Walmart testing ‘Jetblack’ shopping service in NYC

http://www.altaviawatch.com/en/sales-activation/walmart-testing-jetblack-shopping-service-nycWalmart testing ‘Jetblack’ shopping service in NYC thierry Tue 22/05/2018 – 14:39 Sales activation As it turns the calendar on the first anniversary of its Store No. 8 project, Walmart has rebranded a program within it as “Jetblack” and begun beta testing its first initiative in New York City, Recode reports. (Author : Daphne Howland) Jetblack is a text-based style […]

Walmart, not Amazon, will acquire Indian market leader Flipkart

http://www.altaviawatch.com/en/retailer-news/walmart-not-amazon-will-acquire-indian-market-leader-flipkartWalmart, not Amazon, will acquire Indian market leader Flipkart thierry Thu 17/05/2018 – 16:04 Retailer News Despite Amazon’s attractive offer, Indian online retailer Flipkart has chosen for Walmart and (remarkably), Google owner Alphabet as the new owners of 75 % of Flipkart’s shares. The deal is said to be worth 15 billion dollar. (Author : Maarten Reul) Still some stumbling blocks The acquisition […]

Ocado enters lucrative US market with Kroger deal

http://www.altaviawatch.com/en/retailer-news/ocado-enters-lucrative-us-market-kroger-dealOcado enters lucrative US market with Kroger deal thierry Thu 17/05/2018 – 15:40 Retailer News Ocado has entered the lucrative US market after penning its fifth international deal with grocery retailer Kroger. (Author : Elias Jahshan) As part of the agreement, Ocado’s technology will be used in the US exclusively by Kroger. The US-based grocer will also […]

Knoblauch’s Cafe-Office-Shop Combines Three Spaces into One Experience

http://www.altaviawatch.com/en/shopper-experience/knoblauchs-cafe-office-shop-combines-three-spaces-one-experienceKnoblauch’s Cafe-Office-Shop Combines Three Spaces into One Experience hassan Fri 11/05/2018 – 11:00 Shopper Experience Knoblauch’s cafe-office-shop is a beautifully designed multipurpose space that invites customers in to understand everything furniture-related. (Author :Justin Lam) The massive 1500-square meter area consists of three parts: the office, which is dedicated to over 200 staff members, the furniture […]

Alibaba’s ‘Futuremart’ is a High-Tech Cashierless Store in China

http://www.altaviawatch.com/en/retail-innovations/alibabas-futuremart-high-tech-cashierless-store-chinaAlibaba’s ‘Futuremart’ is a High-Tech Cashierless Store in China thierry Fri 27/04/2018 – 11:53 Retail Innovations At its headquarters in Hangzhou, China, Alibaba opened an all-new staffless store by the name of ‘Futuremart.’  (Author : Laura McQuarrie) The high-tech store is stocked with a variety of merchandise from Alibaba and requires that consumers check in by […]

Ikea to improve accessibility through e-commerce and city stores

http://www.altaviawatch.com/en/sales-activation/ikea-improve-accessibility-through-e-commerce-and-city-storesIkea to improve accessibility through e-commerce and city stores thierry Tue 24/04/2018 – 14:13 Sales activation Swedish furniture giant Ikea is planning to open a number of small city stores in Seoul, a significant departure from the suburban mega stores that the company typically favors. (Author : Retail in Asia) “We will continue to make […]

Target is Adding a Drive-Up Service to Hundreds of Retail Locations

http://www.altaviawatch.com/en/sales-activation/target-adding-drive-service-hundreds-retail-locationsTarget is Adding a Drive-Up Service to Hundreds of Retail Locations thierry Mon 23/04/2018 – 15:57 Sales activation In an effort to make retail shopping nearly as seamless as the online experience, Target has announced it will be adding drive-up service to hundred of its stores. While the service has already been in place in […]

‘The Goods Mart’ is an Eco-Friendly, Better-for-You Shop

http://www.altaviawatch.com/en/shopper-experience/goods-mart-eco-friendly-better-you-shop‘The Goods Mart’ is an Eco-Friendly, Better-for-You Shop thierry Mon 23/04/2018 – 14:49 Shopper Experience Convenience stores are commonly stocked with a selection of snacks and beverages that are both inexpensive and unhealthy, but The Goods Mart in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake neighborhood aims to challenge this by stocking its shelves with only items that […]

Walmart launches ‘Check Out With Me’ for on-the-spot checkouts in hundreds of US stores

http://www.altaviawatch.com/en/shopper-experience/walmart-launches-check-out-me-spot-checkouts-hundreds-us-stores Walmart launches ‘Check Out With Me’ for on-the-spot checkouts in hundreds of US stores thierry Fri 20/04/2018 – 16:18 Shopper Experience Walmart announced on Thursday it’s beginning to test new technology that arms store staff with mobile devices for checking out customers from the floor.  (Auteur : Sarah Perez) The devices will first be put into […]

Whole Foods will end its rewards program and fold it into Amazon Prime

http://www.altaviawatch.com/en/retailer-news/whole-foods-will-end-its-rewards-program-and-fold-it-amazon-primeWhole Foods will end its rewards program and fold it into Amazon Prime thierry Thu 19/04/2018 – 12:04 Retailer News Whole Foods will shut down its rewards program, digital coupons, and customers’ online accounts on May 2nd and fold everything into Amazon Prime, according to an email to customers this week. (Author : Natt Garun) The […]

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