1. Fitness Industry Feels No Pain from Online Trends (PLNT)

    Workout clubs are expanding their footprints as other retailers struggle to keep their physical locations.
  2. The Fight For Your Financial Data Is Getting Ugly

    The banks and Silicon Valley are desperate for your data. Here's how to control what they see and use.
  3. Shopify Momentum Could Intensify After Earnings (SHOP)

    E-commerce platform Shopify is struggling to become profitable, but impressive growth metrics could satisfy momentum traders ...
  4. Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Forms Its Own Blockchain Platform, TrustSQL

    Tencent, one of the largest Chinese conglomerates is building its own blockchain services platform known as TrustSQL.
  5. New Ways to Buy a Car Online

    Buying a car online can streamline the process and eliminate the stress of haggling with dealers, but the process is not ...
  6. Starbucks Upgraded by Stifel on Comps Growth

    Research firm Stifel Nicolaus has upgraded Starbucks to a buy, seeing grow over next four quarters.
  7. Alibaba’s Ant Financial Merges With helloPay

    Ant has reached an agreement to merge with and rebrand Lazada's helloPay payment platform.
  8. BJ's Wholesale Club Up For Sale, Amazon Interested

    The deal could allow Amazon to leverage BJ's warehouse capacity.
  9. Wal-Mart to Eliminate Corporate Positions (WMT)

    Retail giant Wal-Mart has announced that it intends to eliminate some corporate positions this month, a move aimed at a better ...
  10. RetailMeNot Sells for Massive 50% Premium (SALE)

    RetailMeNot will be acquired by Harland Clarke Holdings for $630 million, or $11.30 per share.
  11. Staples Reportedly Considering Buyout (SPLS)

    Office supplies giant Staples is considering a sale according to sources with knowledge of the potential deal.
  12. Android App User Spending to Surpass Apple in 2017 (GOOG, AAPL)

    App analytics firm App Annie says that user app spending across all Android app stores will reach $40 billion this year, ...
  13. Amazon Acquires Souq.com (AMZN)

    Amazon has announced that it has reached an agreement with Middle Eastern online retailer Souq.com to acquire the company. ...
  14. RBC Upgrades Kroger to Outperform (KR)

    RBC has upgraded Kroger to "Outperform" from "Sector Perform," saying the retailer will benefit from an imminent food inflation.
  15. Wal-Mart’s Vudu App Can Now Make Digital Copies of DVDs (WMT)

    Vudu, a media group owned by Wal-Mart, now lets users convert DVDs and Blu-rays into digital formats for cloud storage.
  16. Research Firm: Chipotle Will 'Easily Beat' Q1 Sales Estimates (CMG)

    M Science, a data analysis firm, predicts that Chipotle will beat analysts' sales expectation for the first quarter.
  17. Target Unveils Reimagined Store Concept (TGT)

    By 2019, Target plans to redesign 500 stores with two different entrances for two different types of shoppers.
  18. iPhone 7 Plus Goes Retro (AAPL)

    ColorWare's latest custom Apple product is styled like a Macintosh PC from 1984.
  19. Merrill Lynch Sees 24% Upside In Wal-Mart (WMT)

    Merrill Lynch sees a sustainable 20 percent to 30 percent growth in WMT's e-commerce business, driven by strategic acquisitions ...
  20. Mass Payment

    Mass Payment is a method of paying multiple recipients online simultaneously.
  21. Home Depot Pays Another $25M for 2014 Data Breach (HD)

    Home Depot has agreed to pay financial institutions a $25 million settlement for damages resulting from its 2014 data breach.
  22. Goldman Sachs: Investors Should Worry About Shack’s Traffic (SHAK)

    Goldman Sachs analysts have noted that traffic at Shake Shack's non-New York locations haven't been impressive.
  23. India Unicorn Flipkart Seeks Cash to Battle Amazon (AMZN, BABA)

    In an effort to take on rivals Amazon and Alibaba, India's Flipkart wants to raise up to $1.5 billion.
  24. Kroger Reports Earnings Beat; But Comps Outlook Is Underwhelming (KR)

    Kroger announced mixed results for its fiscal year 2016 fourth quarter and full year.
  25. The One Thing to Watch When Kroger Announces Q4 Earnings (KR)

    Kroger reports its fourth quarter results on March 2, and investors should look out for the company outlook for 2017.
  26. Target Earnings Fall; Plans To Reduce Prices (TGT)

    Target missed analyst estimates dealing with slow-moving inventory.
  27. Cyber Identity

    Cyber identity refers to the personality or personalities that is created through a person’s online interactions.
  28. Target Shares Hurt by Gloomy Outlook (TGT, WMT)

    Target's disappointing fourth quarter results and outlook are also weighing on Wal-Mart shares.
  29. Wal-Mart Wants Luring Shoppers From Kroger and Aldi (WMT)

    Wal-Mart has been reducing prices on grocery items in some states in a bid to better compete against discount supermarket ...
  30. Procter & Gamble to Cut Gillette Prices (PG)

    P&G have noticed gaps in its product pricing model, and it's working to close that gap by lowering prices.
  31. Two Wal-Mart Numbers are Working Against Each Other (WMT)

    Walmart's online business is trending north, but is it making operating income trend south?
  32. Chipotle Digital Order Wait Time Cut in Half (CMG)

    Chipotle has completed the roll-out of its "Smarter Pickup Times" technology. The tech reduces digital order wait time by ...
  33. Walmart E-Commerce Intimidating Amazon (WMT, AMZN)

    Walmart is threatening to be a tough e-commerce contender for Amazon.
  34. Retail Empires Strike Back with Omnichannel Strategies (WMT, AMZN)

    Traditional retailers are working hard to offer a seamless shopping experience in order to better compete online.
  35. Mattel Targets Chinese Consumers With Alibaba Deal (MAT, BABA)

    Mattel and Alibaba join forces to tap into the toy market in China.
  36. Retailers Step Up Shopping Experience (NKE, COH)

    Retailers like Nike, Coach and Abercrombie & Fitch are trying to lure more customers with improved store amenities.
  37. Square

    Square helps small businesses accept credit cards, track sales and inventory and even obtain financing.
  38. Social Payment

    Social payment is the use of social media to transfer money to another person or business.
  39. Amazon Earnings Puts Spotlight on Retail ETFs

    Amazon comprises a big part of FDN, XLY and RTH, making the e-commerce giant's earnings a significant event for these ETFs.
  40. Darknet Market (Cryptomarket)

    Darknet markets, or cryptomarkets, are dark web sites with goods for sale.
  41. UPS Staying Busy With E-Commerce Returns (UPS)

    With record e-commerce sales during the holiday season, UPS anticipates a heavy workload on "National Returns Day."
  42. The Race for India's E-Commerce Market (AMZN, BABA)

    With an estimated 1.3 billion people and two-thirds of them below the age of 35, India is the fastest growing worldwide market ...
  43. Wal-Mart Makes Sweeping Management Changes (WMT, AMZN)

    New digital talent is moving in to help the world's largest retailer make inroads into the online space.
  44. Wal-Mart Is Betting Big On E-Commerce In 2017 (WMT, AMZN)

    The Arkansas-retailer will look more like an e-commerce company in the future, according to CEO Doug McMillon.
  45. Should Investors Believe the Alibaba International Growth Story? (BABA, AMZN)

    Alibaba founder Jack Ma recently told Fortune magazine that 40% of Alibaba's business will be outside China in a decade. ...
  46. The Difference Between Amazon And Alibaba's Business Models

    Learn how Alibaba and Amazon compare in terms of each company's applied business model, and understand the markets each company ...
  47. The Infinite Shelf

    The infinite shelf refers to the virtually unlimited extent and range of products available in e-commerce stores as opposed ...
  48. Nike and Ralph Lauren Shine in e-Commerce (NKE, RL)

    A Goldman Sachs analyst has identified Nike and Ralph Lauren as opportunities in the apparel retail sector.
  49. Will Wal-Mart's $2B E-commerce Investment Pay Off? (WMT)

    Amid increasing costs, a big investment dedicated to improving online sales can act as a much-needed catalyst for Wal-Mart.
  50. Is Amazon Taking Other Retailers' Shares? (AMZN, BBY)

    Learn about the growing market share of e-commerce in U.S. retail sales. See how Amazon's dominance of the e-commerce market ...
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