Tag: technology

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Retail tech funding drops 11%: report

May 12, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

With the exception of store management technology, overall retail tech investment activity cooled during the first quarter. This is even among unicorn companies whose valuations reach or surpass $1 billion. For a time, retail unicorns appeared to be having a […]

Others, Tech

CVS Health Fights Crime With Time Delay Tech

May 2, 2022

Via: RIS News

Anyone considering robbing a CVS pharmacy in Nevada might want to think twice, thanks to new technology implemented across the state to reduce retail crime. As part of an ongoing commitment to support law enforcement and help build safer communities, […]

Retail Types, Stores

Inside the Store: Amazon Go’s new suburban format

April 27, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

After four years spent aiming its cashierless stores at densely populated urban markets, Amazon Go wants to see if it can woo the commuters and on-the-go families of suburbia. On Tuesday, the brand known for pioneering Just Walk Out technology […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

PayPal to relaunch Made platform for emerging designers

April 21, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Made, founded in 2009 following the Great Recession of 2008 to support up-and-coming designers, has found a newfound purpose during the COVID-19 pandemic. PayPal’s involvement in Made’s relaunch is part of the payments company’s efforts to close the racial wealth […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience

5 Behavioral Science Tips to Boost Ecommerce Conversions

March 29, 2022

Via: Independent Retailer

Ecommerce brands often spend substantial resources on ads to drive website traffic, but rarely optimize conversion rates enough to turn increased traffic into sales. While conversion rate optimization may seem daunting at first, researchers of behavioral science have taken great […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Buy now, pay later popularity shows no signs of slowing, FIS report says

March 9, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Expect buy now, pay later to be a juggernaut in payments for years to come. That’s according to the 156-page 2022 Global Payments Report released March 2 by the Worldpay unit of Fidelity National Information Services, also known as FIS. […]

Others, Tech

Retailers add core business strategy to tech duties

February 16, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers are rethinking how technology intersects with business as organizations pivot to post-pandemic operations. CTO appointments at Neiman Marcus Group, StitchFix and Wayfair in January highlight the central role of technology in retail while signaling the change in expectations companies […]

Others, Tech

Retail leaders to invest more in technology for 2022

February 1, 2022

Via: Charged

Retail leaders are set to prioritise technology in 2022 in order to meet business goals and address their challenges, according to new research from Fourth. When asked what will changes they will implement in 2020, the most popular answer among […]

Others, Tech

Three critical steps to building a retail media network

November 29, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

After ad spending in e-commerce channels grew almost 50% in 2020, advertisers will increase those allocations by another 27.8% this year, according to eMarketer. Changes in consumer behavior have led brands to spend one in eight digital ad dollars on […]


Walmart launches drone delivery service in rural Arkansas

November 23, 2021

Via: Charged

Walmart has partnered with drone-maker Zipline to launch a drone delivery service for residents in Northwest Arkansas. The program is the first commercial drone delivery launched by Walmart and its biggest investment in the technology to date, having trialled it […]