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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 […]


Others, Tech

Puma unveils a self-lacing shoe

February 1, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The Puma announcement comes just a couple of weeks after Nike debuted its latest self-lacing shoe. While it is tempting to suggest that Puma’s Fi offering is a hastily-assembled reply to Nike’s announcement, it takes longer than two weeks to […]


Others, Tech

5 retail technology trends to watch in 2019

January 17, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Retail technology is a long game and advancing innovations can be on the rise for a very long time. Look no further than Retail Dive’s list — published two years ago this month — of the top five technologies we […]


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. […]


In-Store Media, Retail Trends, Tech

Study: 57% of shoppers use retailer mobile apps in-store

January 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The report based on this survey, titled “Surviving the Retail Apocalypse,” doesn’t offer any really mind-blowing numbers — nothing that wasn’t already known or suspected — but it does offer a pretty comprehensive picture of how shopper behaviors are changing, […]


Customer Experience, Others, Point of Purchase, Tech

Walmart arms store associates with online shopping app

December 5, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Over the last year, Walmart has taken several big steps to merge its online and in-store experiences with the rollout of services that let customers pay for items in store on mobile devices. In January, Walmart announced Scan & Go, […]


Others, Tech

Nordstrom taps cloud platform to streamline wholesale buying

November 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

In the era of fast fashion retail, department stores need to work harder to make sure they have the full range of assortments and on-trend products that consumers will want, but without ending up with excess and unfashionable inventory that […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go is attracting return shoppers, long visits

October 31, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

From the opening of its first Amazon Go store in January 2018 to the opening of its most recent stores in San Francisco and Chicago, Amazon has kept quiet on the stores’ shopping data. InMarket’s study at least provides a […]


In-Store Media, Others, Tech

The Market @ Macy’s debuts ahead of the holidays

September 18, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

NEW YORK — Macy’s is kicking its transformation up a notch with yet more curated partnerships and technology investments aimed at offering more categories, consolidating space and driving store traffic. “We’re going back to the way department stores used to […]


Others, Tech

Walmart Labs expanding in Washington, DC

September 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart may want to increase the size of its tech operations closest to one of Amazon’s most likely HQ2 sites (an announcement eagerly awaited by the 20 finalist cities being considered), but the expansion of its Walmart Labs offices on […]