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HP, a Silicon Valley icon, is ready for its break-up

...the New York Stock Exchange.The old HP "missed the emergence of the Web," said tech analyst Peter Burris at Forrester Research. "They missed the emergence of mobile."HP's current chief executive, who pushed for the split, says the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-30/hp-silicon-valley-icon-rea
Amazon sues review sellers in salvo against bogus reviewers

...weighing an online purchase, compared to 31 percent of consumers that consider product information, according to Forrester Research.So retailers have tried to crack down on paid-for bogus reviews in a variety of ways. In April, Amazon sued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-19/amazon-sues-review-sellers
Walmart, Home Depot respond to online shoppers' increasing demands for speedy delivery

...expected to increase 12 percent to $371 billion this year, accounting for 10 percent of overall retail sales, says Forrester Research. But as online shopping grows, so does the impatience of shoppers who want their orders fast.Traditional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-16/walmart-home-depot-respond
Stores across US work to speed up deliveries to shoppers

...expected to increase 12 percent to $371 billion this year, accounting for 10 percent of overall retail sales, says Forrester Research. But as online shopping grows, so does the impatience of shoppers who want their orders fast.Traditional brick-and-mortar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-18/stores-across-us-work-spee
Need a reason to pay by phone? Apple, Google add new features

...software update, which will let shoppers charge store credit accounts and redeem loyalty points from major chains. Forrester Research analyst Sucharita Mulpuru said frequent shoppers see loyalty rewards as an important benefit, and they want an easy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-06-25/need-reason-
Apple makes product upgrades, pushes into streaming music

...and Dunkin Donuts. That could be a key to making the service more useful for shoppers, according to analysts at Forrester Research.Apple says Apple Pay has been quickly embraced by shoppers and merchants since it was launched last fall, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-09/apple-makes-product-upgrad
Devices using voice-recognition technology bring more privacy concerns

...equipment."We are on the trajectory of a future filled with voice-assisted apps and voice-assisted devices," Forrester Research analyst Fatemeh Khatibloo says. "This is going to require finding the fine balance between creating a really great...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-31/devices-using-voice-recogn
Twitter CEO resigns amid stock decline

...vast majority of people who signed up no longer use the service," said Nate Elliott, a social media analyst at Forrester Research. "They need to do a much better job at giving people a reason to come back every day and making marketers happy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-11/twitter-ceo-resigns-amid-s
Controversial software on Lenovo laptops uses cutting-edge visual search technology

...been impressed. They're probably one of the best technologies that's out there," said Sucharita Mulpuru, a Forrester Research analyst. "It can be a powerful tool for a lot of things, but definitely for shopping and e-commerce."Consumers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-22/controversial-software-len
Beacons pop up in stores ahead of holidays

...stores. E-commerce is fast-growing but accounts for only about 9 percent of total retail sales, according to Forrester Research. Beacons merge in-store shopping with mobile access to information - and data shows they work.Between July...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-04/beacons-pop-stores-ahead-h