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  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
The integration of global digital advertising company Inskin Media will improve Azerion’s technology stack and boost its advertising capabilities. Azerion, the fast-growing digital entertainment and media platform, today announces the acquisition of leading multi-screen, high-impact digital advertising company, Inskin Media. This integration into the Azerion platform serves the company’s ambitions to become the leading European […]
  1. CPG: Food
The global vice president and mother offers advice for aspiring leaders to build their careers. What is the path for aspiring communicators to rise to the top of the profession? “I believe careers are a bit like a chess game,” Allyson Park, global vice president of corporate affairs for Mars Wrigley, shared in an interview […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Thrive Acquisition Corporation (the “Company”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 15,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed on the Nasdaq Global Market (“Nasdaq”) and trade under the ticker symbol “THAC.U” beginning October 21, 2021. Each unit consists of one Class A […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Acquisition Marks the First Time Instacart Is Introducing Cutting-Edge Technology and Products Designed to Transform the In-Store Shopping Experience for Retailers and Their Customers 
  1. Shopper & Customer
The retail market is more competitive than ever before and shoppers are looking at more than just price when making a purchase decision. To stand out, companies will need to incorporate reputation-building strategies into their business model that promote brand loyalty from customers. If done correctly, brand loyalty translates to lasting customer relationships. Moreover, consumers […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  Strategy matters.  How are you going to drive brand growth?  Who are your target customers and where can you find them? Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®“Bluestone Lane understand branding, strategy, and the cost of customer acquisition. Reducing the cost of new customer acquisition is important for all food service […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
BERLINO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SIGNA Sports United (“SSU” o la “Società”), la piattaforma tecnologica e di e-commerce sportivo leader nel mondo, ha annunciato oggi ulteriori investimenti PIPE e un nuovo accordo di backstop di riscatto relativo al suo proposto accordo di abbinamento aziendale con Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: YAC) (“Yucaipa” o “YAC”), una società di acquisizione a scopo […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Natural Baby Shower has partnered with Go Instore to add one to one live video retail to its website. Customers can now speak to a nursery specialist in-store in order to get advice and see products.  They can also access this through an appointment service, powered by Appointedd, a cloud-based online booking platform. Natural Baby Shower’s Head […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
“How do you take care of your customer after you actually have shipped a purchase? Does a customer need to make an exchange or make a return? We really think that loyalty is the most critical part of long-term customer lifetime value and that having a positive experience at every step of the post-purchase journey […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
Best Buy announced earlier this week that it agreed to acquire Current Health, a U.K. tech company that helps with remote patient monitoring and telehealth. The consumer electronics retailer expects the deal to close by the end of the fiscal year, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. With the move, Best Buy is […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Amazon aggregators say they will “pay anything” for third-party businesses that sell on the ecommerce marketplace. The number of roll up companies that acquire some of Amazon’s biggest third-party sellers… The post Amazon aggregators will “pay anything” for third-party sellers appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Drug
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) on Thursday announced a new long-term growth strategy based on delivering consumer-centric health care. As part of that effort, the company is launching a new business segment, Walgreens Health, that is enabled by investments in VillageMD and CareCentrix and designed to accelerate the company’s capabilities in primary care, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
AI shopping assistant and shopping network Karma announced that it has raised $25 million in Series A funding led by Target Global followed by MoreTech Ventures, with participation from existing investors including NFX and Altair Capital. Karma allows users to plan their next online purchases, get notified about real-time price and inventory updates, access coupons […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
SumUp has acquired marketing start-up Fivestars as part of a push to take on its rivals PayPal and Square. The UK-based payment processor said it was purchasing Fivestars for $317… The post PayPal rival SumUp makes $317m acquisition to take on competitors appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Grocery
Got a number of emails responding to yesterday’s breaking new story about how Kroger plans to go into both the northeastern US and south Florida with pure-play e-commerce operations that will build on its CFC warehouse development strategy with Ocado. I commented, in part: For a long time, I’ve heard people speculate about when Kroger […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
Pon Holdings, which owns the Gazelle, Santa Cruz and Urban Arrow, has reached a deal to acquire the Cannondale, Schwinn and Mongoose bicycle brands from Dorel Industries for $810 million. “Together we can further cater to the ever growing demand for quality and electric bikes, whether it’s for urban use, leisure or sports,” Pon Holdings […]
  1. CPG & FMCG
The CPG Guys, Sri & PVSB, are joined in this episode by Sarah Dajani, VP of Operations at Boosted Commerce, a FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) aggregator focused on accelerating the growth of beloved consumer brands. Follow  Sarah Dajani on LinkedIn at: Boosted Commerce on LinkedIn at: Boosted Commerce online at: Sarah answers […]

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Kroger launches private targeted marketing platform. Big news coming from 84.51 / KPM. The platform allows clients to use their demand-side platform (DSP) of choice. Data is money, and Kroger has blown open the doors for extending first-party data beyond their walled garden—while maintaining (shopper) privacy and control.  Amazon gives third-party sellers access to more […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Solution enables brands to target relevant shoppers, optimize performance against actual retail sales The Kroger Co.’s retail media business, Kroger Precision Marketing (KPM) powered by 84.51°, has rolled out a new private programmatic advertising marketplace. The Kroger Private Marketplace enables agencies and brands to target consumers by applying Kroger audience data to programmatic campaigns on […]
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Albertsons posts Q2 earnings beat. ID sales +1.5% (2 year stacked: 15.3%); digital sales +5% (2 year stacked: +248%). They announced a strong quarterly dividend of 20% and raised FY2021 outlook.  Gross profit margin decreased 28.6% (fuel, inflation, supply chain costs). Albertsons spoke to their transformation strategy and, specifically, called out modernizing their technical infrastructure […]