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  1. Channel: Mass
It’s Friday, the week is nearly done, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from the past five days, including Tesco, Gorillas and Walmart. 1. Tesco opens Trigo powered GetGo checkout-free store Tesco has launched its first high street […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Business Insider reports that Amazon and Starbucks have been working on the launch of a new format store – codenamed “Verde” – that would combine elements of a Starbucks coffee shop and the food sold in an Amazon Go store, using Just-Walk-Out checkout-free technology. According to the story, the format “was designed to build a […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Amazon and Starbucks have discussed the creation of co-branded coffee shops featuring the former’s Just Walk Out technology. According to a report by Business Insider: “The initial layout of the store shows Amazon Go’s food section within a cafe that has a lounge seating area.” “Customers would have to use separate apps for pay – […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Amazon and Starbucks have held preliminary talks over launching a co-branded coffee shop that uses Amazon’s cashierless tech, Business Insider reported. The new coffee shop would sell both Starbucks branded… The post Amazon and Starbucks ponder launching coffee shop with cashierless tech appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Restaurants
The digital revolution has left no stone — or bread basket — unturned. Your restaurant dining experience no longer begins when a server hands you a menu. Physical menus have been replaced with QR codes, ordering has been swallowed by digital channels, and payments have gone contactless. Last year, more than 110,000 eating and drinking […]
  1. Channel: Mass
The New York Times, an otherwise very reputable and trustworthy newspaper — indeed, here in the Northeast it is rightly viewed as the newspaper of record — appears to this observer to be inordinately fond of finding fault with Walmart. (It should be added here that this same journalist, and the newspaper he represents, is […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
GRIMES, Iowa — A new Hy-Vee supermarket that opened here on Tuesday is billed as the “the company’s first entirely reimagined grocery store,” with expanded dining options, digital shelf tags and kiosks, and in-store specialty departments offering everything from shoes to fitness equipment. “The Grimes Hy-Vee is our most innovative store to-date with state-of-the-art technology […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Micro markets, unattended stores that offer consumers open product shelving and automated cashless payment from a self-checkout kiosk, suffered the lowest loss on a percentage basis in 2020 compared to vending, coffee service and pantry service.
  1. Technology & Innovation
After launching in Go stores and then larger Fresh supermarkets, Amazon’s cashierless Just Walk Out technology is set to be deployed in two Whole Foods locations Stateside. The service is coming to Washington DC and Sherman Oaks, California next year. “We launched the technology first in Amazon Go several years ago and, since then, we’ve […]
  1. Channel: Grocery - Natural
Amazon has confirmed to the Associated Press that two Whole Foods stores that will open next year – in Washington, D.C., and in Sherman Oaks, California – will include the checkout-free, “just-walk-out” technology that it pioneer in Amazon Go stores around the country. As in Amazon Go units, customers will gain access to the store […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Our Future of Brick and Mortar Retail Series featured interviews with over 35 retailers, experts, and thought leaders who told us about the trends shaping the future of brick and mortar. As a look into the series, here are some of our favorite responses: In the midst of so much change and uncertainty, what’s the […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
“As consumers have grown accustomed to online experiences, they’ve come to expect a similarly digital in-store experience. Physical brick-and-mortar locations—retail stores, gyms, restaurants, or otherwise—must now be digital, automated, and personalized to the customer. “In many instances, digitization is synonymous with convenience. The consumer’s craving for convenience existed long before COVID, and will persist into […]
  1. Media & Marketing
As the world economy opens back up after Covid, many companies have decided to adopt a remote and hybrid working model for their employees. While this looks slightly different for each company, it’s a significant change in how companies are viewing the benefits of giving their employees more freedom over their working location and schedule.  […]
  1. Media & Marketing
A Co-op Food Store in Hornchurch, Romford has been announced as the Proud Of My Store overall winner. Proud of My Store is a competition from customer interaction management specialist, Critizr, that celebrates frontline retail workers in the UK. 160 entries are currently featured on the competition website, telling tales of dedication, community spirit and […]
  1. Stores & Formats
The company has opened brick-and-mortar book stores, grocery stores and cashierless convenience stores in recent years. KEY POINTS Amazon is planning to open large retail locations that resemble department stores, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The move would mark Amazon’s latest experiment with physical retail stores after stealing market share in the retail […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
PHILADELPHIA — Amazon has opened its 16th Amazon Fresh location in the Philadelphia suburb of Warrington, Bucks County. It is the company’s first Amazon Fresh outlet in Pennsylvania, although another opening is expected in Bensalem. The Amazon Fresh concept debuted last September in the Los Angeles suburb of Woodland Hills, followed by additional locations in […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
In-store is back and more tech-savvy than ever. With the likes of Amazon’s cashierless stores, not only are digital solutions adding nuance to an already blurred line, consumers are becoming highly reactive to specific touchpoints in the shopping journey (like checkout, for example). Modern Retail spoke to Callum Campbell, CEO of Linnworks about the evolution of […]

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Kroger launches private targeted marketing platform. Big news coming from 84.51 / KPM. The platform allows clients to use their demand-side platform (DSP) of choice. Data is money, and Kroger has blown open the doors for extending first-party data beyond their walled garden—while maintaining (shopper) privacy and control.  Amazon gives third-party sellers access to more […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Solution enables brands to target relevant shoppers, optimize performance against actual retail sales The Kroger Co.’s retail media business, Kroger Precision Marketing (KPM) powered by 84.51°, has rolled out a new private programmatic advertising marketplace. The Kroger Private Marketplace enables agencies and brands to target consumers by applying Kroger audience data to programmatic campaigns on […]
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Albertsons posts Q2 earnings beat. ID sales +1.5% (2 year stacked: 15.3%); digital sales +5% (2 year stacked: +248%). They announced a strong quarterly dividend of 20% and raised FY2021 outlook.  Gross profit margin decreased 28.6% (fuel, inflation, supply chain costs). Albertsons spoke to their transformation strategy and, specifically, called out modernizing their technical infrastructure […]

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