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  • New Partnership Aims To Help Harness Emerging Technology For Retail
    New Partnership Aims To Help Harness Emerging Technology For Retail

    RILA and Zebra Technologies will work together to further the global retail industry.

  • Neiman Marcus Adopts New “Digital First” Strategy To Boost Customer Engagement
    Neiman Marcus Adopts New “Digital First” Strategy To Boost Customer Engagement

    Neiman Marcus has unveiled a new "Digital First" strategy designed to further its position in the luxury retail space "by anticipating customers' evolving behaviors and engaging them more deeply to drive traffic online and in stores," according to a company press release. The company also reported total fourth quarter revenues of $1.12 billion, reflecting a 0.5% decline in same-store revenues from the year-ago quarter.

  • Retailers Should Leverage Ecommerce This Holiday Season To Challenge Amazon
    Retailers Should Leverage Ecommerce This Holiday Season To Challenge Amazon

    As the holiday shopping season gets closer, companies are scrambling for their share of an expected $929.15 billion in sales from November and December. Within that spend, more than 10% of total sales will happen online, and Amazon is the undisputed king of that market.

  • Target Launches New “GPS For Your Shopping Cart”
    Target Launches New “GPS For Your Shopping Cart”

    New beacon and Bluetooth technology will help consumers find their way through busy stores.

  • Walmart Employees Adopt Facebook Workplace To Facilitate Tasks
    Walmart Employees Adopt Facebook Workplace To Facilitate Tasks

    Walmart has announced that its employees are now using Facebook Workplace, a suite of business software that allows workers to chat and share documents. Facebook Workplace is essentially a business version of the social network. According to Facebook, more than 14,000 companies now use the Workplace software.

  • IKEA Nears Release Date For New Augmented Reality App
    IKEA Nears Release Date For New Augmented Reality App

    In June, IKEA announced that it was partnering with Apple to create an augmented reality app to drive its e-commerce platform, as Retail Insights reported. Now, IKEA is planning to make its IKEA Place augmented reality application, built on Apple’s new ARKit AR development platform, available before the end this month in the Apple app store, according to a Sept. 12 press release.

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