Delvify Releases ‘The SMART Guide to Visual AI’ to Inspire Next Generation Online Shopping Experiences

New report to encourage eCommerce businesses to adopt AI powered Visual technology to help customers discover and shop what they see Delvify has released a new report “Visual AI – the SMART Approach” to encourage eCommerce businesses to adopt new Visual AI technologies and help customers ‘discover and shop what they see’ with Visual Search and Personalised Recommendations. This definitive report, the first of its kind, aims to demystify Visual AI tech and help eCommerce businesses delve into how they can transform their…

Contentserv and BigCommerce Partner to Deliver Engaging Shopping Experiences

Contentserv, the global Product Experience platform provider, announces its technology partnership with BigCommerce Inc., the makers of the leading open SaaS e-commerce platform, BigCommerce. BigCommerce is a lightweight yet powerful open SaaS e-commerce platform that combines a comprehensive stock management system with a versatile shop system while also facilitating multichannel sales. This partnership enables seamless integration between Contentserv and BigCommerce via a connector developed by Contentserv to syndicate…

WPG Americas Inc. Offering New Online Shopping Experience to Customers

WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA) a subsidiary of WPG Holdings, the largest global electronic components distributor, announces the launch of its new e-commerce store eshop.wpgam.com.  The new website has been designed to offer the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality while allowing customers to see the full product portfolio WPGA can offer. The improved site also enhances customers shopping experience with easier search capability, additional product offerings with faster load times. In the…

GameStop Partners With Klarna to Offer Gaming Community a More Innovative and Flexible Shopping Experience Online and in Store

GameStop will also participate in `Playing for Keeps,' Klarna's interactive, live-streamed gaming events featuring world-renowned gamers and celebrities Klarna, the leading global payments provider and shopping service, announced that it has entered into an agreement with GameStop to provide the world's largest retailer of video games and pop culture collectibles merchandise access to its flexible, secure and interest-free buy now, pay later payment service. GameStop will also be featured in Playing for Keeps, Klarna's…

Bambuser Launches New Features for Enhanced Live Video Shopping Experiences

Interactive live video streaming provider Bambuser announced the addition of several new features to the company's Live Video Shopping platform. The new capabilities enable retailers to drive deeper customer engagement and maximize the impact of their live streaming e-commerce initiatives, both during and after the events. Marketing Technology News: Time to Spend More on Influencer Marketing Across Multimedia Channels, Including OOH and Online Radio Major feature enhancements include: Multi-domain broadcasting: …

Pinterest Announces Pins Ad Monetization Features to Improve Shopping Experience

US-based image sharing and social media services platform Pinterest has announced key features to boost shopping experiences and boost ad monetization opportunities ahead of the holiday season. Pinterest is rolling out new shopping tools for Pinners and advertisers to deliver highly contextual ad experience on their platform. These ad technology features take every Pinners' and advertisers closer to making 'every Pin shoppable'. Quick Summary of New Pinterest Ad Technology Announcement and Features Not every retailer can…

Bambuser Partners With Kjell & Company to Offer One-On-One Shopping Experiences to Digital Customers Using Live Streaming Video

Interactive live video streaming provider Bambuser and Swedish electronics chain Kjell & Company announced a partnership that will enable the retailer to provide customers with live, one-on-one shopping experiences via digital platforms. The initiative expands upon the capabilities of Bambuser's flagship, pioneering Live Video Shopping technology, and heralds the future of interactive e-commerce experiences. Kjell & Company, which first implemented Live Video Shopping with Bambuser in early 2020, is collaborating…

Octane AI Launches Shoppable Quiz, Enabling Ecommerce Brands to Create Personalized, Consultative Online Shopping Experiences

Octane AI also announces a $4.25 million capital raised led by Bullpen Capital, bringing total funding to $9 million Octane AI, the all-in-one buyer profile, Facebook Messenger, and SMS marketing platform for Shopify,  announced the launch of their Shoppable Quiz private beta. The Shoppable Quiz brings the retail consultation experience online with a personalized shopping experience, featuring a fully customizable and easy-to-use quiz builder integrated with Shopify, Klaviyo, ReCharge and other best-in-class ecommerce…

It’s Culture Thing Now: Onus is on Retailers to Deliver In-Store Shopping Experiences

COVID-19 crisis runs deep into every business model. Particularly for retail, in-store shopping experiences has become a topic of serious discussion. Retail has always been under serious pressure to adapt to widening physical and digital shopping experiences, even as new e-commerce competitors kept taking a lion's share off sales and profits. Before the pandemic hit, we were already inching closer to the death of the High Street. But with lockdown restrictions and now, new COVID containment measures in place, its demise…

Qubit to Deliver More Relevant Shopping Experiences with Google Cloud’s Recommendations AI

Early adopters of Recommendations AI have experienced a 90% increase in click-through rate and 40% uplift in conversions Qubit, a leader in AI-led merchandising and personalized experiences, announced it has furthered its partnership with Google Cloud, making Recommendations AI available for eCommerce teams. The product recommendations solution is deeply integrated within Qubit’s new product interface for merchandising, enabling eCommerce teams to leverage Google Cloud’s latest AI technology. Included in the offering is…

Coremedia and commercetools Enable Brands to Create Inspiring Shopping Experiences

The CoreMedia Content Cloud is now available on the commercetools Integration Marketplace CoreMedia, developer of the agile content management and experience orchestration platform CoreMedia Content Cloud, is now a partner of commercetools, a leading global software company and Provider of the platform of the same name for B2C and B2B trade of the next generation. This partnership integrates CoreMedia's open, API-driven best-of-breed solution with the cloud-based headless e-commerce software from commercetools. This gives…

Walgreens Boots Alliance Creates Personalized, Omnichannel Healthcare and Shopping Experiences Powered by New Customer Experience Management…

Company announces strategic partnership with industry leaders Microsoft and Adobe to launch second phase of digital transformation at the intersection of health and technology Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. announced an expansion of its strategic partnership with Microsoft and Adobe to launch a world-class digital experience and customer insights platform to deliver personalized healthcare and shopping offerings. It will provide Walgreens and Boots customers with products and services from its global pharmacy and retail…

BigCommerce Launches Page Builder, Simplifying Creation of Differentiated Online Shopping Experiences

Drag-and-drop visual editor enables code-free page design functionality across ecommerce storefront BigCommerce, a leading open SaaS commerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, announced the release of Page Builder, an intuitive, drag-and-drop visual design tool that empowers merchants to quickly build differentiated shopping experiences across their online storefront. Now natively available to BigCommerce merchants across all plan types, Page Builder simplifies a brand’s ability to quickly build new and…

BigCommerce Unveils Page Builder, Empowering Brands to Easily Create Next Generation Shopping Experiences

BigCommerce, a leading open SaaS commerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, today announced the release of Page Builder, an intuitive, drag-and-drop visual design tool that empowers merchants to quickly build differentiated shopping experiences across their online storefront. Now natively available to BigCommerce merchants across all plan types, Page Builder simplifies a brand’s ability to quickly build new and edit existing pages with drag-and-drop blocks of content called widgets—including individual…

Zycada Emerges From Stealth With $19 Million in Funding to Deliver Fastest Online Shopping Experience in the World

Zycada’s innovative bot technology boosts e-commerce speeds 10X faster than Amazon, dramatically increasing online shopping revenue for retailers. Company names industry veteran James Brear as CEO, to lead company in their next phase of growth Zycada emerged from stealth to enable the fastest online shopping experience in the world. Zycada’s new approach improves Time to Interact (TTI) speeds 10X greater than Amazon, resulting in dramatic gains in online retail revenues and empowering merchants to achieve faster online…

Mastercard Powers Faster, Seamless Online Shopping Experiences for Amazon Customers

Merchants across the globe increasingly adopt tokenization, eliminating the need to manually update card credentials and increasing peace of mind at checkout More and more consumers are going online to purchase everything from groceries and food delivery to home improvement goods, apparel and entertainment; as they do, merchants are focused on providing an increasingly seamless experience. Today, Mastercard announced that Amazon customers in 12 countries across North America, Latin America, Middle East and Europe will…

Klarna Partners With Sephora for a More Flexible Shopping Experience

Providing an Interest-Free Buy Now, Pay Later Payment Solution Klarna, a leading global payments and shopping provider,  announced that it has partnered with Sephora, the leading prestige beauty retailer, in the US. Customers shopping for the latest beauty products on Sephora's website are now able to take advantage of Klarna's installment option, which allows them to pay in four equal payments with no interest, and provides the security, flexibility and financial control they seek. Marketing Technology News: Adam…

Virtual Reality Company Offers In-Store Shopping Experience with Home Delivery During Coronavirus Social Distancing

Many people are homebound, due to the Coronavirus and can't get to the store. As a solution, LifeStyles In 360, a Florida-based tech company which originally created Virtual Reality shopping experiences for Whole Foods Market and The Coca-Cola Orlando Eye, will bring the in-store shopping experience to online users with home delivery. Marketing Technology News: SalesHood Steps Up to Offer Free Usage of Its Sales Enablement Platform During COVID-19 Crisis Unlike the…

Checkpoint Systems Partners with JCPenney to Provide Enhanced Shopping Experience

Checkpoint Systems, a global leader in retail technology solutions recently partnered with JCPenney on its reimagined Brand-Defining Store in Hurst, Texas, that delivers an improved customer experience to shoppers. The new Styling Rooms at the Hurst store are equipped with Checkpoint's InterACT Fitting Room solution and JCPenney Style @ Your Service technology. Checkpoint's InterACT Fitting Room solution provides an interactive in-store experience to customers requiring assistance.  The solution allows customers the…

Mastercard and Diane von Furstenberg Partner to Deliver Curated Shopping Experience for Consumers and Insights for Store Associates

Partnership to also integrate brands shared focus on women’s empowerment efforts Mastercard and Diane von Furstenberg announced a new partnership focused on enhancing the in-store experience for consumers, as well as delivering intelligent insights to store associates through the integration of technology that provides informed product recommendations, store performance analytics, as well as digital discovery and engagement through QR codes. The effort will also encompass a shared focus on women’s empowerment through both…