Apple's self-checkout option works relatively smoothly, though there are some potential stumbling blocks along the way.
Version 2.0 of the Apple Store app gives iPhone users the ability to order a product online, pick it up in a store, and pay for the item via self-checkout.
The technology that allows customers to check themselves out of supermarkets may be on the way out after Albertsons decides it's too impersonal. Other chains may follow suit.
It knows what you throw away. It knows what you need on your shopping list. The GeniCan smart garbage can applies digital brains to your waste habits.
An investigation of what may be the world's largest credit card breach reveals hackers didn't just grab 56 million credit card numbers -- they stole tens of millions of email addresses, too.
Rex Chapman, formerly a player and executive in the NBA, is accused of stealing $14,000 worth of merchandise from the Apple store in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The world's biggest real world retailer plans to catch up with its online competitor using mobile apps that focus on an in-store experience rather than a piece of fancy technology.
The app that lets users scan merchandise while they shop and pay at a self-checkout counter comes to 12 new markets, including Texas, Washington, and California.
Apple's previous retail chief is no longer J.C. Penney's CEO and has been replaced by the company's former chief executive.
Walmart expects 40 percent of its online traffic this holiday season to come from mobile, much of that from people shopping on their phones while they're inside one of its 4,000 stores.