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Target’s same-day pickup and delivery services growing at double the rate of 2018

August 23, 2019 0

Target’s investment in same-day pickup and delivery options is paying off. The company, which today offers same-day in-store pickup, drive-up, and same-day delivery through its

Ikea doubles down on smart home tech with new business unit

August 18, 2019 0

Ikea’s smart home investments to date have been smart but scattered – now the Swedish home goods brand says it’s going to amp up its

Amazon’s one-two punch: How traditional retailers can fight back

April 19, 2019 0

Aaron Rinberg Contributor Aaron Rinberg is an associate with Battery Ventures in Herzliya, Israel. Scott Tobin Contributor Scott Tobin is a general partner with Battery

Sam’s Club to test new Scan & Go system that uses computer vision instead of barcodes

March 4, 2019 0

In October, Walmart-owned Sam’s Club opened a test store in Dallas where it planned to trial new technology, including mobile checkout, an Amazon Go-like camera

WSJ: Amazon to open new US grocery chain separate from Whole Foods

March 3, 2019 0

A report from The Wall St. Journal today claims Amazon is preparing to open a new chain of grocery stores across the U.S. that won’t

Amazon Prime members can choose a weekly delivery date with launch of ‘Amazon Day’

February 28, 2019 0

Amazon this morning launched a new delivery option for Prime members that will allow them to control when their orders arrive, Amazon Day. The option

Affirm’s latest partnership brings its alternative financing to Walmart’s U.S. stores and website

February 27, 2019 0

Financial technology company Affirm, which offers consumers an alternative to cash and credit when paying for large purchases, has scored a notable new partner: Walmart.

Foot Locker takes a minority stake in kids clothing subscription service Rockets of Awesome

February 26, 2019 0

Foot Locker is taking a stake in the subscription-based shopping service, Rockets of Awesome – a startup that’s something of a “StitchFix for kids,” in

Target announces launch of its curated, third-party marketplace, Target+

February 25, 2019 0

Target this morning announced Target+, a new initiative designed to expand the assortment on Target.com with merchandise from third-party sellers. But unlike with Walmart and

Amazon and Flipkart pull 100,000s of products to comply with new Indian law

February 1, 2019 0

Amazon has been forced to pull an estimated 400,000 products in India after new regulation limiting e-commerce businesses went into force in the country today.

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