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  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Boris Johnson is set to confront Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in a face-to-face meeting over his company’s tax record while he is in the US. Government officials have suggested that… The post Boris Johnson to confront Amazon founder Jeff Bezos over company’s tax record appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Sponsored product ads accounted for around 73 percent of the dollars spent on Amazon.com in the second quarter, according to Merkle. The online giant is adding more sponsored product ads to search results on the site and that, in turn, has driven up the cost of placement. “There’s fewer organic search results on the page, […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Barnes & Noble has reported double-digit sales growth this year compared to 2019 and seen customers returning to its stores on Friday and Saturday nights to look for something to read. The retailer’s CEO, James Daunt, said the the company hasn’t experienced this level of growth since Amazon.com came on the scene and began selling […]
  1. Holiday & Events
We’re back for another episode of MikMak’s 12 week holiday countdown. This week, we’ll be featuring an exclusive interview with Pacvue’s Director of Marketing, Adam Hutchinson, to compare the shopping insights we’re seeing from our first-party data, and report the trends and forecasts you should be watching out for this holiday season.
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Here’s a batch of new ecommerce books for your fall reading list. There are titles on branding, social media marketing, personalized customer experience, entrepreneurship, and the post-pandemic workplace. I compiled this list using Amazon. From Amazon’s “Books” category, I selected “Business & Money.” From there I chose the “Processes & Infrastructure” sub-category and selected “E-commerce.” […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Amazon is increasing the number of advertisements in its search results, with companies paying top dollar to feature at the top. Previously, you might find two or three sponsored search… The post Amazon is increasing the amount of ads in its search results appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – […]
  1. WitsNotes
Loyalty takes center-stage with WitsNotes Volume 3:  Title: The Tipping Point of Loyalty (2021) Author: Upside Topic(s): Loyalty, Retail Length: 66 pages RetailWit Summary: 2 pages The Summary: The value of a loyal customer has increased—for retailers, the top loyal customers are worth up to 27x of revenue versus your non-loyals. And, shoppers are less […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Weeks after Amazon introduced an updated Fire TV lineup that included, for the first time, its own TVs, Roku today is announcing its own competitive products in a race to capture consumers’ attention before the holiday shopping season. Its updates include a new Roku Streaming Stick 4K and Roku Streaming Stick 4K+ — the latter […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The Honest Company, a wellness and beauty brand launched in 2012 by actress Jessica Alba, has appointed Pete Gerstberger as its Chief Digital and Strategy Officer. Gerstberger will be tasked with overseeing the company’s omnichannel strategy and driving its digital business via the use of analytics.  He previously served as Head of Amazon’s Key service, […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead.  The following is an interview we recently had with Maria Vasserman, Marketing Communications Specialist, MAROPOST. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved over the past 5 years? […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead.  The following is an interview we recently had with Nick Shackelford, Managing Partner, Structured Agency. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved over the past 5 years? […]
  1. International
Amazon held one of the largest free virtual training and recruitment events in the UK yesterday, in bid to create more tech roles in the country. The corporate event, which… The post Amazon holds free virtual training and recruitment event in the UK appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Amazon now ships more parcels than FedEx in the US, making it one of the largest last-mile delivery companies on the planet. Amazon, which earlier this month announced plans to… The post Amazon now delivers more parcels than FedEx as it takes aim at 3rd-party fulfilment appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
We’re pleased to announce QVALON as sponsor of the Overall Winner category at our 2021 retail technology awards. QVALON, which is also sponsoring the Most Innovative UK retailer and Most Innovative Global Retailer categories, is a cloud-based mobile solution designed to manage, monitor, and maximise retail operations. The system ensures a uniform execution of operational […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Raydiant’s new series, the Future of Shopping, interviews experts and thought leaders with a goal of better understanding what organizations can do to prepare themselves for what lies ahead.  The following is an interview we recently had with Katie-Jay Simmons, E-commerce Specialist, Fit Small Business. How has consumer shopping behavior evolved over the past 5 […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Amazon employees have criticised the company’s grocery service, calling it “subpar” meanwhile calling out the “bureaucratic” culture, according to Business Insider. The comments were made during an all-hands meeting whereby… The post Amazon employees condemn the company’s “subpar” grocery service appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Amazon recruiters offered 30,000 free individual career coaching sessions with job seekers in a single day All participants who get hired as regular full-time employees will receive the same core benefits, regardless of their role, including health insurance starting on day one, a 401(k) plan with
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ten ‘future of retail systems’ deployments from the past seven days, including autonomous shopping technology, Q-commerce offerings, QR codes, and virtual try on experiences. 1. Oh Polly Fashion brand Oh Polly has signed up to InPost’s QR code-based Instant Returns service. This was launched earlier in the […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Amazon.com is launching a three-week sales “Holiday Beauty Haul” event to help establish the site as the go-to place for beauty and personal care products. “Sephora and Ulta have very, very successfully protected their customer base,” said Elaine Kwon, former executive in Amazon’s fashion category who runs Kwontified, an e-commerce management and software company. “This […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Oversharing is not a virtue—nor is it always wise. A comms expert shares how to strike a balance between trust-building candor and TMI. In both leadership and communications, the quality of transparency wears a halo. We connect it to other positive qualities like authenticity, honesty, integrity, and altruism—and, when used appropriately, it can certainly reinforce […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Amazon.com, Walmart and a growing list of retailers are offering shoppers the option of paying for their purchases in installments. “The value that most retailers see in buy now, pay later is customer acquisition,” said David Sykes of Klarna, one of the financial services companies operating in the space.
  1. Media & Marketing
Following entries into the newsletter market from tech companies like Facebook and Twitter, Google is now experimenting with newsletters, too. The company’s internal R&D division, Area 120, has a new project called Museletter, which allows anyone to publish a Google Drive file as a blog or newsletter to their Museletter public profile or to an […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Co-op today launched a partnership with Amazon that will allow customers to do their full grocery shop online. Co-op Amazon is being offered to Amazon Prime customers in Glasgow first before being expanded across the UK. The move has attracted some criticism from those arguing that the Co-op’s ethical heritage made it disappointing to see […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Here is a list of product releases and updates for mid-September from companies that offer services to online merchants. There are updates on team productivity tools, small business financing, subscription sales, logistics, and managing campaigns on Amazon. The post Ecommerce Product Releases: September 16, 2021 appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.
  1. International
Amazon has significantly increased its influence over the UK’s grocery market as Co-op becomes the third major supermarket to sell its goods via its website. Co-op, now the UK’s 6th… The post Amazon continues UK grocery blitz with Co-op partnership appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.

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  1. Channel: Grocery
Digital efforts pay off as grocer retains consumers within its ecosystem As consumer behavior shifts with each COVID wave, The Kroger Co. is seeing its digital efforts pay off as the grocer retains shoppers within its ecosystem. Rodney McMullen, chairman and CEO of Kroger, expressed excitement for the future of grocery e-commerce at the Groceryshop trade show in […]
  1. WitsNotes
Loyalty takes center-stage with WitsNotes Volume 3:  Title: The Tipping Point of Loyalty (2021) Author: Upside Topic(s): Loyalty, Retail Length: 66 pages RetailWit Summary: 2 pages The Summary: The value of a loyal customer has increased—for retailers, the top loyal customers are worth up to 27x of revenue versus your non-loyals. And, shoppers are less […]

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