EBay is betting big on virtual reality, and on Wednesday opened what it is calling the world's first virtual reality department store.
Massage Envy is expanding and has announced its first international location in Sydney, Australia – the first of many as the brand readies for aggressive expansion on several fronts.
"The key to our growth means investing in technology and creating a much better customer experience," said CEO Joe Magnacca. "That really starts and ends for me with technology." Story
Using the store as a fulfillment center – both for buy online/ship from store and buy online/pick up in-store – is creating service challenges and associate pushback, according to Andrea Weiss, co-founder of O Alliance, the retail consultancy. Story
POPULAR COMMENT THREADS
To solve the problem of why America has stopped shopping and get them back ringing registers, it might be time for retailers to rethink lobbying efforts and focus on new issues.
Fast Retailing Co. is looking to revamp U.S. operations for its Uniqlo stores as the retailer struggles to gain traction with American shoppers.
Twitter is backing away from social commerce development and has dissolved its commerce group and ceased development of a buy button.
There's a revolution afoot in women's apparel, one that embraces women of all sizes. More than a few retailers are catering to this trend and one startup, Fovo, is letting women shop by shape rather than size.
Saks Fifth Avenue is closing its lone remaining store in New Jersey at The Mall at Short Hills. The Hudson's Bay Co. owned banner announced plans to open a new flagship in the state at the now under-construction shopping and entertainment complex in the Meadowlands.
Malls where automaker Tesla has showrooms generate more sales than those without, creating a halo effect for other tenants.
From Our Sister Sites
Twitter is loosening restrictions on its signature 140-character limit for tweets in order to let users post longer messages while still making room for photos, videos and GIFs.
The importance of maintaining good customer experiences after a purchase is made is critical for B2B marketers, and new research from SiriusDecisions underscores that thinking.