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  1. Holiday & Events
On Thursday evening, one of London’s most famous landmarks lit up in Coca-Cola red as thousands came together for a festive sing-along. Following the first ever live karaoke experience on the Piccadilly Lights in 2019, Coca-Cola returned this year to lead people in Christmas carols and, of course, the Holidays Are Coming song from the […]
  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. Department: Consumer Durables
On Monday, Nike launched .SWOOSH, its new digital community and experience, the brand announced. The platform is a home for Nike virtual creations and uses blockchain-powered technology — or what many call “Web3” — to offer an inclusive, equitable place for athletes, creators, collectors and consumers to design and own the future of sport. Currently […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The last few years have brought riotous growth for non-fungible tokens (NFTs). In 2021 the industry became public knowledge, with news stories breaking about this new form of wealth investors were scrambling to acquire. Prices rocketed, but the overwhelming hype had its drawbacks. The price of some sales was driven by speculation rather than actual […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
GameStop’s highly anticipated NFT marketplace is now live, offering GameStop players and Powerup Pro loyalty customers in the U.S. access to Web3 games and millions of NFT gaming assets.  After rocketing to meme stock status during the pandemic, GameStop’s wild ride has continued in 2022 as the company’s new leadership team sets out to transform […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
There’s no doubt about it – web3 and blockchain technology is poised to become a pillar of our economy in the coming years. But for now, can brands really benefit from web3 technology? The answer is a resounding YES. Today, we’ll explore some of the ways that brands can leverage web3 to stand out from […]
  1. Data & Insights
We are all salespeople. One does not need to be customer facing or have sales in our job requirement to understand the importance of being skilled at persuasion. Whether it be to convince people about our point of view, get them to accept our recommendation or even attract a partner we all need to be […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Recent research by HubSpot revealed that 39 percent of media planners who use NFTs say they have the best return on investment of any channel in their media mix. Yet, for many marketers, NFTs are still an undiscovered territory, with 16 percent surveyed saying they plan to use NFTs for the first time this year. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
There are four seminal dates in the history of the Internet: October 29, 1969: On October 29, 1969, at 10:30 PM, a computer grad student named Charley Kline at UCLA sent a message to SRI (Stanford Research Institute.) It was the first connection between computer networks. We set up a telephone connection between us and […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Walmart and the National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) have partnered to launch AutoT, a digital collectible platform featuring limited-edition figures and collectibles. The collection, which will be available both at and in stores, will feature exclusive figures and rare chase variants signed by stars and creators. Each series in the AutoT line is based […]
  1. Channel: Mass
BENTONVILLE, Ark., & HILLSIDE, N.Y. Oct. 3, 2022 — Walmart and NECA (National Entertainment Collectibles Association) are proud to announce AutoT, the first of its kind revolutionary digital collectible platform featuring limited-edition figures and collectibles. Launching exclusively this month both on and in stores, AutoT collectibles will break new ground in the digital collector […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Sales of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) plunged in Q3, according to blockchain tracker DappRadar, as crypto investors prepare for a “crypto winter” with demand for the digital assets unlikely to return,… The post NFT sales tumble in Q3, down by 60% from Q2 appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  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. Department: Food
When we say that ketchup is amazing, we can bet that most individuals will concur with us. This theory does indeed have some scientific support. Most researchers agree that there are five basic tastes that people enjoy: sweet, salty, bitter, sour, and mysterious delightful. Ketchup is the best condiment since it contains all five essential […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
When it comes to luxury goods, the perception of exclusivity and premierness are two very important elements. However, the truly paramount aspect of luxury items that allows for the high price point associated with them is their absolute authenticity. If the authenticity isn’t absolute, then it’s not luxury. Would it be OK if you were […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Liverpool Football Club (LFC) is expanding its partnership with digital collectibles fantasy sports start up Sorare. The blockchain-based firm’s online fantasy sports game allows customers to purchase officially licensed digital… The post Liverpool FC expands partnership with digital collectibles NFT sports startup appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  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. Technology & Innovation
“Generally speaking, we’re in an environment that we probably could have predicted, and one where our retail gut and our retail experience will actually help us through. ‘How can we make it easy for people to buy things that we make a profit from? How can we make it easier to increase basket spend? How […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Corporate executives are prioritizing digital transformation — even ahead of tackling market and economic instability and accelerating growth for their businesses, according to a new survey conducted by Decentralization Deciphered (D2), a subsidiary of Emerald Holding, Inc. The rapid emergence and dominance of Web 3.0 in tech and industry conversations undoubtedly is impacting digital transformation […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH asks major players in the retail technology space for their thoughts on the sector, and throws in a random question to keep them on their toes. This time around, our five questions go to James Fraser, Channel and Alliances Director at Dynamic Yield, a Mastercard company. RTIH: Looking at the hottest retail technologies right […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
A looming recession. Supply chain struggles. Household budgets under pressure. For retailers, it’s shaping up to be a challenging holiday season. As stores begin to execute their all-important fourth-quarter plans, they’re having to adjust, anticipating logistical hiccups and changing shopper behaviors. is even rumored to be planning a second Prime Day holiday, partially to […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Ethereum, the second-largest blockchain by market cap, is about to undergo a massive transformation known to the crypto community as “the Merge.” It’s a long-awaited systemwide upgrade that experts say will reduce the blockchain’s energy consumption by about 99% by switching its transaction verification system away from “proof-of-work,” which relies on crypto “miners” using massive […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
When Kevin Beauregard talks about the economy of his forthcoming racing game, ExoGP, the CEO of gaming developer Atmos Labs wants to talk about ownership, not earning. The metaverse-focused game’s core is the exosuit, a sort of armored wingsuit built on a nonfungible token (NFT) that lets you build and add other NFT-based components onto […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
What’s better than saving some coin in your wallet? Saving coin AND getting something for free! Book your TC Sessions: Crypto general admission Launch pass today and get a second pass for free! One general admission Launch pass typically costs $199, but our Labor Day sale gets you two Launch passes for the price of one […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH asks major players in the retail technology space for their thoughts on the sector, and throws in a random question to keep them on their toes. This time around, our five questions go to Charlie Casey, CEO at LoyaltyLion. RTIH: Looking at the hottest retail technologies right now, check-out free stores, rapid delivery services, […]
  1. Data & Insights
Microtraction, an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in African startups at the pre-seed stage, is announcing that it has reached the first close of its second fund, Microtraction Community Limited. The fund doesn’t have a set target at the moment, the founding partners told TechCrunch, but it achieved the first close at $15 million.  […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH asks major players in the retail technology space for their thoughts on the sector, and throws in a random question to keep them on their toes. This time around, our five questions go to Playrcart Founder Glen Dormieux. RTIH: Looking at the hottest retail technologies right now, check-out free stores, rapid delivery services, the […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
How can retailers succeed in this new era of inflation, economic uncertainty and lightning-fast technological change? What companies will succeed, and which ones will fall behind? Of course, without a crystal ball, it’s impossible to be sure. But looking at the emerging trends in retailing over recent years, a picture begins to emerge of those […]

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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 […]