Articles on NFTs

  1. Technology & Innovation
With global e-commerce sales poised to be a $5.5 billion industry this year, startups in the e-commerce enablement software space are looking to carve out a niche in this huge market. One of those is Because, a startup developing no-code software connecting disparate data sources to automate high volumes of website updates. Founder and CEO […]
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85% of social media marketers anticipate incorporating new technologies like virtual reality, the metaverse, cryptocurrencies, and NFTs into their strategies within the next year, according to research by Sprout Social. The company surveyed over 500 marketers and 1,300 consumers in the UK and Ireland. Two in five brands are planning to invest up to half […]
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Following the success of its first free NFT drop, Boohoo has partnered with four female artists from the NFT community to create an “affordable and inclusive” avatar collection. The fast… The post Boohoo drops NFT avatar collection appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
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“I believe this is where the internet is heading and it’s where commerce is heading.” — Justin King, Chief Evangelist, Salsify When you hear the terms cryptocurrency, blockchain, Web3, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs), they may almost sound like words from a foreign language. But these phrases could actually reshape the future of ecommerce. “In 1997, […]
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Lucky Beach cafe in Brighton says that it is the first hospitality business in the UK to introduce buy now pay later technology.  The initiative has seen Klarna working in partnership with storekit to deliver BNPL to the restaurants, cafes, and hotels which comprise the latter’s customer base. Lucky Beach was the beta client for […]
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Photo by Obi – @pixel6propix on Unsplash When Oscar Orozco, the director of forecasting at eMarketer, set forth to model TikTok’s growth for 2021, he thought it had to slow down. People used TikTok for 38.6 minutes each day in 2020, approximating Facebook’s all-time high of 39.8 minutes. That was a year of lockdowns. And […]
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Fast fashion big hitter boohoo has partnered with four female artists from the NFT community (Amy Kilner, Reem El, Aoife O’Dwyer and Shar.eth) to create an “affordable and inclusive avatar collection”. The artists created 230 unique traits and features, with a range of these consisting of statement fashion pieces from boohoo’s product range. Using these […]
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As part of a series of interviews with those who made it on to the RTIH Top 100 Retail Technology Influencers List, we discuss rapid grocery delivery services and why the metaverse is a game changer with Brittain Ladd, a former Amazon exec and supply chain consultant. RTIH: What does recognition as a retail tech […]
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The first thing Cathy Hackl, Chief Metaverse Officer at Future Intelligence Group, wants people to know about the metaverse is that you haven’t missed the boat. Merriam-Webster doesn’t even have a definition for the term “metaverse” yet — Hackl checks every day. Bottom line, there’s still plenty of time to wrap your head around the […]
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Pepsi, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo, announced an innovative second screen NFT experience in partnership with Billboard and MRC Live & Alternative to provide a new way for consumers to engage with live entertainment. The Pepsi Mic Drop x Billboard Music Awards “Winners’ Club” NFT Collection, available through the Billboard ChartStars platform, is a […]
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These retailers and brands are leading the way in the booming non-fungible tokens (NFTs) space and showing that there really is substance behind the hype. Featuring boohoo, Starbucks, Selfridges, Paco Rabanne, Victor Vasarely, TAFT, and Dolce & Gabbana. 1. Starbucks Starbucks will launch its own NFT collections later this year. During its fiscal Q2 2022 […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have taken the art world by storm by creating ways for musicians, designers, and other creatives to control how their work is distributed.  Retailers have also begun experimenting with NFTs via token gating, a strategy that gives token holders access to exclusive products, experiences, content, and more.  More
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Many titans of the Web 1.0 and 2.0 eras have been relegated to the dustbin of history, rendered irrelevant or knocked out altogether for failing to evolve and give consumers what they want. As we sit on the precipice of the more decentralized and immersive Web 3.0, more commonly known as Web3, today’s companies need […]
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RTIH asks major players in the retail technology space for their thoughts on the sector, and throws in a random question to keep them on their toes. This time around, our five questions go to leading industry analyst and RTIH Innovation Awards judge Christine Russo.  RTIH: Looking at the hottest retail technologies right now, check-out […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Dive Brief: Starbucks this week teased plans to enter the web3 space with the launch of a collection of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) later this year, the company announced during its quarterly earnings call on May 3. Those who buy the digital collectibles will gain access to exclusive content and other experiences, though it’s unclear exactly what types […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Campaign scoop Paying tribute in an annoying way. Pringles takes an irritating walk down memory lane. In its latest social media campaign, Pringles celebrated the 40th anniversary of the launch of the Spectrum ZX. In this video, the “mind popping” snack brand wanted to show how the world was before NFTs and the Metaverse. Please […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his stand out ‘future of retail’ systems deployments from last month, including NFT collections, checkout-free stores, and TikTok shopping events.  Wakefern Food Corp. Wakefern Food Corp., the largest retailer owned cooperative in the US, has announced a pilot with Simbe Robotics to deploy its business intelligence solution, Tally, at […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Direct-to-consumer men’s footwear brand, TAFT, will launch a limited edition NFT collection of winged animals and correlating sneaker illustrations in June. “We’re doing something absolutely unheard of. We’re making a wearable NFT in the form of a sneaker,” says Kory Stevens, Founder and Designer at TAFT. “Much like how an NFT is minted, the purchaser […]
  1. Media & Marketing
RTIH asks major players in the retail technology space for their thoughts on the industry, and throws in a random question to keep them on their toes.  This time around, our five questions go to Seb Robert, CEO and Founder at same day and last mile delivery specialist Gophr. RTIH: Looking at the hottest retail technologies […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
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  1. Technology & Innovation
A first of its kind collaborative Web3 project with Paco Rabanne and Victor Vasarely, and powered by Selfridges, launched yesterday. An NFT collection brings Paco’s archive of haute-couture dresses and Vasarely’s op-art artworks into the metaverse.  “Paco Rabanne likes to explore worlds where disciplines cross and meet,” says the brand’s new Managing Director, Nadia Dhouib. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Pop culture-focused print-on-demand platform LookHUMAN has rolled out a new rewards program that allow customers to earn non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with every purchase. The limited-edition digital collectibles — dubbed RFTees (Real F’n Tees) — are true NFTs minted onto Polygon’s Ethereum-based blockchain. The collection will feature new versions of some of LookHUMAN’s most popular designs. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Dayrize has been crowned the winner of the 2022 Innovation Awards from Retail Technology Show, which is taking place at London’s Olympia today. Selected from the 200+ retail technology providers exhibiting at the event, the awards celebrate and recognise the most future forward technologies with the power to transform retailers’ operations. With demand for green retailing […]
  1. Data & Insights
In 2019, independent advertising agency Terri & Sandy pushed Omnicom’s Merkley & Partners aside. It proudly won Ferrero USA’s Nutella account. In the same year, Unilever’s Seventh Generation shifted its creative account from MDC’s 72andSunny to Portland-based, indie agency Opinionated. And Kraft Heinz has been winning campaigns with its independent agency Mischief @ No Fixed […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Dogecoin has surged by 9% after the news that Elon Musk, a noted and vocal supporter of the cryptocurrency, bought Twitter, Coindesk reported Monday (April 25). The report notes that DOGE surged to as much as 14 cents at the time. Musk has also teased DOGE payments on Twitter in the recent past. Meanwhile, Kraken, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Tonya Evans, professor of law at Penn State Dickinson Law School, returns to the Pod to discuss the state of play in the metaverse, and where intellectual property laws come in. She and Scott also answer listener questions on NFTs as investment vehicles, cryptocurrency regulations, and what makes Web3 different from Web2.0. Follow Professor Evans […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Perhaps you’re laser-focused on discovering ways to maximize ecommerce revenue; perhaps you seek store designs that promote experiential retail, but on a budget; or maybe you want to determine whether live shopping and the metaverse are a fit for your business. Good news: you can satisfy your curiosity on these and dozens of other topics […]

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Instant grocery startups sprang up and grew like weeds during COVID-19, fueled by consumers opting to practice social distancing and ready to order their food and sundries at the tap of an app, and VCs seeing an gap in the delivery market that had yet to be definitively filled. Now, perhaps inevitably, comes the consolidation.
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A consumer confidence monitor that has been running since 1974 recorded its lowest-ever score this month. The well-established GfK index was down to -40 for May, meaning consumers are less confident now than at any time for nearly half a century. Joe Staton, client strategy director at GfK, said: “This comes as UK unemployment hits […]
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Giving credit where credit is due.  The grocerant niche filled with Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food continues to drive top-line sales and bottom-line profits in every channel of retail foodservice.  According to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® the recent insights by the NPD group show just have important the […]