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Others, Tech

PayPal joins $11M funding round of returns startup

April 25, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

E-commerce has reoriented retail, and growth continues to outpace overall retail sales growth as more legacy retailers expand their digital operations and as pure-plays in several categories continue to enter the space. It’s been a costly shift, not least due […]


Others, Tech

Shutterstock brings AR shopping to life in updated iOS app

April 17, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Shutterstock’s new AR feature again demonstrates how the technology has become a key marketing tool for home furnishing companies. When Apple two years ago introduced its ARKit to help developers more easily add AR features to their apps, furniture retailer […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Others, Tech

Puma’s latest sneakers come to life in AR app

April 12, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Puma’s app-powered AR experience gives digitally native consumers another reason to choose its brand among the vast array of styles that line the walls of shoe stores. Younger consumers who grew up using smartphones tend to seek experiences they can […]


Others, Retail Types, Stores, Tech

Walmart adds nearly 4K robots to stores

April 10, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart’s latest announcement to add nearly 4,000 robots into stores further adds to the retailer’s growing emphasis on technology. Throughout 2018, the retailer piloted autonomous floor scrubbers, shelf-scanning robots, FAST Unloaders and pickup towers in several stores. This comes in […]


Others, Tech

Report: Amazon readies Alexa-powered earbuds

April 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon has had its hits and misses in the hardware market over the years, and its earbuds indicate that the e-commerce giant seeks to get its Alexa virtual assistant into another category of devices, which could help developers drive engagement […]


Others, Tech

Take Control of Your Inventory Management with Handheld Scanners

April 4, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

As a retailer, it’s important that you keep an eye on your most important investment: your inventory. FasTrax’s Warehouse solutions handle the heavy lifting of your inventory management needs so you don’t have to. It all starts with software and […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Others, Tech

Walmart launches voice-activated grocery shopping

April 3, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Voice ordering is still in its infancy across all industries, Jon Reily, vice president of commerce strategy at Publicis.Sapient, told sister publication Grocery Dive in a recent interview. But Walmart, known for its e-commerce and tech advancements, is staying ahead […]


Others, Tech

Instagram launches in-app checkout with 20 major brands

March 19, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

As Instagram’s parent company Facebook plots a controversial pivot to focus on private and encrypted messaging across its suite of products, the Checkout on Instagram news signals that the popular photo and video sharing app will continue to pursue its […]


Others, Retail Trends, Tech

Retail to lead global AI spending in 2019 as market reaches $35.8B

March 13, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers continue to lead the way in AI investments, as personalization becomes a more important driver of e-commerce sales and consumers demand better customer experiences, including those delivered by automated agents like chatbots and business messengers. Several recent case studies […]


Others, Retail Types, Stores, Tech

Target’s digital strategy evolves from ‘folding table setup’ to enviable organization

March 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The earnings revealed the best traffic and sales since 2005 for the retailer, with digital initiatives at the heart of the growth. Large retailers like Target are having to answer to the demand of digital, home and store to stay […]