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TechnologyJan 10, 2014 1:49 PM By MCM Staff
Overstock.com has announced it is now accepting the controversial cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, as a form of payment along with Visa, MasterCard and PayPal.
TechnologyJan 10, 2014 8:50 AM By Tim Parry
As part of its ongoing investigation into a security breach discovered last month, Target has determined that the stolen information includes names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses for up to 70 million individuals.
TechnologyJan 01, 2014 8:30 PM By Graham Cooke
With the new year and new budget assessments upon us, this is a critical time for merchants to assess and reevaluate their strengths and opportunities. Marketers may experience many stages of resolutions, but to truly reap the benefits of 2014, all the following outlined should be realized.
TechnologyDec 21, 2013 8:19 AM By MCM Staff
This year the retail industry will see major shifts take place, whether it is the convergence of ecommerce with brick-and-mortar retail, the rise of digital currency like PayPal and Bitcoin at the checkout, or the integration of wearable data to help consumers make smarter choices at the checkout.
TechnologyDec 20, 2013 3:08 PM By Bharath Gowda
Consumers stress over slow-loading mobile commerce sites – 20% of those surveyed prefer being stuck in a traffic jam to waiting for a site to load. So how do retailers ensure optimal mobile website performance during the most wonderful – and busy – time of the year? Here are six tips.
TechnologyDec 19, 2013 7:06 AM By Tim Parry
Target has confirmed it is aware of unauthorized access to payment card data that may have impacted certain guests making credit and debit card purchases in its U.S. stores.
TechnologyDec 18, 2013 8:04 AM By Tim Parry
In five years, new innovations will make buying local du jour once again, according to IBM’s 8th-annual IBM 5 in 5 list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact during the next five years. Here’s why IBM predicts the decline of ecommerce and the rebirth of the in-store shopping experience.
TechnologyDec 17, 2013 12:58 PM By Daniela Forte
Mobile holiday shopping has increased 80% over 2012 with nearly 20% of sales coming from mobile devices, according to a press release.A recent survey by Tripwire, Inc., found that consumers are not concerned about security as they are about convenience.
TechnologyDec 16, 2013 1:29 PM By Daniela Forte
The act of showrooming is seeing a growth that cuts across a variety of demographic segments, according to the Holidays Retail Trends study by CFI Group. This is due in part to mobile technology, and practiced by a majority of consumers whether they intend to or not.
TechnologyDec 12, 2013 4:19 PM By Erin Lynch
With the addition of three new distribution centers in California, Atlanta, and Ohio, Home Depot announced plans on Dec. 11 to develop same-day shipping capabilities.