Multichannel Retail

ICSC SmartBrief

News about the international shopping center industry

ICSC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Council of Shopping Centers

Opinion: RECon highlighted industry optimism

5/26/2015

  • ChainStoreAge.com

RECon this year provided attendees with dealmaking opportunities and reflected a sense of optimism about the industry, Jeff Green writes. Key trends discussed at the conference included emerging speci… Read More

NRF SmartBrief

News and trends about the U.S. retail industry

NRF SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Retail Federation

Postal workers push back on Staples-Office Depot deal

5/27/2015

  • American City Business Journals

The American Postal Workers Union has voiced its objections to Staples' planned $6.3 billion acquisition of Office Depot in an official report to the Federal Trade Commission. The report urges regulat… Read More

NRF Global SmartBrief

The best stories about global retail

NRF Global SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Retail Federation

Report: Japan's retail sales inched up in April

5/28/2015

  • Bloomberg
  • The Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model)

Japan's retail sales rose 0.4% in April from March, when sales dipped 1.8%, according to a government report released Thursday. Sales were up 5% over April 2014, when a sales tax increase took effect … Read More

Shop.org SmartBrief

News about digital retail commerce

Shop.org SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Shop.org

Barneys extends digital footprint with iPhone app

5/28/2015

  • Luxury Daily

Barneys is introducing an iPhone application that meshes its shopping cart with the department store chain's desktop site. The app includes editorial content and push notifications tailored to custome… Read More