NEW YORK - How do you entice customers used to buying lipstick with the click of a computer button to head back to an actual store? If you're Saks Fifth Avenue, you set up "magic mirrors'' where you can
While the retail industry continues to focus on Ron Johnson’s ouster at JCPenney and the murky future of Sears/Kmart, consumers are still shopping –both online and in physical stores. In part, because
Ad Age is wondering if bad spring weather is ruining big beer sales. Anheuser-Busch InBev reporter a 4.1% drop in U.S. sales for Q1. MillerCoors went down 3.3%, and the four weeks leading up to April look
The explosive growth of mobile commerce has left many brands and retailers wondering how they can take advantage of this market. As recently as late 2010, mobile commerce was only 3% of e-commerce. By
A wide range of mainstream brands and sample sale sites are outpacing their luxury counterparts in the adoption of technology – and in turn, are creating a widening gap that luxury brands will need to
Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed
The video promoting this "contest" featured many of the biggest viral video stars that had launched their careers on the platform, everyone from iJustine to the kids in the "Charlie bit my finger" video.
By Brad Plumer Good news for people thinking about ordering groceries online from stores like Safeway and getting them delivered to their doorsteps. A new study from the University of Washington finds