shopping technology

NRF Expo: The 4 Coolest Things We Saw at Retail's BIG Show

The annual National Retail Federation Expo isn't exactly overflowing with consumer-facing innovations: Most of the floor space goes to companies pitching behind-the-scenes gear and software for merchants. Still, there were some cool technologies on display that caught our eye.

Five Ways New Tech Is Changing Stores -- and Shopping

With retailers moving out of crisis mode, they're back to investing in new bells and whistles for their stores and websites. Such as: Apps that send coupons to your smartphone or digicams that let you post pictures of a dress you're considering to your Facebook page.