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Amazon's ambitions unboxed: Stores for furniture, appliances and more
Amazon's ambitions unboxed: Stores for furniture, appliances and more
Last Sunday in Palm Springs, Calif., Jeffrey P. Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, climbed into the cockpit of a 13-foot robot and began flailing his arms as though warming up for a workout, causing the robot's enormous appendages to mimic his movem...
Why consumer generated content could be a boon for brands
Why consumer generated content could be a boon for brands
Thanks to the rise of smartphones, everyone is a photographer these days. That could be a major help to some retailers. In the U.S. alone, there are some 190.5 million smartphone users of all ages—73.4 percent of internet users and 59.3 percent ...
Alibaba seeking to reshape retail industry through big data, cloud computing
Alibaba seeking to reshape retail industry through big data, cloud computing
Alibaba Group has set up a new committee led by its chief executive to better execute its "new retail" strategy - a concept driven by the integration of online, offline, logistics and data across a single value chain–one of the five new trends th...
Promoting sustainability could more than double product sales
Promoting sustainability could more than double product sales
This year on Earth Day, there will be more than the usual rallies and musical acts celebrating the event. There will be a March for Science in Washington, D.C., in an effort to support knowledge sharing and stewardship of the planet.