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  1. International
Amazon has announced an extension of its UK e-cargo bike fleet, with the launch of three more micro mobility delivery hubs in Manchester and London. The move comes as part… The post Amazon expands electric bike trial across London and Manchester appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
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Amazon has partnered with National Express to offer 75% off 5,000 coach fares, to help students return home for Christmas. In this Black Friday first, the Prime Student travel deal … The post Amazon offering students 75% off coach tickets to get students home for Christmas appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
  1. Department & Category
  How is it that United Airlines understands that consumers want grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food and so many legacy grocery stores stutter at discussing the idea?  Restaurants have had great success selling grocerant niche meals and meal components for takeout and delivery.   According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru®at Tacoma, WA based […]
  1. Data & Insights
We are excited to release the second of two bonus episodes recorded live at the MarketDial podcast studio during the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) conference. Our guest is Stuart Taylor VP, Business Insights and Analytics at Kum & Go, one of the most successful convenience stores in the industry, operating over 400 stores. […]
  1. Data & Insights
Sign up for free to explore holiday consumer spending data in Earnest Dash. Powered by Earnest’s Vela spend dataset. Key takeaways: Consumers spending slowed since September across most major categories Online share of sales remains elevated vs pre-pandemic, in-line with 2021 levels Nike, Lululemon, Ulta, Shein, The RealReal, and Walmart are outperforming in the early […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
By John Spiropoulos Media is filled with evolutionary step-change transitions which permanently alter the marketplace. Each evolutionary event, seen in terms of advertiser outlays – the media mix – is driven by incremental change during economic uncertainty. This is particularly true – and trackable – in modern times. Some of these events were covered in […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Ecommerce platforms have flourished massively over the past few years, making it easier for people to sell and shop virtually. Amidst the fierce competition in e-commerce markets, many brands use videos to spearhead their marketing strategy. A video is an all-in-one channel that can cover and pinpoint all the vital points of a brand or […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
A federal judge has reportedly ordered Amazon to stop retaliating against employees engaged in workplace activism, according to the Associated Press. The ruling is part of a court case the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) brought against Amazon in March 2022 seeking the reinstatement of an employee who was involved in organizing a warehouse on […]
  1. Department & Category
by Michael Sansolo It’s an oldie but a goodie: The single best thing to put into a pie isn’t apple, cherry or pecans. It’s your teeth. But there may be an even more important ingredient in any pie and it’s a reason why especially in the holiday season people connect food with memories and family […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
On November 18th, RETHINK Retail hosted their November Small Groups Mixer, a monthly virtual event catered to all of 2022’s Top Retail Influencers (TRI). This month attendees discussed a range of topics including Immersive Commerce, Technology Innovation in Retail Leadership, Restaurant Transformation, and Automation, and Takeaways from Walmart and Target’s Q3 Earnings Report. Here, we’ll […]
  1. Data & Insights
Delivery issues are inevitable and particularly more frequent during the holiday season. But we can’t blame the shipping carriers for it. This is because the huge incoming volume of shipments really puts a strain on their capacity to deliver orders properly.  However, that doesn’t mean we let them get away with delivery issues because an […]
  1. Channel: Home Improvement
The other day we took note of an Associated Press report that “a coalition of consumer groups is asking grocery chains to rethink their digital-only coupons, saying the deals discriminate against people who don’t have smartphones or reliable internet access.” The argument, as advanced by Edgar Dworsky, a consumer advocate and former assistant attorney general […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
Our guest this week is Matt Alexander, co-founder and CEO of Neighborhood Goods, recorded live at GroceryShop in Las Vegas.  In a wide-ranging and thought-provoking interview, we first learn about the inspiration and evolution of Neighborhood Goods from a big picture vision to three physical locations (Dallas, New York and Austin, with more on the way). […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
With prolonged inflation, hiked interest rates, and an economic downturn, it’s no wonder consumers are feeling an increased amount of stress when making purchases or buying services. And with the holiday season upon us, many are rethinking their spending habits even more than they already were. In fact, 60 percent of consumers say their priorities keep changing […]
  1. Associates & Employees
A federal judge has ordered to stop retaliating against employees engaged in workplace activism, issuing a mixed ruling that also hands a loss to the federal labor agency that sued the company earlier this year. The ruling came in a court case brought by the National Labor Relations Board, which sued Amazon in March seeking the […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant division is expected to lose up to £8.4 billion this year, according to a report from Business Insider. As the US tech giant goes through its… The post Amazon’s Alexa on course to lose £8bn this year appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Trends & External Forces
When a patient is hurt or sick, they simply want to get better. But organizations often place many burdensome steps in the care journey — make an appointment, fill out forms, see a doctor, get a prescription or referral. But there are ways to make the healthcare platform better for patients, while also helping your […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Being a DTC brand is a bit of a slog lately — just ask Peloton, Wayfair or Allbirds. But as these brands and many others look to new channels, such as stores and wholesale, to combat flagging sales and elusive profitability, True Classic is doubling down on digital.  Founded in Los Angeles in 2019, the […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
“There are a lot of fancy tricks out there. I tend to ignore most of them. Half of the battle to 30% of the battle is about just making sure you have a good listing, that you’re telling the right message, [sharing] the benefits of the product, and that you’re actually searchable and available to […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital confirmed that it has begun laying off workers and that job cuts will continue into 2023. Andy Jassy, Amazon CEO, wrote in a letter to staff, “Our annual planning process extends into the new year, which means there will be more role reductions as leaders continue to make adjustments. Those decisions will be shared […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
In a memo to employees posted yesterday, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said that layoffs that started this week, and that could number as many as 10,000, are going to continue into the new year. Here’s what Jassy wrote: (Note:  The “Beth” that he refers to is Beth Galetti, Amazon’s SVP, People eXperience and Technology.) “Two […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
One by one, the tech CEOs apologized. They had failed to anticipate people’s behavior would return to normal once Covid restrictions lifted. So their projections for growth — in streaming, ecommerce, and the like — were way off. With expenses mounting and growth stagnating, they’d need to cut costs dramatically. Mass layoffs were coming. “This did […]
  1. Channel: Grocery - Natural
The Chicago Tribune reports that Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has described Amazon-owned Whole Foods as “not a good partner, period” for its closure of a once highly touted store in the city’s Englewood neighborhood. The store was originally opened six year ago, subsidized with $10.7 million in city money, and lauded for being part of […]
  1. Media & Marketing
We are excited to release two bonus episodes recorded live at the MarketDial podcast studio  at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) conference in Las Vegas. Our first special guest is Lori Stillman, Vice President, Research for NACS, who helps us understand some of the fun facts and figures about the industry, before we […]

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By John Spiropoulos Media is filled with evolutionary step-change transitions which permanently alter the marketplace. Each evolutionary event, seen in terms of advertiser outlays – the media mix – is driven by incremental change during economic uncertainty. This is particularly true – and trackable – in modern times. Some of these events were covered in […]
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SMI Core data captures the actual spend data from the SMI Pool partners of major holding companies and large independent agencies, representing up to 95% of all US national brand ad spending, to provide a complete monthly view of the SMI Pool market size, investment share and category performance. Core Data delivers detailed ad intelligence across all media […]
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CINCINNATI — The Kroger Health Center for Advanced Community Care, a joint project of Kroger Health and the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. The Center employs pharmacists, technicians, nurse practitioners, and dietitians to provide an interprofessional model of care. It also provides practical experiences for students […]
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CHESAPEAKE, Va.— Dollar Tree executives said the retailer’s new pricing strategy lifted operating income nearly 23% to $381 million in the third quarter ended October 29. Top-line sales rose 8.1% to $6.94 billion. Comparable-store sales at its Dollar Tree stores increased 8.6% from a year earlier, while comps at its Family Dollar stores were up […]