Tag: technology

In-Store Media, Others, Tech

The Market @ Macy’s debuts ahead of the holidays

September 18, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

NEW YORK — Macy’s is kicking its transformation up a notch with yet more curated partnerships and technology investments aimed at offering more categories, consolidating space and driving store traffic. “We’re going back to the way department stores used to […]

Others, Tech

Walmart Labs expanding in Washington, DC

September 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart may want to increase the size of its tech operations closest to one of Amazon’s most likely HQ2 sites (an announcement eagerly awaited by the 20 finalist cities being considered), but the expansion of its Walmart Labs offices on […]

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 […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Retail Types, Stores

Urban Outfitters cuts lead times by a month

August 30, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

“We believe there is a shift in fashion that is creating demand for newness and variety,” said Hillary Super, president of apparel and accessories at Anthropologie Group on the company’s May first quarter earnings call. The fashion group’s primary customers, […]


Is e-commerce killing physical retail?

August 23, 2018

Via: James Hughes

Hundreds of brick and mortars seem to have been put to bed as e-commerce sites take over the consumer shopping industry. With physical shops and malls increasingly becoming a thing of the past, it seems that some retailers will surrender […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Others, Tech

L’Oréal brings AR makeup sampling to Facebook

August 10, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Major beauty brands have added AR to their marketing mix to engage consumers through mobile tech, promote new products and drive online sales of products that typically require physical try-ons and sampling. By partnering with Facebook, L’Oréal could see an […]


Wearable Tech Is [Still] the Next Big Thing in Retail

June 20, 2018

Via: James Hughes

Innovators are coming up with various new ways to pay for things, helping us simplify our lives in the process. After years of credit card reign, wearable payment devices are the next big thing. From smartwatches, fitness trackers and wristbands […]

Retail Trends

Google to invest $550M in in blow to Amazon, Alibaba

June 19, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

With Google’s latest move, the plot is thickening around technology giants fighting for dominance in China and the U.S. — and the plot we’re speaking of already has several different threads:’s efforts to chase down Chinese rival and market […]

Retail Types, Stores

Macy’s grabs Home Depot’s tech chief

June 15, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Macy’s has long embraced technological prowess — even its flagship Herald Square New York City location boasted operations on store floors and back rooms that these days seem sprawling and cavernous, but were state-of-the-art in their day. Its tech is […]

In-Store Media, Tech

H&M tests voice-activated mirrors at NYC flagship

June 8, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

This smooth-talking tech-enabled mirror works pretty well, as an H&M employee and several customers demonstrate in the video, and it sweetens the pot with a 20% off coupon. The tech works especially well for iPhone users, who only have to […]