Retail

The integration of virtual and augmented reality, the rise of digital fashion, and brands building their metaverse cities—this page covers the trends and news that will influence the future of retail.

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https://www.chinainternetwatch.com/43628/alibaba-genai-ec-huiwa/
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Chinainternetwatch
In the evolving landscape of digital commerce, Alibaba's recent foray into AI-driven e-commerce with the launch of "Hui Wa" marks a significant milestone. As the digital giants of China, including Baidu and ByteDance, pave their paths in AI e-commerce, the question arises: Is AI the new frontier...
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https://www.financemagnates.com/fintech/allianz-trade-eyes-b2b-e-commerce-with-new-payment-solutions/
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Financemagnates
Allianz Trade has launched a payment solution with a
range of services dedicated to B2B e-commerce platforms. Dubbed Allianz Trade Pay, this new service
exclusively targets B2B activities with the aim of enhancing simplicity,
security, and competitiveness. A Shift towards B2B E-commerce François...
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https://debanked.com/2024/01/sellersfi-announces-financing-solution-with-amazon-lending-to-provide-e-commerce-sellers-credit-lines-up-to-10m/
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Debanked
Collaboration provides eligible Amazon sellers with even more opportunity to secure capital to grow their business
Weston, FL, January, 30, 2024 - SellersFi, a global e-commerce financing and financial services company, today announced a financing solution with Amazon that will provide eligible...
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https://scrippsnews.com/stories/these-10-grocery-stores-top-the-list-for-value-consumers-say/
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Scrippsnews
Market Force's data indicated that Aldi provides the most value for money among America's leading grocery stores. The survey included 45 chains throughout the U.S., including warehouse stores such as Costco and Sam's Club, as well as big box retailers, like Target and Walmart. . According to the survey, 88.of respondents said Aldi offers value for money.
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https://www.trendhunter.com/slideshow/february-2024-fashion
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Trendhunter
The 2024 fashion trends are distinctly marked by a rich tapestry of pop culture influence, a steadfast commitment to sustainability, and the burgeoning popularity of collaborative and limited-edition collections. As the fashion industry navigates the evolving landscape of consumer preferences, the infusion of elements from Lunar New Year celebrations, video games, and anime into apparel and accessories underscores the deepening relationship between fashion and global cultural phenomena.
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https://www.expressandstar.com/news/business/2024/03/21/shoppers-save-56-million-at-dudley-discount-store-in-a-year/
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Expressandstar
Company Shop Dudley on Birmingham New Road said there had been a collective saving of £5,648,176 in the past 12 months, helping to stretch hard-working family budgets during the cost-of-living squeeze.Figures also demonstrate how the Dudley store has saved 2,017 tonnes of perfectly-good food,...
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https://chainstoreage.com/survey-us-consumers-more-brand-loyal-global-peers
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Chainstoreage
Half of U.S. consumers are more likely to engage in a loyalty program this year than last, 25% higher than global consumers. Compared to the global average, U.S. consumers are more brand loyal, according to a new survey.Marketing technology firm Marigold's 2024 United States Consumer Trends Index...
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https://www.practicalecommerce.com/charts-fastest-growing-ecommerce-companies
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Practicalecommerce
The first challenge in ranking fast-growing ecommerce companies is the definition. Should "ecommerce" include only companies that sell their own inventory? Or does it also include platforms and tech providers that serve those sellers? Yahoo Finance adopted the latter last month when it ranked the fastest-growing, publicly traded ecommerce companies.
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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12985233/Retailers-Gen-Z-shoppers-Americas-zombie-malls.html?ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490&ns_mchannel=rss
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Dailymail
Published: 19:25 EST, 19 January 2024 | Updated: 19:54 EST, 19 January 2024 America's zombie shopping malls could be saved by Gen Z, who prefer seeing and touching clothes and crave real-life social interactions. Retail experts say it's the immediacy of touching and trying out products that is...
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https://www.softwaresuggest.com/blog/custom-ecommerce-solutions/
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Softwaresuggest
Although this amount appears remarkable, small business owners and those running online stores with off-the-shelf solutions lost over $756 billion simply because they could not provide a personalized customer experience anywhere. Looking for Best eCommerce Software? Today's customers value their time and are hesitant to browse through mediocre sites that fail to understand their preferences and needs.
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https://www.pymnts.com/news/ecommerce/2024/ai-proves-effective-in-stopping-e-commerce-returns-fraud/
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Pymnts
Returns are a cost of doing business for all merchants. If not handled well, they can present a point of friction, disappointing customers so much that they're discouraged from shopping with that company again. Fraudsters? They're gaming the system, sometimes reporting that products did not arrive, or they did not get what they ordered — and they request refunds.
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https://nypost.com/2024/02/13/business/why-temu-dropped-21m-on-3-super-bowl-ads/
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Nypost
Chinese-owned e-commerce giant Temu dropped tens of millions of dollars on three Super Bowl commercials and offered $15 million in giveaways in hopes of getting a major leg up with US shoppers.
The 30-second ad spots during Super Bowl LVIII — when the Kansas City Chiefs clinched the Lombardi...
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https://www.fxempire.com/forecasts/article/gold-silver-copper-forecast-price-moves-before-us-ppi-consumer-sentiment-1410033
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Fxempire
Conversely, silver exhibited resilience, eyeing a 1.weekly uplift, indicating a shift towards diversified asset allocation. Meanwhile, copper's price climbed to $3.80 per pound, driven by the dollar's weakness, and is set for a 2.weekly increase, despite global economic uncertainties dampening demand expectations.
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https://bankingjournal.aba.com/2024/02/consumer-sentiment-rises-in-february/
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Bankingjournal
Consumer sentiment rose 0.6 points in January to 79.which is 12.7 points higher than a year ago. The Current Economic Conditions Index decreased 0.4 points from the previous month to 81.5 but is 10.8 points above the February 2023 index. The Consumer Expectations Index increased 1.3 points to 78.4 from the last month and is 13.9 points higher than a year ago.
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https://365retail.co.uk/top-3-must-watch-e-commerce-trends-in-2024-stay-ahead/
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365retail
As more companies rely on online sales and marketing, the e-commerce landscape is growing. According to Statista, the international revenue hit $6 trillion by the end of 2023 and is projected to reach $6.9 trillion in 2024. If you want to launch an e-commerce business or just plan to stay competitive, it's essential to be aware of the trends that redefine the industry landscape.
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https://cxm.co.uk/this-week-in-cx-environmental-consciousness-in-shopping-is-on-the-rise/
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Cxm
Happy Friday! 'This week in CX' brings you the latest roundup of industry news.
This week, we're looking at data issues with CMS, environmental awareness in shopping, and Gartner's top priorities for CS and support leaders.
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UK consumer card spending edged up just 3.1% year-on-year in...
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https://retailtechinnovationhub.com/home/2024/3/8/retail-technology-innovation-of-the-week-matalan-lays-claim-to-a-uk-generativeai-first
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Retailtechinnovationhub
And this week we're focusing on Matalan, a fashion and homeware omnichannel value retailer that has announced the launch of a new Generative AI (GenAI) tool.Matalan has partnered with Kin + Carta on the GenAI and Large Language Model (LLM) offering, which creates detailed product descriptions for...
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https://zacjohnson.com/customer-engagement-summit/
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Zacjohnson
Welcome to the Customer Engagement Summit 2024, the premier event in customer engagement and the internet business conference of the year. This conference has a rich history of bringing together industry experts and leaders to explore the future of customer engagement in the digital age. With a...
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https://www.exchangewire.com/blog/2024/03/14/the-rise-of-retail-media-networks/
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Exchangewire
Retail media networks represent a significant evolution in the rapidly growing field of ad-supported digital media channels. What are some of the opportunities and challenges surrounding this $100bn space?It would be remiss to overlook ad tech's current focus on the rapid growth of retail media...
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https://wwd.com/business-news/retail/ecommerce-sector-growth-2024-commercenext-survey-1236153539/
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Wwd
CommerceNext released an e-commerce business sentiment survey Thursday that revealed a more optimistic outlook for 2024. The company teamed up with Sucharita Kodali, lead retail analyst at Forrester Research, to poll senior leaders at 113 companies.
CommerceNext said in a statement that "the...
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https://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20240305050223
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Koreaherald
In a whirlwind of fierce competition, Chinese e-commerce powerhouses AliExpress and TEMU have been dampening the once-vibrant spirit of new startups in Korea.The surge of Chinese e-commerce companies, known for their agility and freedom from domestic regulations, has delivered a significant blow...
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https://fitsmallbusiness.com/shift4shop-review/
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Fitsmallbusiness
Shift4Shop, formerly 3dcart, is an ecommerce platform that offers retailers an inexpensive option to build an online store without sacrificing features. Overall, my Shift4Shop review found it to be a great option for US-based merchants looking for a free platform with robust features.
In my...