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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 […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Target’s app to guide customers through stores and to deals

September 21, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Target is enhancing its mobile app with beacon and Bluetooth technology that shows a customer’s location on the app’s map as they move about the store, Target’s chief information and digital officer Mike McNamara said in a company blog post. […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

PayPal boosts POS presence with cash-back credit card

August 31, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

PayPal has announced the PayPal Cashback Mastercard, a new cash-back credit card exclusively for PayPal account holders that offers 2% cash back on online and in-store purchases where Mastercard is accepted, a PayPal press release stated. The card, issued by […]


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

How Coca-Cola’s AI Approach To Customer Experience Can Boost Its Performance

August 31, 2017

Via: Forbes Markets

As reported in recent months, The Coca-Cola Company is working on a smart digital vending machine powered by artificial intelligence which is likely to be launched in New Zealand soon, followed by a planned launch in the U.S. The company […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Walmart partners with Google for voice-activated shopping

August 24, 2017

Via: FierceRetail

Walmart has announced a partnership with Google to offer customers voice-activated shopping through Google Assistant. Starting in late September, consumers will be able to access hundreds of thousands of Walmart items via the voice platform, the largest number of items […]


Others, Tech

How To Launch A Successful Dropshipping Empire In Less Than One Year

July 28, 2017

Via: Retail Minded

People love to shop online. In fact, 96% of Americans have made an online purchase in their lifetime; 80% have in the past month alone. Due to the evolution of digital technologies, the world of eCommerce is now more accessible than ever. […]


Retail Trends

Business Models Shaping the Future of Ecommerce

July 21, 2017

Via: Independent Retailer

Are they a customer? No According to a recent study by Accenture, there are four different business models that are shaping the future of digital commerce. The study looked at U.S. consumer appetite for new buying experiences and identified the business […]


Others, Tech

Walgreens Invests In New Technology and Personalization

July 18, 2017

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. said the company is making big investments in updating and upgrading its technology. “We will have a completely new system in a few years,” said Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Stefano Pessina.At that point, Pessina said the drugstore company will be […]


Others, Tech

The Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Retail Industry

July 13, 2017

Via: Independent Retailer

Although artificial intelligence (AI) sounds a little out of this world, this futuristic technology is already helping customers and retailers in the here and now, with expansion predicted for the years ahead. According to Transparency Market Research, the AI industry […]


Others, Tech

Apple brings smart home experiences to stores

July 13, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Apple has begun providing interactive demonstrations of its Home management app for its HomeKit smart home devices in 46 of its retail stores worldwide, TechCrunch reports. The demonstrations allow store visitors to launch the Home app from an Apple Watch, iPhone or […]