Industry Voices

  • The next gen supply chain will separate retail's winners and losers

    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.

NRF asks Supreme Court to review swipe fee ruling

The National Retail Federation has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling that left the Federal Reserve's cap on credit card transactions at 21 cents. The retail industry has collectively pushed for a lower cap for so-called swipe fees.

Staples Canada uses data analytics to measure digital coupon ROI

Tracking online to offline sales and measuring ROI on digital programs is a challenge, but for Staples Canada a recent test uncovered key words that drove a 200 percent increase in incremental ROI.

Target pledges to act more like a start-up

At Target, innovation means acting like a start-up, taking risks and moving fast. At least that's the plan going forward according to Alan Wizemann.

Yahoo launches e-commerce platform

Yahoo introduces Stores, an e-commerce platform that helps retailers start, build and grow businesses online.

Target and PF Chang's breaches 'the tip of the iceberg'

As if retailers needed any reminders that their businesses are vulnerable to security breaches, experts at a recent conference warned that Target and P.F. Chang's are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to credit card fraud.


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