A quarter of e-commerce sales take place on a smartphone, adding to the many reasons why brands must be on mobile.
Amazon's sales increased by 20.6% in Q4 of 2016, indicating that traditional retailers need to address the "Amazon Effect" asap.
Amazon, retail rulebreaker
In May, Amazon will host executives from General Mills and other brands in hopes of convincing them to design products that can ship directly to online shoppers.
Dick's targets triathletes
The sporting goods giant is swapping vendors for their own private labels, such as Second Skin.
Walmart vs. Amazon, part 1
In a string of recent e-commerce acquisitions in an effort to compete with Amazon, Walmart is now poised to purchase menswear brand Bonobos.
Walmart vs. Amazon, part 2
Walmart is giving online shoppers a "pickup discount" to encourage buying online and shipping to store, which is a feature that Amazon can't offer.
The future of retail
This month, Farfetch revealed its vision for a retail store of the future. Brick-and-mortar will thrive but not without data-driven decisions.
Mall brands buckle
Traditional brands continue to close doors due to an inability to adapt to the changing retail landscape.
Coach courts Kate Spade
Recent management changes suggest that the iconic retailer is positioning to purchase Kate Spade.
Costco sticks to in-store
Facing pressure to compete with companies like Amazon and Boxed, the wholesaler has been reluctant to implement a large-scale e-commerce strategy.
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