Contactless grocery store Nourish + Bloom Market opened to the public Friday in Trilith’s Town Centre retail district in Atlanta. Husband-and-wife entrepreneurs Jamie and Jilea Hemmings started the grocery store and bistro to offer over 1,000 locally sourced, healthy food products, including produce, meats, baked goods, dairy and prepared meals. The Hemmings began their startup […]
A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 285 is a deep dive into the data from 2021 and holiday 2021. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast RSS SoundCloud TuneIn iHeartRadio Google Play Music Overcast Pocket Casts Facebook ????? The US Dept of Commerce December Advanced Retail Sales Data is […]
RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ‘future of retail systems’ deployments from the past week, including augmented reality vouchers, livestream shopping, and Amazon opening its first ever physical fashion store. M·A·C Cosmetics Beauty and fashion tech solutions provider, Perfect Corp., has partnered with M·A·C Cosmetics, and online product sampling platform, SoPost, for a […]
Momentum Commerce, a modern digital retail consultancy, today announced that Thrasio Holdings, Inc. (“Thrasio”), a next-generation consumer goods company and the largest acquirer of Amazon FBA businesses in the world, selected Momentum Commerce’s Amazon Market Intelligence Solutions as a foundational part of its competitive intelligence needs. With an agreement initially reached in 2021, Thrasio will […]
CNBC reports that Amazon plans to open its first bricks-and-mortar clothing store, with customers using their smartphones to choose items and communicate with staffers in a way that the company hopes will alleviate some of the “pain points” inherent in such shopping trips. The Amazon Style store is slated to open in The Americana at […]
Amazon.com is opening Amazon Style, a 30,000-square-foot store in Los Angeles. The store is Amazon’s latest entry merging its digital and physical operations. “Customers enjoy doing a mix of online and in-store shopping. And that’s no different in fashion,” said Simoina Vasen, the managing director of Amazon Style. “There’s so many great brands and designers, […]
To keep up with the world’s ever-changing operational costs, Amazon typically changes its FBA fees at the start of the new year. 2022 is no different as the company announced that it will announce updated FBA fees, effective January 18th. In their recent notes, Amazon stated that their “fees remain 30% less expensive on average […]
Keep emails on brand, spend less time making them and increase sales leads. Sounds good, right? You can do this with an email design system, a collection of reusable email modules and components that helps teams create consistent-looking email. Like any design system, it should be easy to use and provide clear guidelines. My job […]
In our last data study, Momentum Commerce showed that Amazon Private Label products captured a growing share of both Best Seller and Amazon’s Choice badges across the most popular search terms on the retail site during Cyber Week. Most remarkably across those same top 1,000 search terms, the share of Amazon’s Choice badges going to […]
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Department of Justice have begun the process of rewriting merger guidelines in a way that will toughen the antitrust standards governing large mergers. CNBC reports that the two agencies are seeking public comment about where the regulations need to be revised, and the story suggests that the approach […]
Multinationals like Amazon and Alibaba have leveraged logistics infrastructure such as UPS and FedEx to create large businesses. It’s not the same in Africa, where few third-party infrastructure players exist to provide end-to-end logistics to e-commerce companies. PAPS, a Senegal-based logistics and delivery company, is filling this gap in its region by offering customers various logistics […]
“I’d rather find the entrepreneur who has a great product, really understands the end market, has a great supply chain, and maybe the front end of it — just because that’s not where he comes from — isn’t as optimized as it could be. We can help deliver those resources to really inflect the business […]
Our new season kick-off episode features an illuminating interview with Ulta CEO Dave Kimbell. Ulta has become one of the most remarkable growth stories in all of retail, growing from a small regional player to an $8 billion powerhouse with more than 1,300 stores and an expanding presence within Target. Dave discusses the brand’s evolution […]
Discount retailer Aldi UK has launched its first checkout-free store. The Aldi Shop&Go concept store in Greenwich, London, opened at 7am this morning for public testing, having been tested by staff members in recent months. Situated on Greenwich High Street, it enables customers to complete their shop without scanning a single product, or having to […]
Amazon has announced it is “working closely with Visa on a potential solution,” which would mean that it reverses its decision to stop accepting Visa payments. The move had been… The post Amazon reverses decision to stop accepting Visa payments appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
Amazon has strengthened its real estate team with the addition of Hammerson’s head of leasing Stephen Daniels as it continues to roll out checkout-free Amazon Fresh shops across the country.… The post Amazon hires Hammerson leasing boss for Fresh store rollout appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
Twice a month we publish a rundown of new products and services to help merchants. This installment includes ecommerce design, SMS marketing, next-generation search, live video shopping, conversational commerce, and advertising on Amazon. The post Ecommerce Product Releases: January 17, 2022 appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.
Supply chain logistics — getting components and eventually finished products from A to B to C — is one of the most critical parts of running a business, not least because it is one of the most complex, involving dozens of companies, hundreds of combinations and permutations, accounting for world events outside of your business, […]
The term “thought leadership” was first coined in 1994 by Joel Kurtzman, editor of Strategy+Business, with a narrow focus in mind. He wrote: “Thought Leaders are those people who possess a distinctively original idea, a unique point of view, or an unprecedented insight into their industry.” Since then, the meaning of thought leadership has devolved […]
Uncrowd is among the retail systems vendors attending the National Retail Federation’s annual conference in New York this weekend, despite a spike in Covid-19 cases in the city impacting the event. Last week NRF announced that it intended to press ahead with its Big Show, in the wake of attendee cancellations and the withdrawal of keynote speaker Jessica Alba, founder of Honest Co. The retail trade association says that it expects to welcome 25,000 attendees to the show, and that the total […]
Responding to yesterday’s story about Kroger expanding the usage of Nuro autonomous delivery vehicles, MNB reader Andy Casey wrote: This seems rather inevitable but as a Florida user of Kroger home delivery somebody is going to have to help me understand how it improves the customer experience to walk out to the street and carry […]