Visitors to the USA's popular Coachella festival in April will now be able to shop festival essentials from Amazon to be delivered to an Amazon locker located inside the event...
3 days ago
Less than a year after Toys 'R' Us liquidated its assets and shut the doors to hundreds of toy stores and Babies 'R' Us stores in the U.S., the company has reemerged under a new brand...
13 Feb 2019
Facebook employees have been spotted giving the company's Portal video calling devices five-star ratings on Amazon...
Shereesa Moodley 22 Jan 2019
According to a new global report by in-store media company Mood Media, sensory experiences drive 9 out of 10 shoppers back to stores...
15 Jan 2019
Luxury fashion label Prada has been lambasted for selling monkey-like figurines with overly large red lips in a style reminiscent of racist caricatures of black people...
19 Dec 2018
A new e-commerce experience from Mastercard and Next Retail Concepts lets shoppers browse and buy just like they are in a physical store - across any browser...
7 Dec 2018
Sears did more than pioneer the mail-order catalogue over a century ago. It helped make America a more inclusive place at a time when Jim Crow was rampant...
Einav Rabinovitch-Fox 3 Dec 2018
Alcoholic beverages giant Diageo is selling 19 of its non-priority brands, positioned in the lower-end segment of the US drinks market, to US firm Sazerac for $550m...
13 Nov 2018
NYC bodega owners and artists have launched a project to design totes highlighting the importance of reducing plastic waste and to send a message to the governor that New York needs a bag fee - not just a bag ban...
2 May 2018
Retailers, struggling to connect with their customers, have been trialling new technologies to blend in-store and digital experiences...
Gary Mortimer and Louise Grimmer 11 Apr 2018
E-commerce may be where the retail industry is seeing growth, but the physical store is not dead. In fact, it may be more important than ever...
Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Mar 2018
New York-based Fashion Institute of Technology graduate and biomaterials research company AlgiKnit co-founder and COO Aleksandra Gosiewski gave a thought-provoking presentation at Design Indaba on Wednesday on why they, at AlgiKnit, believe that biology is the future of fashion and their revolutionary work in their search for a sustainable product...
Jessica Tennant 23 Feb 2018
The digital age poses challenges for all brands in every sector, and yet for the luxury market, the conundrum is a particularly tricky one...
Megan Bowman 19 Jan 2018
Annual online retail or "e-tail" sales now exceed $19 billion in Canada, AUS$21 billion in Australia, US$410 billion in the United States and US$1 trillion in China...
A new report reveals discrepancies in how manufacturers and retailers view and approach post-purchase revenue, profit and relationship-building opportunities in the aftermarket service sector...
12 Oct 2017
The recent social media storm over Dove's latest advertising campaign bears testimony to the increasing power of social media platforms and how brands are being held accountable for their every move...
Madelain Roscher 11 Oct 2017
NEWSWATCH: Dove comes out unclean after apologising for its latest advertising campaign that depicted a black woman turning white after using its shower cream...
Jessica Tennant 9 Oct 2017
Sacatelle founder, Ikey Bensimhon talks about the brand sustainability of bag advertising - they're walking billboards, when you think about it - and the success of branded bags in a world that's slowly moving away from disposable plastic...
Leigh Andrews 11 Jul 2017
Personalised digital media company Catalina is introducing to the US a new purchase-based digital coupon...
29 Jun 2017
NEW YORK - The Victoria Beckham clothing range for Target is flying off the shelves, the latest high-fashion, high-street collaboration seeking to widen market appeal - even if not everyone is impressed...
11 Apr 2017
WASHINGTON - eBay founder Pierre Omidyar's philanthropic foundation pledged Wednesday to donate $100 million over three years to support "independent media and investigative journalism" worldwide, while tackling "misinformation and hate speech"...
6 Apr 2017
SAN FRANCISCO - Pinterest on Wednesday infused more machine smarts into its online bulletin boards, pushing harder into e-commerce by enabling people to use smartphones to identify products they might wish to pursue...
9 Feb 2017
US consumers in particular are very discerning when shopping online, so much of the global ecommerce research stems from there, but it's more than just a 'Western concern'. Here's why African business should take online shopping cart abandonment into account locally and when selling to an international market...
Leigh Andrews 7 Oct 2016
Data capturing is one of the most cumbersome tasks for any retailer! And as such the retail industry is passing through a transitory phase; where things are evolving dynamically and customers are demanding the best.
Ritesh Sanghani 9 Jul 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Pinterest said on Tuesday it is diving into e-commerce with "pins" that let people buy items they like at the popular online bulletin board.
4 Jun 2015
NEW YORK, USA: Retail Knowledge will stage a free conference on Retail Fraud in New York on 24 September 2015, in association with the National Anti-Organised Retail Crime Association of America NAORCA...
21 May 2015
WASHINGTON DC, US: Amazon has announced its Fire TV media stick for streaming video is being sold in Britain and Germany, as part of a push to expand its online television services...
31 Mar 2015
NEW YORK: Former White House spokesman Jay Carney has taken a new public relations job with online retail giant Amazon, the company said on Thursday.
27 Feb 2015
NEW YORK CITY, US: Struggling US consumer electronics chain RadioShack filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday, pulling the plug after failing to compete with big-box stores and online retailers...
6 Feb 2015