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Amazon releases tools for kid skills in Alexa

June 17, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Allowing outside developers onto Amazon’s platform is yet another step in the company’s efforts to captivate a younger market. The company introduced the Amazon Echo Dot for children, complete with a suite of kid-focused content, apps and skills, in April […]


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Mountain Hardwear launches AR app to bring outdoor gear to life

June 10, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Mountain Hardwear’s app was designed for outdoor enthusiasts who have shopped for gear online and wondered, “How big is that?” While other shopping apps may put apparel on various models, shoppers must feel confident the gear sold by Mountain Hardwear […]


Others, Tech

As social networks offer data to retailers, AI offers endless insights

June 7, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

In our online retail world, data exists on every consumer, thanks to their browsing habits and social media use. According to Pew Research Center, 69% of American adults are using Facebook, and 74% of those users log in daily, meaning […]


Others, Tech

Amazon rolls out AR lipstick try-ons via L’Oréal’s ModiFace

June 5, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

While AR try-ons have been gaining steam as a key part of marketing beauty products, the technology’s arrival on Amazon has the potential to bring AR trials to a significantly wider audience than previous deployments to date. With more consumers […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

PayPal announces new payments solution for online retailers

June 4, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Allowing more smaller merchants onto its PayPal Commerce Platform is the online payment system’s latest move toward strengthening its market position. Just over a year ago, the company acquired iZettle, a small business commerce platform that’s popular in Europe and […]


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

Shopper Tracking: Reinventing and Reimagining the Store Experience

May 31, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Savvy retailers are leaving no stone unturned in their quest to better understand their customers so they can reinvent their approach to retail in an omnichannel world. One rich trove of new data is coming from a previously data-dark place: […]


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Retail Robotics: Productivity, Efficiency and Compliance

May 29, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Retail robotics are no longer science fiction. Automation is increasingly infiltrating the store, the warehouse, and the road as retailers pivot their strategies to become more customer-centric and to handle the inventory and fulfillment needs of today’s omnichannel orders. “Retailers […]


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The AI Argument for Retail: Is It Something Worth Investing In?

May 23, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making its way into the retail industry in a big way. If you haven’t caught up with AI and all its capabilities, AI, at its core, focuses on making machines intelligent, or capable, of solving problems […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Online Fraud: Should You Be Worried?

May 16, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

We live in a very digitally-conscious age where anyone can do virtually anything with a smartphone. Consumers can make a bill payment, purchase products online, and store their credit card information in their phones so there’s no need to carry […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Whole Foods, Nordstrom, other major retailers cautiously open door to crypto payments

May 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Blockchain-based technology like cryptocurrencies have been hyped for several years, but concrete applications, particularly for the end consumer, have remained extremely limited. Wild fluctuations in the markets and the prevalence of fraudulent Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have also made investors […]