There’s no doubt about it. This year has been big for retail — big on change, innovation and some surprises along the way. EMV changed the payments game in the U.S. Consumers flocked to online and mobile commerce, robots rose in food and consumer goods, and brick-and-mortar stayed relevant with retail experimentation — pop–ups, flash sales, store-in-store and showrooms.
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Today’s consumer demands a high degree of convenience, service and efficiency when shopping, and technology is making it all possible.
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As 2016 draws to a close, Ecommerce Europe can look back on a successful and busy year, in which its lobbying- and advocacy efforts have been expanded even further. We have been active in our core mission of working to break down barriers to e-commerce at the local, national and cross-border level.
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Technavios analysts forecast the global retail display market to grow at a CAGR of 15.84% during the period 2017-2021.
The EBA proposes creation of new online shopping regulations that many stakeholders feel would effectively disable some one-click shopping and automatic app payments.
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On Monday, Amazon took the wraps off Amazon Go, a real-world grocery store that comes with a twist: there’s no checkout process. You just grab the stuff you want and walk out; the order posts to your Amazon account afterwards.
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When it comes to mobile payments adoption, Chinese consumers are taking the lead. And, that says Sy Choudhury, senior director of product management for Qualcomm, can teach the world a lot about how to use mPOS technology to get a mobile leg up.
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Fraudulent transactions where a credit card is not physically presented to a merchant—increased significantly from Black Friday to Cyber Monday 2016 when compared to the same period in past years.
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India’s most valued internet company has been devalued—yet again. In one of the most drastic markdowns for Flipkart so far, one of its investors, a mutual fund managed by Morgan Stanley, slashed the Bengaluru-based e-commerce major’s value to just $5.54 billion (Rs38,030 crore). At its peak in May 2015, Flipkart was valued at $15.5 billion.
Published by: Quartz
Online retailers and convenience stores are enjoying strong momentum in China thanks to rapid urbanisation, according to the annual Chinese shopper report released by Kantar Worldpanel and Bain & Company.
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