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Amazon may be getting physical with a new retail store

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Amazon, long the king of online retail, might finally be ready to take on real-world retailers with a brick-and-mortar store. The store, which has been confirmed by unnamed sources close to the process, is reportedly opening its doors in Seattle sometime in the next few months and most definitely before...
Amazon may be getting physical with a new retail store

Apple's iPad Mini With LTE Hits Sprint And At&T Retail Today, And Likely Other Stores, Too

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Sprint announced this morning that it is now offering the iPad mini and fourth generation iPad with LTE connectivity in “select Sprint retail locations.” Sprint is one of three official U.S. data providers for Apple’s tablet, offering LTE data plans for the iPads that don’t carry a contract and only...
Apple's iPad Mini With LTE Hits Sprint And At&T Retail Today, And Likely Other Stores, Too

Kindle Fire tablet for the holidays? GameStop is the place

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Kindle Fire seekers who want to put the tablet under the tree should run over to GameStop. Retailers like Wal-Mart and Target quit selling the devices months ago. An alliance between Amazon and GameStop is a win-win for both companies, even as the big-box chains question the slim margins...
Kindle Fire tablet for the holidays? GameStop is the place

‘Can I help you?’: How LivePerson decides who’s worth the personal touch

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Even if you haven’t heard of LivePerson, chances are you’ve encountered one of its products while browsing online. It’s the company behind many of the pop-up windows offering real-time chat with a representative, as well as other forms of online customer engagement. It’s also a treasure trove of consumer data...
‘Can I help you?’: How LivePerson decides who’s worth the personal touch

Facebook Did Not Confirm Hyper-Local Mobile Ad Product, But Here’s How It Would Target You

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Facebook may one day let advertisers target mobile users based on their exact current location, but VP Carloyn Everson did not confirm that such a product is in the works to Bloomberg, Facebook tells me. The New York media company misinterpreted statements from Everson, who merely said you could imagine...
Facebook Did Not Confirm Hyper-Local Mobile Ad Product, But Here’s How It Would Target You

Belgian consumer group files complaint against Apple over AppleCare warranty practices

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Last year Apple agreed to comply with Italian regulators’ requests to alter AppleCare warranties in the country after being fined $1.2 million (and an additional $264,000) for “misleading consumers” regarding two-year warranties mandatory by EU law.  We expected to hear much more regarding AppleCare in other EU countries that also...
Belgian consumer group files complaint against Apple over AppleCare warranty practices

Amazon to launch first brick-and-mortar store, report says

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Amazon may be venturing beyond the world of online retail to set up its first brick-and-mortar shop, according to a report from Bloomberg News. The store will be in Seattle and its focus will be pricier merchandise such as tablet computers, the report says. And its footprint won’t be nearly...
Amazon to launch first brick-and-mortar store, report says

comScore: Q3 Retail E-Commerce Up 15 Percent To $42B; Predicts A "Very Healthy" Holiday Shopping Season

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comScore’s e-commerce numbers are out today for the third quarter, showing that online retail spending reached $41.9 billion for the quarter, up 15 percent versus year ago. This is the twelfth consecutive quarter of positive year-over-year growth and eighth consecutive quarter of double-digit growth for online spending. This growth bodes...
comScore: Q3 Retail E-Commerce Up 15 Percent To $42B; Predicts A "Very Healthy" Holiday Shopping Season

A retail revolution: How tablets are transforming brick-and-mortar commerce

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This story is brought to you by Sourcebits, a Global leader in Strategy, User Experience & Engineering for Mobile & Cloud. Follow Sourcebits on Twitter for recent news and updates. Most business owners are already aware of the benefit of having a user-friendly website that is easily viewed and...
A retail revolution: How tablets are transforming brick-and-mortar commerce
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The Engadget Interview: GameStop CEO Paul Rainer talks tablets, OUYA and the MVNO that never was

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Looking to unload your unwanted gaming gear? You're probably on your way to GameStop. As the largest dedicated video game retailer in the world, it's hard to imagine a games enthusiast who hasn't browsed its wares a time or two. Over the last few years, however, the firm has...
The Engadget Interview: GameStop CEO Paul Rainer talks tablets, OUYA and the MVNO that never was

Tim Cook Visits Foxconn, Amazon Plans Massive Seattle Office Block, Raspberry Pi Delayed Over Certification

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day. Tim Cook Visits Foxconn Factory In Zhengzou. After being photographed at an Apple Store earlier in the week, Tim Cook visited a new Foxconn factory in Zhengzou. It looks like Apple is doing its best to visibly demonstrate it is taking...
Tim Cook Visits Foxconn, Amazon Plans Massive Seattle Office Block, Raspberry Pi Delayed Over Certification

iPhone 5 Supplies Improving Just in Time for Holidays

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iPhone 5 availability has improved significantly since the device first launched in September. And as we head into the holidays, reports are emerging that the device is close to hitting supply-demand equilibrium. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster and his team have been surveying iPhone 5 availability nightly at 100...
iPhone 5 Supplies Improving Just in Time for Holidays

The Engadget Interview: GameStop CEO Paul Raines talks tablets, OUYA and the MVNO that never was

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Looking to unload your unwanted gaming gear? You're probably on your way to GameStop. As the largest dedicated video game retailer in the world, it's hard to imagine a games enthusiast who hasn't browsed its wares a time or two. Over the last few years, however, the firm has...
The Engadget Interview: GameStop CEO Paul Raines talks tablets, OUYA and the MVNO that never was

New Life For Mail-Order Brands: Google Expands Its Digital Catalogs

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I can hardly be bothered to spend time in an actual, brick-and-mortar store anymore. Some purchases demand it, like produce, jeans and furniture, but I prefer the immediacy and convenience of shopping via the Internet. But there's a problem: The Web isn't anything like a store.  Online, we're expected to...
New Life For Mail-Order Brands: Google Expands Its Digital Catalogs
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Livrada Bridges the Gap Between Physical Books and the Digital World

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There appear to be three sides to the ebook market. There are people who have wholeheartedly embraced the digitalization of our books and who don’t touch paper books for weeks at a time. Then, there are people who don’t want to read books digitally, and who are just fine...
Livrada Bridges the Gap Between Physical Books and the Digital World

How to design a store in a world of connectivity

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Tesla’s VP of Worldwide Sales and Ownership Experience, George Blankenship, arguably knows more than anyone about how to design a disruptive brick and mortar store. Before he joined electric car company Tesla, he created the store experience for Apple, which has one of the most compelling in-store user experiences out...
How to design a store in a world of connectivity
Online-only retailers look to offer better customer service by opening offline stores

Memo to Lady Staring at Her Smartphone at Target: You're "Mobile Shopping," Even If You're Not Buying

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Is your mobile shopping impacting retailers — even if you don’t ever purchase anything from your smartphone or tablet? Some analysts said yes. (For the record, we at AllThingsD are dubious. But, for the moment, we’re going to pretend that not spending dough on stuff is just like spending dough...
Memo to Lady Staring at Her Smartphone at Target: You're "Mobile Shopping," Even If You're Not Buying

Target Closes the Book on Kindle

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Target, the first brick-and-mortar store to sell the Kindle, will soon pull Amazon’s popular e-reader from its shelves. Kindle shipments to Target stores will cease on May 13, and once the device is out of stock, the company will not be replenishing it. And, as you can see from the...
Target Closes the Book on Kindle
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Your holiday registry is here: Jifiti lets you create a gift wishlist at your favorite retail store

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Now that the holiday shopping season is upon us, this is the time when people head out to retail stores to find the right gift or purchase for their friends, family, and themselves. Let’s not kid ourselves here, there are quite a few of us who will go shopping to...
Your holiday registry is here: Jifiti lets you create a gift wishlist at your favorite retail store

The Cloakroom raises $100,000 to try and fix online clothes shopping for men

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Men rarely shop for clothes online. I know this anecdotally because I’m a man who doesn’t shop for clothing online, nor do I know anyone who does – at least openly – but there are numbers to back it up, too. More specifically, Euromonitor International forecasts that a mere 7.3...
The Cloakroom raises $100,000 to try and fix online clothes shopping for men

CEO Supper Club: Is TV finally a sustainable way to acquire ecommerce foot traffic?

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This embed is invalid Throughout our dinner with some of New York’s ecommerce leaders, One Kings Lane’s Doug Mack couldn’t stop talking about TV. In our clip yesterday, he was the lone CEO at the table who said he’d rather own a TV network than a brick and mortar store....
CEO Supper Club: Is TV finally a sustainable way to acquire ecommerce foot traffic?
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