E-commerce

09/17/2014 - 14:45

The opportunity to be discovered and appear in a national TV ad later this year are being used to entice Kohl’s shoppers to submit videos singing the hit song “Let it Go” from the Disney movie Frozen.

09/17/2014 - 13:41

New research from an organization called the Luxury Institute found that half the executives in a recent survey are spending at least 30% of their marketing budget on digital methods with an even larger percentage concerned it isn’t enough.

09/17/2014 - 13:28

As more retail promotions migrate online, RetailMeNot has introduced two new products poised to disrupt the traditional print circular.

09/17/2014 - 09:00

Overstock's Android app — which includes Google Wallet checkout, allowing shoppers to check out quickly with the press of a button, and alerts shoppers to daily flash sales — has earned the top ranking in the Google Play Store's Editors' Choice.

09/16/2014 - 16:28

Just as retailers like Walmart and Target unveil their top toy lists ahead of the holiday shopping season, Toys“R”Us has revealed its 2014 Holiday Hot Toy List. The annual list of 36 items is determined by Toys“R”Us play experts and packed with a wide range of brand new toys and games.

09/16/2014 - 15:04

Brookstone president and CEO James M. Speltz has resigned. The product development company and specialty retailer with 240 stores in malls and airports across the U.S has appointed chief merchandising officer Steve Schwartz as interim president and CEO.

09/16/2014 - 13:19

As Apple copes with record orders of its iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch, Amazon — which entered the smartphone ring back in June — is determined to stay in the competition by offering its Fire for 99 cents with a two-year contract.

09/16/2014 - 10:55

Sears has expanded its In-Vehicle Pickup curbside service to included returns and exchanges. The new integrated retail service, powered by the Shop Your Way mobile app, lets members pick up, return or exchange their purchases free, guaranteed in five minutes or less, without having to leave their vehicles.

09/16/2014 - 10:01

Every holiday season is filled with uncertainty, and this year is no different, except when it comes to e-commerce, where the only unknown is the size of the sales increase.

09/16/2014 - 09:58

Retailers have a secret weapon in their holiday gift bag this year that can help increase sales, improve profitability, promote loyalty and drive repeat purchase. If that sounds too good to be true you haven’t heard about the Solution Hub from Asurion Retail Solutions.