Market research firm Forrester has released its report, “The State Of Retailing Online 2019: Omnichannel, Marketing, And Personalization,” a look at how retailers and digital business professionals are thinking about and investing in stores and online, which indicated that 54% of retailers plan to open new stores in 2019.
Williams Sonoma’s retail brands outpaced expectations and powered through a strong fourth quarter and fiscal year.
As part of an initiative to build new ways to serve customers, Kroger and its United Kingdom-based e-commerce partner Ocado have selected Groveland, FL, as their second customer fulfillment center location they are developing.
A new Amazon-commissioned report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce indicated that unlocking the digital potential of rural businesses across the U.S. could add over $140 billion to the domestic economy over the next three years.
Lamps Plus is offering a text link for consumers who want to send questions to their local Lamps Plus store, where employees will reply.
As retailers continue to mesh together their brick-and-mortar and digital operations, a growing number of consumers are utilizing click-and-collect programs (buy online-pickup in-store) now offered by many leading chains, according to a survey from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Amazon.com is tapping the brakes on a decision to drop thousands of vendors from its Vendor Central program, and it is now encouraging suppliers to enroll in its Brand Registry platform, according to a report Tuesday, March 12, by Digiday.
Euromonitor International will host a keynote session at the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago to explore the effects of digital communication and shopping on the marketplace.
Amazon has canceled plans to build a headquarters in New York, citing opposition from some local politicians who objected to the tax breaks and other incentives the company was to receive.
According to market research firm Euromonitor International, digital wellness, autonomous outlets, voice, customer-led experiences and the expansion of super apps will have the most impact on the omnichannel retail scene as the year proceeds.
Amazon Prime has exceeded the 100 million member mark, according to a report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP).