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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, E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Target rolls out much-anticipated mobile wallet feature

December 5, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Target announced a number of new mobile app features back in September, and said this one was on the way. The timing of the launch, in the middle of the holiday season, couldn’t be better — well, unless you’re already […]


Retail Trends

2017 Retail Trends from A – Z

November 30, 2017

Via: Independent Retailer

2017 was an exciting year for retail. Evolving technology, changing consumer preferences, and political shakeups all had a large impact on our industry. Here is Independent Retailer’s roundup of top trends, influencers, buzzwords, and developments that affected retail in 2017. […]


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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 […]


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

Amazon devoured 55% of online Black Friday orders

November 28, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

It comes as little surprise that Amazon dominated the biggest holiday shopping reason of the year. However, hearing in real numbers just how much the e-commerce giant commanded this past weekend is still a bit startling. According to the stats […]


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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 […]


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Holiday shoppers slow to embrace chatbots, robots

November 3, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

IFTTT noted that its survey results, which in some ways imply that shoppers aren’t ready to embrace a number of new retail technologies, come as many retailers are starting to get more comfortable investing more money in the latest technology […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Personalization is still lacking and shoppers are getting frustrated

October 31, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

There is not much excuse for a “personalization gap,” as Segment and other companies have called it, to still exist. Retail has been radically disrupted by Amazon, a company that has used personalized product recommendations and other forms of personalization […]