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Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Almost half of Amazon advertisers spend more than $40k per month, study finds

January 23, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The Feedvisor report underscores how marketers are embracing and finding value in Amazon’s advertising offerings, as the site provides the opportunity to reach a vast audience of shoppers at different points during their shopping sessions. The finding that almost half […]


Retail Trends

What can US retailers learn from China?

January 23, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

In grocery stores around the world, retailers are making big changes to deliver online and offline experiences that will win shoppers over. Mexico’s Soriana grocery chain offers free Wi-Fi in 824 stores for millions of customers. Lidl in Ireland sells […]


Retail Types, Stores

David’s Bridal emerges from bankruptcy

January 22, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The country’s largest wedding gown retailer appears to have exited bankruptcy without a tear. During the restructuring process, executives at David’s Bridal made a conscious effort to keep customers calm and stifle perceptions that the process meant liquidation, CEO Scott […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Stop & Shop to Bring Driverless Grocery Store Vehicles to Boston

January 21, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Stop & Shop will launch driverless grocery vehicles in the Greater Boston area beginning in Spring 2019. As part of an engagement with San Francisco-based startup Robomart, the vehicles will bring a selection of Stop & Shop produce, as well […]


Customer Experience, Loyalty Programs

Bebe Launches New Online Store and Loyalty Program

January 21, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Apparel company bebe has unveiled its new online store and enhanced loyalty program. The revamped direct-to-consumer bebe.com and its underlying technology enable a frictionless and personalized shopping experience. The rollout of bebe’s new online shopping experience is the latest move […]


Retail Types, Stores

Lampert wins back Sears with bid topping $5B

January 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

It appears Lampert has saved Sears. But not everyone is cheering. Creditors, some of which have been skeptical from the get-go, are reportedly organizing to throw a wrench in the plan, and workers rights activists are wary about whether Lampert […]


Self-Checkout, Tech

Study: 73% of consumers want self-service technology

January 15, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

That shoppers may be starting to prefer self-service retail technologies is not surprising, as more retailers have begun to embrace smart, mobile and automated checkout systems. Consumers are getting more experience with such options, and they like what they see. […]


Retail Trends

Retailers wary of the shutdown, tariffs and a looming recession

January 15, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

NEW YORK — While some retailers like Target are coming off of a holiday high thanks to a favorable economic climate in 2018, others like Macy’s and Kohl’s have recently reported figures that are disappointing at best. Moving into the […]


In-Store Media, Tech

Walgreens testing in-store coolers with IoT ad displays

January 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers have been cautious thus far about deploying Internet of Things technologies and systems. Retail IoT applications represent a potentially huge market, but one with perhaps a long curve, as companies are taking their time figuring out what IoT can […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Retailers’ murky data collection practices tarnish personalization efforts

January 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

NEW YORK — For decades, store associates were the only tool retailers offered to personalize the shopping experience. Now, artificial intelligence and data analytics could replace a core retail service. The shopping experience weaves across outlets including online, in-store or […]