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Target’s $550M Retail Technology Investment Ties it Up With Walmart and Amazon in the Delivery Race

December 14, 2017

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Target has made an aggressive move to boost its same-day delivery capability by acquiring delivery platform Shipt Inc. for $550 million. The bog box retailer’s latest move to compete with Amazon and Walmart, which recently bought same-day and last-mile delivery […]


Others, Tech

Mall of America’s New Retail Chatbot Helps Holiday Shoppers

December 13, 2017

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Mall of America has announced a unique location-based artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot program to engage with consumers and provide faster customer service to busy shoppers this holiday season. The chatbot will live on Mall of America’s website, mobile app, and […]


Others, Tech

Wired: 7 retail tech startups to watch

December 7, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Stowga’s model has been compared to Airbnb, while Wired described it as “the only marketplace for warehouses.” The company provides retailers with on-demand access to warehouse space, the aim of which is to allow businesses more flexibility in scaling their […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Others, Tech

Technology of the Year: Alexa

December 4, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Alexa, can you help me make a sale? Voice is taking off and retailers are already scrambling to cash in. In May, eMarketer released a forecast estimating that 5.6 million Americans will use a voice-activated assistant device at least once […]


Others, Tech

Is The IoT Relevant To The Independent Retailer?

November 28, 2017

Via: Independent Retailer

RSR just published their annual benchmark on the Internet of Things (IoT) and a couple of things became clear. First, far too many retailers large and small don’t really understand exactly what the IoT really is. Secondly, retailers have some […]


Others, Retail Trends, Tech

2017 Innovations in Retail Technology – Research and Markets

November 20, 2017

Via: Business Wire

This edition of ITCC TOE provides a snapshot of some of the key ICT-led innovations for the retail industry. It highlights a set of innovative retail technologies that are available today and their key capabilities in addressing existing industry challenges […]


Others, Tech

Amazon speeds up warehouse visits with mobile app

November 20, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

This move is just another example of Amazon angling its way into some aspect of shipping and transportation, all while trying to improve upon the traditional model. In 2015, the company started acquiring its own truck fleet, and mid-2016, Amazon […]


Others, Retail Types, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go edges closer to frictionless shopping vision

November 17, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon did not comment for the Bloomberg report, but we could hear something from the e-commerce giant soon as the one-year anniversary of Amazon Go’s unveiling approaches. When Amazon announced the concept last December, the company had discussed plans to […]


E-payment & Data Security, Others, Retail Trends, Tech

8 Must Have Resources For Your Retail Store

November 15, 2017

Via: Independent Retailer

Advances in technology have paved the way for highly sophisticated front-end solutions designed to streamline tasks for retail store management. If you’re a retail store owner, it’s in your best interest to implement smart solutions to help simplify processes and […]


Others, Tech

Introducing Live View: Watch Visitors Become Customers with Real-Time Reporting

November 13, 2017

Via: Shopify Blog

Your business is changing with every passing second. New visitors are arriving, new items are being added to carts, customers are making purchases. It’s hard to keep a pulse on your business’s constant ebbs and flows. With Live View, you […]