Technology: Page 2

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    Walmart’s store-fulfilled delivery sales nearly triple in two years

    The retail giant has been expanding its delivery capabilities in recent years amid the e-commerce boom.

    By Max Garland • Feb. 28, 2023
  • Poshmark introduces shoppable Poshmark Stories feature.
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    Poshmark lays off less than 2% of workforce

    The social resale marketplace has about 800 employees, according to its LinkedIn, and recently got acquired for $1.2 billion.

    By Feb. 27, 2023
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    Retail Dive's outlook on 2023

    A look at retail trends and forecasting for what retailers can expect in a year of economic uncertainty.

    By Retail Dive staff
  • Interior shot of the Adidas store in the Bronx. Clothes are on racks on the perimeter of the store and merchandise on tables in the center.
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    Adidas opens New York store in the Bronx

    The location features a digital footwear wall, click-and-collect services, and digital windows highlighting the brand’s campaigns, partners and products.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 27, 2023
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    Sponsored by Google

    Top retailers use AI-powered campaigns to engage their most valuable customers. Here’s how

    Discover the 4 steps that 12 industry leaders followed to increase profitability.

    By Brendon Kraham • Feb. 27, 2023
  • Two paper bags with the Amazon Prime logo sit on a mat outside of a door.
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    Amazon joins India’s experimental open-source e-commerce network

    The ONDC initiative aims to ensure that giant companies don’t monopolize e-commerce, and Amazon may be better off joining than fighting it.

    By Feb. 24, 2023
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    Savage X Fenty delves deeper into fitting room tech

    In under 30 seconds, a tool creates an avatar of a shopper's body type and recommends products that will be an ideal fit.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 23, 2023
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    The Backroom: What the ‘MetaBirkin’ NFT verdict means for art and commerce

    The team chats about how Hermès' legal win impacts retail at large, and why Mason Rothschild plans to appeal.

    By Retail Dive Staff • Feb. 23, 2023
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    Klarna touts US as largest market

    The Swedish buy now, pay later provider aims to keep growing in the U.S. with new services despite the intense competition.

    By Lynne Marek • Feb. 23, 2023
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    Victoria’s Secret launches design collaboration with Naomi Osaka

    The intimates and sleepwear collection includes the Forever Bra, which features the brand’s first bra pad that can be fully recycled. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 22, 2023
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    Nike’s chief digital information officer exits

    Ratnakar Lavu arrived in 2019 from Kohl’s, with a goal to accelerate the sportswear giant’s growth.

    By Feb. 22, 2023
  • The indoor main entrance to Sweetwater music's retail store in Fort Wayne, Indiana
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    YouTubers, podcasters help Sweetwater reach a record sales year

    The pandemic led musicians to buy streaming equipment, pushing the retailer to over $1 billion in sales – all with only one physical store. 

    By Feb. 21, 2023
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    Sponsored by VMware

    Modern retail ecosystems are required to support today’s consumers

    VMware Retail Industry Solutions Strategist explores cross-cloud ecosystem for better in-store experiences.

    By Arron Lock, Director, Retail Industry Solutions Strategist, VMware • Feb. 21, 2023
  • Digital illustration of a person in front of a city street scene for Pacsun Los Angeles Tycoon.
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    Pacsun launches tycoon-based Roblox experience

    The game will showcase the apparel retailer’s spring collection and is the latest in a string of metaverse activations for the company.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 17, 2023
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    Sponsored by Infobip

    [Podcast] Conversations in CX

    This podcast series explores the customer experience related to CPaaS, the future of retailer technology, leadership, and social commerce.

    By Retail Dive's studioID • Updated March 7, 2023
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    Tatcha launches virtual store to promote body care products

    To coincide with the virtual experience, the skincare brand is hosting a real-life pop-up shop in Los Angeles.

    By Feb. 16, 2023
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    Mass merchants continue to gain steam in online grocery

    Retailers like Walmart and Target are seeing a growing number of active users along with high satisfaction rates, according to the latest Brick Meets Click research.

    By Jeff Wells • Feb. 16, 2023
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    Instagram sunsets live shopping as commerce retreat continues

    The move, which goes into effect March 16, follows the removal of the Shop tab this month and arrives amid a period of revenue declines. 

    By Peter Adams • Feb. 15, 2023
  • The curved banner of a Walmart store, the brand name in white letters and the characteristic yellow sunburst logo to the right, against a blue sky.
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    Walmart shuts the door on e-commerce-only stores

    The retailer is closing two locations that offer only pickup and delivery service, along with five other full-service stores.

    By Sam Silverstein • Feb. 14, 2023
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    EBay buys AI fraud detection company 3PM Shield

    The acquisition, which is the latest in a string of technology purchases, comes a week after the marketplace announced layoffs.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 14, 2023
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    Online prices fall for fifth consecutive month: report

    January online prices fell 1% year over year, and “e-commerce will be an important battleground” in 2023, according to Adobe. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 10, 2023
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    EBay lays off 500 workers

    Amid economic uncertainty, the company is cutting jobs to invest in new technologies and support innovation.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 10, 2023
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    ‘MetaBirkin’ NFT creator to appeal Hermès trademark verdict

    A jury ruled against Mason Rothschild and his drawings of fur-covered luxury bags. His attorneys say the new technology doesn’t cancel the First Amendment’s protection of artwork.

    By Feb. 10, 2023
  • A brown-brick facade with a white "Kohl's" sign decorates a cream-colored building and main entrance of a store, with small trees in the foreground.
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    Kohl’s names new chief merchandising and digital officer

    Nick Jones has 25 years of retail experience and most recently led U.K.-based Joules Group.

    By Feb. 9, 2023
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    Adore Me to host shoppable, livestream runway show

    Marking the second New York Fashion Week runway event for the DTC brand, it will showcase Valentine's Day and bridal styles.

    By Feb. 9, 2023
  • An Alo Yoga storefront at The Grove shopping center in Los Angeles.
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    Alo Yoga unveils virtual store with beauty, workout content

    The brand has experimented with NFT releases and cryptocurrency payments in recent months.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 8, 2023