Down to Shop bets on custom video to sell products (by Lisa Rowan, sourced from Retail Dive)
A far cry from the curated images of many social media advertising campaigns, Down to Shop—an iOS app embraces absurdity to try and engage customers with bright colors, bold hosts and cheeky scripts.
A cable and grid free revolution in retail design (Originated from MAGNWALL, Released on Retail Focus)
Without the need for screws, wires, batteries and grids: lights, LED merchandise and any device that includes the patented MAGNWALL connector are able to receive energy and power up as soon as they make contact with any MAGNWALL surface.
Succeeding in Retail is All about Experience—Here's What That Means (by Steve Dennis, sourced from Forbes)
“Experience” is not in saying but in thinking and doing. Please chew on the topic sentences, “Treat different customers differently.” “Take a human-centered design approach.” “Focus on memorable.” “Avoid ‘lipstick on the pig’ syndrome.”
The Fascinating Ways Warby Parker Uses Artificial Intelligence and AR to Change Retail (by Bernard Marr, sourced from Forbes)
Warby Parker uses the latest artificial intelligence and augmented reality technology to provide customers with an extraordinary experience.
Where’s the beef? Walmart knows (by DAN BERTHIAUME, sourced from Chain Store Age)
Wal-Mart is developing an end-to-end supply chain for Angus beef by working with what it calls “best-in-class” cattle ranchers, feeders, processors, and packagers.
Shopify eases brick-and-mortar transition with new hardware offering (by DAN BERTHIAUME, sourced from Chain Store Age)
Shopify’s new collection of retail hardware offers multi-channel inventory management, secure payments, and a consolidated back end that connects directly with a merchant’s online store.
Kohl’s eliminates omnichannel friction (by DAN BERTHIAUME, sourced from Chain Store Age)
Kohl’s looks for cloud services that support building applications to automate deployment, scaling, and operations, as well as using monitoring capabilities to track metrics like response time.
Tech Viewpoint: Amazon vs. Walmart – The battle of AI-based future store strategies (by DAN BERTHIAUME, sourced from Chain Store Age)
Amazon and Wal-Mart have different visions of how artificial intelligence will shape the “store of the future.” As to whose approach is more preferable, time will tell.
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