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  • Apple Pay heads across the Pond

    Apple Pay will launch in the U.K. in July, where it will initially work at 250,000 retail locations and the London transit system -- with credit card support from eight major banks, Apple announced Monday.

  • Apple stores: For show or sales?

    Apple's decision to cater to Watch buyers with reservation-only sales and personalized in-store appointments worried one retail analyst, who wondered whether it signals a sea change in how the Cupertino, Calif. company leverages its nearly 450 outlets.

  • Getting in customers' faces

    Retailers love thinking about how they can use IT analytics of social media to get close to their customers. But when a retailer breaks through the invisible social media wall and reacts to an online post with a very personal in-store interaction, it may not reap the desired increased-sales outcome.