Apple Pay Faces Hurdles — Including Wal-Mart

The substantial majority of retailers — almost one million or so — are taking a wait-and-see approach.

Alipay Offers U.S. Brands an Online Bridge to China

The mobile payment arm of Alibaba will today launch Alipay ePass, a suite of products that will help Chinese shoppers buy directly from American Web sites.

Intel Sets Judges for Tech Competition

The company drew a strong slate of judges for its Make It Wearable challenge.

Kmart Latest to Be Impacted by Data Breach

The discounter is working with federal law enforcement authorities.

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Cyber Attacks Spread: Bass & Co. Latest Hit

Rarely a week has gone by since last holiday season that one firm or another — from retailing to the financial world — hasn’t been hit by hackers.

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Rent the Runway and Kate Spade Execs Talk Omnichannel Strategies

Rent the Runway cofounder Jennifer Fleiss and Kate Spade's Amy McManus participated in a roundtable discussion moderated by WWD's Evan Clark.

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Deena Varshavskaya Talks Social Shopping and Wanelo

The platform, which stands for “Want, Need, Love,” aims to be everyone’s personalized central network for the digital mall.

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Amazon Touts Login and Pay Service

Anne-Marie Jung, director of external payments, Europe, discusses Amazon’s goal to improve cart abandonment rates and to turn browsers into buyers.

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Razorfish and Abercrombie & Fitch Execs on Reaching the Next Digital Generation

Brands must gear up to communicate with the impending Generation Z — that is, those born in 1995 or later — in a shorter and increasingly multimedia way.

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Refinery29's Jake McGraw and Verizon's Anthony Citrano on Mobile and Millenials

Most readers use mobile to get to the Refinery29 site, and many “never go to the desktop,” said Jake McGraw, director of technical operations.

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EBay to Spin Off PayPal; New CEOs for Each Company

The firm's current ceo John Donahoe and chief financial officer Bob Swan are expected to serve on the boards of both companies.

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