The 5 Hurdles to Autonomous Checkout

| Michael Suswal

Dramatic changes in retail can be seen through the lens of large and small technology companies. Retailers are facing an urgent need to improve shopping experiences and no retail technology is more exciting than autonomous checkout. Here are five hurdles of autonomous checkout required to make any idea a viable market solution.

Gap Launches New Men’s Performance Lifestyle Brand

| Daniela Forte

Gap Inc. plans a mid-October launch for Hill City, a new high-performance men’s apparel brand offering “technical clothing” that transitions through the day from working out to work to weekend. Here is what led to the launch of the new brand for Gap Inc.

Neiman Marcus’ Online Revenues Up 12.5% in Q4

| Daniela Forte

Neiman Marcus reported an increase in online revenues of 12.5% which accounted for 36% of the overall business for the fourth quarter. See how Neiman Marcus plans to be a more customer-centric company in the future.

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 some of today’s major brands are using AR and how it has enhanced the customer experience.

Is Using AI for Fraud Protection Keeping Your Online Stores Safe?

| Rafael Lourenco

Fighting fraud is a time-consuming task and most online retailers need help with it. Ecommerce platforms are stepping up to assist their merchants with AI-driven solutions, but do these AI-only tools provide enough fraud protection? Here are some factors to consider before opting in to a platform-provided fraud screening program.

Holiday Shopping Expected to Begin Earlier This Year

| Daniela Forte

The holiday shopping season is fast approaching and starting earlier each year, bringing unique opportunities for brands, retailers and marketers to create special experiences through memorable campaigns. Here are some statistics and insights retailers should be aware of this holiday season.