Coffee chain retailer Starbucks is expanding its mobile footprint in the US with its Starbucks Card Mobile app for Blackberry smartphones.
eBay UK has launched a renewed assault on the fashion world to grab a part of the competitive big brand retail market.
US retailers and their partners are turning to sustainability as the new foundation for doing business and experts say this might be the way forward for Australian retailing.
A new report by retail analysts Verdict Research has found that retailers such as Carrefour and H&M are making the right decision by breaking into the lucrative Russian retail market.
Shoppers who buy food or drink-to-go are more concerned about quality and freshness than price, despite the downturn, according to a new IGD consumer trends report Food to Go.
Online retail spending increased in March 2009 compared to February 2009 (month over month) according to Coremetrics, a provider of online marketing and business optimisation solutions.
Vittorio Radice, chief executive of major Italian retail chain La Rinascente has set out his view of the retail climate and predicts a recovery in the market "not before 2012".
International watchmaker Swatch Group says that orders have started to pick up again in March, with CEO Nick Hayek believing the industry is on its way to recovery.
Dubai Mall recently opened with close to 600 retailers, making it the world's largest-ever mall opening in retail history.
Woolworths, Britain's leading general merchandise retailer, has implemented in-store stock checking technology from Episys to avoid disappointment from their customers.