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Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

73% of online shoppers click on Amazon product ads while browsing

March 20, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The Feedvisor study sheds light on the central role that Amazon plays in most consumers shopping journeys, as 66% start their product searches on the platform and 74% go to Amazon to make a purchase. The finding that 73% of […]


Retail Types, Stores

Amazon launches private label skincare line

March 20, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

With its penchant for introducing private labels into any category — Amazon is already in batteries, mattresses, pet food and apparel — and with beauty sales among the hottest in retail, it was only a matter of time before the […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

With private brands, Amazon plays the long game

March 19, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

In addition to challenging traditional retailers on many fronts, with vast shipping and fulfillment operations and a marketplace to shore up its endless aisle, Amazon is staking a claim in merchandising both commodities and specialties, with its own private and […]


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 […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Leverage key events to drive shoppers in-store

March 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

As a retailer, there are a number of tentpole events that you can leverage to drive shoppers in-store. With precise targeting, effective tools, and actionable insights, you can reach shoppers around the events that matter most to them. Here’s how […]


Retail Types, Stores

One-Million-Square-Foot Retail Center Opens at Hudson Yards

March 18, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

New York City’s Hudson Yards neighborhood is officially open to the public. The new development on the city’s far west side features a new five-acre public space; an interactive landmark known as Vessel; and The Shops & Restaurants, a one-million-square-foot […]


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 […]


Retail Trends

Moody’s: 2019 will be another tough year for department stores

March 12, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Department stores will continue to face major challenges in 2019, at a time when the economy seems to be slipping somewhat and threatening to undermine relatively healthy consumer confidence. Moody’s noted that inventory declines will help these players. But Instinet […]


Retail Trends

More than 50% of US households will have Amazon Prime in 2019

March 12, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Counting the number of households with Prime memberships offers a new way of thinking about Amazon’s vast ecosystem influence. The increasing hold that Amazon’s Prime program has could be significant as the e-commerce giant gets more deeply involved in the […]


Retail Types, Stores

Home Depot to hire 80K workers with proprietary hiring tech

March 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The Home Depot joins several companies developing technology in-house to handle employment-related functions faster and more efficiently. Technology for these big-box retailers can streamline functions that were once time-consuming and burdensome for HR professionals and managers. This tech also frees […]