Maddy, left, and her friend Maggie, last names not given, sit with their shopping bags at Union Square in San Francisco, . Black Friday, historically the starting line of the retail industry's crucial holiday buying season, isn't quite the one-day spree it used to be. Some retailers have pushed their biggest Black Friday door-buster deals into Thanksgiving Day and spread other promotions to even earlier in the seasonHoliday Shopping Black Friday, San Francisco, USA - 25 Nov 2016


Personalization, Mobile Commerce Cement Key Positions in Retail Market

The popular features are quickly becoming new cornerstones for retailers’ top success strategies.

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Marketing and Promotion

Think Tank: Marketers to Take Advantage of Mobile Video Advertising in 2018

Anne Frisbie, senior vice president of global brand and programmatic at InMobi, explains.

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Mastercard's Masterpass.


Mastercard Selects Hypr Corp. to Join Start Path Program

The initiative invests in companies that show promise in transforming modern commerce — at scale.

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More online shopping is done over holiday than at any other time of the year.


Thanksgiving E-commerce Activity Outpaces Black Friday

Consumers chucked the turkey for online shopping, Monetate reports.

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Mobile Shopping Looms Large On Thanksgiving

Paving the way for Black Friday, Thanksgiving hits $1.52 billion in online spending, with phones and tablets driving more than half of the traffic.

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A holiday rotunda.

Marketing and Promotion

Consumers Begin Holiday Shopping In-store Due to Online Frustrations

The curtain hasn’t closed on bricks-and-mortar yet.

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How NewStore’s Stephan Schambach Gets It All Done

The e-commerce pioneer is forging forward with his latest endeavor, NewStore, a mobile retail platform.

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Kim Kardashian Advises on ‘Shazam of Fashion’ App

Screenshop wants to make fashion discovery as easy as music discovery — and it has hundreds of retailers and one trendsetting star to help.

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Mobile shopping expected to continue to grow.


Salesforce Shopping Index: Shopper Spend Up, Computer Order Share Drops

Incentivized by discounts, shopper spend remained as the primary driver for digital commerce growth.

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Consumers Use Desktops for Daily Tasks, Smartphones for Convenience

Gartner’s latest research confirms that desktops maintain relevance despite the hype of smartphone use.

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Marketing and Promotion

Report: Consumers Exhaustively Research, Plan Purchases

Shoppers are increasingly surveying options before selecting an item.

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Salesforce Commerce Cloud Adds Site Search Features

The new components aim to resolve slow search results and burdensome product recommendation disparities.

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Holiday 2017 Forecast: Desktops Still Dominate Conversions

Adobe’s latest insights confirm that mobile purchases are rising — slowly.

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Google Enters $1.1 Billion Agreement With HTC

The partnership marks an invigorated focus on consumer electronics.

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Migos Arranges App-Powered Flash Sale to Usher New Site

The rap group will be selling exclusive merchandise in an experiential pop-up sale to join fans, fashion enthusiasts and passersby.

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