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CES 2019: Same Technology, New Possibilities

Jan 17, 2019

Last week, more than 188,000 tech enthusiasts descended upon Las Vegas for CES to get a glimpse of the latest and greatest gadgets from around the world. As far as dazzle, the show didn’t disappoint.

Sustainability is Driving Consumers' Purchase Decisions

Jan 16, 2019

Consumers, especially younger ones, are thinking harder about issues like ecological impact and labor practices when making purchases.

Retailers and Shoppers Are on Totally Different Pages About Tech

Jan 15, 2019

Retail executives and consumers in the US, the UK and Australia have widely disparate expectations about artificial intelligence's (AI) and virtual reality's (VR) effects on the retail sector

Walmart's New Campaign Spotlights Digital Grocery Business

Jan 12, 2019

Walmart is doubling down on its digital grocery efforts with a splashy new campaign promoting Walmart Grocery Pickup, its click-and-collect service.

Hey Siri, What Are Hearables?

Jan 09, 2019

As new voice tech has emerged, functions normally embedded in phones have begun shifting to smart headphones, aka hearables.

Why Apparel Sales Had a Blowout Holiday Season

Jan 09, 2019

A favorite choice of gift-givers this holiday season? New clothes. The apparel category had its biggest year-over-year performance since 2010.

Why Dollar Stores Are Thriving

Jan 04, 2019

Declining mall foot traffic and competition from direct-to-consumer brands and private-label offerings have hurt mid-tier merchants like Toys “R” Us and Sears. But discount retailers like dollar stores are flourishing.

Will Walmart Overtake Amazon in Digital Grocery Sales?

Jan 02, 2019

The numbers aren't in yet, but Walmart might have overtaken Amazon as the largest digital grocery player in the US.