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  1. Data & Insights
Results from the 30th edition of The CMO Survey indicate that inflation and economic uncertainty are harming marketing spending as the C-suite retrenches and cuts costs. While more than half of marketers reported a 10.4 percent increase over the previous year in the September 2022 survey, this group is reporting just 2.9 percent growth over […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
ATLANTA — LexisNexis Risk Solutions has revealed the findings of the fourteenth edition of its annual LexisNexis True Cost of Fraud Study: Ecommerce and Retail Report – U.S. and Canada Edition. The report, based on a commissioned survey conducted by Forrester Consulting, shows that merchants in the U.S. and Canada incur an average cost of $3.00 […]
  1. Data & Insights
The point-of-sale (POS) system has always been the one truly indispensable technology for any merchant, large or small. The centrality of the POS has led both retailers and solution providers to integrate it with other fundamental operational systems, from inventory and order management to customer relationship management (CRM) and, of course, payments. As if this […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
As we are 45 days in 2024, the echoes of pandemic-driven shifts and emerging economic realities continue to shape consumer behavior. While some consumer trends may fade, others are poised to solidify and transform the way people shop, interact with brands, and prioritize their well-being.  Value-driven purchasing The economic environment will remain a key driver of consumer trends. Affordability […]
  1. Corporate Finance
In today’s financial trading sphere, a technological upheaval is reshaping the status quo through the advent of trading bots. These automated trading systems are not just tools but revolutionaries in their own right, transforming the way trades are executed in financial markets. They operate with a level of speed and precision that was once thought […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
In the world of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin is king. Value. Popularity. Prestige. Whatever metric you use, Bitcoin rules the roost. It’s the most important crypto of them all, and it’s the one that everyone — from seasoned crypto connoisseurs to first-time investors — wants to know about. So, what are the big factors that could influence […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Scott shares his thoughts on who stands to win and lose after the SEC’s approval of eleven bitcoin ETFs. He also discusses a scandal in the startup world and explains why there’s enormous opportunity in the secondary market. Finally, he breaks down his investment plans for 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
  1. Retailer Media
For several years now the term “retail media” has been buzzing around both retail and media circles. Whether you’re looking for a deeper understanding of the implications and applications of retail media or need a down-and-dirty explainer on what retail media actually is, you’ve landed in the right place. This special Retail TouchPoints resource hub […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Tens of thousands of retail professionals from all over the world will fill New York City’s Javits Center for Retail’s Big Show from Jan. 13 to 16, 2024. The draw? More than 1,000 exhibitors and 170 sessions featuring a wide array of speakers, from leading retailers to suppliers, analysts and other industry experts — plus […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
As we step into 2024, the retail landscape is undergoing a transformative shift, with virtual retail stores emerging as the next big online trend. This shift isn’t just a fleeting fad but a response to changing consumer behaviors and technological advancements. As 3D for the web becomes more mainstream, traditional e-commerce websites are becoming flat […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Check out the RTIH articles that caught your fancy this past week, including Asda, Vista Technology Support, Barron McCann, Glory Global Solutions, and the 2023 RTIH Innovation Awards. Asda raids rival grocery retailer Morrisons to bring in Matt Kelleher as new Chief Digital Officer Asda has confirmed the appointment of its first Chief Digital Officer […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
It’s Friday, the weekend is almost upon us, 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 RELEX Solutions, Optimity, Criteo, NewStore, Asda, Starbucks, and Sook. 1. Asda raids rival grocery retailer Morrisons to bring […]
  1. Retailer Media
Criteo has announced the appointment of Melanie Zimmermann to lead its global retail media practice. Zimmermann joins from Macy’s, where she built its Media Network, the company’s retail media network that reaches more than 46 million customers across Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s and is said to influence more than 440 million transactions online and in-store. In […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH rounds up three retail systems ventures who have recently secured significant investments in their businesses, including a company bringing Bitcoin to people through gamified earning experiences, and another that optimises how retailers move their goods across the entire supply chain. 1. Stamp Free Stamp Free, an AI powered digital post and shipping company, is […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Walmart partnered with People of Crypto (POC) Lab to develop an interactive, virtual odyssey designed to commemorate Hip Hop’s 50th anniversary. The virtual experience is designed as a “choose your own journey” experience, where visitors can learn, network and simply enjoy the space, creating new opportunities for the retailer to blend “IRL” (in real life) […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Lolli, a Bitcoin and cashback rewards company, has announced the close of an $8 million Series B round led by BITKRAFT Ventures, with participation from Sfermion, Ulta Beauty’s Prisma Ventures, Hypersphere Ventures, Rahul Pagidipati, Newman Capital, 2 Punks Capital, MZ Web3 Fund, Digital Currency Group, Company Ventures, The Spartan Group, and Wagmi Ventures. The raise […]
  1. Stores & Formats
Crate & Barrel has launched its first immersive virtual store in partnership with experiential e-commerce platform Obsess. The fully shoppable virtual environment takes the form of Crate & Barrel’s new flagship store in New York City, which features engaging animations and interactive personalization tools that let consumers visualize their own sofa and living room set […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Scott breaks down his wins and loses amid crypto’s bull market this year. He also shares his thoughts on the state of the airline industry and whether or not Hawaiian Airlines could make a good merger arbitrage trade. Finally, he and Ed discuss why Elon Musk needs to raise $1 billion for his AI company. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Google really didn’t have to exaggerate. When the company introduced Gemini this week — its stunning new AI model that beat OpenAI on multiple benchmarks and understands both text and images — it delivered a product that lived up to months of hype. Yet, as the company showed it to the world, it embellished. In […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Life got interesting for Anthropic two weeks ago when OpenAI nearly lit itself on fire. Anthropic had been operating comfortably in OpenAI’s shadow, collecting billions in investment from Amazon, Google, and others as it developed similar technology with an increased focus on safety. Then, as OpenAI’s chaos rolled on, companies that built entirely on GPT-4 […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The constantly changing landscape of technology means that numerous industries are party to continuous and unavoidable innovation, and finance is by no means exempt. The cultural conversation around fintech has grown in recent years, with cryptocurrency, digital payments, and mobile banking technologies featuring as major focuses. With so many new payment methods available, Mintel’s experts […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Blockchain has been around for a while now, and while it was mostly associated with cryptocurrency, the security benefits have been something that more industries have looked to use. Blockchain offers a transparent and secure way to manage transactions, improve efficiency, reduce costs, and reduce fraud. So, what industries have benefited from the secure way […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The online gambling industry has undergone a remarkable transformation over the past few years, thanks to a wave of innovative technologies and novel approaches. In this article, we’ll explore the game-changing innovations that are revolutionising the way we experience online casinos and betting platforms. From virtual reality (VR) experiences to blockchain technology, these developments are […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
It’s tough to change people’s perceptions of a brand, particularly one as established and well-known as Walmart. But that’s been one of the goals of the Walmart web3 project The Cultureverse, Justin Breton, Director of Brand Experiences and Strategic Partnerships at Walmart, shared with attendees at Advertising Week New York last week. “We wanted it […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ‘future of retail’ systems launches and deployments from the past week, including robot food delivery services, autonomous stores, AI chatbots, and peer-to-peer resale platforms. The University of Akron The University of Akron has rolled out a robot food delivery service, covering its campus building and residence halls. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
It’s Friday, the weekend is almost upon us, 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 Marks and Spencer. Amazon, Kingfisher, Macy’s, and Just Eat Takeaway.com. 1. Marks and Spencer hackathon explores generative AI […]
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Using event-driven architecture (EDA), retailers must link essential data at speed and scale throughout their ecosystems near and far to come to grips with now essential environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting in three key areas. 1. Dead Heading — Optimizing Transportation/Emissions on Every Journey When it comes to transportation within the retail sector, any […]
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It recently emerged that Amazon’s Just Walk Out offering is being dropped from Amazon Fresh stores. However, it’s not checkout-free tech that’s failing, it’s the fact that Amazon’s checkout free solution doesn’t work, especially in grocery retailers, argues Will Glaser, Founder and CEO at Grabango. In the dynamic grocery retail landscape, a transformative wave is […]

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