Category: Tech

Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

How Amazon Go went from press release to a real live store

March 19, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

LAS VEGAS — Amazon Go is easily the most talked about retail initiative since the supercenter, and therefore fitting that it was also one of the most talked about presentations at Shoptalk Sunday. Amazon Go, the tech-laden convenience concept, debuted […]

In-Store Media, Tech

Zara to offer mobile AR experience in stores

March 16, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

This sounds like a potentially intriguing use of augmented reality technology to bridge the mobile and in-store shopping experiences. Though some retailers have used AR and virtual reality in-store to enhance the sales process and customer experience, most of the […]

Self-Checkout, Tech

Macy’s CEO outlines plans for mobile checkout

March 15, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Macy’s may soon join a list of several other big names in retail using mobile apps to accelerate the checkout process. That list of course includes Amazon, Walmart, Kroger and Starbucks, to name just a few. Depending on the eventual […]

In-Store Media, Retail Trends, Tech

Shopping is going mobile, in-store and out

March 13, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The evidence that consumers are shopping via mobile and using their mobile phones in-store has been piling up for a while now. It may also hint that retailers are not doing as much as they can to effectively connect with […]

Others, Retail Trends, Tech

21% of US shoppers are using voice or chatbots for commerce

March 8, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Hands on or hands off, the new generation of virtual assistants is engaging American consumers in a big way — hands down. A wide array of voice devices — now starring smart speakers, but also including smartphones and other computing […]

Others, Tech

The Technology Driving The Growth Of IoT Retail Applications

March 5, 2018

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

In our recent study “The Cost of Downtime: Beyond the Bottom Line,” 72% of midsized retailers lose sales during network downtime. The study also finds downtime severely impacts customer loyalty, employee productivity and overall business operations. Retailers are ramping up […]

E-payment & Data Security, Suppliers, Tech

Food & Beverage Ecommerce: How Online Shopping Impacts The Supply Chain

February 26, 2018

Via: SCMR Editorial

Ediitor’s Note: Victoria Greene is a brand marketing consultant and freelance writer. She has her own blog at VictoriaEcommerce offering advice to businesses looking to expand to new, online markets. By the end of 2018, experts predict that online food […]

Featured, Others

Semantic SEO brought on faster and better results. Or did it?

February 25, 2018

Via: Olivia Foster

Smart SEO reflects all the modern algorithms involved in delivering the most suited search results. As intelligent software increases its capabilities, these backstage software becomes more and more nuanced, more human-like. Machine learning empowers artificial intelligence and increases the quality […]

Others, Retail Trends, Tech

Nordstrom, Sephora, Amazon rank highly on personalized marketing

February 23, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Much is said about personalization for retail loyalty programs, but few do it right or do it well. Further, much is misunderstood, thus the need for a comprehensive study of best practices. “Personalization is quickly becoming one of the most […]

Others, Tech

The Latest Air Jordan Drop Was a Fundamentally New Retail Experience

February 19, 2018

Via: Shopify Blog

All-Star Game weekend is about more than just basketball. Highly-anticipated sneaker drops are also a key part of the excitement surrounding the NBA’s annual event. This past Sunday, February 18th, Jordan Brand dropped its latest limited edition Air Jordan III […]