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Tesco trials new anti-fraud Tap&Tag technology
24/10/2016 - 09:54
Tesco has rolled out new Tap&Tag technology, which aims to replace paper receipts completely with digital ones.
EBay debuts chatbot for Facebook Messenger
21/10/2016 - 09:14
Bay debuted a beta version of a new artificial intelligence-driven personalized shopping assistant called eBay ShopBot on Facebook Messenger on Monday. The bot answers search queries from shoppers, asks them questions to refine their product searches and learns from each experience, according to a company blog post.
5 ways to bring your store into the future
19/10/2016 - 10:11
The convenience of online shopping is increasingly appealing to today’s consumer. With Amazon recently announcing same-day delivery in two major cities in Canada – the pressure on brick-and-mortar retailers is stronger than ever.
Alibaba reveal VR Pay technology allowing shoppers to pay with a nod
18/10/2016 - 12:47
Alibaba has revealed new technology allowing users to pay for goods within a virtual reality shop simply by nodding their heads.
With Samsung licking its wounds, can Google finally ignite retail sales?
17/10/2016 - 14:55
Smartphones have become an essential part of day-to-day life in the developed world over the past half-decade.
Whole Foods Market honored for eco-friendly refrigeration
12/10/2016 - 09:45
Whole Foods Market has received an award for deploying cutting-edge, advanced refrigeration technology.
Best Buy's Ignite initiative spotlights startups in stores, online
27/09/2016 - 14:07
Best Buy unveiled a new program called Ignite, dedicating space in stores for products and services from startups. The electronics retailer is also supporting startups' product development and manufacturing efforts through a partnership with PCH, a product innovation company that works closely with emerging businesses.
The 3 best and worst retail mobile apps
09/09/2016 - 08:43
We live in a mobile world — everything and anything can be done with just a touch of a button on our smartphones. We can research and buy anything at any time. When on the move, it’s so much simpler to take out a phone and browse through a store app then it is to carry around a computer. Mobile apps are the newest way to stay connected and browse a retailer's inventory when on the go.
Global e-commerce logistics market rolling toward $781B by 2024
26/08/2016 - 09:40
The global e-commerce logistics market is expected to increase from its 2014 mark of $122.2 billion to more than $781 billion in 2024, maintaining an estimated compound annual growth rate of 20.6% between this year and 2024, according to a new study from Transparency Market Research.
New technology puts customers in control of express deliveries
24/08/2016 - 12:13
Leading express parcels company DPD Laser has rolled out the most advanced mobile technology platform of any SA express service in its Dawn Wing and Time Freight businesses.