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Streamlining, optimizing to be retail buzzwords in 2017: BCG

February 16, 2017

After entering Asia at a high rate of speed, luxury brands quickly oversaturated the region which has caused a number of recent store closures and the need to rethink retail strategy, according to a new report by Boston Consulting Group.

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Walmart comes after Amazon with free two-day shipping option

February 2, 2017

Retail giant Walmart is introducing a free two-day shipping option after axing its service meant to rival Amazon Prime, but the new offering now has Amazon Pantry set in its sights, as it looks to conquer mobile and digital retail.

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EBay sees mobile growth catching up to desktop

January 27, 2017

Ebay’s mobile application has been gaining in popularity with a three-point marketplace increase, catching up to the platform’s more popular desktop site thanks to a focus on user experience, according to a Q4 earnings call.

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Pei Wei uses BuzzFeed-inspired social video to drive sales

January 26, 2017

Pei Wei, the pan-Asian fast casual restaurant chain, is driving sales for three of its new wing varieties with a social video series leading up to the Super Bowl.

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Sears’ Digital Tire Journey aids tire purchasing through AI

January 20, 2017

Sears is rolling out a new Web and mobile application that uses artificial intelligence to help customers pick and purchase tires for their car.

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Panasonic and IBM working on Digital Concierge service

January 9, 2017

Panasonic and IBM Watson are working on a new way to improve the traveling experience for consumers with a digital concierge service that lets them access all hotel services from a unique cloud-based service.

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Walmart is 2016 mobile retailer of the year

January 3, 2017

Walmart has had an exceptional year in 2016, and might have even gained enough traction to catch up with ecommerce giant Amazon.

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Mobile trends for 2017 and beyond

January 3, 2017

As we come to a close on a watershed year for mobile commerce in all of its forms, some experts have a clear vision on the platform’s year to come and distant future.

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Amazon quietly announces Digital Day, today’s massive download sale

December 30, 2016

Amazon is looking to take advantage of the influx of new devices in consumers’ hands after Christmas by offering another outlet for impulse shopping, this time providing deep discounts on downloads and digital content.

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Regal Cinemas offers mobile incentive for year-long classic film festival

December 28, 2016

Regal Cinemas is offering a special bonus to its mobile application users during its 2017 year-long classic film festival.

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