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Suppliers

Walmart To Provide Delivery For Home Depot

October 6, 2021

Via: RIS News

Walmart has nabbed its first customer for its GoLocal delivery service, and it’s a big one. The Home Depot is joining the retailer’s white-label GoLocal delivery service, first announced this summer. Under the partnership, Home Depot shoppers will receive another […]


Others, Tech

Why Voice Technology Is the Next Big Trend in Retail

October 6, 2021

Via: RIS News

When looking back at the last decade, most people would probably agree that the smartphone was the most impactful thing to affect consumer behavior and, in turn, retail. However, back in 2011, its potential wasn’t nearly as obvious. During a […]


Suppliers

How the case for drone delivery expanded beyond parcels

October 5, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Daniel Silva remembers being an intern at Amazon in the summer of 2014, months after founder Jeff Bezos unveiled the company’s plans for drone delivery service via Amazon Prime Air. “At the time, it seemed like we were going to […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Conversational Commerce is the Key to a Seamless Omnichannel Experience

October 5, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

I was recently speaking with a senior executive from a convenience store chain who told me that his company had an epiphany a few months after COVID-19 took hold in the U.S.: “We realized that our customers’ definition of ‘convenience’ […]


Retail Types, Stores

The in-store shopping experience that will get customers out of their houses

October 4, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Online shopping is here to stay, but there’s also a palpable joy people get when shopping at stores. While 2020 incited a massive rise in eCommerce, our Future of Retail report found that an overwhelming 92% of consumers still miss […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Google integrates visual search features amid shopping push

September 30, 2021

Via: Charged

Google is to combine images and text in search queries in a bid the company hopes will expand its ecommerce capabilities. The new feature will be rolled out in the coming months through the Google Lens search tool, the company […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Shoppers Want Online Chatbots & Recommended Content

September 28, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

What exactly are consumers looking for? The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a huge shift in the way they shop and what they want in terms of experiences from retailers. A new survey from Lucidworks, a provider of the Connected Experience […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Apple’s privacy changes drive up ad prices for e-commerce marketers

September 28, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

E-commerce companies are paying higher prices for digital advertising after Apple’s privacy update made it harder to track iPhone users and target them with relevant marketing. The rising costs of mobile ads will push online retailers again to find ways […]


Suppliers

Toymakers worry congestion will lead to holiday inventory troubles

September 27, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Whether a toy is manufactured in China or sourcing materials are imported to make a toy in the U.S. it faces the same dilemma: Companies aren’t getting their cargo on time as containers sit at ports or in terminals for […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Whole Foods expanding $10 delivery fee nationwide

September 27, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Whole Foods and parent company Amazon are making it clear that they’re done subsidizing the extra costs that come with grocery delivery. Although Prime shoppers responded emphatically to free delivery on large orders from Whole Foods stores during the pandemic, […]