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Category: In-Store Media


In-Store Media, Tech

5 in-store technologies that will save the American mall

December 13, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

It’s an understatement to say that American malls are having a hard time. In the next five years, 20-25% of American malls are set to close, according to Credit Suisse. Why have Americans deserted the nation’s most iconic retail fixtures? […]


In-Store Media, Retail Trends, Tech

Most Americans plan to shop on Black Friday

November 10, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

Black Friday hasn’t lost its clout. More than three-quarters (70%) of Americans plan to shop on Black Friday, according to a survey from Ebates. Additionally, almost half (44%) plan to camp out to get the best deals on laptops (22%), […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, In-Store Media, Tech

Amazon turns to Apple for AR shopping app

November 2, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

It took Amazon a few extra weeks to join the AR app crowd, but that may have been for promotional reasons, as the new feature was announced as part of a larger holiday shopping season announcement (because it just isn’t […]


In-Store Media, Retail Trends, Tech

Online overtakes in-store holiday spend for the first time

October 24, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Online retailers (or retailers selling online) are poised to see one of their best holiday seasons, and mass merchants will welcome a fair number of holiday shoppers. But department stores, which started the year flagged by Moody’s Investors Service as […]


In-Store Media, Tech

Social media makes retailers more accountable

October 18, 2017

Via: FierceRetail

Social media plays a major role in how consumers see brands. In a recent Sprout survey, 46% of consumers admitted to using social media to call out brands and 55% have done so in order to get a resolution or […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, In-Store Media, Tech

Amazon.com Unwraps its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide

October 16, 2017

Via: Business Wire

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon.com today announced the launch of its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide, taking the guesswork out of gifting and helping customers delight their loved ones this holiday season. Thoughtfully curated and […]


In-Store Media, Retail Trends, Tech

You Can Now Order Food From Within Facebook

October 13, 2017

Via: Consumerist

Facebook wants to be your portal to the world. It’s where you can connect (in a sense) with others, keep up with current events (through the filters of you and your friends’ personal biases), watch videos (of people doing their […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, In-Store Media, Loyalty Programs, Tech

E-commerce competition causes 44% of legacy retailers to slash prices

October 9, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

The report demonstrates the pickle retailers are in as they attempt to take on challenges presented by e-commerce — and pricing appears to be a significant problem. Nearly three quarters (72%) of those that have closed stores and failed to […]


In-Store Media, Tech

Can You Hear Me Now? Voice Search Powers A New Generation Of Retail Sales

October 6, 2017

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

According to Google, mobile Internet queries have surpassed desktop search. You almost definitely already knew that because it actually happened in 2015. But now something different is taking shape. ComScore predicts that by 2020, the lion’s share of Internet searches […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, In-Store Media, Tech

Walmart goes live with Google voice ordering

October 5, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart and Google are both trying their best to beat Amazon, and to a great extent, it makes sense that they recently joined forces to do so: Walmart brings the inventory, the retail know-how and the customer base, while Google […]