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It won"t stop with Amazon Go: Many retailers are shopping for ways to get rid of checkout lines

Get ready to say good riddance to the che.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneFeb 12th, 2019

As Amazon Go prepares San Francisco launch, this startup wants to help other retailers go cashierless

It has been four years since Krishna Motukuri had his lightbulb moment about grocery checkout lines. Motukuri needed to make a quick stop for a gallon of milk, but there was nothing quick about landing in the middle of Trader Joe's dinner rush. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2018

Retail"s Other Problem: Too Few Clerks in the Store

Many of America’s biggest retailers, under assault from Amazon, have been slashing staff even faster than they have been closing stores, a dynamic that has left fewer clerks and longer checkout lines......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 30th, 2018

Country’s Biggest Mall Owner Warns Retail Apocalypse May Not Be Over

Simon Property Group looks at alternative ways to fill shopping centers. While 2018 saw a large number of retailers filing bankruptcy and.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 1st, 2019

THE MOBILE CHECKOUT BENCHMARK REPORT: How Amazon, Target, and other top e-tailers rank on checkout features that drive conversion (AMZN, TGT, WMT)

Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Mobile commerce (m-commerce) isn’t just the future of online shopping.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 27th, 2019

5 ways retailers are trying to make you overspend this holiday shopping season

Sometimes ‘free’ isn’t really free......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2018

Arms Merchant for Anti-Amazon Sellers

Nearly 80% of the top 500 internet retailers use PayPal Checkout, seven times Amazon Pay’s 11%......»»

Category: topSource: barronsDec 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Amazon experimenting with cashierless technology at bigger stores

Amazon.com Inc. is testing its cashierless checkout technology for bigger stores, according to people familiar with the matter. If successful, the strategy would further challenge brick-and-mortar retailers racing to make their businesses more convenient......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 2nd, 2018

Walmart looks to app to speed up checkout process for the holidays

Walmart's "Check out with Me," service brings a personal checker throughout the store to get you out of holiday shopping lines......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 23rd, 2018

Walmart and Target are deploying an army of staff to deal with the worst thing about Black Friday shopping

AP Photo/David J. Phillip Retailers like Walmart and Target have deployed an army of staff to reduce the worst thing about Black Friday shopping: long lines. They send workers to the busiest par.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 23rd, 2018

These retailers will attract the most shoppers during the holidays

The holiday shopping season is the most important time of year for much of the country's retail industry, but some companies are more likely to draw hordes of customers than others. Unsurprisingly, Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) is e.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2018

Amazon.com re-opens to Australians after backlash

Amazon.com said it would stop blocking Australians from shopping on its U.S. site after a customer backlash, unwinding a move which has tarnished its launch in the country. Michelle Hennessy reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 22nd, 2018

3 ways to keep your Amazon gifts under wraps until Christmas Day

Keeping your gifts a secret is harder than ever, because so much shopping is done online, and the digi.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 22nd, 2018

MIB Defending Against the Onslaught of Amazon

Enough with the Retail Apocalypse! So says Barbara E. Kahn, Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, author of The Shopping Revolution: How Successful Retailers Win Customers i.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 23rd, 2018

Secret ways to save money at Amazon

Here are three secret ways you can save money when shopping on Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 22nd, 2018

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) reinvents shopping yet again

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) reinvents shopping yet again Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) has decimated shopping malls by causing numerous retailers to go out of business — or at least reduce their store cou.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 15th, 2018

How Amazon is killing comparison shopping

Competition between Amazon and traditional retailers is causing prices to become more uniform......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2018

Instagram is coming after Amazon with plans to launch a standalone shopping app

Jirapong Manustrong / Shutterstock.com Instagram is working on a new standalone app focussed on shopping, reports The Verge. It would allow people to buy products directly from retailers they follow on Instagram. Amazon has shown third-party se.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 5th, 2018

7 ways to save money on clothes even if you can"t stop shopping

Comedy Central It can be hard to say no to a cute new shirt, pair of heels or whatever items you set your eyes on. Thankfully, if you get creative, you don't have to qu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 4th, 2018

Prime Day Prep 2019: Two key ways retailers can steal customers from Amazon on its annual e-commerce holiday — and why they should start planning now (AMZN)

Prime Day 2018 was the biggest sales event in Amazon’s history, with estimated globa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 21st, 2018

Nordstrom racks up big gain in digital sales

Amazon isn't the only online shopping king based in Seattle. It looks like you can add fellow Seattle native Nordstrom to the list of retailers that has figured out how to sell things over the internet. Lots of things......»»

Category: topSource: moneyAug 16th, 2018