Alibaba plans to debut cutting edge IoT products from some of the biggest names in the industry through Tmall during the 11.11 Global Shopping Festival later this month.
Amazon brings one-push buying of nappies, toilet roll, dishwasher tablets and washing powder to Europe.
Brick and mortar is dead. Or at least, according to some. Naysayers have been ringing the death knell of the retail store for some time. Online commerce is booming, with online sales totaling $341.7 billion in 2015, a 14.6% increase over the previous year, according to the US Department of Commerce. Last year, ecommerce accounted for 60.4% of all retail sales growth.
Published by: IBM
In the new digital economy, retailers can best gain competitive advantage through the application of algorithms that reduce costs and grow top-line revenue, according to research firm Gartner.
Published by: Enterprise Innovation
Mumbai’s Dharavi – one of the largest slums in the world – has used Internet of Things (IoT) technology to connect shops and improve the buying experience.
Published by: Internet of Business
Mastercard has plans for building a payment chatbot to better enable wearable devices that allow consumers to transact, manage finances, and shop.
This year, the Global E-commerce Summit (GES) arrives at the Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I Hotel in Barcelona 12 – 14 June, and it’s shaping up to be the best GES yet.
With fraud expected to hit $7.2 billion by 2020, companies — particularly eCommerce retailers — are considering mobile and online innovations in payments and IoT security technology to help thwart cyberattacks.
Published by: Pymnts.com
By Joe Holley, VP Business Development, Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.
The ball has dropped, the confetti has fallen, and the New Year has officially been ushered in. With 2017 on the horizon, it’s time to look to the future. What does the future hold for retail? Let’s take a look at what a few of our colleagues have to say.