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Walmart has relaunched its $2 billion No Boundaries private label fashion brand with styles, sizes and features designed to appeal to Gen Z consumers. Launching in Walmart stores on July 16, 2024, the reimagined line features 130 pieces spanning women’s clothing and intimates, men’s apparel, shoes and accessories, with 80% of the items retailing for […]
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ENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced Friday it will relaunch its fashion brand, No Boundaries. The company commissioned an expert design team to build the line with Gen Z customers in mind. This is the first time Walmart has dedicated fashion designers to the No Boundaries brand. “Refreshing our private brand portfolio is critical to our […]
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“What’s the one thing my business needs to do to be successful?” It’s a question asked around the world, at TED talks, conferences, bars, and boardrooms. No matter the size of your business, it’s something everyone wants to know. And the answer boils down to one thing, knowing your customers.  And when we say knowing […]
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Ikea is opening a new store in Roblox and plans to hire 10 new employees to work in it. “The Co-Worker Game,” a virtual universe where players can experience the retailer’s unique approach to career progression by working in different departments and functions, will launch on June 24. All fans are welcome to take part […]
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There is no better way to find out what’s going on at retail than to actually visit stores, which is exactly what Retail TouchPoints had the chance to do while in Chicago this week for the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo (RICE). RTP’s editors joined the #RICE24 store tours hosted by intrepid travelers and retail […]
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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 L’Occitane en Provence, Amazon, Grubhub, Retail Technology Show 2025, Superdrug, and Roblox. 1. L’Occitane en Provence partners with […]
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RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ‘future of retail’ systems launches and deployments from the past week, including Amazon, Grubhub, EE, L’Occitane en Provence, Emperia, Balenciaga, and Tastemade. Amazon and Grubhub Amazon customers in the US can now order from hundreds of thousands of restaurants in all 50 states with Grubhub directly on […]
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Just a few weeks after making real-world products available for sale within Roblox, Walmart has debuted Walmart Realm. This immersive experience features three distinct shopping environments designed around social trends and influencers: the underwater world of So Jelly, vintage Americana at Y’allternative and chic beauty and fashion at Go Chromatic. “It’s fantastical, it’s inspirational and […]
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RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ‘future of retail’ systems launches and deployments from the past week, including Walmart, Hugo Boss, Zippin, Tesco, PepsiCo, The LEGO Group, M&S, Polytag, DoorDash and Ulta Beauty. Hugo Boss Hugo Boss has unveiled Hugo Boss XP, an omnichannel membership experience based around the brand’s customer app. This […]
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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 Polytag, Marks and Spencer, Retail Insight, The Home Depot, Hugo Boss, Zippin, and OneStock. 1. Polytag announces single-use […]
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Modern technology and reading apps are shaping modern literacy. We can now say goodbye to one-size-fits-all reading solutions. This article uncovers the tailored experiences and barrier-breaking capabilities that digital reading platforms provide, welcoming a diverse array of readers into a new era of literacy. Key takeaways ●      Digital reading tools have revolutionised literacy by offering […]
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Skechers is bringing its brand to new audiences with a virtual store in Roblox aimed at younger consumers and a new co-branded collection with tractor brand John Deere designed for agricultural and construction professionals. Skechers Roblox Store Banks 3.4 Million Visits in First 5 Weeks Image courtesy Super League Skechers has opened its first virtual […]
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Goodwill Keystone Area has partnered with Reworld to offer no-cost electronics recycling at its 42 stores and donation center sites located across 22 central and southeastern Pennsylvania counties. Eligible devices — including TVs, computers, mobile devices, gaming systems, toasters and vacuum cleaners — will be repaired and resold; items at the end of their life […]
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Check out the articles on this here website that caught your fancy last week, including the latest issue of RTIH magazine, Currys, Walmart, Roblox, Shein, Forever 21, Rimi Baltic Group, adidas, Tesco, and Pets at Home. Focus on influencers and retail technology innovation: sixth edition of RTIH magazine now available in digital format We’re pleased […]
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Trying to connect with consumers without using an audience insights platform is like trying to nail jello to a wall. No matter how hard you try, nothing you do will stick.  To stand out in a fiercely competitive market, you need to know who your customers are, what they want, and how they behave.  Whether […]
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Walmart is now able to sell physical goods directly to users inside Roblox. From today, Walmart Discovered users will be able to have real-life items shipped directly to their doorsteps. They will be greeted with a new storefront showcasing virtual twins of select items sold at physical Walmart stores. The feature will be gated specifically […]
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In addition to a rising trust in influencers, the new report from Sprout Social shows nearly half of consumers make a purchase at least once a month because of influencers Influencers have cemented themselves as key components of modern marketing strategies, and new research reveals the significant power they have in directly shaping consumer purchasing […]
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MALVERN, Pa. – Cantaloupe Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end technology solutions for self-service commerce, has released its highly anticipated Cantaloupe 2024 Micropayment Trends Report. The report analyzes payment transaction data from a sample of more than 600,000 (out of 1.2 million) Cantaloupe card readers on food & beverage vending and amusement/gaming machines, as well as […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
For the seventh consecutive year, NAPCO Research and Blackhawk Network have partnered to produce an industry-leading report on U.S. merchants’ gift card programs. The 2024 assessment included a review of retailers’ e-commerce gift card offerings (desktop, mobile web, mobile app, device agnostic), including the purchaser and recipient experience for both digital and physical cards of […]

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Walmart is partnering with Agritask, a crop supply intelligence solution, on a pilot that will deploy Agritask’s remote sensing and data analytics tools in various regions of the U.S. and Mexico in order to provide hyperlocal insights on seasonal blackberry and cherry crops from select Walmart suppliers. The real-time monitoring will help drive rapid response […]
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US consumer perceptions of CX quality are now at their lowest point since the inception of the CX Index. Read a few of the key takeaways from our just-launched report. Forrester has just released the results from its annual Customer Experience Index (CX Index™) rankings. Unfortunately, US consumer perceptions of CX quality have dropped for an unprecedented […]


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