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Brick and Mortar

Helsinki’s Deserted Stores Transform Into OOH for Small Businesses as a Gift From Teleoperator

Small businesses have been hit hard by the pandemic and, as a result, a great number of brick-and-mortar stores globally have been left deserted. Telecommunications and ICT company Telia Finland turns empty business spaces in Helsinki, Finland into Christmas displays to encourage consumers to shop small for Christmas. “The significance of small businesses for the economy is enormous, and the financial wellbeing of an entrepreneur has a direct impact on their entire family. We want to encourage people to purchase…

Pandemic Accelerates the Erosion of Brick-and-Mortar Providing New Opportunities this Holiday Season for eCommerce

Morrison Consulting, LLC, a Scottsdale-based e-consultancy firm and Mode Effect, LLC, a Phoenix-based WordPress and WooCommerce development firm, both established Arizona companies recently merged to create a full-service ecommerce consulting, development and management agency. "Something we've been talking about a lot since merger of our teams and talent is how the pandemic has affected our eCommerce clients – and, especially, how the pandemic will impact the holiday shopping season," said John Morrison, CEO.…

Meet a Fintech StartUp That Also Makes Free-to-Use Business Website for SMEs

Mswipe is adding more advanced financial technology features to support brick and mortar businesses in the e-commerce ecosystem. The leading fintech and payments services platform has announced adding PayByLink for contactless collections from customers, in addition to launching a free-to-use business website to enable small businesses and proprietors to go live online with their own website within minutes. These will help small local marketing and retail firms take full advantage of fintech capabilities and compete with…

CommentSold And Lightspeed Partner To Offer Brick And Mortar Boutique Retailers Access To A New Selling Channel

CommentSold, social commerce platform, and Lightspeed, cloud-based point-of-sale system, announced a strategic partnership to fuel boutique retailers' growth. This partnership involves integration between the two platforms that provides brick and mortar retailers the opportunity to add social media as a selling channel. Lightspeed users can now take advantage of CommentSold's integrations with Facebook and Instagram, tapping into a huge market. Marketing Technology News: YRC Worldwide Launches New Industry-centric…

Adams Street Partners and Sapphire Ventures Lead $40 Million Investment in Punchh to Power Digital Transformation of Brick-and-Mortar Retail

The investment will accelerate the development of Punchh's customer AI technologies while optimizing its solutions for new retail verticals Punchh, the leader in customer marketing solutions for physical retailers, announced it has raised $40 million in a Series C funding round led by Adams Street Partners and Sapphire Ventures, with AllianceBernstein also participating in the round. The new funding will be used to further augment Punchh's AI capabilities as it expands into new verticals such as convenience stores and other…

US E-Commerce Trends Linked to Nielsen’s Prime Day Analytics

More of an FYI, already into Amazon Prime Day 2019, we are on the eve of what has grown to become one of the biggest shopping moments of the year across on and offline retail. What can we expect to see this time in the US E-Commerce industry? Guided by last year’s numbers, here are some of Nielsen’s Prime Day predictions. Justin Belgiano, Senior Vice President of Consumer Data Practice, Nielsen, said - “The stage has been set for a Prime Day where health & beauty and grocery will dominate--and omni-channel…

New Euclid Survey Reveals The Key to Millennial Shoppers’ Hearts is Through Brick and Mortar, Not Online

Brick And Mortar Retailers Can Turn the Tables on Amazon This Holiday Shopping Season by Focusing on What They Know Best: Their Stores and Shoppers Euclid, the leading data platform for offline attribution and visitor retargeting, revealed counterintuitive results of a new survey: this holiday season, retailers can expect younger generations to be more drawn to their physical stores while older generations gravitate online. Retailers can put a stake in the ground this holiday season by tailoring these different experiences…