From inspiration to purchase: High action holiday shoppers dial up spend on Pinterest

July 1, 2024

Category: News & Trends

The calendar may say summer but retailers are already kicking off planning for the make-or-break holiday shopping season. For a brand, getting noticed in this noisy time is hard enough, but driving people to purchase is the ultimate challenge. When […]

TikTok Shop looks to woo small businesses with accelerators

June 26, 2024

The launch of TikTok’s small business accelerator initiatives follows the U.S. debut of TikTok Shop last September. The in-app e-commerce space allows merchants to connect with millions of users on the platform and create custom product collections on their business […]

Can Fast-Food Drive-Thru AI Become Mainstream?

June 19, 2024

McDonald’s is ending its AI-driven drive-thru ordering experiment with IBM by late July 2024. Despite the end of this partnership, McDonald’s believes AI voice ordering has potential for the future and will continue exploring new solutions for customers who prefer […]

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Parents to spend nearly 22% more on back-to-school shopping this year: report

July 2, 2024

Via: Retail Dive

Parents in almost every income bracket plan to spend more during the back-to-school season compared to last year, with wealthier households (earning over $150,000) increasing their budgets the most. Additionally, despite inflation concerns, parents earning over $50,000 will not cut […]