“For businesses, the communication channels of email and phone are just becoming less and less effective,” says Scott Heimes, Chief Marketing Officer at Zipwhip. “Text is a great way to increase your engagement and responsiveness with consumers. They’ll actually respond to a text.”
Luxury online retailer Farfetch, where prices start at around a thousand dollars, had a breakout IPO on Thursday raising $885 million while setting a valuation of $6.2 billion on the company.
Former Walmart U.S. President and CEO Bill Simon sees technology, such as virtual reality, having…
Niren Chaudhary, CEO of Panera, discusses how the company has focused on ecommerce and the “off-premise channel” to drive dramatic growth.
“A set of facts could be put forward that would support that (they are destroying the retail landscape),” says former Walmart CEO Bill Simon. “Do I want to go out of business because I’ve lost my sales by not matching them on price? Or, do I want to go out of business because I’ve matched them on price?”
McDonald’s is the latest fast-food company to offer plant-based meat alternatives with its McPlant lineup.
Chipotle has announced its first digital-only restaurant, potentially disrupting the restaurant industry during one of its most challenging periods.
Google has announced that it is bringing free retail listings to the main Google Search results page.