Tag: Retail Innovation

Others, Tech

Walmart: Virtual Worlds Offer Chance to ‘Experiment with a New Type of Commerce’

September 22, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Walmart is actively pursuing what it sees as the “future of retail” in gaming environments. The company shared details about a number of current initiatives — including plans to introduce commerce capabilities into its mobile game House Flip — and […]

Retail Types, Stores

Marks & Spencer Deploys AI-Powered Visual Compliance Solution Across 500 Stores

September 5, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has adopted AI-based technology, delivered on handheld devices, which compares images of products in stores to store-specific planograms, providing an instant view of shelf-level compliance. The SymphonyAI Retail CPG Store Intelligence technology is being rolled out […]


The Future of Retail: Rethinking Digital Signage to Improve the In-Store Experience

May 31, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Expectations are never-ending in the retail industry. They’re also ever-changing — even more so in light of recent events. People have different mindsets when entering a brick-and-mortar store. Some people are certainly cautious about in-person interactions, so they’re often in […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Implementing Sustainable Design Strategies in the Retail Environment

May 3, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The retail industry is undergoing an unprecedented wave of change as global issues have affected retailer supply chains, the labor market and consumer behaviors. Sustainability has come to the fore as consumers become more conscious of how their purchases are […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

How Puma is Using AI-Powered Styling to ‘Brainstorm’ with its Customers — and Increase AOV

March 13, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Anyone who shops online has probably at some point fallen victim to “inspiration clickbait.” Much like an article that doesn’t live up to its catchy headline, Rohan Deuskar describes inspiration clickbait as compelling shopping content (most often visual) that ends […]

Retail Types, Stores

A ‘Brighter’ Approach to Improving Sustainability in Retail Stores

January 11, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Sustainable retail is on the rise as calls for eco-friendly strategies become louder from consumers, shareholders and employees. Yet according to BCG, only a few large retail operations are significantly reducing their climate impact or embedding sustainable behavior throughout their […]

E-commerce, Others, Retail Types, Tech

Voice Commerce: Stress Customer Value Both In-Store And At Home

June 23, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

For nearly a decade, the retail industry has been debating whether voice commerce is a passing buzzword or a viable, valuable engagement and sales touch point. However, recent announcements from Amazon, Apple and Google regarding their efforts to help manage […]

Retail Types, Stores

Mall Recovery Report: Quick Rebound Or Long-Term Struggle?

April 23, 2020

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Even before COVID-19 dealt a body blow to “non-essential” physical retailers, malls were experiencing significant business headwinds — particularly in the “B” and “C” centers that lack major attractions and popular anchor stores. But now, in addition to the short-term […]

News & Trends

5 top women transforming retail

October 25, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Some of the biggest pushes in retail innovation are coming from female executives. Yet leadership in the retail sector, like many other industries, is not always diverse. The number of female chief executives within Fortune 500 companies fell by 25% […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

Billabong to Leverage Aptos Singular Commerce Platform to Fuel Omni-Channel Retail Innovation

September 6, 2017

Via: Business Wire

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced iconic surf lifestyle company Billabong International Limited has selected the Aptos Singular Commerce platform to support continuous innovation in omni-channel retailing across its global enterprise. The Aptos […]