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  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH rounds up the stand out retail systems deals, deployments and pilots from September, including Walmart, Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, Kwik Trip, Marks & Spencer, Currys, Boots, Lowe’s, Ikea, and Aldi. Lowe’s is tapping NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise to create interactive store digital twins in Mill Creek, Wash,. and Charlotte, N.C. “We are always looking […]
  1. Data & Insights
RETHINK Retail’s Solution Spotlight shines a light on industry vendors and what makes them distinct. While at Groceryshop 2022, we sat down with Prodege to learn more about their cutting-edge marketing and consumer insights platform. With Prodege, leading brands and retailers can uncover the answers to their business questions, acquire new customers, increase revenue, and […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Hi all! Welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we quickly sum up some of the most read TechCrunch stories from the past seven days. The goal? Even when you’re swamped, a quick skim of WiR on Saturday morning should give you a pretty good understanding of what happened in tech this week. […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
A healthcare provider needed help breaking down silos to create a connected patient experience. A retail distributor needed a more simplified order management process. An insurance company wanted to increase agent productivity and customer satisfaction.   These customers found the help they needed with Salesforce and through our partner ecosystem, a global footprint of app builders […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
When Snapchat first hit the scene back in 2011 it was an instantaneous hit with younger audiences because it offered something that was almost impossible to find on the internet — transience. In the 11 years since, Snapchat has evolved to more closely resemble its social media counterparts (which in turn have adopted many Snapchat-style […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Plus: What we do every minute online. A retail giant is making a major investment into the virtual world with new Roblox experiences. Walmart is launching “Walmart Land” and “Universe of Play” which allows children to collect virtual merchandise, play games with toys and characters, earn toys from a blimp go to live concerts and […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart is launching two new immersive experiences on the Roblox metaverse platform: Walmart Land and Walmart’s Universe of Play. The former will bring fashion, style, beauty and entertainment items to the Roblox community of over 52 million daily users. The latter, meanwhile, is pitched as “the ultimate virtual toy destination in Roblox, just in time […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The CPG Guys, PVSB and Sri are joined in this episode by Aliya Ali, Director of Omnichannel Shopper Marketing at Johnson & Johnson & Risa Crandall, SVP CPG + BevAlc Head of Industry at Aki Technologies, an Inmar Intelligence company that empowers brands and retailers to reach people by targeting pivotal moments in the consumer […]
  1. Holiday & Events
In this episode of Retail Right Now, Total Retail’s Joe Keenan and Kristina Stidham discuss key learnings from this past July’s Prime Day that can help brands maximize success during the iteration of the sale as well as the upcoming holiday shopping season. This topic was covered in Total Retail’s recently published article, “Prime Day […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Trends in retail change quickly, and the pandemic drove consumers to reshape the retail landscape at breakneck speed. According to McKinsey research, 40 percent of shoppers bought from different brands or retailers than they had in the past, and more than 80 percent developed new shopping behaviors while quarantined during the pandemic. But addressing changing […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Over the past few years, there’s been an increasing shift towards online retail, particularly with many of the attitudes adopted over the course of the pandemic now a part of everyday life. And many of these transactions are being carried out on mobile devices through different channels, such as “traditional” e-commerce platforms and social platforms. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The crypto industry seemed to age several decades over the past bull run, maturing in some places while barreling ahead in ambitious new pursuits, including DeFi, NFTs and web3. And while scams continued to proliferate and hacker heists became a weekly occurrence, the space onboarded an onslaught of retail investors and fostered feverish excitement among […]
  1. Data & Insights
There’s been a great deal of hand-wringing around the advertising industry lately as brands deal with rising marketing costs. Marketing budgets are 9.5% of total company revenue so far this year. Direct-to-consumer brands in particular have been hit hard, with many reporting huge increases in marketing spend in Q1.  There are many explanations. Apple’s ad […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart Connect Update – positive feedback in light of cost pressures brands are facing: In our latest Walmart Connect Update, we take a look at how brands are investing into the platform given macroeconomic pressures. Overall we’ve seen that brands are still investing on budget given the high conversion rate of retail media investments and an […]
  1. Data & Insights
The CPG Guys, PVSB and Sri are joined in this episode by Dave Feinleib, Founder & CEO of It’s Rapid, a platform that helps its clients scale content creation, while adhering to brand style guidelines that they have established. A special appearance by Bryan Gildenberg, host of The Gildenberg Omnicomment, is made in this episode. […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is planning to start regulating buy now, pay later (BNPL) products. The organization noted that BNPL providers are already subject to some federal and state oversight, and that it has “authority to supervise any non-depository covered persons, such as a BNPL provider, in certain circumstances.” “Buy Now, Pay Later […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
The CPG Guys, PVSB and Sri are joined in this episode by Dan Perez, EVP at Epsilon, a global advertising and marketing technology company positioned at the center of Publicis Groupe.  They connect advertisers with consumers to drive performance while respecting and protecting consumer privacy and client data.  This episode is sponsored by Epsilon. Follow […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
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  1. Trends & External Forces
Walmart is helping fight the opioid crisis. We are proud of our pharmacists, who help patients understand the risks about opioid prescriptions. And our pharmacists have refused to fill hundreds of thousands of opioid prescriptions they thought could be problematic. On top of that, Walmart has blocked thousands of questionable doctors from having their opioid […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Each holiday shopping period presents massive opportunities for advertisers. Many online retailers are preparing their media campaigns to take advantage of the expected surges in traffic, both in-store and online. With the global economy, and consumer behavior, impacted by COVID-19, successful shopping seasons are more important than ever. Retailers are targeting an increasingly digitally savvy […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Many households may be heading back to school, but the holiday season is on the minds of many retail executives. That’s why summer 2022 is prime time for Retail TouchPoints to kickstart holiday coverage. We asked retail experts and analysts to share their predictions for the upcoming holiday season and offer tips to help retailers […]

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Retail vacancies in the United States dropped to 6.1% in the second quarter, a 15-year low, as Americans continued to resume in-store shopping. Asking rents for shopping center spaces during the quarter were 16% higher than five years ago, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Tuesday (Oct. 4), citing figures from commercial real estate broker […]
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Nestlé Confectionery has announced sustainable packaging innovations for two of its best-loved brands – Quality Street and KitKat. In a category first, Quality Street will move to recyclable paper packaging for its twist-wrapped sweets. By replacing the double layer of foil and cellulose with a paper wrap, Quality Street will remove more than two billion […]
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The RETHINK team visited Las Vegas from September 19-22 for Groceryshop 2022. While there, we had the opportunity to speak with many of our Top Retail Influencers and learn about their event experience. #TRI2022 members- Ricardo Belmar, Michael LeBlanc, Jeff Roster, Melissa Minkow, Bryan Gildenberg, Andrea Leigh, and Stewart Samuel- all shared their thoughts on […]