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  1. Amazon Appears To Be Looking For A Director For Virtual Reality Initiatives
    1/23/2017

    Amazon is in search of a creative director to lead its virtual reality initiatives, a sign that suggests that it will be looking to service commerce through that emerging medium, Variety reported The ad also comes from the Amazon A9 team that leads search and advertising for the retailer’s website, suggesting that this new position could lead to VR shopping and other commerce initiatives, according to the notice posted on LinkedIn.

  2. Nordstrom Names New Chief Innovation Officer
    1/20/2017

    Nordstrom Rack President Geevy Thomas will fill newly created role.

  3. Despite Efforts To Capitalize On Competitor’s Closings, JCPenney Will Also Shutter More Stores
    1/19/2017

    Move counters CEO Marvin Ellison’s pledge last March not to undertake wholesale closings.

  4. Walmart Pilots New Scan and Go Option To Counter Amazon Go
    1/18/2017

    First piloted and scrapped in 2012, the retail giant tries its technology again.

  5. Walmart CIO Set To Exit Company On February 24
    1/17/2017

    Karenann Terrell has announced that she will be leaving her post.

  6. Target Now Accepting Applications For Its Next Target +Tech Stars Program
    1/16/2017

    Retail accelerator program has seen huge success.

  7. Sears Fighting To Hang On, Closes More Stores In 2017 And Sells Craftsman Brand
    1/13/2017

    The full list of Sears and Kmart stores that will be shuttered now totals 150.

  8. Macy’s Is The Latest Retailer To Close Stores To Combat Sagging Sales
    1/12/2017

    Chain will shutter stores and eliminate 10,000 jobs to counter disappointing holiday sales.

  9. Holiday Online Sales Reached $91.7 Billion
    1/11/2017

    Record setting figure was an 11 percent increase over 2015.

  10. Dressing Room App Lets Shoppers Skip The Fitting Room At The Gap
    1/10/2017

    Augmented reality solution makes trying on clothes a breeze.