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  • 5 Questions chief data officers must answer for effective results

    As CPG and retail leaders begin to fully embrace the importance of investing in big data analytics, they're recruiting leaders to pioneer these initiatives in their organizations. But how can executives be sure that the leaders they hire will set them on the right path?

Lands' End focuses on B2B e-commerce

Lands' End executives are banking on the retailer's B2B website to shore up overall e-commerce sales, following the company's split from Sears Holdings. While Lands' End separated from Sears in April, some of its merchandise is still sold in Sears stores.

What's in store after Supervalu breach?

The latest retail security breach–hitting grocery retailer and wholesaler Supervalu for the second time this year–targeted its point-of-sale (POS) systems. However, security experts warn that retailers need to be prepared for other types of attacks.

EBay, PayPal split to boost Apple Pay

The eBay, PayPal split is only going to benefit eBay retailers, according eBay Marketplace sellers and consultants. Now, eBay will likely start accepting Apple Pay and other payment technologies, an impossible scenario when it is attached to PayPal.

Retail is most compromised industry

After the massive data breaches that have plagued retailers from Target to Home Depot in recent years, a new study shows that retail is the most compromised industry in terms of data security.

Alibaba's new bank spurs online payments

Alibaba has won approval from authorities in China to establish a private bank, which is expected to give the e-commerce giant control over its financial services, including online payments and wealth management products.

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