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Retail

Seeking to maintain consumer interest, retail endeavors, both online and in-store, are adapting to include elements of technology, social engagement and visual enticement. Highlighting changes in shopping habits, subscription services and in-store displays, this category is helping to keep a pulse on everything retail and business related.
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Media Brand-Owned Fitness Lines
Media Brand-Owned Fitness Lines
PopSugar Partners With Target to Launch Home Fitness Gear
American media and technology company PopSugar has signed a deal with retail giant Target to release a new line of home fitness equipment. The expansive new range will include weights, yoga mats,... MORE
Line-Free Walk-Out Grocery Apps
Line-Free Walk-Out Grocery Apps
Sainsbury's Has Begun Using Amazon's 'Just Walk Out' Technology
British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has officially become the first international, third-party customer to implement Amazon’s ‘Just Walk Out’ technology—a cashier-... MORE
AI-Based Convenience Stores
AI-Based Convenience Stores
Auchan Opened the Doors to an Autonomous Convenience Store in France
French multinational retailer Auchan worked with AI-based smart store solutions provider Cloudpick and recently opened the doors to its first autonomous convenience store in Lille, France. The first... MORE
Digitally Integrated Holiday Pop-Ups
Digitally Integrated Holiday Pop-Ups
The Bay at Stackt Market Uses See It, Scan It, Ship It Tech
The Bay at Stackt Market is a pop-up shopping experience that can be found at Canada’s largest shipping container market and it brings The Bay’s Holiday gift guide to life. With The Bay’s... MORE
All-In-One Asian Super Apps
All-In-One Asian Super Apps
Grab, Asia's "Everyday Everything" App, Aims to Become a Virtual Bank
Grab, one of Asia’s preeminent super apps offering food delivery and ride services, has announced its plans to further tackle the realm of personal finance. Launched in 2012 as a taxi-... MORE
Universal Payment Wallets
Universal Payment Wallets
Facebook Finally Launches Novi, Its "Next Generation Digital Wallet”
Facebook has officially begun rolling out its long-anticipated Novi digital wallet in the US, continuing its cross-industry expansions by diving into the world of financial services. Being... MORE
Festive Metaverse Shops
Festive Metaverse Shops
Fortnite is Hosting a Virtual John Lewis Store Within Its Game
Through Fortnite’s Creative platform and a special code in the Discover tab, players can visit a virtual John Lewis shop. John Lewis collaborated with British broadcaster ITV on an I’m a... MORE
Sensory Audio Retail Pop-Ups
Sensory Audio Retail Pop-Ups
Bang & Olufsen Launches Immersive New Pop-Up in Shoreditch
Bang & Olufsen, a Danish brand specializing in luxury audio electronics, has launched an interactive pop-up shop in Shoreditch, London. Starting now, the company is inviting Londoners to come... MORE
Wine Shops
Restaurants convert to bottle shops in the wake of COVID-19
Trend - Restaurants across Toronto have been closed for nearly a year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. To survive the economic turmoil, many have shifted into curated wine shops offering unique selections of vino to locals. These establishments offer a unique ambiance and aesthetic that replicates the experience of "going out."
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Top 50 Retail Trends in November
Top 50 Retail Trends in November
From In-Store Home Gyms to Exclusive Alpine Pop-Ups
The top November 2021 retail ideas include everything from highly engaging pop-ups to hybrid commerce experiences and large-scale sale events. Now that people are feeling comfortable venturing out... MORE
Neobank-Backed Super Apps
Neobank-Backed Super Apps
Aspire Raises $158 Million Towards Developing All-In-One Fintech App
Singapore-based neobank Aspire has announced that it has raised $158 million in an oversubscribed funding round led by renowned VCs and fintech founders. According to the company, the new funding... MORE
Robot Convenience Store Deliveries
Robot Convenience Store Deliveries
7-Eleven and Nuro Launch Autonomous Delivery Service
7-Eleven has teamed up with American robotics company Nuro to launch an autonomous delivery service in California. The companies will first launch a pilot run this month, offering commercial... MORE
Holiday Feast Meal Kits
Holiday Feast Meal Kits
HelloFresh Has Brought Back the All-In-One Holiday Hosting Box
Meal kit delivery company HelloFresh has announced that it will be relaunching its Holiday Hosting Box this year, offering customers the chance to skip grocery shopping this holiday season and... MORE
Contactless Shopping Experiences
Contactless Shopping Experiences
Sainsbury's SmartShop Pick and Go Starts with a QR Code
To continue to the success of SmartShop, Sainsbury’s is introducing Sainsbury’s SmartShop Pick and Go, a contactless and checkout-free shopping service. The experience starts by having... MORE
Super App Transit Expansions
Super App Transit Expansions
Paytm Launches All-In-One Transit Card That Connects to Paytm Wallet
Paytm Payments Bank, an Indian multinational technology company specializing in digital payment solutions, has announced the launch of an all-in-one transit card. The new product sees the company... MORE
Mixed-Reality Holiday Markets
Mixed-Reality Holiday Markets
Snapchat's Holiday Market Features AR Experiences from Six Retailers
Snapchat’s holiday market is dedicated to sharing augmented reality experiences from six major retailers, including Coca-Cola, Hollister, Prime Video, Under Armour, Verizon and Walmart. At a... MORE
Airline-Owned Super Apps
Airline-Owned Super Apps
AirAsia Launches Parcel Delivery Service, AirAsia Xpress
Malaysian multinational airlines AirAsia has announced the launch of AirAsia Express, a new parcel delivery service that will be available in Kuala Lumpur, before being rolled out to other parts of... MORE
Food-Ordering Super App Expansions
Food-Ordering Super App Expansions
Fave Acquires Two Food Apps in Effort to Become Go-To Super App
Mobile payment and deals platform Fave has announced that it will be acquiring two food-ordering startups in Malaysia and Singapore. According to the company, the new acquisitions belong to its... MORE
Shop Anywhere Super Apps
Shop Anywhere Super Apps
Klarna Makes Move to Become End-To-End Shopping Hub with New App Launch
Swedish fintech company Klarna has debuted its new super app platform, bridging the gap between payments and end-to-end shopping. According to the company, the new app will let users shop at any... MORE
play_circle_filled Tech-Fueled Express Shops
Tech-Fueled Express Shops
Carrefour Flash 10/10 is a First-of-Its-Kind Store in France
Carrefour Flash 10/10 is a next-generation test store in Paris that was created in collaboration with Californian start-up AiFi and it boasts never-before-seen technology “designed to provide... MORE
Increased Discount Store Prices
Increased Discount Store Prices
Dollar Tree Increases its Prices to $1.25 in the Face of Inflation
Dollar Tree, the discount retail chain, recently announced that many of its products will increase in price for the traditional $1.00 to $1.25. The move comes in the wake of the steadily increasing... MORE
Hollywood-Inspired Beauty Stores
Hollywood-Inspired Beauty Stores
Glossier Returns to Physical Retail With Mesmerizing L.A. Outlet
Beauty brand Glossier continues to make its return to physical retail after shutting the doors to all its stores last year due to the pandemic. The brand has officially announced the launch of its... MORE
Portable High-Speed Internet Cubes
Portable High-Speed Internet Cubes
Vodafone Introduces 5G TCL HH500V GigaCube in the UK
Telecommunications giant Vodafone has announced the launch of the 5G TCL HH500V GigaCube, a portable router that will let users connect to high-speed internet via Wi-Fi using the company’s... MORE
AI-Powered Checkout Carts
AI-Powered Checkout Carts
Albertsons is Trialing Smart Self-Checkout Shopping Carts
Albertsons is testing out a self-checkout cart powered by artificial intelligence that will give people the power to scan items as they shop, get personalized recommendations and easily pay for... MORE
Retail Investment Reward Apps
Retail Investment Reward Apps
This App Offers Perks For Investing In Publicly Traded Brands
Shareholder rewards and perk platform TiiCKER has launched an innovative new Android reward app that is designed to empower retail investors with the ability to access a range of rewards, discounts... MORE