Retailers are increasingly looking to customize shopping experiences and for that they need big data.
The Associated Press/The Durango Herald -
Only a small percentage of online purchases this holiday season can be connected to social posts, according to the e-commerce analytics firm Custora.
Advertising Age (tiered sub.) -
Retailers have not finished slashing prices in an attempt to get more people to shop in their stores and on their websites.
The Dallas Morning News -
Eighty-three percent of IT workers and 81 percent of other employees use unapproved software and apps in the workplace, according to a study from McAfee.
Aldi in the U.K. sold out of its own brand seven-inch tablet priced at the equivalent of $131 U.S. within 24 hours.
Wired UK -
The private equity firm, Leonard Green & Partners, has agreed to pay $225 million to acquire the denim brand from Fifth & Pacific.
Los Angeles Times (tiered sub.) -
Home Depot had a goal of reaching a 12 percent operating margin by the end of its 2015 fiscal year. The DIY chain is now projecting to meet that goal by the end of its next fiscal year.
Bloomberg News -
It's interesting how the same qualities in the workplace can lead to different descriptions depending on a person's gender.