Earlier this year, Walmart debuted an educational interactive experience called The Hidden World of Waffles + Mochi to urge families to cook healthier meals. The culinary adventure is based on the Netflix children's cooking series "Waffles + Mochi" from Higher Ground Productions, the company started by former
Albertsons (US) is partnering with tech startup Firework to develop short-form videos and livestream content designed to encourage visitors to use its digital platforms and purchase groceries, the companies announced Wednesday.
Shoppable videos, each about 30 seconds long and optimized for mobile devices, will start appearing on Albertsons' websites
ThredUp and Madewell on Thursday announced the launch of A Circular Store in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, according to a joint press release by the companies. The store is open through Oct. 31.
The location includes secondhand Madewell products sourced from ThredUp, and
The next generation of department store concepts may be located in Fairfax, Virginia.
Armed with a smaller footprint (22,000 square feet), a stylish selection of products and a tech-savvy space, Bloomingdale's new Northern Virginia location, Bloomie's, could point to a new direction for the sector. Or, at
The purpose of a retailer is changing. The core function may still be to sell products, but there are entire worlds being built up around consumers now that have — at least on the surface — little to do with products sitting on shelves.
As more retailers move toward becoming digital-first, personalization and advanced analytics tools have ranked the highest in the list of tech investments retailers are making this year, according to a recent report from Forrester.
Retailers are also investing in omnichannel fulfillment as shopping across various channels
More than a year after combining its grocery and general merchandise apps, Walmart is further consolidating its retail app by rolling out universal search and checkout, John Furner, president and CEO of Walmart U.S., said in a virtual session of the Barclays 2021 Global Consumer