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E-commerce, Others, Retail Types, Tech

eBay Promotes Product Authentication Services with In-Person Events in 5 U.S. Cities

April 9, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

eBay is hosting a series of in-person product authentication events for collectors across the country to promote its new online Authenticity Guarantee program, which rolled out in October 2020. Sneaker, watch and trading card collectors can have items authenticated in […]


Others, Tech

Podium Introduces Stationary and Mobile Card Readers

April 8, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Communication and payments platform Podium has released Podium Card Readers, POS-connected devices designed to provide more ways for local businesses to collect and manage their payments. Card Readers can enable frictionless payments via text and in-store, allowing local businesses to […]


Others, Tech

New Mobile App in Missouri Allows Retail Cashiers to Verify IDs

April 5, 2021

Via: RIS News

The Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control has partnered with the MoDOT Highway Safety and Traffic Division to launch a free app to aid retail employees in verifying the authenticity of IDs. The mobile app works by simply scanning the […]


Others, Tech

Kantar Introduces Tool to Help Retailers Optimize Their Ecommerce Assortments

April 1, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Kantar has launched RichMix eAssort, an assortment optimization tool designed to use transferable demand curves to measure the incremental impact of changing the items and facings in a retailer’s mix as a means to maximize growth. The software uses machine […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Others, Tech

How Technology Fuels Customer Experience and Brand Value

March 26, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The fundamental shift in retail toward blended digital commerce has created several hurdles for retailers still clinging to traditional blueprints. At a time when brand interactions bridge both digital and physical shopping, it is increasingly important for retailers to leverage […]


E-commerce, Others, Retail Types, Tech

YouTube testing automatic product detection system in latest retail push

March 24, 2021

Via: Charged

YouTube is testing an automated product detection system which will provide viewers with a shoppable list of items alongside videos. As part of its ongoing experiments to encourage shopping on its platform, YouTube has announced in one of its blogs […]


FMCG products, Others, Retail Types, Tech

Amazon Fresh cashierless rival Imagr eyes share in UK grocery market

March 23, 2021

Via: Charged

Imagr, a New Zealand based tech startup, has vowed to take on Amazon Fresh and break into the UK grocery market after opening its first European office in Amsterdam. The Amazon Fresh rival has already agreed deals with two European […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Others, Tech

H&M launches AI-powered personal styling app “Sorted”

March 18, 2021

Via: Charged

H&M has launched a new personal styling app for men, using machine learning to offer users unique curated suggestions from its entire catalogue. ‘Sorted by H&M’ is now available to download on iOS devices only, using both human stylists and […]


Others, Tech

New “moving buttons” technology could allow 50 people to use self-checkout before it needs cleaning

February 22, 2021

Via: Charged

New “hygienic interface” technology could drastically increase the number of safe interactions customers can have with self-service checkouts before they need cleaning. Design agency Special Projects has developed an algorithm designed to significantly change the way customers interact with self-checkouts, […]


Others, Tech

3 Ways Robots Help Retailers Manage Today’s Volatile Climate

February 16, 2021

Via: Retail Info Systems News

It’s been a tough few years for retailers. Over 7,500 retail stores were expected to close in 2020, while dozens of large chain retailers have filed for bankruptcy in response to COVID-19. Consumer behavior has also shifted — people are […]