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Amazon vs. Shopify: Keep an Eye on the Battle

| Rafael Lourenco

There’s a behind-the-scenes battle going on between Amazon and Shopify that has big implications for merchants. Amazon now owns a technology that could help it compete directly. Here’s why the rivalry matters to online merchants, and how understanding it can help you select the right ecommerce channels for your goals.

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The Benefits of Augmented Reality Marketing

| Daniel Browning

Augmented reality is one of the biggest tech trends in marketing, and experts say it’s only expected to rapidly increase. Augment reality marketing allows brands to give their customers unique experiences that are convenient, smart and accessible. We’ll explore how it works and how it can benefit your merchant business.

State-of-the-AR Retail: Where’s Its Biggest Value?

| Kate Prohorchik

By 2025, the global augmented and virtual reality market is predicted to reach $814.7 billion, in no small part due to the rapid commercial adoption. For marketers and retailers, this booming, increasingly accessible technology with numerous applications can be especially attractive.

Overstock.com Enhances Its Augmented Reality, 3D Capabilities

| Daniela Forte

Overstock.com has enhanced its augmented reality (AR) 3D experience, which the company has expanded from its mobile app to the mobile website. The AR functionality is also available on desktop. Here is how this capability is changing the way Overstock customers shop on mobile for furniture.

Warby Parker Uses Augmented Reality to Launch Virtual Try-on

| Daniela Forte

Warby Parker is joining the growing group of retailers using augmented reality so shoppers can virtually try on its glasses, a new wrinkle for a company that has let consumers physically sample glasses at home since its founding in 2010. Here is a look at how this new enhancement is changing the brand and decreasing ecommerce returns.

Augmented Reality Takes Center Stage in Mobile Retail

| Casey Gannon

Why are retailers embracing AR? Put quite simply, the modern state of retail is all about customer convenience, and AR is revolutionizing that. See how some of today’s major brands are using AR and how it has enhanced the customer experience.

Build.com Launches a New Augmented Reality Experience

| MCM staff

Build.com, an online-only home improvement retailer, launched a new augmented reality (AR) in-app experience,”In-Home Preview,” leveraging Apple’s new ARKit development platform. Here are some of the features of the new experience and how it will change the shopper’s experience.