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_The return to physical Retail: making the store the centre of your post-Covid hybrid strategy.
_Enhancing customer experiences with location-based technology: providing retailers with a powerful tool to enhance the customer experience, optimize operations and drive business growth.
_What Gen Z expects from in-store experiences: shared values and community connections.
_The changing demands on retailers with a new mobile generation.
_Are NFT projects now over for retailers? Technical difficulties, fraud and low consumer interest cloud the market for non-fungible tokens.
_Is Macy’s coming to a strip mall near you? Retailer will open 30 scaled-down locations nationwide.
_Targets in Maine push new self-checkout standards. Shoppers will now have to keep basket size to 10 items or less
_According to the McKinsey report: Stable and spending, an update on the state of the US consumer:
American consumers remained cautiously optimistic
Inflation dipped and consumers spent.
_Most business organizations describe their digital B2B commerce maturity as eCommerce 3.0, or middle of the B2B eCommerce maturity curve.
_How Retailers can combat rising digital fraud rates.
_From Amazon to Allbirds, nearly 50 major retailers announced layoffs this year. As companies turn to cost-cutting measures.
_Online shopping is terrible and AI is here to fix it. Buying stuff online feels like work. Can new technology make it fun again?
2020: ~15% eComm pen rate.
2029: ~25% eComm pen rate.
2060: ~50% eComm pen rate.
_The definitive timeline of Pinterest’s improbable journey to visual social media giant. The 65 moments in Pinterest’s history that tell you everything you need to know about the internet’s inspiration engine.
_Social Commerce: the new face of marketplaces?
_The Future of Shopping is Social: How Cloud-Based Social Commerce is Redefining the Buyer Journey.
_Tiktok launches generative AI tool to help brands with content creation.
_Company profile: Amazon.
_FTC vs. Amazon: 4 takeaways on how the company’s fulfillment services affect sellers.
_Amazon reopens Seller Fulfilled Prime enrollment, nixes planned fee. The company said it removed the added charge over concerns it would impact program participation.
_Amazon reportedly planning price reduction for Prime member groceries. A leaked memo indicates the threshold for free delivery may drop from $150 to $100.
_5 things: Will Amazon become the next Sears?