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Starbucks and Bank of America (BoA) have forged a new partnership designed to offer extra rewards to their most loyal customers. The millions of BoA cardholders and Starbucks Rewards members in the U.S. can link eligible accounts to earn 2% cash back from Bank of America (on top of the rewards and benefits they already […]
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Nike is releasing the first physical sneaker design tied to its .Swoosh Web3-enabled platform. The Air Force 1 Low “Tinaj” sneaker, which is valued at $120, is exclusively available for members via Nike’s SNKRS application. Only .Swoosh members who have purchased and revealed an Our Force 1 (OF1) virtual box will be eligible for the […]
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​[[“value”:” Last year, non-fungible tokens craze picked up steam and many brands wanted to get in on the action. For the uninitiated, NFTs are defined as digital tokens connected to digital goods such as art or music.  Though the NFT industry made headlines for generating billions in trading volume, the once-hot NFT market appears to […]
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It’s October, September is done and dusted, so let’s kick back and reflect on a hugely eventful few weeks for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from last month, including Walmart, POCLab, Amazon, Avery Dennison, and the 2023 RTIH Innovation Awards. 1. Walmart works with POCLab on The Cultureverse, […]
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Physical and digital retail have largely remained separate, with purchases made either offline or online. But consumer behaviors are changing; we scan QR codes in physical stores to make payments or learn more about a certain product; we use mobile apps to redeem offline discounts on our frequent purchases. And now, brands are increasingly embracing […]
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Metacask, an online marketplace which allows users to buy, sell and collect spirits via the blockchain, has teamed up with crypto payment processor BitPay. The aim here is to make it simple and secure to use cryptocurrencies on the former’s marketplace when buying any of the rare spirits that are available via auction or exclusive […]
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We’re big fans of LinkedIn and are busy building an amazing community of retail tech enthusiasts on the social media platform. These are the articles that are currently on their radars, including Asda, Penny Black, Marie Curie, AiFi, JUXTA, and Pocket Planet. PMC announced as headline sponsor of the 2023 RTIH Innovation Awards, winners to […]
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Sure, points and coupons are great, but today’s consumers are expecting far more from branded loyalty programs. While dollar savings may be top-of-mind for many shoppers today, “value” can have a very different meaning for others. That is why consumers are looking for more diverse and robust programs that provide value in different ways. In […]
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Check out the RTIH articles that caught your fancy last week, including Under Armour, Lacoste, Dsquared2, Ikea, Ocado Group, Co-op, Sweaty Betty, and Mars. RELEX Solutions helps Getir ‘reap benefits of autonomous, adaptive, and unified supply chain planning’ Rapid grocery delivery firm, Getir, is partnering with RELEX Solutions. This will see it gain an integrated […]
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Blockchain: a new era in real estate The advent of blockchain technology has brought about a paradigm shift in various industries, and real estate is no exception. Known for its traditional and often cumbersome processes, the real estate sector is now witnessing a wave of innovation driven by blockchain. This technology, renowned for powering cryptocurrencies, […]
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French fashion brand Lacoste is expanding the utility of its UNDW3 NFT collection, first released in June 2022, to include a Web3-based loyalty program that will allow members to earn rewards and co-create, multiple sources report. Owners of one of the company’s 11,212 “Genesis Pass” UNDW3 (pronounced “underwater”) NFTs can now convert those digital tokens into […]
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Nike is gearing up to drop a collection of sneaker nonfungible tokens (NFTs) in Epic Games’ online game Fortnite. In an announcement across Nike’s social media channels, the firm says that on 20th June the “ultimate Sneakerhunt begins.” In an accompanying video, Fortnite’s and Nike’s Air Max logos appear among a backdrop of floating clouds […]
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adidas Originals has teamed up with 20-year-old Web3 artist, Victor Langlois, aka FEWOCiOUS, to offer a range of physical and digital product drops. First appearing in an official capacity with adidas /// Studio (Three Stripes Studio) for an installation during Art Basel Miami in December 2022, FEWOCiOUS says that he has long had an affinity […]
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Adobe has announced the latest iteration of its partnership with Asprey to strengthen its digital storefront and luxury e-commerce offering. This involves the use of Adobe Commerce and Adobe Experience Manager to relaunch Asprey’s new website. Aidan Connor, Chief Technology Officer at Asprey, says: “The retail world has drastically shifted because of the pandemic and […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Eliminating a checkout form field or making it easy to find the featured product from an Instagram post may be tiny tweaks from an operational standpoint for your e-commerce business, but those small details can have big impacts on the bottom line. That’s the takeaway from a recent survey we conducted at FullStory, which found that […]
  1. Corporate Finance
​[[ Getty Images Fanatics has long been rumored as a potential IPO candidate as the e-commerce and sports business platform has continued to increase its valuation and its reach. While an IPO is not on the immediate horizon, the company is taking a step in the direction of preparing for one, hiring Meta’s investor relations […]
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The CPG Guys, PVSB and Sri are joined in this episode by Harvey Ma. Vice President at Albertsons Media Collective, the retail media arm for Albertsons Companies. Follow Harvey Ma on LinkedIn at: Follow Albertsons Media Collective on LinkedIn at: Albertsons Media Collective online at: Part I with Evan Hovorka – […]
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The furniture and mattress industry has faced unprecedented challenges over the past year, but in March 2023, there were signs of improvement. The furniture industry saw an impressive 11% increase in conversion rates, while the mattress industry experienced a similar 11% boost in average ticket prices.  This week we will take a closer look at […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) experienced a meteoric come-up in 2021. The internet was alive with discourse, and NFTs became part and parcel of conversations surrounding Web3, cryptocurrency, and the metaverse. But the industry’s growth hasn’t been steady and plateaued for much of 2022. 
  1. Technology & Innovation
NFTs may seem very summer 2022 but spring seems to have galvanised a host of major retail and fashion brands, which have launched NFTs as part of their wider Web3… The post In pictures: How Nike, Starbucks, Adidas and Gucci are jumping into NFTs appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
One of the digital assets on the Tezos network is the Tezos coin (XTZ). The Tezos coin (XTZ) is the native cryptocurrency of the Tezos blockchain platform. It is used as a form of payment for transaction fees and as a reward for network validators who stake their assets to secure the network. Within the […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Retail Technology Show, which is set to take place on 26th and 27th April at London’s Olympia, has announced the shortlist for its 2023 Innovation Awards. Ten solutions have been shortlisted as “shining examples of trailblazing tech and innovation that can help retailers drive their businesses forwards and generate competitive advantage – from new retail […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Sportswear giant Adidas has announced ALTS by Adidas, a “dynamic and evolving” NFT that transforms based on audience engagement. ALTS by Adidas represents the third phase in an 18 month… The post Adidas dives deeper into metaverse with ALTS NFT project appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
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Ralph Lauren has opened a concept store in Miami that will accept cryptocurrency payments through a partnership with BitPay, according to a tweet. Marking the first time Ralph Lauren will accept crypto as payment, the store will accept cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, Ethereum, polygon and dogecoin. Products available include the Men’s Purple and Women’s Collection luxury […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
American pizza restaurant chain Papa Johns has launched its first range of digital collectibles, offered in three flavours. The collection will be available on OneRare’s Foodverse and feature some of… The post Papa Johns unveils NFT collection in OneRare’s Foodverse appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
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When Valentine’s Day approaches, the world’s craving for fresh roses reaches its peak. Swissport, a leader in the global logistics arena, orchestrates the movement of over 9,000 tons of these love tokens through its acclaimed Flower Corridor, spanning from the Kenyan highlands to Europe.
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ZAANDAM, The Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize reported solid results for its fourth quarter and 2023 fiscal year, with full-year sales and earnings per share in line with expectations. Fourth quarter net sales were €23.0 billion ($24.65 billion), up 1.9% at constant exchange rates and down 1.4% at actual exchange rates. Comparable sales, excluding gas, increased […]
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The Wall Street Journal reports that “Walmart is shopping in the TV aisle to help grow its advertising business.  The retail giant is in talks to buy smart television-manufacturer Vizio for more than $2 billion, according to people familiar with the situation. The move would give Walmart more places where it can sell ads and pitch […]
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We just launched the YipitData Consumer Spend Index (YCSI),  a measure of overall and category-level non-seasonally adjusted US retail sales as observed in a large transaction panel.  In January, YCSI showed consumer spending Y/Y growth (ex-gas stations) decelerated slightly from December. Y/Y growth in core retail sales was relatively stable over this period. YCSI saw […]