This Crisis Is Going To Change Retail, Says Caruso CEO
This Crisis Is Going To Change Retail, Says Caruso CEO

Many of them have to evolve and many of them have to change because the consumer is going to change. This crisis, I believe, is going to change consumer culture, their expectations, and what they want from retailers in a really significant way.

Grubhub Rolls Out $30 Million Stimulus To Restaurants

%%excerpt%% A $250 payment per restaurant (from Grubhub) doesn’t sound like a lot but it’s going to be a huge difference, says Grubhub CEO Matt Maloney. We’re looking at it as a stimulus almost because the way we’re rolling it out is a consumer gets $10 if they spend $30.

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Google Donating $800 Million to Small Businesses Amid Crisis

With the fate of many small businesses on the line, Google is donating some $800 million to assist small businesses during the economic crisis.

Americans Being Targeted by Coronavirus Digital Fraud

TransUnion research shows Americans are being targeted by coronavirus-related digital fraud in alarming numbers.

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Amazon Using AI to Understand Searches

Amazon is using artificial intelligence (AI) to better understand search queries and why a person may be looking for something.

Everything You Do is The Brand, Says ShipMonk CEO

Everything you do in the company drives you toward the vision and the mission of the brand and the company itself, says Jan Bednar, Founder & CEO of ShipMonk. We really see with our customers that once they like our brand and they see what we are doing they become part of it.

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Google Still The King of Driving Ecommerce Sales

Facebook and Instagram may be the darlings of many advertisers, but data shows Google is still the king of driving ecommerce traffic.

There’s Been a Lot of Advances In Machine Learning, Says Etsy CEO Josh Silverman
There’s Been a Lot of Advances In Machine Learning, Says Etsy CEO

“There’s been a lot of advances in machine learning that take things that would have been literally impossible ten years ago and made those things much more possible today,” says Etsy CEO Josh Silverman. “The key is understanding what an item is with relatively little data and then being able to determine for each individual person how to personalize search results.”

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Coronavirus: Amazon Hiring Additional 100,000 Warehouse Workers

With more Americans relying on online shopping during the coronavirus pandemic, Amazon is hiring an additional 100,000 warehouse workers.

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Coronavirus: Shopify Giving Employees $1,000 to Help Work From Home

It’s a good time to work for Shopify, as the company is giving employees $1,000 to help them make the transition to working from home.