The company plans to offer stores a payment system based around the tablets, according to reports.
A top real estate developer says such centers were useful in the past but now deliver the wrong experience.
Employees are demanding to use iPhones and iPads for work. The iPhone is 'the tip of the spear,' one software executive says.
While some retailers are now issuing apologies and refunds, the Amazon-owned shoe store performed the best in holiday delivery tests.
Stores are seeing more shoppers, often those with a household income of about $100,000, on the hunt for deals on chic items.
Saks, Tommy Bahama and other retailers are adding alcohol to their locations, hoping that shopping under the influence helps their bottom lines.
The company reports Thursday, and analysts think earnings will drop from 81 cents a share a year ago.
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