Last week (Aug. 5), the Wall Street Journal's Erin Geiger Smith wrote about online clothing retail MM.Lafleur, which asks customers survey questions in an attempt to glean a sense of their personal style.
Retail TouchPoints' Alicia Fiorletta reported today that Macy's and Bloomingdale's are expanding their same-day delivery to nine additional markets after a successful 2014 pilot.
Amazon's Prime Day last week may have gotten mixed reviews, but one thing is for sure, there is a market for free shipping on an e-commerce subscription basis.
TechCrunch reported yesterday that Nordstrom is expanding its Trunk Club subscription clothing service to serve female customers.
Bloomberg's Spencer Soper reported Friday (July 17) on technology used by physical retailers to price match (even with online retailers) on a daily basis: electronic shelf labels.
Wednesday (July 15) was Amazon Prime Day, which the company was hyping up as offering better deals than Black Friday -- deals offered exclusively to Amazon Prime members.
Last month, we blogged about Birchbox's pop-up stores at select Gap locations. On Monday (July 13), Birchbox announced it is expanding its brick-and-mortar business with two new stores (one Birchbox and one Birchbox Man) in 2016.
Today, we discovered an interesting second-screen called "Spylight," which allows you to buy what you see on a given TV show or movie.
Today, Walmart Canada began offering a grocery pickup service for online purchases at 6 store locations in the Ottawa-area. Another five Ottawa-area locations will begin offering the service on July 21, as reported by the Globe and Mail (July 3).
Mobile Commerce Daily's Chantal Tode wrote yesterday (July 1) about how Amazon and eBay are trying to physically connect with customers using pop-up stores and trucks (like the above Amazon "Treasure Truck").
Today, Amazon announced "Prime Now," one-hour delivery in London, U.K. exclusively for Amazon Prime members.
A lot of people and publications blog on the topic of omnichannel, but the L2 retail think tank blogged yesterday (June 24) about how omnichannel can specifically drive foot traffic to brick-and-mortar stores.