Amazon has quietly introduced a test version of an Amazon Wallet app focused on shopping for Android and Fire phones as it gets ready to ship the Fire Phone.
Apparel retailer rue21 is now offering a more streamlined shopper experience at checkout complete with personalized promotions.
Shopper distrust following a series of retail data breaches is high—three in 10 shoppers say they don't trust retailers to protect personal and financial data against cyber criminals.
Neiman Marcus has enabled the new Visa Checkout payment option during the online checkout process.
Apple and IBM announced an exclusive deal that will introduce new business apps to the iPhone and iPad. The enterprise-specific apps for Apple's iOS will be aimed at companies in the retail, healthcare and transportation industries, among others.
The chief information security officer may be the most beleaguered title in retail today, under pressure not just to protect a retailer's systems, but to navigate public relations if and when something goes wrong.
"We're like sheep waiting to be slaughtered," David Jordan, CISO for Arlington County in Virginia, told the New York Times. "We all know what our fate is when there's a significant breach. This job is not for the fainthearted."
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Collaboration is the key to cyber security. This was the underlying message delivered by Target's security team as the retailer tries to move past the massive data breach of 2013.
The retail industry has become the No. 1 target for lawsuits by patent trolls, including big names such as Target, Walmart and Best Buy. The number of patent troll lawsuits in retail in 2014 beat out those in electronics, media and software.
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