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News & Trends

5 Retail Technology Trends of the Future

September 15, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

It is no secret that COVID-19 has directly impacted the way consumers browse, shop, and purchase goods and services. The pandemic accelerated some of the changes that were already underway, such as the digitization of retail processes, the closing of […]


Suppliers

UPS wades into same-day delivery with Roadie acquisition

September 13, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

The Roadie acquisition will expand UPS into same-day delivery and give shippers another speedy way to move goods to their customers. During an investor day presentation in June, UPS CEO Carol Tomé said the company was looking into ways to […]


Others, Tech

Smarter Retail Requires a Better Way to Scale AI

August 3, 2021

Via: RIS News

Imagine shopping in a grocery store of the future. Upon entering, scan yourself in with you palm. Moving about the store, you place your items in a smart cart that tabulates your bill, and you can leave the store without […]


Customer Experience, Loyalty Programs

3 ways technology is helping retailers boost loyalty

July 19, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

The retail industry was deep into an omnichannel revolution when COVID-19 entered the picture to drive 10 years of growth in six weeks.1 Customers quickly responded to the changing environment by changing shopping behaviors — leaving retailers to decode the […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

How to Optimize Ecommerce Recommendations

July 13, 2021

Via: Independent Retailer

Building a recommendation engine from scratch can be complex, while relying on off-the-shelf, packaged solutions makes it almost impossible to develop a differentiated customer experience or gain a competitive advantage. Now, there is another way — today, retailers have an […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Enabling limitless commerce possibilities for your enterprise

June 21, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Consumers spent more than $860 billion online with U.S. merchants in 2020 — an increase of 44% year over year — according to estimates from Digital Commerce 360. That 44% growth is the highest annual U.S. digital commerce growth in […]


News & Trends

The future of retail belongs to those who make the best decisions

June 3, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

No matter how you slice it, retail revolves around the consumer — and that makes the consumer your north star as a retail professional. But following that north star takes work; you have to actively make decisions to keep your […]


News & Trends

The changing role of the CIO in retail

May 10, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

CIOs have been the orchestrators of key technology projects undertaken in response to the pandemic, putting them at the center of initiatives that have reshaped their organizations for an online-heavy environment. Many retailers “were literally asking every day, ‘How are […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Stores

The coming retail renaissance

May 3, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

The retail apocalypse has left retailers scrambling, for years, to innovate forward. No amount of sales, next-gen tech, or masks and sanitizer is going to suddenly make traditional in-store and shopping mall experiences shine like they once did. Something new […]


News & Trends

J. Crew elevates Madewell execs to tackle marketing, digital

April 7, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

J. Crew was one of the first retailers that filed for Chapter 11 during the pandemic’s early days last year. Following its bankruptcy exit, the retailer said it intends to focus on its omnichannel shopping experience across its physical, online […]