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Even this IRL store is an automated, digital experience

Tally is a "shy" robot.  Unlike the gregarious, extroverted Pepper robot seen roaming in shopping malls and interacting with customers and answering questions, Tally quietly does its thing with the occasional beeping sound.  SEE ALSO: Anki
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Amazon is targeting airports for its next cashier-free Go store expansion, report says

Amazon’s checkout-free Go stores are really starting to take off. The online retail giant has been in contact with several major U.S. airports to discuss opening new cashier-less Amazon Go locations, according to public records. Both Los
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Retail fuel prices: What the govt must learn from oil marketing firms

From: Buisness-standard By A K Bhattacharya Recommended by: business-standard Brent crude oil prices reached a high of $85 a barrel on October 9, 2018. Since then, they have fallen to about $60 a barrel. This is a 29 per cent drop
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Amazon's checkout-free experiment could come to larger grocery stores

Amazon's cashier-less shopping tech could come to a full supermarket. As reported by the Wall Street Journal, the tech giant is experimenting with its Amazon Go technology at a larger store. SEE ALSO: What it's like to shop at Amazon Go At the
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How to be an ethical-ish holiday shopper when every option is bad

At this point, it should be pretty clear no form of holiday shopping is good for the world.  Sure, there are exceptions to the rule. I'm pretty confident that purchasing lemonade from your neighborhood child-led not-for-profit lemonade stand is
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Younger Consumers Set To Lead The Charge To Stores This Thanksgiving Weekend

We’re approaching the biggest shopping weekend of the year, our latest consumer research just released by the National Retail Federation finds that younger shoppers will be leading the hunt for Black Friday bargains and driving in-store
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These are the top holiday toys for 2018, according to the biggest names in retail — Mashable Deals

JC Penny, Target, Walmart, and Amazon have curated the best toys for kids for the holiday season. With Black Friday slowly approaching, it is time to start thinking about the season of givingOur roundup of the top 10 toys will get your wheels
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Could Mobile Technology Be the Answer to Retail’s Engagement Crisis?

There’s little that’s more important for HR strategy than addressing low levels of employee engagement. Engagement — or an employee’s emotional commitment to a company — has proven links to everything that matters from
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Retail Raves - Speeding up chip card transactions

Almost all credit/debit cards now are EMV compliant as they carry an embedded chip used to validate transactions at the point of purchase. Card owners input a PIN to authenticate their purchase.But in a highly crowded area such as the super market

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