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Apple Launches Apple Pay, Jumps Into Mobile Wallet Arena  Sep 09, 2014 8:54 PM By Tim Parry

Apple has announced Apple Pay, a new category of service that will transform mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay.

Staples, Whole Foods to Accept Apple Pay  Sep 09, 2014 8:54 PM By Tim Parry

Staples and Whole Foods announced Tuesday plans to bring the Apple Pay mobile wallet to its stores, which will make it easy for customers to securely and privately pay for purchases from their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch.

Maurices Names Ali Wing CMO, EVP Of Digital Commerce  Sep 09, 2014 4:29 PM By Tim Parry

Ali Wing has accepted the position of Chief Marketing Officer, EVP of Digital Commerce at maurices, a subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group.

The Home Depot Confirms Data Security Breach  Sep 09, 2014 2:05 PM By Tim Parry

While Home Depot continues to determine the full scope, scale and impact of the breach, the company said there is no evidence that debit PIN numbers were compromised.

Is Amazon Attacking Apple on Eve of iPhone 6 Event?  Sep 08, 2014 11:59 AM By Tim Parry

Is Amazon taking on Apple on the eve of the iPhone 6 launch? Amazon announced this morning that it has dropped the price of its Amazon Fire Phone to 99 cents with a two-year contract.

QCI Direct Founder Jane Glazer Presumed Dead Following Plane Crash  Sep 07, 2014 11:44 AM By Tim Parry

Jane Glazer founded Rochester-based Home Trends Catalog in 1983, and changed its name to QCI Direct to reflect its newly-launched ecommerce site in 2011.

Staples Launches Series of Omnichannel Updates  Sep 03, 2014 11:28 AM By Tim Parry

Staples has announced a series of enhancements to its omnichannel experience, including the ability to buy products online and pick them up in-store within hours, Visa Checkout for online payments, new in-store kiosks, and an app for iPad users.

QVC U.S. CEO Claire Watts Resigns  Sep 02, 2014 4:30 PM By Tim Parry

Claire Watts has resigned from her role as Chief Executive Officer of QVC’s U.S. operations, effective Friday, September 5, to pursue other opportunities.

Product Recommendations: Going Beyond “Viewed This, Bought That”  Aug 16, 2014 9:26 AM By Tim Parry

Traditional algorithms like “bought this, bought that” and “viewed this, bought that” are getting old. And, although Amazon has branched out from this strategy a bit with different wording, it’s the same idea.

4 Strategies to Boost SEO Rank Using Social Signals  Aug 16, 2014 8:30 AM By Tim Parry

Retailers can unlock the latent power of social to drive SEO rank of their website by employing these 4 strategies.

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