Multichannel Retail

ICSC SmartBrief

News about the international shopping center industry

ICSC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Council of Shopping Centers

Online sales tax could be revived under House bill

7/23/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

A group of senators has attached a provision to a House measure that would force online retailers to collect state sales taxes on online purchases, regardless of a store's physical presence. The measu… Read More

NRF SmartBrief

News and trends about the U.S. retail industry

NRF SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Retail Federation

Target aims at Millennials with urban small-format store

7/24/2014

  • MediaPost Communications

Target has opened its first TargetExpress store in a neighborhood near the University of Minnesota, in a push to appeal to college students and urban residents. At about 15% the size of a traditional … Read More

NRF Global SmartBrief

The best stories about global retail

NRF Global SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Retail Federation

Beauty retailers losing share to European pharmacies

7/24/2014

  • Reuters

A growing number of European pharmacy chains are expanding their beauty departments and winning consumers from specialty beauty retailers including Sephora, according to Kantar Worldpanel. Pharmacies … Read More

Shop.org SmartBrief

News about digital retail commerce

Shop.org SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Shop.org

Foursquare shifts focus to search, changes its logo

7/24/2014

  • USA Today
  • TechCrunch

Foursquare is cementing its move away from its core check-in function with an updated application oriented around location-based searches and recommendations. Foursquare has also adopted a new logo: a… Read More