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Walmart Testing Drones for DC Inventory Management

| Mike O'Brien

Walmart has begun testing drones in its distribution centers for scanning inventory, completing in an hour what it would take two associates a month to do. This seems a more practical and easier to achieve use of the technology than home delivery, and will aid the company in its ecommerce fulfillment battle with Amazon.

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36% of Global Mobile Payments are Made on iPhone

| Tim Parry

iPhone devices account for a massive 35.6% of all browser-based transactions made using mobile devices, and are now used for 10.2% of all global online transactions, according to the most-recent Adyen Mobile Payments Index. So is it time to work on your Apple Pay strategy? Find out more here…

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Same-day Delivery Rollouts Speed Up

| Tim Parry

The same-day delivery sweepstakes certainly seems to be heating up as the summer nears the end. Just this past week, Foot Locker, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s all announced plans this week to test or roll out same-day delivery.