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

Walgreens will use the app to integrate its Balance Rewards system with Apple Pay this fall. 

May 20, 2015

Walmart means health and wellness. Increasingly, that’s the message that Wal-Mart Stores is working to convey to the 140 million Americans who walk through its store aisles each week.

May 18, 2015

Samsung Electronics, along with health-service company Cigna, on Monday announced a new version of the Coach by Cigna mobile app, which helps the user to identify their personality type, needs and preferences.

April 22, 2015

Smartphones and digital technology are no doubt revolutionizing how shoppers experience and purchase products. To stay ahead of the trend, Unilever’s Dove and Intel have teamed up to develop the Dove intelligent shelf, using Intel RealSense technology, to showcase multiple ways to use technology to sell product.

March 9, 2015

Apple on Monday better enabled medical research with the launch of open source software framework ResearchKit. 

March 6, 2015

Family Dollar has selected Interface Security Systems Holdings Inc. as its IP managed service provider across its entire retail platform.

February 26, 2015

Sears Holdings reported a 2% drop in same-store sales at Kmart, but executives expressed optimism as the Q4 results "improved materially from last year."

February 23, 2015

Within two months, the wearable healthcare market will be abuzz with smart watches, according to a new report from Tractica.

February 23, 2015

Are you price competitive? As many as 37% of consumers are price checking items as they shop.

February 11, 2015

Americans are now spending an average of 4.7 hours a day on their smartphones — more than their counterparts in at least 11 countries around the world — according to a new monthly report from Informate, a privately held mobile measurement firm.

February 9, 2015

Connected health devices accounted for approximately 4% of all machine-to-machine connections in the United States in 2014.

 

January 12, 2015

Marsh Supermarkets and inMarket have announced the deployment of a closed-loop iBeacon platform.

December 29, 2014

Christmas Day saw both strong online and mobile sales. Key Christmas Day trends reported by the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark include an 8.3% year-over-year increase in online sales.

December 18, 2014

According to Retale survey results, 15% of all holiday shoppers wait until the last minute to do their gift buying.

December 11, 2014

The holiday season is the battery category’s best friend. A shift in the consumer electronics industry to built-in rechargeable batteries and the growth of do-it-all smartphones that replace many battery-operated devices has left the category in a slump. 

December 2, 2014

Electric shaving brand Philips Norelco has teamed up with baseball star Mike Piazza to put its new Philips Norelco Shaver Series 9000 to the test.

December 1, 2014

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

November 24, 2014

Royal Philips has unveiled the new Philips Norelco Shaver Series 9000, featuring contour detect technology.

November 19, 2014

Chicagoland grocer Jewel-Osco has announced that it is now offering customers Apple Pay, which enables shoppers to pay in store with an iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch, upon availability.

November 18, 2014

Bi-Lo Holdings announced support for Apple Pay across its entire southeastern footprint.

 

November 5, 2014

PioneerRx on Tuesday announced that it will immediately begin delivering Apple Pay service to its customers.

October 29, 2014

Mike's Hard Lemonade Co. announced its newest seasonal flavor, Mike's Harder Apple Firebomb. 

October 27, 2014

It has only been a week since its launch and the list of retailers supporting Apple Pay just got a little shorter as Rite Aid and CVS/pharmacy confirmed reports that they no longer accept Apple Pay.