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Best Buy Bets on Intel Experience Zones to Drive Traffic

Best Buy Logo October 17, 2014

As it looks to bolster its reputation for technological expertise, Best Buy has teamed up with Intel Corp. to showcase concepts such as augmented reality...

Social to Have Greater Influence on Holiday Purchases, Survey Finds

2012 Holiday Shopping Trends October 9, 2014

A survey released today by MarketLive, a commerce technology platform provider, identifies key buying trends for the upcoming holiday shopping season as well as tactics retailers...

Retailers Concerned About Google Search Feature

New Google Logo October 6, 2014

In September, Google made changes to its sitelinks search box, and some merchants are unhappy with the change. They say it's another way for Google...

The Vendor's Guide to Trade Shows ... From a Retailer Summit 2014 logo October 2, 2014

I'm at the Annual Summit in Seattle and having a great time catching up with old friends and colleagues, meeting new contacts, and...

Top 50 Social Retailers

Top 50 Social Retailers 2014 October 1, 2014

The data for this list was collected in August by Social Annex, a social commerce platform provider. Companies included on ROI's 100 fastest-growing retailers' list...

Customer Acquisition : Office Depot Uses Augmented Reality to Lure Millennial Shoppers Into Stores

Office_Depot_logo October 2014

● Office Depot launched an augmented reality/mobile campaign earlier this year with rock band R5 that targets millennial back-to-school shoppers with the hopes of...

Coming Soon: Another Major Retailer Hacked

Home_Depot_logo2 September 29, 2014

We all lead such busy lives that anytime we can do something to save time we should consider doing so. This is why I'm writing...

3 Reasons Every Brand Should Syndicate Reviews

Danny Harris September 29, 2014

Brands must ensure product and review information is easily accessible to those curious consumers at the moment of purchase. As consumers' purchase behaviors continue to...

Urban Outfitters to Supersize Anthropologie Stores

Anthropologie September 26, 2014

Urban Outfitters Inc.'s Anthropologie chain, known for its bohemian-chic housewares and apparel, will supersize some stores to entice shoppers with a wider array of lifestyle...

Former J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson Reportedly Working on Gadget Delivery Service

Apple_logo_small2 September 24, 2014

The Information published a report yesterday with details about a new startup that former Apple Retail Senior Vice President and J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson is building....