Articles on NFTs

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Since Rebecca Minkoff began her entrepreneurial journey in the early 2000s, the number of ways for brands to listen to (and influence) consumers has multiplied countless times: the social media explosion begot micro, macro and nano influencers and also facilitated the emergence of livestreaming and many other forms of digital expression. But despite being an […]
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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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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 […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
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 […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
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 – […]
  1. Data & Insights
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 […]

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MINNEAPOLIS — Target has announced plans to roll out Store Companion, a new generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) tool. The chatbot, designed by Target, will be available for team members at all of its nearly 2,000 stores by August, becoming the first major retailer to share that it is bringing this technology to its store team […]
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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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Major carriers all around the world increase the rates of their services at an average of 4 – 6% YoY.  While carriers transfer this burden of inflation to shippers via increased merchants, most merchants do not do the same to their customers but instead absorb shipping costs as a marketing technique to attract customers. Returning […]
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The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported its first quarter 2024 results, reaffirmed guidance and updated investors on how Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital continues to position Kroger for long-term sustainable growth.


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