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Facebook debuts Shops e-commerce initiative to support small businesses
Brief:Facebook unveiled Facebook Shops, a new feature to help small businesses in the U.S. turn their social media profiles into digital storefronts. Businesses can set up a single online store for cu
Home Depot, Lowe's see record-breaking app downloads
Dive Brief:App downloads surged to record highs in April for home improvement retailers The Home Depot, Lowe's and Menards, according to a new report by Apptopia. Home Depot's app led the way
Amazon is doing well, but could it be better?
If there was a time for Amazon to shine, a pandemic that has forced the temporary closure of nearly all physical stores would seem to be it. Instead, on Tuesday, just days after CEO Jeff Bezos publish
Macy's 'exploring numerous options' to shore up finances
Dive Brief:Macy's is "exploring numerous options to strengthen our capital structure," the company told Retail Dive on Monday. A spokesperson didn't address whether the departme
What do department stores do now?
very department store in America, from the low end to the high, has tried some way to drag the retail concept into the 21st century. It's a monumental task, considering the model was born in the 1
E-commerce also pulls back amid pandemic precautions
It seems like digital sales should benefit retailers during a global disease outbreak. For many, health and safety concerns extend to those operations too.As the COVID-19 pandemic reaches more communi
Can retailers win consumers with voice technology?
With Siri, Alexa and Google voice assistants, help is just a command or question away. The convenience with such technology should, in theory, be appealing to consumers. Research suggests not so much.
What China’s KOL Bubble Means for KOLs & Brands
The KOL bubble is real. The number of KOLs has ballooned over the past few years, and with it, more than 5,000 Multi-Channel Networks (MCNs) have emerged acting as a bridge between the client and a KO