BigTech

  1. Media & Marketing
Scott takes a question on the strengths and weaknesses of unions as a labor resurgence seems to be heating up. He then offers advice on taking a job with big tech when the company clashes with your values, and shares his tips for how to hold an audience’s attention. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more […]
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Photo by Obi – @pixel6propix on Unsplash When Oscar Orozco, the director of forecasting at eMarketer, set forth to model TikTok’s growth for 2021, he thought it had to slow down. People used TikTok for 38.6 minutes each day in 2020, approximating Facebook’s all-time high of 39.8 minutes. That was a year of lockdowns. And […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Shopify today announced that it will acquire Deliverr, a San Francisco, California-based ecommerce fulfillment startup, for $2.1 billion in cash and stock. The deal, rumors of which were reported in April by Bloomberg, is the largest acquisition in Shopify’s history, and Shopify founder and CEO Tobi Lütke says that it will enable the company to […]
  1. Data & Insights
In 2019, we launched our members’ program VC+, as a way to give our most passionate supporters even more visuals, data, and reports that help explain our complex world. Being a data-driven brand, we’re constantly listening to and gathering insights from our thousands of subscribers in order to make the VC+ experience even more valuable. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
European regulators open investigation into Apple Pay, accusing Apple of thwarting mobile payment competitors on iOS devices. The post Big Tech showdown: EU regulators say Apple Pay is anticompetitive appeared first on The Future of Customer Engagement and Experience.
  1. Corporate Strategy
“If you actually go into a room and ask people what digital means or what ecommerce means, and you ask 12 different people, you’re probably going to get 12 different answers. So, the CEO should really think about how to set the tone for that entire narrative to be able to get the whole organization […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Big Technology is a weekly newsletter dedicated to covering the tech world with honest, nuanced reporting. Join the 15,000+ subscribers who tune into Big Technology for tech news without the spin. Here’s an easy way to subscribe: Subscribe now Barring a messy, last-minute divorce, Elon Musk is on track to own Twitter (and yes, mea […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Even in 2022, receiving packages via drone delivery may still sound somewhat dystopian and fantastical. However, many tech giants are hailing drones as the future of ecommerce delivery. Over the… The post Delivery drones: dystopian or the future of ecommerce delivery? appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Media & Marketing
Wakefern Food Corp., the largest retailer owned cooperative in the US, has announced a pilot with Simbe Robotics to deploy its business intelligence solution, Tally, at stores. Tally autonomously roams store aisles up to three times per day, leveraging computer vision technology to collect shelf data that ensures products are in-stock, in the correct location, […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
The digital grocery sector is booming, and 2022 will be the year that this food fight becomes more intense than ever. The market is worth an estimated $800 billion, and we’re seeing more and more hungry consumers ditching their carts for smartphones and laptops to do their weekly grocery shopping. As recent research of U.S. […]
  1. Media & Marketing
As we move into an ever more privacy-centric online world, respecting user data sharing permissions and privacy is more important than ever. As one of the most aggressive privacy proponents among all the big tech companies, Apple has taken matters into its own hands and put decisions in place which protect the privacy of its […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Technology giants including Alphabet, Apple and Microsoft have been working for nearly a decade on a system that will allow users to access their accounts without having to use a password. The Fast Identity Online Alliance or FIDO, as it is called, believes it is closer to a solution that would put a public key […]
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The dust is beginning to settle for marketers who helped steer their companies through marketplace volatility caused by the ongoing pandemic. While the profession took its knocks with job losses in 2020, the forecast is looking brighter moving into 2021. The 26th edition of The CMO Survey, which surveyed 356 marketing leaders, offers an overview […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Big Technology is a weekly newsletter dedicated to covering the tech world with honest, nuanced reporting. Join the 12,000+ subscribers who tune into Big Technology for tech news without the spin. Here’s an easy way to subscribe: Subscribe now Visit: Lex-markets.com They were the hottest names in tech. Brands like Warby Parker, Stitch Fix, FIGS, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Four years after walking away from the space, international payments processing giant Stripe has returned to the crypto fold. An enthusiasm for Web3 is a part of the decision. Along with on- and off-ramping fiat for cryptocurrency exchanges and scalable fiat APIs for crypto businesses, digital wallets and NFT marketplaces — still a process that […]
  1. Corporate Finance
As more companies establish an e-commerce presence, the stakes have never been higher for brands to cut through the clutter to land new customers. Disco, formerly known as Co-op Commerce, doesn’t think the cost of acquiring costs should be so reliant on Big Tech platforms. Instead, Conner Sherline, founder and CEO, says that when independent […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
From the Wall Street Journal over the weekend: “Some of tech’s biggest players – Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Amazon Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. – have established smart-home platforms, so your iPhone can turn off the lights or Alexa can change the thermostat without too much extra setup. But that still means shoppers must […]
  1. Associates & Employees
From Fox News, a story about the gathering unionization momentum at Starbucks, as “nearly 100 Starbucks locations around the nation have joined the Starbucks Workers United movement and are pushing to form a union. “As of Wednesday, 97 locations in 26 states had filed for a petition to unionize, according to Starbucks Workers United, which […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Technology writer Kara Swisher has an excellent column in the New York Times in which she talks about what in some circles is being called “Web3,” in which “actual guardrails might be erected” to control what the growth and ubiquity of giant tech companies. This comes after a pandemic period that allowed big tech to […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Amazon.com will boost its maximum base pay to $350,000 for corporate and tech employees, from $160,000 previously, as part of an overall increase in total compensation intended to help recruit top talent and retain existing employees. The move promises to bring Amazon’s base pay more in line with other big tech companies, including Google, Facebook, […]
  1. Associates & Employees
CNBC reported over the weekend about how a number of companies are acknowledging that “competitors with more flexible work arrangements may pose a significant risk to their businesses. Amazon, Pinterest, Intel and PayPal all mentioned, for the first time ever, that evolving work environments could impact their ability to attract or retain employees, according to […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Google is being sued in Europe on competition grounds by price comparison service PriceRunner which is seeking at least €2.1 billion (~2.4BN) in damages. The lawsuit accuses Google of continuing to breach a 2017 European Commission antitrust enforcement order against Google Shopping. As well as fining Google what was — at the time — a […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Google parent Alphabet reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings and revenue. Shares popped more than 9% in extended trading. The company also announced a 20-for-1 stock split that will go into effect in July.
  1. Technology & Innovation
Big Tech has suffered its worst trading week since March 2020 and the beginning of the pandemic, last week. Huge companies that had performed so well during the peak of… The post Tech stocks including Amazon had their worst week since March 2020 appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – […]

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General on Thursday reported net sales of $8.8 billion for its fiscal year 2022 first quarter, an increase of 4.2% over the prior-year period. The net sales increase was primarily driven by positive sales contributions from new stores, partially offset by a slight decline in same-store sales and the impact of […]
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WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Thursday the launch of CVS Health Virtual Primary Care, a new virtual care solution available through a single digital platform. The offering connects CVS Health’s services, clinical expertise, and data for a more coordinated and consumer-centric health care experience. The company said the new solution enables consumers to […]
  1. Retailer Media
  2. Corporate Strategy
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Retail media networks (RMNs) are an exciting place to run ads, because of the valuable first-party data that retailers have about their customers. RMNs create an ability to target a specific retailer’s customers and provide valuable insights into how people shop. And brands certainly are not hurting for choices. Just last week, Ulta announced a media network and the hotel chain, Marriott, the week prior. 

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