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Applying a Resilient ‘Voucher Code’ to the Retail Industry of Tomorrow

Ongoing disruptions around the world have impacted economies everywhere. The Japan-APAC retail industry is no different. As countries across Japan and Asia-Pacific ease restrictions, it’s crucial that businesses realize changing consumer behaviors, sentiments, and beliefs, and introduce new strategies to connect more deeply with their customers. In Singapore, for example, safe distancing measures implemented by the government have driven an increase in online shopping activities, with two in five consumers indicating…

Eagle Eye And Ecrebo Partner With Southeastern Grocers To Enable An Omnichannel Retail Strategy

Eagle Eye Solutions, a global marketing technology company that helps retailers create one-to-one customer connections, and Ecrebo Inc, a global POS receipt marketing technology company, are partnering with Southeastern Grocers, Inc. (SEG), to support its business transformation strategy and goal of becoming a digitally-enabled, omnichannel retailer. One of the largest conventional supermarket companies in the US, Southeastern Grocers selected Eagle Eye in late 2019 to expand its media channels, as well as customer…

Crealytics Launches New Website, Simplifies Experience for Brands, Retailers

Crealytics, an industry innovator of performance advertising, site monetization and retail media solutions, has relaunched its website to better cater to brand and retailer needs. Marketing Technology News: Weyland Tech Engages The Benchmark Company to Explore Strategic Alternatives Visitors to www.crealytics.com can now more easily navigate through Crealytics’ suite of paid search and site monetization offerings. A responsive interface helps users identify and solve for their specific challenges across PLAs, paid…

QLess Digital Line Management Promotes Social Distancing for Retailers

AI-driven mobile tool ensures public health and safety with virtual queue technology As stores reopen and consider strategies to minimize the risk of COVID-19 infections, the QLess line-management and customer experience platform has become an essential tool in upholding social distancing measures by eliminating the need for physical line-ups. QLess enables virtual check-ins through a dedicated online portal with real-time SMS updates about wait times and placements in line. By enabling mobile or home waiting, retailers…

Retailers Get Ready: Survey Shows COVID-19 Impact Hasn’t Disrupted Consumer Holiday Shopping Plans

Ecommerce demand during pandemic already exceeds 2019 peak levels, digitally savvy retailers are well positioned Radial, the leader in omnichannel commerce technology and operations, today announced the results of a consumer insights study which surveyed 1,000+ consumers across the United States to determine their holiday shopping plans. Radial uncovered that despite the impact of COVID-19, shoppers do not plan to significantly change their holiday spend compared to 2019. However, the data did reveal a stronger preference…

PriceFlux Launches Advanced Pricing Automation Tool for Online Retailers

As the ecommerce industry is flourishing, in the context of the pandemic crisis, analytics and automation software company PriceFlux is launching a new technology, created to help online retailers automate their pricing strategy in real time, in accordance with their market strategy. "Online stores are among the businesses that flourished during the Covid-19 situation and we have received great insights from ecommerce businesses regarding the need to implement new automation tools and pricing solutions, meant to help the…

Real Madrid CF And Legends Announce Groundbreaking Global Omnichannel Retail Program

Comprehensive Partnership Spans E-Commerce, Retail at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, and Official Real Madrid Stores -- Real Madrid and Legends will Unveil a New Flagship Megastore at the Transformed Estadio Santiago Bernabéu -- Expanded Retail Experience will Also Include the Launch of a New Official Online Store and the Reopening of Official Real Madrid Stores Real Madrid CF announced an expansive omnichannel retail program, inclusive of an all-new official online store, the relaunch of three official stores in…

Veteran Retail Tech Entrepreneur, Donny Askin, Joins Newmine

Newmine, a retail technology and consulting firm and the innovator behind the first AI/ML returns reduction platform Chief Returns Officer®, announced today the appointment of Donny Askin as Executive Vice President and Partner Newmine, a retail technology and consulting firm and the innovator behind the first AI/ML returns reduction platform Chief Returns Officer, announced the appointment of Donny Askin as Executive Vice President and Partner. Donny has been a longtime advisor to Newmine and brings over four decades of…

Mediagrif E-Commerce Platform Orckestra Chosen As Exhibitor At New Retail TechLab

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., a leader in SaaS commerce technologies, is proud to announce that its enterprise-grade e-commerce solution – Orckestra – has been selected as one of the exhibitors at the new Retail TechLab in Copenhagen. Retail TechLab is an initiative to explore, exhibit and test solutions for the future of retail, established with the collaboration of the Danish government, the Danish Business Association, and numerous educational and corporate institutions including Microsoft. Recommended AI…

Consumer Driven Strategies Will Be Vital for Retailers to Bounce Back From Lockdown, Says B-Stock

As stores across Europe begin to re-open their doors, retailers who have survived lockdown will need to navigate the uncertainty of the retail landscape and adapt to new market strategies for business to continue, urged Giorgio Vitale, Head of Business Development EMEA at B-Stock. Due to the impact of COVID-19 the retail landscape has changed drastically and the changes to the way that consumers used to shop were felt by everyone. While younger buyers are likely to embrace shopping again far quicker than those aged over…

Three Strategies to Transform Your Retail E-Commerce Business

The sudden shift in e-commerce strategies due to the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way retailers think. Strategies for implementing buy-online-pickup-in-store (BOPIS) and curbside pickup now dominate the conversation. In order to survive in today’s highly volatile environment, retailers and marketers must leverage technologies that reduce time-to-market and create engaging content that lead customers to shop online. Here are three strategies that focus on delivering great customer experiences that strengthen customer…

Microsoft Store Announces New Approach to Retail

Microsoft to continue to support customers online, with retail team members working remotely and at Microsoft corporate locations Microsoft Corp. announced a strategic change in its retail operations, including closing Microsoft Store physical locations. The company's retail team members will continue to serve customers from Microsoft corporate facilities and remotely providing sales, training, and support. Microsoft will continue to invest in its digital storefronts on Microsoft.com, and stores in Xbox and Windows,…

Retail Ecommerce Veterans Haase, Lopez & Cheyney Join CitrusAd Amidst Accelerated Demand for Digital Retail Media

Big Hiring Wave at CitrusAd Brings New CRO, VP Solutions Architect and Global SVP of Sales CitrusAd continues to grow its presence and leadership team. Three of the most recent hires are industry veterans David Haase, Christian Lopez and Sean Cheyney. All three have extensive experience in bolstering ecommerce websites with media revenue for retailers and ROAS for advertisers. Marketing Technology News: Zeta Launches Enhanced Marketing Analytics and Insights Solution The recent surge in demand for digital…

Rokk3r, Dimas Gimeno Partner to Shape the Future of Retail Through Technology and Exponential Company-Building

Rokk3r, a Miami-based global venture building and business transformation ecosystem, and Dimas Gimeno, chairman of Madrid-based Skintelligence Investments S.L. and former CEO of Spanish retail giant El Corte Inglés, announced a joint venture to develop transformative technology companies that help retailers navigate the industry's digital transformation, exceed elevated consumer expectations and protect and expand market position. The new partnership will cover multiple business initiatives, including retail technology…

Kibo Announces Curbside Pickup to Help Retailers Meet Demands of COVID-19

Retailers are able to rapidly deploy an optimized BOPAC process with Kibo Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce, is releasing Curbside Pickup, a new fulfillment offering designed for retailers to meet growing demand for buy online, pick up curbside options (also known as BOPAC) resulting from COVID-19. In order to support retailers through the uncertain future of COVID-19, in Q4 and beyond, Kibo is offering promotional discounts throughout 2020 to help retailers launch curbside pickup operations in 30 days and weave it into…

Israel’s Retail Innovation Club Unveils New Technologies to Get Brick & Mortar Stores Back on Track Following COVID Lockdown

Israel has leveraged technology to overcome the current health crisis, with different innovative solutions that track the spread of the coronavirus. This tech allowed the country to build models and intervene rapidly when necessary before communities and health facilities were overwhelmed. Now that schools, offices and shops are going back to "the new normal", the country's retailers also turned to tech and innovation to revitalize their businesses. Marketing Technology News: Victory Square Portfolio Company FansUnite…

Kibo Retail Clients See 563% Increase in BOPIS Orders During COVID-19

Retailers were able to quickly enable BOPIS and curbside pickup with Kibo order management Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce, announced that the company’s retail clients received a 563% increase in Buy Online, Pickup In-Store (BOPIS) orders at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. BOPIS, which also includes curbside pickup, was gaining momentum as a popular new fulfillment tactic during the 2019 holiday season, but gained significant traction while social distancing regulations were in effect. Additionally, Kibo saw an…

Foko Retail Launches MyQueue and MyReservation as Part of COVID Kit

New Additions Include Tools to Help Reduce In-Store Lineups and Appointment Times with Associates Foko Retail, a leader in the retail communication space, announced today an expansion to its COVID Kit. The COVID Kit is a suite of resources designed to help retailers reopen safely and manage store operations during a very challenging time in the industry. The new additions to the kit include tools to help manage customer lineups virtually and a reservation app that allows customers to book appointments with associates…

Inmar Intelligence and Fulfillment.com Join Forces to Provide the First True End-to-End E-Commerce Solution for Online Retailers

Leading e-commerce fulfillment and return providers now offer a full-spectrum service solution, enabling fulfillment and returns management on almost any e-commerce platform Fulfillment.com, the world’s preeminent provider of e-commerce order fulfillment services to high-volume independent Internet retailers, and Inmar Intelligence, a data-driven technology-enabled services company, announced a joint venture that provides online retailers with the first true end-to-end e-commerce solution. This offering covers the…

Kenshoo and Profitero Announce Data Partnership to Bridge Retail Intelligence and Ecommerce Advertising

New partnership solves business challenges created by recent pandemic-accelerated ecommerce growth Kenshoo, a global leader in marketing technology, and Profitero, a leading global enterprise e-commerce SaaS analytics platform, announced a strategic partnership designed to pair industry-leading ecommerce performance analytics with best in class enterprise marketing activation technology to deliver powerful retail-intelligent advertising results for brands online. The partnership empowers brands to use multi-retailer…