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Chubb Launches Chubb Studio(SM), Simplifying Digital Partner Integration

Chubb announced the launch of Chubb Studio, a new global platform that will simplify and streamline the distribution of the company's insurance products through its partners' digital channels around the world. The platform enables Chubb's partners in retail, e-commerce, banking, fintech, airline, telecommunications and other industries to add digital insurance options to their own product and service offerings. Chubb Studio provides partner companies with digital access to Chubb's extensive range of consumer insurance…

How Digital Channels Can Help Brands Stock up on Customer Loyalty and Prepare for a Rebound

Consumers, businesses, and marketers are in uncharted territory. The coronavirus crisis has significantly changed the way people work, shop and live, and both brands and consumers are figuring out how to navigate the new normal. For example, shoppers are spending less and browsing more. But, as they move to online channels, they’re also consuming more digital content as they look for productive and entertaining ways to spend their time. The brands that respond to these changing purchasing patterns with new strategies will…

Rackspace Technology and Google Cloud Deliver Retail Sales and Marketing Efficiency for Eagle Eye

Rackspace Technology has expanded its support and services for Eagle Eye, by migrating the retail SaaS technology firm's digital marketing platform, Eagle Eye AIR, to Google Cloud, resulting in a 30% improvement in speed for point of sales transactions. Eagle Eye AIR powers some of the world’s largest customer loyalty and marketing promotion programs. The platform integrates several business management and sales systems to help retailers deploy hyper-personalized campaigns to drive customer acquisition and retention.…

Retailers Can Now Alert Shoppers on Inventory Availability at Their Preferred Store with SmarterHQ’s Store Product Alerts

With the expected rise in curbside pick-up and buy online, pick-up in-store (BOPIS) from retailers this holiday season, SmarterHQ announced the launch of Store Product Alerts, enabling retail marketers to send automated messages to alert shoppers of inventory availability at their preferred store based on their unique interests and shopping behaviors. "Retailers are still trying to figure out their holiday strategies as the pandemic has caused so much uncertainty. While brands have historically relied on a memorable…

TVPage Brings Online Live Shopping Feature to Retail and Esports

New Storefront app allows online content creators to be e-commerce ambassadors for major brands TVPage, the company that powers virtual brand ambassador storefronts for e-commerce, is bringing a live shopping capability to its Storefront app. A new virtual selling app for retail e-commerce and gaming, the Storefront app allows online content creators to become brand ambassadors and virtual sales associates for major participating brands while earning a commission. With the need for retailers to go touchless and an…

Lightspeed Capital Launches for U.S. Retail Customers

Global cloud commerce leader introduces a flexible financing product that will help SMBs scale-up in partnership with Stripe As the retail industry continues to adopt innovative solutions amidst the global pandemic, Lightspeed announces the initial availability of Lightspeed Capital, powered by Stripe. Through financing offers, this new product will help U.S.-based merchants with overall business growth, more specifically to buy inventory, invest in marketing, or manage cash flows. It is available for retailers using …

Retail Marketers Find New Ways to Meet Goals With Sidecar Amid COVID-19

Marketers have momentum at their backs with major shopping seasons ahead Retail marketers are renewing their focus on digital commerce advertising and deepening their partnerships with Sidecar as COVID-19 rewrites the retail landscape. "The trends we've seen year to date demonstrate our unwavering commitment to our customers' performance marketing needs and challenges," explained Andre Golsorkhi, founder and CEO of Sidecar. "Despite the disruption that COVID-19 is bringing to the retail industry, e-commerce is…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI and ML announcements from Lifesize (Unified communications), Qualtrics (Customer Experience), Real Madrid CF (E-commerce), Huble Digital Group (Digital Marketing), and 7.ai (Conversational AI). Lifesize Enhances Connectivity with Microsoft Teams and Other Video Collaboration Platforms Lifesize, a global innovator of immersive enterprise communication solutions, announced expanded connectivity with Microsoft…

Agilence Announces Creation of Strategic Advisory Board

New Strategic Advisors Bring Additional Retail, Business Intelligence and Enterprise Technology Acumen Agilence, Inc., the leading provider of operational analytics & reporting solutions to the retail and restaurant industries, announced the formation of its new Strategic Advisory Board (SAB). The newly formed SAB will work closely with the Agilence management team to further advance its progress in the data analytics industry and support the company's continued growth. Marketing Technology News: LiveXLive’s React…

Amazon Online Shopping Trends Boost E-Commerce Sales during the Pandemic

Wunderman Thompson Commerce’s study shows the winners and losers of lockdown as Amazon and Tesco reign supreme New research by Wunderman Thompson Commerce reveals that fewer than two in ten (16%) of UK consumers intend to return to their old shopping habits post-lockdown, signifying the lasting change that COVID-19 will have on the retail industry. The COVID, Commerce and the Consumer research – which surveyed 2,000 UK consumers on their shopping experience during the COVID-19 pandemic – found that the need for safety…

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…

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…

Staples US Retail Partners with Instacart

New partnership gives small business owners, remote workers, parents and teachers another way to shop for working and learning essentials Staples US Retail announced a collaboration with Instacart to launch same-day delivery from more than 1,000 Staples US retail locations. The partnership offers customers a safe and convenient way to shop for an assortment of products from trusted brands ranging from home office essentials to back-to-school necessities, and most importantly, cleaning supplies and PPE to accommodate…

How Remote Working Will Help Retail Revaluate Its Agenda

As the impact of the coronavirus crisis grows every day, the retail world has had to evolve in countless ways, as how we shop and connect with each other has shifted dramatically. The pandemic has changed the way that all businesses are operating, not least in relation to working from home for those who are able to. We are living through dark times but it is important to try to stay positive – and the situation may well be giving many companies the chance to take stock of the future, says Robert Lockyer, the owner of…

Programmatic Mobile Bidding Platform Appreciate Rolls Out Creative Wizard to Improve Ad Performance

Appreciate’s Creative Wizard technology enables generating new and dynamic high-impact ad creative in seconds to fit a broad range of ad units which are then A/B tested to improve campaign conversions and other KPIs Programmatic mobile bidding platform Appreciate, introduces its newly developed technology, Creative Wizard, which enables app developers to optimize performance by running more impactful creative across multiple ad units. Marketing Technology News: Slack Announces Integration with Amazon Chime Voice…

eCommerce Purchase Volumes Triple in Last Three Months

PowerReviews analysis of consumer activity across 1.5MM product pages reveals a two-month surge to a “new normal” as sales volumes stabilize throughout May PowerReviews reveals the staggering changes in consumer behavior and interaction with online ratings and reviews over the past three months in its research published today. Marketing Technology News: Doing What it Does Best “It Instills Confidence”: Salesforce Q1 Earning Update The June edition of the PowerReviews Market Trends Snapshot is based on analysis…

Enabling Contactless Purchase and Giving a Digital Voice to Local Retailers, Hyperlocal Discovery and Purchase App, BuyNearby Expands From 2…

In its bid to simplify ordering, payments and delivery of essentials during the lockdown, PayNearby, India’s fastest growing hyperlocal Fintech startup has now expanded its hyper local discovery and purchase app ‘BuyNearby’ to Pan India operations. The app has helped more than 2 lakh+ kirana shops across the country take their stores online. Besides the local kiranas, the platform hosts a wide range of retailers inclusive of -- groceries, pharmacies, sweet stores, supermarkets, milk & dairy products, branded specialty…

Tradier Teams With Q.ai, a Forbes Company, to Bring AI and Big Data Analytics to Customers and Retail Investors

Q.ai, a Forbes company, partners with Tradier. Tradier Brokerage is a leading, technology-driven, online broker that offers commission-free equity and subscription-based options trading. The Tradier brokerage API technology powers leading trading and digital advisory firms and is preferred by developers and innovators to build and offer innovative investing apps and platforms globally Tradier is teaming up with Q.ai, a Forbes company, to bring advanced AI-driven intelligent investing to retail investors. The collaboration…

Can Direct-to-Consumer Brands Successfully Shift from Online to Offline Retail?

New Findings Reveal How DTC Darlings Are Breaking Into Brick-and-Mortar, says Blis author Direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands have been steadily picking up steam, with a particular appeal to a digitally native generation of buyers accustomed to fast, easy-to-use and personalized experiences. Between clothing, accessories, or even luggage and mattresses, DTC brands are hitting the market hard, utilizing marketing strategies that excite consumers and make shopping experiences new and convenient. These digital-first brands…

Nielsen Global Connect and 1010data Expand Relationship to Serve the Growing Need for Collaborative Analytics and Data Sharing Solutions for…

Nielsen Global Connect and 1010data announced they have expanded their relationship to co-develop and commercialize solutions that will help retailers and manufacturers better understand the daily sales, supply chain and on the shelf availability/out of stock positions at brick and mortar stores. To ensure the success of the alliance, both companies have made significant investments in a joint program office to determine a solution roadmap, product development, go-to-market activities, professional services offerings and…