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CRETECH March 06, 2018
Just a month after Amazon began to offer Whole Foods grocery deliveries via its Prime Now service in a handful of cities, the company announced today it’s expanding that service to two more key markets, San Francisco and Atlanta. The latter city is especially interesting, given that it’s on Amazon’s shortlist of potential HQ2 picks. The two new additions join existing markets for Whole Foods...
CRETECH March 02, 2018
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. AiFi, a computer vision startup, has developed its own technology to enable in-store shopping without the need for physical checkout, much like the Amazon Go store, according to a press release. Cashierless store concepts ...
CRETECH March 01, 2018
Commercial Real Estate CRE Opinion: Transformative Technology in Retail Retailer and property owners can easily get lost in data points. The key is recognizing that this information is not the answer, but rather a resource. By Steve Lieberman Published in Commercial Real Estate March 1, 2018 7:57 am SMS With the advancements of public transportation, automobiles, and the rapidly developing highway...
CRETECH February 27, 2018
Amazon will add another six Amazon Go cashierless store concepts to its roster this year, according to reports. While the original store took nearly a year to test before opening, the latest news signals that Amazon may have overcome any glitches experienced with its Walk Out Technology, Recode reports. The concept allows shoppers to walk in, grab items and walk out of the store without having to ...
CRETECH February 25, 2018
The hottest thing in China’s online shopping world is bricks-and-mortar stores. Inman, which started as an online-only women’s fashion brand but has now opened 450 shops, shows why. The Trend in Online Shopping: Not Shopping Online
CRETECH February 22, 2018
Amazon may open six new Amazon Go stores this year Share Tweet Share What's This? Image: stephen brashear/Getty Images By Monica Chin2018-02-22 18:23:58-0500 The first Amazon Go store opened just a month ago,  but the franchise's next steps may already be in the works.  Amazon could open as many as six new Amazon Go stores this year, reports Recode, citing "people familiar with th...
CRETECH February 22, 2018
Max Rhodes was walking around that weird little parklet in Hayes Valley in San Francisco after taking a break from a five-year stint at Square to figure out what he wanted to do next — and he kept seeing Square registers everywhere. It was spotting them over and over again in smaller retail shops dotted throughout the city that made him think about the connections between the average product mak...
CRETECH February 22, 2018
Must-Watch Retail Trends for 2018 Setting your retail establishment apart from the competition gets more difficult with each passing year thanks to the unstoppable popularity of e-tail. That’s why good store design is so important – not only does it create a pleasurable environment that people will keep coming back to, it also delivers an experience that can’t be matched by impersonal online...
CRETECH February 22, 2018
ParkBee, a Netherlands-founded startup that lets private car parks monetize underutilized spaces by making them bookable to the public, has picked up €5 million in new funding The round is led by German-based Statkraft Ventures, with participation from existing investors. Statkraft Ventures is backed by the Statkraft Group, which claims to be Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. Ori...
CRETECH February 22, 2018
Capillary Technologies, an India-based startup that helps e-commerce businesses manage their marketing and customer engagement, has pulled in $20 million in fresh funding from existing investors Warburg Pincus and Sequoia. The company said it plans to use the capital to develop its products and R&D, including a new focus on the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) space where it works with brands...