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Customer Experience, Point of Purchase, Suppliers

Costco is testing curbside pickup

January 20, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers across grocery and other industries have scaled up click-and-collect in recent years, and many turbo-charged their efforts in 2020 as shoppers gravitated to the service, which allowed them to skip in-store shopping during the pandemic and save money compared […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Amazon to launch 3 new high-tech physical “Fresh” stores

January 20, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon has made another major push into physical grocery retail and has announced the launch of three new high-tech Amazon Fresh grocery stores across the US. The online retail giant opened the doors to a new 38,000sq ft Fresh grocery […]


E-commerce, Retail Trends, Retail Types

Five E-Commerce Trends That Will Change Retail In 2021

January 19, 2021

Via: Forbes

Staying relevant has never been harder, given the rapid pace of innovation, driven by the number and variety of new technologies and, not to mention, the global pandemic that created additional economic and operational strain. The COVID-19 pandemic changed consumer […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

YouTube is testing new shopping features allowing creators to sell to fans

January 19, 2021

Via: Charged

YouTube is testing new shopping features which aim to make it easier for people to “easily discover and purchase products featured” in videos. YouTube is making a further push into the ecommerce sector and is piloting a new feature which […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase, Retail Types, Stores

Macy’s Opens Second Market By Macy’s In Texas

January 18, 2021

Via: Forbes

Macy’s opened a second small format store in Texas last Friday. It is part of a new retail strategy that presents an edited assortment since stores are very small and require careful curation. Stores in this smaller format are usually […]


E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Is Amazon on its way to becoming America’s favorite grocer?

January 14, 2021

Via: RetailWire

A new survey finds that Amazon.com has become the preferred source of groceries for the largest number of Americans. The findings, introduced yesterday during a streaming session at the NRF Big Show 2021, were based on a survey of 10,000 […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

How Luxury Brands Plan To Reconnect With Local Consumers In Post-Covid 2021

January 13, 2021

Via: Forbes

Many luxury brands will have been relieved to leave Covid-ravaged 2020 behind. After all, the personal luxury goods sector shrunk for the first time since 2009 with sales back to their 2014 levels. But this depressing statistic masks a happier […]


Customer Experience, E-commerce, Point of Purchase, Retail Types

Online retail won’t go back to slower pre-pandemic growth says Mastercard CEO

January 13, 2021

Via: Charged

Online shopping is due to continue accelerating at greater speeds after the pandemic is over, according to Mastercard’s chief executive Michael Miebach. Speaking to a virtual panel at CES yesterday, Miebach said that months of lockdowns had forced customers to […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase, Retail Types, Stores

IKEA Open First U.S. Smaller Format Store

January 11, 2021

Via: Retail Info Systems News

IKEA Retail U.S. has opened its first store in the U.S. to boast the retailer’s new, smaller format. The new IKEA Queens, NY, store in the Rego Center shopping mall offers a full range of products across just 115,000-square-feet of […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Brexit Bites For Small Businesses: Reality Hits As Retailers Grapple With New Rules

January 11, 2021

Via: Forbes

The Brexit transition period has officially ended and many small businesses, particularly e-commerce businesses and other retailers, are facing the reality of new regulations. Many are having to navigate through complex new requirements around tax and customs charges that have […]