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Amazon to launch holiday pop-ups throughout Europe

November 9, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon is poised to learn a lot about physical retail with a series of global pop-ups at the holidays. In the past decade or so, chain stores, brands and, especially, e-commerce companies have turned to pop-up retail to test new […]


Others, Tech

Nordstrom taps cloud platform to streamline wholesale buying

November 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

In the era of fast fashion retail, department stores need to work harder to make sure they have the full range of assortments and on-trend products that consumers will want, but without ending up with excess and unfashionable inventory that […]


Others, Tech

H&M Deploys Next-Gen Workforce Management Solution

October 22, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

H&M’s new robust workforce management solution handles task management, chat apps, e-mail and employee onboarding with one simple-to-use, all-in-one interface. The retailer has deployed Convo’s Retail Social Collaboration Platform across its US organization of more than 15,000 employees. Convo enables […]


E-payment & Data Security, Others, Tech

AmEx, PayPal deepen ties with cross-platform features

October 19, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

For American Express, this is another step in the company’s effort to shake off its legacy image as a stodgy credit card network that in the past has seemed unable or unwilling to evolve with the changing payments landscape. AmEx […]


Others, Tech

Smart checkouts will process $45B in transactions by 2023, study says

October 2, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Whatever you want to call this technology evolution — cashierless, mobile scan-and-go, smart checkout, automated checkout — it has a very bright future ahead. Amazon may be leading the way, at least in the U.S., but other retailers are entering […]


Others, Retail Types, Stores, Tech

Forever 21 invests in online styling service DailyLook

October 1, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

This deal is somewhat incongruous, as it has a fast-fashion retailer investing in an upscale, personal styling service. DailyLook not only offers more premium brands compared to rival apparel box service Stitch Fix, but also charges more for its services […]


Others, Tech

Walmart files patent for stress-tracking cart handle

October 1, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart’s proposed system would potentially be able to track and identify health issues among its customers, and much more than that, including possible environmental changes in certain parts of the store. Walmart could potentially glean information about how customers are […]


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

The Growing Role of AI in the Store

September 17, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

More has changed in retail in the last 10 years than in the previous 100. Nowhere is this more evident than in brick-and-mortar stores, which are currently undergoing reinvention. They are morphing from their current sluggish, caterpillar state into a […]


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 […]