The e-commerce industry is a wonderful thing. Business owners can set up shop and start making sales to buyers all over the world in no time. Shoppers enjoy endless options from stores and brands across the globe. But despite the many advantages it offers both buyers and business owners, it can be challenging for online retailers to come up with new and exciting ways to wow their online audience.Read Full Story
Technology Enables Shoppers to Quickly Scan, Shop & Go
Retail Business Services, the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA, has announced new frictionless store technology, piloted under the name lunchbox, which enables individuals to shop a small format store in seconds by scanning in, shopping and walking out. The technology is currently being tested in Retail Business Services’ Quincy, Mass.
Has Amazon Created a Culture of Shoppers on Autopilot?
How do you shop? I go to Amazon. There is a huge selection, prices are reasonable, there is a 5-star rating system, I can read reviews and I am a Prime member. I know that almost always, I will get what I order in two days or less, sometimes even within two hours, for no extra charge. Shopping is convenient, always-on, fast, and risk-free.
Last Saturday, I woke up and walked down to my favorite coffee shop in San Francisco, SightGlass coffee in SoMa.
I met up with a couple of entrepreneurs pitching an amazing idea, and while ordering some mind-buzzingly-good drip coffee, ran into a mentor of mine.
Summary: Booz Allen just launched a one-stop shop for all manner of pretested DNN models. They’re even guaranteeing price. This makes buying just like picking accounting, CRM, or HRIS software. Equally as important, it’s a genius example of platform strategy to lock in customers and lock out competitors.Read Full Story