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America’s “hottest stores” revealed

Subscription meal kit company Blue Apron has topped this year’s list of America’s hottest stores.

America’s “hottest stores” revealed

Subscription meal kit company Blue Apron has topped this year’s list of America’s hottest stores.

Levi’s exec says eCommerce forcing focus on inventories

Retailers can no longer accept a lack of shelf level inventory in-stocks and inaccurate inventories.

C31 Ventures to fund tech start-ups

Real estate company CapitaLand is setting up a venture fund, C31 Ventures, to tap global tech start-ups.

Developing digital DNA

Imagine being first to utilise a brand new technology that allows customers to interact with your store directly, order what they need, and have the product home delivered even before they click off. US drug store, Walgreens, achieved that utopian goal… more than a century ago. What was the ‘new’ technology? The telephone. How did Walgreens do it? Pretty simple – when a customer called to refill a prescription, Charles Walgreen Sr. kept them on the line long enough for the deliv…