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World Cup Ambush Marketing that Scores!

When it comes to ambush marketing, advertisers look for venues that will gain exposure (and[...]

The Future of Airbnb vs. the Competition and Safety

Sharing platforms have disrupted several markets, and that is likely to continue as long as those[...]

Sustainability: Who is Leading the Eco-Friendly Fashion Industry?

Sustainable fashion is one trend that won't die out any time soon. Sometimes called "eco-clothing,"[...]

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The Member Movement in Shopping

More than 40 years ago, membership shopping was introduced to the public through Costco, which debuted in 1983 as a members-only warehouse[...]

Why Amazon Go May Not Be the Future of Retail

Amazon continues to introduce innovative devices and processes. The latest of these innovations is the Amazon Go store. The store offers[...]

Internet of Things and AI in E-Commerce

The internet of things (IoT) is not a technology that's right around the corner. It's here, now. Smart homes integrate everything from inventory[...]

What is New and Significant in Retail Technology?

Within less than a decade, technology has revolutionized the retail sector. Today's advanced technologies, in particular, are having a significant[...]

What Voice Search Means for Your Online Store

The 2017 holiday season was a blowout for the purchase of smart speakers. More than 39 million Americans now own a smart speaker device. New[...]

Amazon's setting the pace of retail - are you keeping up?

In 2017, Amazon was responsible for about 43.5 percent of all online retail sales, reported RetailDive. Figures from a study conducted by[...]

6 Retail Trends to Watch in 2018

As 2017 draws to a close, it's time to take a look at what is just around the corner for 2018. Retail has had significant ups and downs, so[...]

Would you know if you were chatting with a chatbot?

Artificial intelligence is improving ecommerce by leaps and bounds. The technology is improving customer service so rapidly that it can make you[...]

AI, Apparel Fit and a New Era of Fashion Ecommerce

The U.S. fashion industry, which includes clothing, footwear and accessories, generates an astounding $460 billion each year, with apparel making[...]