There's new information to suggest that the groups behind the Home Depot and Target data breaches were not the same.
UPS has a plan to increase capacity, speed process and complete deliveries in advance of the upcoming holiday season.
Since Apple announced the launch of virtual payment platform Apple Pay Sept. 9, brands have already signed on to use it, but Walmart wasn't interested in the new payment platform.
Macy's is heading into the holiday season with several new omnichannel initiatives, including several new mobile components and tests.
Since taking the reins as CEO in 2007, Ken Hicks has led Foot Locker to 17 consecutive quarters of comparable store sales growth and its best-ever financial results in the 2013 fiscal year. Under his leadership, the footwear and sports apparel company has managed to deliver 17 consecutive quarters of comparable store sales growth and its best-ever financial results for the 2013 fiscal year. FierceRetailIT spoke with Hicks to find out what it takes to achieve tangible omnichannel success.
As consumers gain power, not only do they start shopping in more complex ways, they expect retailers to be able to fulfill their increasingly complex demands quickly–and without issue. As a result, the next generation supply chain is truly "the next big thing" for retail.
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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.
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.
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.
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 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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