Feb 27 2020 Samuel Alfie Guest Contributor IoT will radically transform the retail industry in the coming years, enabling retailers to design and deliver better in-store experiences, friction-free shopping journeys and targeted, personalized campaigns. The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming the next big revolution in the retail industry. But what exactly does it entail?
While many younger consumers have purchased groceries online, it is not their preferred destination when it comes to food shopping. That’s just one of the unexpected trends in grocery shopping habits revealed in a new survey from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. The study, which was authored by Diane Badame, indicated that
Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe Walmart will play in the big game on Sunday, Feb. 2, with the airing of its-ever first Super Bowl commercial. The 60-second “Famous Visitors” commercial will showcase Walmart’s pickup service. It will feature an assortment of iconic characters from TV shows and movies and their
One of Amazon’s first employees wants the company to be broken up, here’s why, Retail News, ET Retail
One of Amazon‘s first employees who helped build the company from scratch has come out in favour of breaking the e-commerce behemoth. Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos hired computer programmer Paul Davis in 1994 – his second employee at the company. Davis has told ReCode that Amazon needs to separate from the “Amazon Marketplace”
Forever 21 has long been a staple in America’s shopping malls. But after this holiday season, more of its stores will go dark. The fast-fashion retailer’s rapid expansion internationally took a toll on the company and contributed to Forever 21’s decision to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in September. At the time, it had
Black Friday is still expected to be the busiest shopping day of the year. But restaurants don’t necessarily get a spending boost as consumers head out to snag deals. The NPD Group analyzed receipts from a panel of 150,000 customers nationwide and found that last year the big traditional shopping days were not the highest