Dick’s Sporting Goods Launches Price Match Guarantee

| Daniela Forte

In the never-ending battle with Amazon and other retailers, Dick’s Sporting Goods has created a price matching program designed to attract more cost-conscious shoppers. See what criteria the sporting goods retailer has laid out for customers to be eligible.

JC Penney Getting Back Into the Toy Business

| Mike O'Brien

Looking for another avenue to boost flat store sales, JC Penney is opening 500-square-foot toy shops in all of its brick-and-mortar locations, the company announced, pitting it against the likes of Toys R Us and Amazon as well as discount retailers like Walmart and Target in the $20 billion market.

Target Sees 22% Growth in Ecommerce in Q1

| Mike O'Brien

Target’s continued investment and focus on ecommerce is paying off as the company reported a robust 22% increase in online sales for the first quarter, ahead of the industry average, even as revenue decreased 1.1% to $16 billion and store foot traffic and comp sales were also down.

The True Cost of Cybercrime in Ecommerce

| Daniela Forte

Cybercrime in ecommerce is not a joke today. Data breaches are on the rise since 2013 and it is important that retailers are aware as we go into 2017 full-steam ahead. This infographic by BigCommerce and Symantec provides a deep dive look at how cybercrimes will impact retailers in 2017.

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Target Reports Robust Growth in Digital Sales

| Daniela Forte

Digital sales have seen robust growth for Target in the third quarter. CEO and chairman Brian Cornell said during a third quarter earnings call that digital sales grew more than 26% and has grown more than 20% year-to-date. See what other plans Target has in place for its digital channel.

Millennials Prefer to Shop Online For Back-to-School

| Daniela Forte

Young millennials between the ages of 18-24 are choosing to shop online when it comes to back to college shopping. Their reasons range from not engaging in personal interaction and the comforts of being in their own home to do shopping. See what other preferences millennials are asking for when it comes to shopping for back-to-school this season.