Comic book showcasing a couple envisioning their kitchen renovation through VR before it became popular

Lowe’s ‘Holoroom How-to’ pilots seek value of VR for bricks-and-mortar retail

I've never installed shower tiles before, but I'm going to try now. I'm looking at the shower with its exposed,...

August 3rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

LCBO keynote at Gartner CIO Summit

LCBO targets $1 billion in e-commerce sales as leadership pushes for transformation

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) just started e-commerce sales less than a year ago, but CEO George Soleas...

June 7th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Why eBay’s leading the charge to increase Canada’s de minimis threshold

Note: Updated on Feb. 22 to incorporate comments from the Retail Council of Canada. Few business expenses annoy Sudbury, Ont.-based...

February 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Take Control of Your In-Store Signage

Take Control of Your In-Store Signage

Retailers know the importance of visuals to reinforce their brand, and that in-store signage is a key part in bringing...

January 9th, 2017 IT World Canada Team

Line Busting as a Mobile Transaction and Service Strategy

Line Busting as a Mobile Transaction and Service Strategy

The advancements in consumer and mobile transaction technologies are turning traditional retail experiences into digital ones, but many organizations are...

January 9th, 2017 IT World Canada Team

Antoine Azar’s Thirdshelf unlocks the power of marketing automation for independent retailers with AI

ITAC 2016 Award Winner - Small/Medium Private (ICT) One of Antoine Azar’s favourite moments comes when he sees the light...

November 8th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Cloud-based ERP levels the playing field for retailers

It makes a lot of sense that Oracle wants to buy NetSuite given its cloud-centric strategy, as the smaller company considers itself...

November 3rd, 2016 Gary Hilson

Thinking like a customer: Your cognitive future in the retail industry

Thinking like a customer: Your cognitive future in the retail industry

Over the past decade, emergence of technology-enabled “smarter consumers” has upended traditional retail business models. Many retailers have tried to...

May 12th, 2016 IT World Canada Team

Report: Only half of Canadian businesses are getting hooked on IoT, but those that do see an ROI

Businesses that dip a toe into the water of the Internet of Things (IoT) are likely to take a second...

May 4th, 2016 Gary Hilson