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Sephora has unveiled its new partnership with Relex Solution artificial intelligence (AI).  The global beauty giant will employ the Relex solution to improve its demand forecasting and automated replenishment.  The… The post Sephora unveils AI system to improve operations appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Technology & Innovation
Without hesitation, most of us would agree that our expectations from online retailers have changed significantly since the advent of the digital transformation. Retail giants like Amazon and Walmart now offer two-day to same-day shipping and that’s shaped consumer expectations on a broad scale. What’s shocking? Retail has experienced more developments made in the last […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Vicente Zavarce, founder of Yummy Three months after announcing a $4 million seed round, Venezuelan delivery super app Yummy is back with an $18 million Series A round that will accelerate the company’s proposed expansion throughout Latin America. Anthos Capital led the latest round, with additional participation from JAM Fund, whose founder Justin Mateen was […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Traditional online marketing techniques such as paid digital advertising work, but advertising costs have left small businesses struggling to compete. An effective alternative to paid advertising is search engine optimization (SEO), which allows your small business to stay competitive and keep costs relatively low. All it takes are the seeds of a robust strategy, a […]
  1. Channel: Mass
USA Today reports that Target “is doubling the number of “Apple at Target shop-in-shop experiences” and expanding from 17 to 36 stores in time for holiday shopping. “The new concept, which launched in February, doubles Apple’s footprint in select Target stores and brings displays for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, the HomePod mini, Apple TV, […]
  1. Media & Marketing
YouTube announced earlier this year it would begin pilot testing livestream shopping with a handful of select creators. Now, the company is ready for a larger test of its live shopping platform, with plans to host a week-long live shopping event, “YouTube Holiday Stream and Shop,” starting on November 15. The event will allow viewers […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The American Apparel & Footwear Association has called on the federal government to end tariffs to help offset rising freight costs. The group, which represents clothing and footwear retailers, has said that the Biden administration’s announcement that the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will remain open 24/7 is just a bandaid on a […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #centricbrands–Centric Brands LLC (the “Company”) today announces an expansion of its Izod licensing agreement with Authentic Brands Group (ABG), a global brand development, marketing and entertainment company, for new product categories including men’s sportswear, activewear, and golf apparel. In addition to Izod’s wholesale operations, the Company will also operate the e-commerce store […]
  1. Channel: Mass
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is bringing back its month-long “Black Friday Deals for Days” sales event this November. And this year Walmart+ members will get early access to the deals. “We continue to build Walmart+ to be the ultimate life hack for our customers,” Walmart U.S. chief customer officer Janey Whiteside said on Monday “That […]
  1. Channel: Mass
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 18, 2021 — After overwhelmingly positive customer feedback for Walmart’s reinvented Black Friday shopping experience last year, the retailer is announcing the return of its month-long savings event, “Black Friday Deals for Days.” Walmart’s second annual “Black Friday Deals for Days” events will deliver the incredible prices customers expect from the most […]
  1. Holiday & Events
It seems like every year the holiday season comes around earlier and earlier, and so far, 2021 is no different. Our research from the supplier community suggests this year’s season will be even more elongated due to supply chain challenges such as inventory delays and high shipping costs. Our real-time consumer survey data supports this, […]
  1. Channel: Mass
LEGO Collection x Target MINNEAPOLIS — Target is launching a limited-edition of LEGO products that extends the iconic brand beyond toys to include home goods, apparel and accessories for the entire family, the company said Thursday. “Our guests love LEGO brick sets – in fact, Target is one of the leading destinations for families when […]
  1. Channel: Mass
With most items under $30, the collection is Target’s most inclusive partnership to-date and features toys, gifts, apparel and more for the entire family, inspiring fans of all ages to build new memories together this holiday season and beyond MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today announced its limited-edition collection with the LEGO Group, featuring a lifestyle assortment that […]
  1. Channel: Mass
With most items under $30, the collection is Target’s most inclusive partnership to-date and features toys, gifts, apparel and more for the entire family, inspiring fans of all ages to build new …
  1. Holiday & Events
Let’s face it, Halloween 2020 was scary and not in a good way. Much like everything else last year, Halloween was undoubtedly a bust. But this year, everyone seems to be in the mood to get spooky—even Dr. Fauci.  The National Retail Federation predicts soaring spending levels this Halloween season, but continued disruption in the […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Business leaders, including Walmart U.S. CEO John Furner, are meeting with President Joe Biden to discuss ways to relieve current supply bottlenecks that are keeping goods from getting to consumers. “The supply chain is essentially in the hands of the private sector, so we need the private sector to step up to help solve these […]
  1. Channel: Specialty & Other
Sarah Galica, Home Depot’s Vice President of transportation, said that early discussions about how to deal with supply chain disruptions led to the suggestion that the retailer charter ships to get goods to the U.S. “It was almost started I think as a joke,” Ms. Galica said. “Let’s just charter a ship.” Home Depot is […]

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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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