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Shoppers stick to the biggest online retailers

Shoppers stick to the biggest online retailers | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Shoppers stick to the biggest online retailers  https://t.co/v2u9DMHT92 #oohinteresting
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Canadian Tire’s $400 million drive to shift gears as a clicks-and-bricks retailer

Canadian Tire’s $400 million drive to shift gears as a clicks-and-bricks retailer | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
This is not your grandfather’s Canadian Tire. An augmented reality catalogue. Virtual reality store displays. A gaming lab. And a fitness obsessed tech
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Shop online, get delivery at eLockers in Dubai, Abu Dhabi

Shop online, get delivery at eLockers in Dubai, Abu Dhabi | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Emirates Post starts installation of automated parcel lockers
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Postmates launching 15-minute food delivery service in NYC tomorrow

Postmates launching 15-minute food delivery service in NYC tomorrow | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
On-demand delivery startup Postmates is launching Pop, its 15-minutes-or-less food delivery service, in New York City tomorrow at 11am ET. With Pop, which..
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Wal-Mart and Kroger expand e-grocery services

Wal-Mart and Kroger expand e-grocery services | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Online shoppers in Dallas and Houston are particularly appealing, based on the expansion plans of the two largest grocers in the United States.
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How German retailer Metro multiplied its China web sales by 30

How German retailer Metro multiplied its China web sales by 30 | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Consumers can pick up online orders in its 82 stores in China, and a new online store featuring imported goods is producing big results.
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Alibaba, Ant Financial invest $1.25 billion in China online food-delivery firm Ele.me

Alibaba, Ant Financial invest $1.25 billion in China online food-delivery firm Ele.me | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese online food-delivery service company Ele.me has raised $1.25 billion from Alibaba Group Holding and its Internet finance arm Ant Financial, Ele.me and Alibaba said in separate statements on Wednesday.
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Amazon Is Defining, Not Chasing, Future Consumers - InformationWeek

Amazon Is Defining, Not Chasing, Future Consumers - InformationWeek | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Through innovations like Prime and Prime Now, plus its AWS business, Amazon is not merely changing the nature of the consumer marketplace -- it's helping shape it.
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Online retailers think inside the subscription box

Online retailers think inside the subscription box | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Subscription-based e-retailing is one of the fastest growing online segments, and more traditional merchants like Starbucks and Sephora are adding the box model to their repertoire, a Hitwise report says...
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Japanese firm to open world’s first robot-run farm

Japanese firm to open world’s first robot-run farm | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Spread says it will open the fully automated farm with robots handling almost every step of the process
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Bigbasket raises $150M led by Abraaj Group to scale express delivery, specialty stores

Bigbasket raises $150M led by Abraaj Group to scale express delivery, specialty stores | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Online grocery platform, Bigbasket has closed a $150 Million funding round led by The Abraaj Group.
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Is the on-demand economy dying?

Is the on-demand economy dying? | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
A food delivery startup's recent collapse is just the latest sign that the era of instant gratification by app could be ending.
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Can Fashion Ever Be Ethical?

Can Fashion Ever Be Ethical? | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Three years after the Rana Plaza factory collapse killed 1,130 people, little has changed for the low-wage workers who make our clothes.
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In e-commerce battle, grocery stores perfect ‘click and collect’

In e-commerce battle, grocery stores perfect ‘click and collect’ | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
More grocers are beginning to expand their services to the web, offering pickup and delivery options for their orders
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Healthcare Innovation and the Four Key Digital Health Trends Expected for 2016

Healthcare Innovation and the Four Key Digital Health Trends Expected for 2016 | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
(SPONSORED) The year ahead offers some promising trends—and optimizing the full potential of digital health will be the key to real progress.
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Study: Omnichannel, Amazon “effect” impact retail supply chain

Study: Omnichannel, Amazon “effect” impact retail supply chain | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Increased customer expectations for a seamless front-end experience, as well as the “Amazon effect,” are having a significant influence on retailers’ back-end systems and operations.
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Your packages could someday be delivered by a fleet of autonomous robots

Your packages could someday be delivered by a fleet of autonomous robots | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Dispatch is an autonomous delivery startup that just launched self-driving vehicles to deliver mail.
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What does a digitally transformed retailer look like?

What does a digitally transformed retailer look like? | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
According to the IMRG Capgemini Sales Index, online sales accounted for 27% of UK retail sales in 2015. That’s £114bn.
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Amazon delivery tie-up with Barclays fuels hopes for branch network

Amazon delivery tie-up with Barclays fuels hopes for branch network | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
The bank has been trialling delivery lockers across sites in London. If successful the plan could be extended across the network. The scheme is part of an effort to find new revenues for its network.
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It’s Dinner in a Box. But Are Meal Delivery Kits Cooking?

It’s Dinner in a Box. But Are Meal Delivery Kits Cooking? | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Meal kit delivery is growing. Many chefs and cookbook authors who have tried it are pleasantly surprised.
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How Quickly Are Industries Adopting the Internet of Things?

How Quickly Are Industries Adopting the Internet of Things? | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Companies are ramping up their IoT investments rapidly, which can be seen in seven major industries with high levels of physical products or assets.
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Sears Canada strategy ‘starts’ with Toronto innovations lab

Sears Canada strategy ‘starts’ with Toronto innovations lab | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Under new executive chairman Brandon Stranzl, Sears aims to re-engineer its operations
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The Uber Model, It Turns Out, Doesn’t Translate

The Uber Model, It Turns Out, Doesn’t Translate | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
The ride-hailing service is a giant, but companies that aim to get stuff done on demand for customers, like food delivery, grocery shopping and parking, are faltering.
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Online shopping: Retailers will have offer the human touch on the web (Wired UK)

Online shopping: Retailers will have offer the human touch on the web (Wired UK) | Retail Supply Chains | Scoop.it
Future of retail: Online retailers will have to work together
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