Tag: Google Home

News & Trends

Study: 57% of consumers would use voice for cheaper goods, not big ticket items

July 29, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The global consumer survey suggests that acceptance of voice-activated systems is growing with the popularity of digital assistants and smart speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home. That means brands and marketers must have a strategy to develop voice-powered apps […]

Others, Tech

Shopping on smart speakers is growing faster than previously forecast

July 10, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

EMarketer’s revised forecast of smart speaker shopping indicates that U.S. consumers are gradually growing more comfortable with the idea of using voice commands to research products and make direct purchases. Smart speakers are most effective at marketing digital goods like […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Others, Tech

Walmart launches voice-activated grocery shopping

April 3, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Voice ordering is still in its infancy across all industries, Jon Reily, vice president of commerce strategy at Publicis.Sapient, told sister publication Grocery Dive in a recent interview. But Walmart, known for its e-commerce and tech advancements, is staying ahead […]

Others, Tech

Can Google Home take on Amazon’s Echo in 2018?

January 3, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The race is on for the best smart speaker, and while the Echo was the clear leader in 2017 — Alexa earned Amazon Retail Dive’s Technology of the Year award — Google Home is set to gain speed this year. […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, 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 […]