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

NRF: Retail sales to pick up in 2nd half of the year

7/23/2014

  • National Retail Federation

U.S. retail sales are on track to grow 3.9% or more in the second half of the year, but a bleak winter brought a lower-than-expected 2.9% rise for the first six months of 2014, NRF Chief Economist Jac… Read More

NRF Global SmartBrief

The best stories about global retail

NRF Global SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Retail Federation

UK's Cath Kidston sells equity stake to grow in China

7/23/2014

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

Cath Kidston store in London, UK

The owners of fashion and home accessories retailer Cath Kidston have sold an equity stake to Baring Private Equity Asia. The British retailer known for its floral prints operates 89 stores across Asi… Read More

Shop.org SmartBrief

News about digital retail commerce

Shop.org SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Shop.org

Apple Passbook tops survey on frequent digital-wallet use

7/23/2014

  • MobileCommerceDaily.com

Apple's Passbook leads the way among mobile wallets in terms of weekly usage, according to a study by Thrive Analytics. "If Apple were to extend its capabilities, it could become the big player to pie… Read More