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Retail Trends

California lays out new e-commerce tax requirements

December 14, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

In a narrow 5-4 ruling this June, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned a landmark precedent in the e-commerce sales tax debate, thereby striking down a law that previously only mandated that companies with a physical presence in […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart Opens First E-Commerce Store in Japan

December 13, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Walmart has opened its first e-commerce store in Japan. The “Walmart Rakuten Ichiba Store,” on the Rakuten Ichiba Internet shopping mall combines Walmart’s international expertise in delivering high-quality U.S. branded products at great prices and Rakuten’s strengths in online commerce […]


In-Store Media, Tech

Petco to offer Buy Online Pick Up In Store services

December 11, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

More retailers have started to launch BOPIS programs, and with good reason. An OrderDynamics study earlier this year found that shoppers using these services tend to spend additional money in store when picking up their online purchases. Customers are catching […]


Retail Trends

Holiday shoppers of tech gifts are migrating online

November 29, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

It comes with little surprise that CTA’s study found that the most-purchased technology gifts were the ones with the most-hyped deals, including: 4K Ultra High-Definition ecosystem, video game consoles and smart speakers. In fact, 29% of tech gift shoppers said […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Amazon stays quiet on cybersecurity breach

November 26, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon may be especially tight-lipped about this breach because of its timing, just ahead of the unofficial launch of the holiday shopping season. The news is nevertheless likely to affect sales, especially in light of escalating competition online from Target, […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Online fraud accelerates into holiday shopping season

November 26, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

For chief information security officers in retail and e-commerce, identity theft can be seen as both a result and potential symptom of broader security breach activity. While they are trying to build high walls to keep all the attackers out, […]


Retail Types, Stores

Target shares fall after missing earnings estimates

November 21, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Target’s focus on e-commerce fulfillment and store renovations might be driving traffic, but it’s hurting its bottom line. CEO Brian Cornell has faith, however, that it will be able to deliver profitable growth beginning next year, and so do analysts. […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Apple’s e-commerce leads all U.S. retailers in cyber security

November 15, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

With holiday e-commerce sales headed into record territory this year, more consumers will be shopping online. Chances are fraud will be that much greater, as well. Of the 10 retailers LastPass ranked, all are reputed to be leaders in technology, […]


Retail Types, Stores

Reports: Amazon to split HQ2 between NYC, Northern Virginia

November 6, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Just days after word spread that three cities were in “late-stage” talks to win the much-anticipated HQ2, this latest news has sent shockwaves, and has already led some media outlets to declare the months-long process to pick a second headquarters […]


Retail Trends

Holiday e-commerce expected to reach $124B

November 2, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers are set to benefit from their own efforts to boost their online channels and omnichannel services as holiday shoppers increasingly turn to the web to get much of their lists taken care of. “As online shopping surges with another […]