Macy's Testing AI For 'Mobile Companion' AppMacy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store that they're in, like where a particular brand is located or what's in stock.
Amazon's 'Prime Day' Sales Gimmick Is BackIt remains to be seen whether Amazon's event will be a hit or a bust. There was grumbling last year that the deals were unimpressive, that deal items ran out too fast and were only available for a limited time.
Valley View Redevelopment Project Set To BeginConstruction is expected to begin this year on a major redevelopment project at the old Valley View Center in Dallas. There has been an ongoing effort to revitalize the area over the past decade.
Amazon Cancels Subscription Due To Frequent ReturnsAmazon is king when it comes to online shopping, but depending on how shop, you could get exiled from the kingdom.
Report Says Amazon Expanding Store-Brand OfferingsA report has stated that Amazon is planning to expand the amount of store-brand products that it sells. The new products could include perishable food, diapers and laundry detergent.
Walmart Begins Offering 2-Day Delivery ServiceWalmart is sharpening its attack on Amazon. The world's largest retailer is trimming its free-shipping pilot program from three days to two for members, and cutting a dollar off of the membership price.
JCPenney To Expand Appliances To Half Of Its StoresJCPenney said Monday that it will start to sell major appliances online and expand its rollout of the category to nearly 500 stores, or almost half of its locations, this summer. The move comes after a successful test.
How Amazon Convinced People To Pay For ShoppingAmazon is clearly entering its Prime, meaning its $100 annual membership program, now a decade old, which has accomplished the remarkable feat of convincing millions of people to pay an annual fee for the privilege of shopping.
Visa Working To Improve Checkout Times For Chip CardsVisa said that it is improving its chip-embedded cards, which have been the source of grumbling from businesses and customers forced to wait longer for transactions to go through.
Dallas Tries New "Valet Parking Zones" SystemThe city is trying out a new system of “valet parking zones.” The first area to experience the change is Lowest Greenville along Greenville Avenue.
JCPenney To Start Selling Home Appliances AgainJCPenney will sell refrigerators, washing machines and other appliances at some of its stores for the first time in more than 30 years. Department store operators have been looking for ways to shake up their offerings.
Walmart To Close Several North Texas Stores; 154 Stores NationwideThe stores being shuttered account for a fraction of the company's 11,000 stores worldwide and less than 1 percent of its global revenue.