Walmart May Bring Customer Service Drones to Its Stores Soon, Retailer Files Patents

Walmart has always been known to push boundaries. The company is continuing this innovative culture with its recent filing of patents for keeping track of inventory, a store drone and other technologies aimed at changing how customers shops. Walmart is…

Target Lets You Pay With New ‘Wallet’ Mobile Payment System

It appears that Target is still not keen on accepting Apple Pay as a mode of payment in its onsite stores. In a recent post, America’s second-largest retailer announced that it had rolled out Wallet, its own mobile payment system…

Google Proclaims 2016, “The Year of the Supershopper”

In a blog post last week Google declared 2016 as the year of the supershopper. They define a supershopper as someone who is shopping primarily on their mobile device, looking for deals on the best products and constantly searching Google…

New Google Merchant Center Launched

Google introduced a new version of its Google Merchant Center today that offer more efficient navigation and makes additional shopping programs easier to find. The Google Merchant Center enables online retailers to connect their products to Google so that their…

Macy’s Cuts Jobs Despite Successful Christmas Sales

Bad news for Macy’s employees. The retailer announced on Thursday that it will be laying off about 2500 of its employees despite having successful earnings over the Christmas season. Macy’s announced that it intends to close a total of 5 stores…

People Are Outraged at Kmart’s Plan to Remain Open All Thanksgiving Day

Mega retailers being open for part of Thanksgiving Day is nothing new, but usually stores close for a few hours so employees can get in a little guaranteed family time. Kmart added a twist in their Thanksgiving/Black Friday plans this…