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Why it’s time to finally digitise this overlooked part of retail

Many retailers have invested in e-commerce, but they’ve overlooked one important part of the business in their quest to ...

Analysis: The augmented reality check

Since the pandemic, retailers have begun experimenting with AR. But is it really all that it's cracked up to be?

E-Land hit by ransomware attack as McAfee warns retailers of more to come

As E-Land was hit by a major ransomware attack, antivirus company McAfee warned retailers to expect more danger ahead.

Sometimes only a physical keypad will do

Physical keys are more intuitive, providing tactile feedback when the button is pressed
Robot Robovie.

Video: Japanese store employs robot Robovie to enforce mask-wearing

Robovie, developed by Kyoto-based Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, reminds shoppers to wear...

How to predict unpredictable demand: forecasting in times of crisis

Retailers today need to plan demand for an unpredictable future, and all they have to work with are months of biased or ...

Alibaba shoppers shatter Singles Day record already, spending $56 billion

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said orders made during its Singles' Day mega-shopping festival had exceeded $56 ...

China releases draft rules for e-commerce platforms

China's market regulator on Tuesday published draft rules aimed at preventing monopolistic behavior by internet platform...

Are digital fitness apps the biggest opportunity in activewear?

Under Armour’s recent sale of its MyFitnessPal platform comes as other major players beef up their fitness offerings.

L’Oreal turns to Google as coronavirus spurs virtual make-up shift

Shoppers searching Google for cosmetics will be able to try them on virtually thanks to a deal with L'Oreal.