It seems consumers are moving away from brand sites and turning toward marketplaces.

Confidence in small businesses is up 47% and at the highest it's been since the third quarter of 2012.

When a store is closing, retailers need to worry about safeguarding both corporate and customer data so that they can keep their reputation.

Expected to launch this spring, will feature premium fashion brands that come directly from Lord & Taylor's flagship store.

Amazon will sell tech devices at Whole Foods, Walmart will offer grocery delivery for SNAP users, plus more need-to-know news from the world of retail.

Target and American Eagle are just two of 225 retailers that have already signed up to be a part of Free Shipping Day on Friday, Dec. 15.

Technology companies LiveRamp and Euclid have teamed up to provide retailers with a platform that allows them to measure individual store visits.

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