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Gap’s Approach to Its Augmented Reality App: Wait and See

Gap, Google and Avametric created an app that uses augmented reality to solve the problem of fit in mobile…

The End of Twitter’s Buy Button

Twitter's failed "buy" buttons shows that social media platforms are still finding their way in social…

CES: A Future Beyond Cash, Thanks to Smartphones

Experts discuss opportunities for retailers with the shift to mobile usage among customers.

Hillhouse Capital Bets Big on Omnichannel Commerce Platforms

With its hefty Hillhouse investment, mobile-commerce platform provider Magento will develop new project…

Wallet-style Bags, Jeans Among Top Amazon-Bought Gifts

Levi's jeans, a Fossil wallet and a Kate Spade bag were the fashion winners, while the Amazon Echo won…

Holiday Margin Worries Arise as Retailers Cut Prices

Online sales, steep promotions and tough competition have experts worrying over retail bottom lines.

Moody’s Said Q3 Margin Growth at Wal-Mart, Target Should Help Q4 Results

Moody's said retailers have to expand the shopping basket because selling low margin doorbusters will crush…

Instagram Adds Save Feature in Commerce Push

Users can tap a new bookmark icon underneath a post to save it to a private tab that is visible only to the…

Retailers Test Facebook Chatbots During Holiday Shopping Season

Burberry, The Estée Lauder Cos.' London beauty store No. 6 Mortimer, and Europe's T.K. Maxx are among those…

Retailers, Fashion Brands to Go Deep With AI, Expand ‘Lifestyle’ Positioning

Big data firm Edited analyzed more than 520 million products online to determine trends for 2017.