digital for the greatest savings.

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 25, 2014

CVS/pharmacy is looking to help customers save big this Black Friday with great deals and rewards on holiday gifts and essentials and, new this year, is an Online Gift Guide.

November 24, 2014

More consumers are planning to shop on Black Friday than Thanksgiving, however when compared to last year, shopping intent has slightly decreased, according to a recently released survey from CivicScience.

November 21, 2014

More than one-third of those surveyed (36%) have previously used a mobile device to pay for something in a brick-and-mortar retail store, up from 15% in 2012.

November 20, 2014

Eighty-one percent of respondents plan to spend more or the same amount on the holidays compared with a month or two ago.


November 13, 2014

According to Nielsen’s 2014 Holiday Retail Sales Forecast, nearly 25% of consumers polled had already started their holiday shopping in September.

November 13, 2014

"Consumerism is alive and well in the retail healthcare industry. Empowered, committed, and demanding, today’s shopper has embraced change and rapidly taken control of their personal health and well-being," writes Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland. 

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 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 6, 2014

As many as 53.8% of shoppers who use their mobile devices inside physical retail locations are researching and comparing prices of different stores.

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.

November 5, 2014

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

November 4, 2014

Boston Retail Partners on Monday released a survey that highlights the issue of social media and technology solutions to deliver the products consumers want in an uninterrupted shopping experience. 

November 4, 2014

U.S. retailers have emerged with an optimistic outlook for the upcoming holiday season, according to a recent BDO USA survey.


October 29, 2014

As the holiday season approaches, shoppers are apprehensive about the rise in credit card breaches at major retailers and adjusting their shopping behavior accordingly. 


October 20, 2014

The complex interplay between online and in-person shopping in the United States has tilted slightly in favor of bricks-and-mortar retailers.

October 15, 2014

The majority of mobile users have looked at a retailer’s ad circular in the past 30 days, with nearly half of those viewing it within a mobile app, according to the findings of a recent study examining shopping behaviors of more than 11,000 mobile users. 

October 13, 2014

Kmart’s payment data systems were breached beginning in early September, possibly compromising certain debit and credit card numbers, the retailer has announced.