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Retail Tech Startup Tiliter Raises $7.5 Million for Cashierless AI Shopping Technology

Tiliter to increase global footprint as Investec invests through its IEC Australia Fund I Investor demand for innovative emerging companies remains strong with Australian AI tech startup Tiliter completing a $7.5 million capital raise, led by Investec Emerging Companies (IEC). Eleanor Venture, a tech investment syndicate for angel investors, and New York's Cornell University also participated in the funding round. Tiliter is a leading artificial intelligence (AI) provider whose technology uses computer vision to…

Increasingly Wins BIG at the 2020 Retail Systems Award

Increasingly and Denby take home the trophy for E-commerce Solution of the Year at the 2020 Retail Systems Award! The 15th Annual Retail Systems Awards celebrates excellence and innovation within the retail sector. This year, Increasingly fended off the competition with their client Denby and won E-commerce Solution of the Year, beating some of the industries most established players! Increasingly’s AI Bundling solutions was implemented on Denby’s website to grow their site revenue by improving average order values and…

Comscore Uncovers Significant Rise in Digital Consumer Spending in State of Retail Report

New report uncovers shifting consumer retail trends emerging from COVID-19 pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed consumer behavior, forcing retailers to navigate a new era of retail and e-commerce habits as an unprecedented holiday shopping season quickly approaches. Against this changing landscape, Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, is thrilled to release its in-depth 2020 State of Retail report. Marketing Technology News: Video on Demand (VoD)…

Major U.S. Retail Chain Selects 3CLogic to Modernize Customer Service

3CLogic, the leading provider of cloud contact center solutions for ServiceNow, announced the adoption of its natively integrated voice platform by a major U.S. retail chain. The solution includes integration with both ServiceNow ITSM and CSM to meet the new remote work demands brought about by the impact of COVID-19, while replacing the existing on-premise Asterisk system to facilitate greater administrative flexibility and richer feature capabilities. Supporting over 150 owned retail locations (including grocery stores…

Innovent Solutions Releases FindTuner® v3.1 That Helps Retailers of All Sizes Achieve Their Goals for Search

Innovent Solutions, Inc., a leading integrator of eCommerce search and merchandising solutions using Apache Solr, releases FindTuner® version 3.1. The new release builds upon its foundation of extensive human-touch and automation features that help retailers of all sizes achieve their goals for search. Marketing Technology News: LeanData Announces Winners of the 2020 OpsStars Awards Release highlights include: AutoTune Analytics: FindTuner AutoTune, which utilizes proven machine learning models, has been extended with…

BOSS Logics and DAVID YURMAN Partner to Bring Market Week Online Using ‘together,’ New Sales Platform That Redefines Online…

BOSS Logics, a leader in innovative software solutions that make it easier to bring products to market, announces a new partnership with DAVID YURMAN. Using the BOSS Logics together platform, DAVID YURMAN brought its Fall Market Week online for the first time. Created as a direct response to the increased need for a remote sales tool, together reimagines the way brands and retailers conduct appointments and sell through its sophisticated, interactive approach to online retailing. The platform goes beyond video…

SundaySky Launches Configurable Video For Direct-To-Consumer, Online And Grocery Retailers

Independent research firm names SundaySky a Strong Performer in Creative Advertising Technologies Market Evaluation Q4 2020 SundaySky, the leading platform for video-powered experiences, announced a new configurable video offering that lets digital marketers use industry-specific templates to quickly and easily modify video elements, without extra days or costs of traditional video production. The company was also named a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Creative Advertising Technologies, Q4 2020, receiving the…

Trax Launches Retail Watch in Americas to Help Grocery Retailers Automate In-Store Data Collection and Optimize Operations

Computer vision and IoT-powered shelf monitoring solution provides continuous, real-time shelf data to automate shelf condition measurement, resulting in improved product availability and store execution standards Trax, a leading global provider of computer vision solutions and analytics for retail, has officially launched Retail Watch in the Americas. Retail Watch, a computer vision-powered store monitoring and intelligence solution, helps grocery retailers automate in-store data collection and optimize operations. This…

Gain Actionable Retail Data With Bazaarvoice Premium Network Insights

These new solutions provide unprecedented visibility into brands’ retail channel performance, offering actionable insights needed to stand out on an infinite digital shelf Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content (UGC) solutions,  announced new Premium Network Insights for brands. These new actionable insights are designed to help brands focus their UGC strategy and resources so they can win at retail. With more data that is quickly accessible and updated daily, brands can easily…

Escher Releases Retail Analytics Solution

Leveraging AI and natural language processing, Escher’s new cloud-based solution provides Posts with real-time business insights and recommendations to enable critical decision making Escher, the global leader transforming postal operators and couriers, announced the launch of its new Retail Analytics solution. The solution gives Posts the power of real-time updates across their entire network, allowing Posts to make faster, more informed decisions from a single source of truth. The solution segments the sheer volume of…

iClick Interactive Deepens Commitment to Smart Retail Leadership through Expanded Stake in Changyi

Enhanced collaboration to further accelerate development of iClick's Enterprise and Marketing Cloud Platform iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited an independent online marketing and enterprise data solutions provider in China,  announced that it has increased its controlling interest in Changyi (Shanghai) Information Technology Co., Ltd ("Changyi"), a leading independent software vendor ("ISV") in China which provides intelligent retail and CRM solutions, through which iClick has further enhanced its data-driven Enterprise…

Major Retailers Using Tecsys-Enabled Micro-Fulfillment and Dark Stores to Account for Surge in Digital Commerce Retailing

As brick-and-mortar stores continue to lag behind in performance compared to digital commerce alternatives, multi-store retailers are recalibrating fulfillment strategies to meet new customer preferences and demand on capacity. Tecsys Inc., an industry-leading supply chain management and omnichannel commerce software company, is delighted to announce that multiple retailers using Tecsys' retail order management technology have leveraged their omnichannel distribution platform agility to use inventory from closed physical…

Consumers Adjust Holiday Shopping Due to COVID and Are Willing to Grant Retailers Leeway

As retailers brace for what is shaping up to be a holiday season like no other, they face a whole new set of challenges to win customers and meet seasonal demands in the midst of a global pandemic. To help brands navigate this complex new landscape, Delivery Experience Management (DEM) leader Convey announced the results of its fourth annual study that illuminates the trends and themes that will define the shopping experience this holiday. The survey found that a significant portion of shoppers recognize the uncertainty…

Former Executives of Fung Retailing Group, Macy’s Inc., Société General, Credit Suisse Launch New Retail Group, Acquire First Purpose-Driven…

Dustin Jones and Greg Freihofner announce launch of Unified Commerce Group, combining a global operating network with data and technology to unlock growth for next generation brands Dustin Jones, Omnichannel & New Retail pioneer and former Managing Director of Fung Retailing Group and Executive Vice President at Macy’s Inc., and Wall Street veteran Greg Freihofner, former Managing Director of Société General and Senior Vice President at Credit Suisse, officially announce the formation of Unified Commerce Group (UCG),…

Retailers Are Using Partnership to Drive Resiliency and Growth

As the long-term commerce impacts of COVID-19 continue to unfold, retail companies are re-evaluating their existing channels, strategies, and martech stacks – looking for ways to stay resilient through the pandemic and beyond. Shopping habits have shifted, consumer attitudes have changed, and the economic aftershocks of the crisis are hard to predict. But one interesting strategy undertaken by COVID-smacked businesses is worth close examination as a path to resiliency in the current and future crises. Even as spending on…

Signifyd Joins Shopify Plus Certified App Program to Protect Enterprise Shopify Retailers From Fraud and Abuse

The move expands liability-shift fraud and abuse protection to Shopify Plus enterprise retailers and brands selling around the world Signifyd is now a leading commerce solution provider offering liability-shift fraud protection through the Shopify Plus Certified App program expanding the integration options for enterprise brands and retailers looking to maximize conversions while shielding their businesses from fraud and consumer abuse. By completing Shopify’s rigorous certification process, which assesses vendors’…

Make Offer Management a Core Part of Your Retail Strategies

As long as offer campaigns have been around, industry experts have listed off their coupon fears: decreased margins, brand damage, and discount fraud. Those are the concerns for any business, but those fears are not unique to offers and coupons – they're data and security issues. An exclusive offer campaign is not what strikes fear in retail experts – what they truly fear is a poorly implemented campaign. Until recently, retailers didn't have a way to safeguard against the many variables and potential errors. In other…

Most U.S. Shoppers Want Retailers to Close on Thanksgiving Day, Accenture Survey Reveals

14th annual Accenture Holiday Shopping Survey also finds consumers choosing home delivery and minimizing in-store shopping As the retail industry gears up for its busiest shopping period, the COVID-19 pandemic is making consumers focus on their own health and safety and the well-being of retail employees, according to findings of the 14th annual Accenture Holiday Shopping Survey For instance, three-quarters (76%) of the more than 1,500 U.S. consumers surveyed said they want retailers to close on Thanksgiving…

Contentstack Creates Engaging Augmented Reality Prototype for Retail Industry in Just 4 Weeks

Contentstack, the leading Content Experience Platform (CXP), announced it has partnered with Valtech, a Contentstack Catalyst, to create an augmented reality (AR) proof of concept for the retail industry. The team used readily available enterprise-grade and open source technology to build an AR app in just four weeks. The approach demonstrates how quickly any business can leverage existing technology to build a working AR experience. The retail industry is having to quickly adapt during the COVID pandemic to reduce…

CommentSold Launches On-Demand Live Replay To Provide Retailers With New Revenue Opportunities

New App Feature Lets Shoppers Easily Find and Shop Previously Recorded Livestream Sales CommentSold, a digital commerce solution that enables small and medium-sized retail businesses to unlock sales growth through live and social selling, announced the launch of new mobile app functionality that provides enhanced live-selling capability to its merchant partners. The new app features include Live Replay, which enables retailers to tap additional revenues by making their previous livestream videos available to shoppers on…