social commerce

  1. Technology & Innovation
On November 18th, RETHINK Retail hosted their November Small Groups Mixer, a monthly virtual event catered to all of 2022’s Top Retail Influencers (TRI). This month attendees discussed a range of topics including Immersive Commerce, Technology Innovation in Retail Leadership, Restaurant Transformation, and Automation, and Takeaways from Walmart and Target’s Q3 Earnings Report. Here, we’ll […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Our guest this week is Andrew Lipsman, Principal Analyst at Insider Intelligence, recorded live at the recently completed GroceryShop event in Las Vegas.  We go deep into the burgeoning world of retail media networks, exploring what they are, how they work, and why they have become arguably the most exciting growth area for retailers in […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Coach has unveiled its first virtual shopping destination, with a focus on the holiday season. Inspired by a vintage Coach store, the immersive experience allows guests to move throughout themed rooms, shop the holiday collection and play a game with Rexy, the house’s mascot, to unlock special prizes. Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity to […]
  1. Media & Marketing
SaaS ecommerce platform BigCommerce has teamed up with Snap, Inc. to allow its merchants to directly integrate their online store with Snapchat in order to easily sync product catalogs and create ad campaigns on the popular social platform. “Shopping on Snapchat is all about having fun with and sharing with your real friends, which Snapchatters say […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
As part of a series of interviews with those who made it on to the RTIH Top 100 Retail Technology Influencers List, we discuss the likes of rapid delivery services, the metaverse, drones, micro-fulfilment, and autonomous solutions with Celia Van Wickel, Global Director and Head of Omnichannel Analytics at Mars Wrigley Confectionery. RTIH: What does […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart has announced the launch a brand new platform designed around content creators. Walmart Creator has been pitched as a portal to make it easier for creators to monetise shoppable… The post Walmart bets on social commerce with new creator platform appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Mass
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 18, 2022 — Today, Walmart announced the launch of a new platform designed around creators. The program is called Walmart Creator and it’s a one-stop portal that makes it easy for creators to monetize shoppable products from the retailer. Walmart believes anyone can be a creator, and the product democratizes the tools and resources needed […]
  1. Media & Marketing
As one of the fastest-growing online shopping trends, social commerce is everywhere and it’s showing no signs of going away any time soon. A recent trends report from Checkout.com revealed… The post Opinion: From TV to TikTok – how social has changed TV shopping forever appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The […]
  1. Data & Insights
British newspaper The Independent has always been a bit of a rebel. Founded in 1986 despite skepticism about whether the UK needed another national paper, The Independent has lived up to its name for more than 30 years now. In 2016, it became the first national British newspaper to move fully online, and now it […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
  Groceryshop 2022 took place September 19 – 22 and welcomed its largest ever audience of brand leaders, excited to be back in person and ready to learn from and alongside one another.  The MikMak team welcomed customers and industry friends at our booth with swag bags full of products and case studies from our […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Furniture and homewares retailer Made.com has launched its first Idea Ads with Paid Partnership campaign on Pinterest, making it the first brand to do so in the UK. To support its Never Ordinary campaign, the company’s collaboration with two creators on the platform (Kerry Lockwood and Little Big Bell) aims to inspire Pinners to style […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The world of retail is moving faster than a new PlayStation console on launch day. Luckily, we’ve got bags of consumer insight at the ready to help you work out what’s next for the industry. Big questions are swirling around the future retail trends of 2023: What are people spending more on?  Which generations are […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Stannah, a specialist in lift products for public spaces, the workplace and the home, has launched a video powered retail service, Stannah Live. This will allow its customers to view live product demonstrations from the comfort of their own homes. Stannah has partnered with Emplifi Live Commerce on this initiative. Users will be connected to […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Raydiant, a bricks and mortar experience specialist, has acquired Perch, a digital shopper marketing platform for in-store product engagement and sales. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “As a current Perch customer, we couldn’t be more excited about Raydiant’s acquisition,” says Kenny Endermuhle, Category Experience Design Manager at Nestlé Purina. “It accelerates meaningful AI and […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Hudson, which has more than 1,000 stores in airports, commuter hubs, landmarks, and tourist destinations across North America, has secured two new locations at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Terminal 3. As part of a 10-year agreement with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW), Hudson will open Hudson Nonstop and Evolve by Hudson stores in Delta Air Lines’ concourse. […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Purchasing products directly from social media is on the rise but so are expectations for a smooth shopping experience. When these expectations aren’t met, customers are likely to abandon their cart and/or the brand entirely. This report shows how, when executed correctly, social commerce can deliver a higher level of convenience and provide a frictionless […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
When Snapchat first hit the scene back in 2011 it was an instantaneous hit with younger audiences because it offered something that was almost impossible to find on the internet — transience. In the 11 years since, Snapchat has evolved to more closely resemble its social media counterparts (which in turn have adopted many Snapchat-style […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Frost Li has a rich history in tech, and she even helped Wish build out its growth division. In fact, it was during her time at Wish that she discovered her fascination with retail and, specifically, helping retail brands grow.   Social commerce has become a key method for brands of all sizes to reach their […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Consumers who turned to online shopping during the pandemic have chosen to stay there, with those returning to in-store relying on online research to guide their decisions. Consumers realized the importance of “connection” and were forced to adapt and connect in new ways including social feeds, livestreaming, mobile and more, specifically across video and connected […]
  1. Data & Insights
For shoppers, the festive season comprises the much-needed break they deserve from their daily lives to spend quality time meeting friends, family, and colleagues; traveling; buying gifts for their loved ones; etc.   However, for e-commerce retail businesses the next 3 months (From Halloween to New Year) are pretty hectic, as they have to come up […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Meta’s efforts to match the popularity of TikTok by promoting short-form videos called Reels on its Instagram platform is falling short. Although Reels is Meta’s fastest growing format for content, the amount of time Instagram users spend watching Reels is less than 10% of the time TikTok users spend watching videos on that platform, The […]
  1. Data & Insights
Less than 2 months to go for the holiday season to officially kick off — which means as an e-commerce retailer, you have to make use of the little prep time left to get better equipped at handling the holiday rush. Here are some tips categorized via different stages of the customer journey to help […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Short-format videos, especially Instagram Reels, seriously took to the air last year. The platform’s massive ability to push this content to a broader audience is credited. Creators and brands consume and create Reels to participate in cultural trends, collaborate with their community, and grow their audience.  The videos are entertaining and inspire people to know […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
A looming recession. Supply chain struggles. Household budgets under pressure. For retailers, it’s shaping up to be a challenging holiday season. As stores begin to execute their all-important fourth-quarter plans, they’re having to adjust, anticipating logistical hiccups and changing shopper behaviors. Amazon.com is even rumored to be planning a second Prime Day holiday, partially to […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The kids are already headed back to school, and the way parents shopped for them will be an indicator of holiday purchase patterns. This year, major macro retail trends at play are upending how consumers shop as they prioritize different factors in their consideration process. Let’s look at how holiday 2022 might mimic back-to-school shopping […]

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  2. Department: Consumer Durables
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By John Spiropoulos Media is filled with evolutionary step-change transitions which permanently alter the marketplace. Each evolutionary event, seen in terms of advertiser outlays – the media mix – is driven by incremental change during economic uncertainty. This is particularly true – and trackable – in modern times. Some of these events were covered in […]
  1. Media & Marketing
  2. Department: Consumer Durables
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  4. Department: Nonfood
  5. Corporate Finance
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SMI Core data captures the actual spend data from the SMI Pool partners of major holding companies and large independent agencies, representing up to 95% of all US national brand ad spending, to provide a complete monthly view of the SMI Pool market size, investment share and category performance. Core Data delivers detailed ad intelligence across all media […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
  2. Channel: Grocery
  3. Department: HBC
  4. ESG
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CINCINNATI — The Kroger Health Center for Advanced Community Care, a joint project of Kroger Health and the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. The Center employs pharmacists, technicians, nurse practitioners, and dietitians to provide an interprofessional model of care. It also provides practical experiences for students […]
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  2. Corporate Strategy
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  10. Operations & Supply Chain
  11. Stores & Formats
CHESAPEAKE, Va.— Dollar Tree executives said the retailer’s new pricing strategy lifted operating income nearly 23% to $381 million in the third quarter ended October 29. Top-line sales rose 8.1% to $6.94 billion. Comparable-store sales at its Dollar Tree stores increased 8.6% from a year earlier, while comps at its Family Dollar stores were up […]

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