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July 31, 2014

Target is the grocery brand with the highest positive consumer sentiment rating. In a survey of the grocery habits of 763 consumers exclusively released to Chain Store Age, analytics technology provider Luminoso Technologies found that 60% of consumers had positive sentiment about Target as a grocery retailer.

July 24, 2014

Grafton Shopping Centre, Cambridge, is hoping to dazzle shoppers with a “virtual” employee who greets customers when they enter the mall.

June 24, 2014

A pound of prevention (which in this case means the use of chip-based payment cards, encryption of data stored in the enterprise, and restriction of third-party network access) is not a complete cure when it comes to improved data security for retailers, according to panelists at the recent CIO Symposium at the MIT Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

May 19, 2014

Sears Canada Inc. has entered into an agreement for the sale of its 15% minority ownership interest in the Centre commercial Les Rivières shopping centre in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, for $33.5 million.

December 2, 2013

Akamai Technologies and Prolexic Technologies have signed a definitive agreement for Akamai to acquire Prolexic, a provider of cloud-based security solutions for protecting data centers and enterprise IP applications from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

June 6, 2013

As fans of the late ’90s Ben Affleck-Matt Damon film “Good Will Hunting” know, Cambridge, Mass., is often viewed as the province of what are locally referred to as “smaht kids.”

May 23, 2013

How does a company whose strengths are more on the creative and design side than the technology side achieve strategic agility through the use of IT?

May 20, 2013

Men’s Wearhouse will tailor email campaigns to individual shoppers using personalized email marketing technology from CQuotient.

December 18, 2012

Staples Inc. opened its new Velocity Lab, in Cambridge, Mass.

October 5, 2012

Dollar General is the overall basket price leader delivering a substantial savings to value shoppers, according to Kantar Retail’s second annual opening price point (OPP) survey.

June 18, 2012

Walmart Supercenter wins the pricing battle over Amazon and Walmart.com, according to a new study by Kantar Retail.

March 26, 2012

Retail executives are invited to attend the Microsoft Retail Roadshow, which will be held in Cambridge, Mass., on Thursday, March 29.

January 26, 2012

Staples announced the opening of a new e-commerce innovation center in Kendall Square in Cambridge, Mass.

October 18, 2011

Oracle announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Endeca Technologies, Cambridge, Mass., which provides an unstructured data management, web commerce and business intelligence technologies.

March 17, 2011

Tarrytown, N.Y.-based DLC Management Corp. announced that Advance Auto will open an 8,125-sq.-ft. store at Shoal Creek Mall in Cambridge, Md.

October 31, 2010

Retailers are investing time and money to create online shopping experiences that mirror real-world...

September 29, 2010

Hot Topic said Thursday it has teamed with mobile-based app SCVNGR to debut a mobile...

January 24, 2010

Versatile woven metal fabric panels from Cambridge Architectural visually and functionally enhance the exterior of...

December 10, 2008

Online retailers who open a bricks-and-mortar location during the holiday shopping season could see more...

November 30, 2008

Whole Foods Market is making history as the first company in the United States to...

October 13, 2008

Results from the third-annual survey of multichannel shopping preferences indicate that, for the first time,...

July 31, 2008

After a seven-year leave of absence from its e-commerce venture, ...

January 15, 2008

Cambridge, Mass. Metabolix, Inc., a bioscience company...

December 31, 2007

Metabolix, Cambridge, Mass., announced last month that Target had rolled out biodegradable gift cards...

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