Republicans in Congress have all but killed off the Marketplace Fairness Act, a long-debated bill that calls for online retailers to collect sales tax in the same way as brick-and-mortar stores.
Wal-Mart will start a locker program to enable customers to pick up items they purchase off site. Other retailers have looked at the model, but Wal-Mart has 4,000 pickup spots in the United States.
A patent troll, working with the University of California, gained infamy by filing patent suits claiming to own the world wide web. Even though Amazon and Google knee-capped it earlier this year, the troll marches onward.
We told you it was coming — and it did. Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) has formally announced its support for Hollywood’s struggling UltraViolet movi…
Apple could add considerably to its retail reach, if a new report out Friday is accurate. According to the report, Apple will bring store-within-a-store retail outlets to Target locations sometime soon, helping it reach markets in the U.S. that Apple’s own stores don’t cover.
Wal-Mart’s digital labs arm has snapped up a small but influential mobile software-development team, adding Small Society to its group of te…
Walmart Labs, the social and mobile lab created by the retail giant, has picked up mobile agency Small Society. The small Portland team will be incorporated into Walmart Labs, which has a Portland office and previously acquired Set Direction last year.
In today’s crowded world of e-commerce, it’s not easy to make a name for yourself. That’s why it’s so impressive that Wayfair, a relatively little known website dealing in home furnishings and decor, is set to make more than $500 million in top-line sales for 2011.
A week ago, millions of Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) subscribers received an email saying they would receive a payment over price-fixing in the onli…
The store of the future has yet to be imagined if Venky Harinarayan, SVP Walmart Global eCommerce and Head, @WalmartLabs, is correct. His organization is experimenting with integrating social, search and shopping experiences for both retailers and consumers.