The Ikea Place app is relaunching with a new design and added features, combining augmented reality and artiﬁcial intelligence.
Walmart is introducing a Capital One Walmart Rewards Credit Card program, which launches with two new cards and makes tapping the retailer’s online operations, including grocery pickup and delivery, more attractive.
Walmart and BuzzFeed’s Tasty are expanding their partnership with a new feature, shoppable recipes.
Albertsons is starting an initiative to make its online grocery shopping websites and mobile applications more accessible and usable for shoppers with disabilities.
Consumers are embracing the use of retail technology to improve their shopping experience, according to the latest consumer view survey released by the National Retail Federation.
Lamps Plus is offering a text link for consumers who want to send questions to their local Lamps Plus store, where employees will reply.
According to market research firm Euromonitor International, digital wellness, autonomous outlets, voice, customer-led experiences and the expansion of super apps will have the most impact on the omnichannel retail scene as the year proceeds.
QVC has unveiled a new visual identity, logo and a new app for iPhone devices, designed to enrich the video-based shopping experiences QVC offers, particularly in the mobile platform.
A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts has adopted e-commerce in an initiative that builds on a company-wide restructuring effort, with the online element meant to serve “a new generation of digitally empowered consumers,” company president Anthony Piperno told HomeWorldBusiness.com
So, just what does tick off consumers shopping for the holidays?
Jetblack held a press reception on November 13 and conducted a public event the next day, all to help spread the word about its new shopping service, one that combines e-commerce and customized concierge-style attention, with texting the key communications link between shoppers and the business.