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Retail Types, Stores

Reports: Amazon to split HQ2 between NYC, Northern Virginia

November 6, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Just days after word spread that three cities were in “late-stage” talks to win the much-anticipated HQ2, this latest news has sent shockwaves, and has already led some media outlets to declare the months-long process to pick a second headquarters […]


Retail Trends

Holiday e-commerce expected to reach $124B

November 2, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers are set to benefit from their own efforts to boost their online channels and omnichannel services as holiday shoppers increasingly turn to the web to get much of their lists taken care of. “As online shopping surges with another […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon 4-star opens 2nd store

November 1, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

As in New York, Amazon has adapted its latest brick-and-mortar retail concept to a store’s local area, but the company likely has further to go as a merchandiser. The haphazard nature of the assortment stems from the very approach: Many […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart revamps stores, e-commerce for the holidays

October 31, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart joins rivals in elevating its holiday pitch to consumers this year, leveraging its thousands of stores to blur purchasing and return opportunities online and off. The retail giant’s stores in past years have become known for chaos at the […]


Retail Trends

5 issues most likely to cause holiday e-commerce outages

October 30, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

At least four retailers, including big names Macy’s and Lowe’s, suffered website outages at different points during the Black Friday weekend last year. Such outages unfortunately have become something of an expectation for major shopping events and sales. For example, […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Increasing Brand Visibility for Ecommerce Retailers

October 11, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

For independent online sellers, getting brand exposure is a real challenge. In fact, when we interview retailers, getting customers to find their online store is usually one of their biggest challenges. With retail behemoths like Amazon and Walmart dominating online […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon is diversifying its private brand strategy

October 9, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon appears to be diversifying its private label strategy, with a mix of owned and exclusive brands. The e-tailer’s private label approach arguably began with AmazonBasics and Amazon Elements goods. In fact, while Amazon continues to beef up its brand […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Fraud attacks on retailers rose 13% in 2017

October 2, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

In a world of fast-changing trends, technologies and business models, there is one thing constant in retailing: fraud. Every dollar of fraudulent transactions cost merchants $2.94, up from $2.77 a year ago, a year-over-year increase of 6%. E-commerce and internet-related […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon opens ‘4-star’ store in New York City

September 27, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon is no longer a brick-and-mortar newbie, but the e-commerce giant is hardly a veteran, either. The e-commerce giant now runs bookstores, cashierless convenience stores and the Whole Foods grocery chain. The new store is premised on one of Amazon’s […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon reportedly mulling 3K Amazon Go stores by 2021

September 20, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

If you were impressed (or terrified) with Amazon’s debut of three new Amazon Go stores in the span of three weeks, how does 3,000 over the next three years or so sound? That kind of expansion in just the next […]