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Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon reportedly mulling 3K Amazon Go stores by 2021

September 20, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

If you were impressed (or terrified) with Amazon’s debut of three new Amazon Go stores in the span of three weeks, how does 3,000 over the next three years or so sound? That kind of expansion in just the next […]


Retail Trends

Mobile to drive 68% of holiday e-commerce traffic

September 17, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Not only will retailers need to be prepared for many customers using their phones for shopping and while in stores, they will need to be ready by Nov. 20, which is the start of Cyber Week, when 40% of all […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

E-commerce shoppers expect free shipping, branded giveaways

September 14, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The power of free giveaways is especially strong among younger demographics, as 75% of Gen Z survey respondents and 60% of millennial respondents said free giveaways were likely to turn them into repeat customers. Yet, consumers don’t want to trade […]


Retail Trends

Study: Mobile commerce to overtake e-commerce by 2019

September 12, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

451 Research’s Global Unified Commerce Forecast supports the predictions of other researchers who expect that growth from online channels will continue to outpace the growth in-store retail sales, with mobile leading the way. That means traditional retailers will need to […]


Retail Trends

Retailers under pressure despite recent gains

September 11, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

While the notion of a retail apocalypse has been overplayed, so is the idea of an enduring retail bounce, according to the Financial Times. Much of the reinvestment cited in the report involves retailers’ moves to boost their e-commerce and […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Cryptojacking – a security threat online retailers need to know about

September 10, 2018

Via: Lightspeed POS

Cryptojacking is fast becoming the favoured cash cow of online criminals. Bad actors can generate huge sums by infecting eCommerce stores and content management systems with malicious code that mines cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Monero and Litecoin. WordPress sites and WooCommerce […]


Retail Trends

Amazon dominates international marketplace reach

September 10, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

At a time when e-commerce is predicted to grow to 13% of global retail sales by 2020, or $3.8 trillion out of the $30 trillion global retail market, marketplaces are surging. In 2017, 40% of all digital commerce sales went […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go Reveals Second Seattle Location: How It Can Help Your Store

September 6, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

After the first Amazon Go store showed huge success, the ecommerce giant is planning to open yet another Go store in Seattle, just a few blocks away from the first one. What makes the Amazon Go store so unique is […]


Retail Trends

21% of oversized online purchases arrive damaged

August 27, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

In the Amazon age of retailing, customers have come to expect their online purchases fast and free, with shipping reliability a given, according to research from uShip. But when it comes to oversized items, that’s not so easy — not […]


Retail Trends

Are Walmart and Amazon playing the same game?

August 27, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Comparisons between Amazon and Walmart — the two industry juggernauts that arguably have been the most instrumental in defining retail itself — are inevitable. That juxtaposition is made difficult not only by the two companies’ differences, beginning with their ages […]