Facebook launches “Shops” across all its platforms in major challenge to Amazon

Facebook launches “Shops” across all its platforms in major challenge to Amazon agnes Fri 22/05/2020 – 16:58 Sales activation Facebook is launching a new ecommerce platform in a major challenge to Amazon and its latest concentrated push into online retail. ‘Facebook Shops’ was launched in the UK and Ireland yesterday across Facebook and Instagram, with […]

Amsterdam Restaurant Serves Vegan Meals in Quarantine Greenhouses

Amsterdam Restaurant Serves Vegan Meals in Quarantine Greenhouses agnes Thu 14/05/2020 – 17:14 Shopper Experience A vegan restaurant in Amsterdam is experimenting with a greenhouse dining experience, so that—when the restaurant reopens—diners can respect social distancing measures and still enjoy a meal out. Mediamatic ETEN, part of the Mediamatic arts center, has placed small glass […]

Covid-19: Decathlon launches mobile self-checkout solution in Germany

Covid-19: Decathlon launches mobile self-checkout solution in Germany agnes Thu 14/05/2020 – 17:08 Retailer News Decathlon is introducing a mobile self-checkout solution across its 81 stores in Germany, utilising the Scan & Go technology developed by MishiPay. This initiative will enable customers to scan and pay for items via their smartphone, thereby limiting contact with […]

Target set to acquire technology from Deliv

Target set to acquire technology from Deliv agnes Mon 11/05/2020 – 17:45 Retailer News Retailer to add e-commerce startup’s last-mile delivery platform Target Corp. plans to buy technology assets from last-mile delivery specialist Deliv. Menlo Park, Calif.-based Deliv provides crowdsourced, last-mile logistics for same-day delivery services to more than 4,000 merchants and businesses in 35 […]

Asos ramps up roll out of AR ‘See My Fit’ app to help protect the “wellbeing of our models and staff”

Asos ramps up roll out of AR ‘See My Fit’ app to help protect the “wellbeing of our models and staff” agnes Thu 07/05/2020 – 15:47 Retail Innovations Asos is dramatically accelerating its augmented reality (AR) “See My Fit” roll out, allowing users to accurately see what items look like in different sizes and on […]

Walmart joins digital promotion platform for groceries

Walmart joins digital promotion platform for groceries agnes Thu 07/05/2020 – 15:44 Sales activation Walmart customers have a new option to order and obtain cash back on grocery products. Walmart is partnering with Ibotta, a provider of mobile and online rewards and payments, to enable customers to digitally order groceries and earn cash back on […]

Impossible Burger Comes to Kroger

Impossible Burger Comes to Kroger agnes Wed 06/05/2020 – 15:29 Retail Innovations The pandemic has caused food retailers to limit meat purchases, but a plant-based substitute has gained new ground on grocery shelves, part of a trend that kicked off well before the COVID-19 outbreak. Impossible Burger, the flagship product from Redwood City, Calif.-based Impossible Foods, […]

Restaurant reservation platform pivots to grocery shopping

Restaurant reservation platform pivots to grocery shopping agnes Tue 05/05/2020 – 16:55 Shopper Experience OpenTable has a new option that allows shoppers to reserve a slot for their grocery shopping, potentially bolstering social distaincing efforts. Spotted: One effect of the coronavirus lockdown is that grocery stores are being swamped with shoppers. People are buying more […]

Hy-Vee Adopts Platform to Communicate With Associates

Hy-Vee Adopts Platform to Communicate With Associates agnes Tue 05/05/2020 – 16:49 Retail Innovations Hy-Vee Inc. is launching Retail Zipline’s communication platform across its entire company to directly communicate with its more than 85,000 employees during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and beyond When the current crisis ends, the platform will remain as the primary communication […]

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