Reddit 1-800 Flowers Ad Goes Viral
Reddit 1-800 Flowers Ad Goes Viral

Our ads on Reddit have gotten a lot of traction and puts a big smile on people’s faces says 1-800 Flowers CEO Chris McCann. What we’re trying to do is just make sure we’re relevant.

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Google Cloud Retail Search to Address $300 Billion E-Commerce Search Abandonment

Google is trying to help the e-commerce industry address a $300 billion abandonment issue with Google Cloud Retail Search.

Ecommerce Nearing $1 Trillion
Ecommerce Nearing $1 Trillion

“We’re forecasting that ecommerce spending this year will be somewhere between $850 billion and $930 billion,” says John Copeland, Vice President of Marketing Science and Customer Insights at Adobe. This would be a 14 percent increase over last year.

Walmart is the Roman Empire of Retail

Walmart is the Roman Empire of retail, says Burt Flickinger, Managing Director of SRG Insights. Walmart announced an impressive earnings and revenue beat that told the story investors want to hear. Walmart is winning the retail wars, especially against arch-rival Amazon.

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Amazon Poised to Open Department Stores

Amazon may dominate e-commerce, but reports show it now plans to take on traditional retail with its own debarment-style stores.

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Microsoft Announces Microsoft Cloud for Retail

Microsoft has announced a new vertical cloud, Microsoft Cloud for Retail, aiming to be an end-to-end retail solution.

Target CEO Says Digital Performance Up 50%
Target CEO Says Digital Performance Up 50%

“Our digital performance was up 50 percent,” says Target CEO Brian Cornell. “As we gain…

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Amazon Workers Vote No to Unionization

Amazon has scored a big win in Alabama, as workers voted not to unionize in the biggest unionization push the company has seen in the US.

Affirm's Debit Card Is The Anti-Credit Card, Says CEO Max Levchin
Affirm’s Debit Card Is The Anti-Credit Card, Says CEO

Max Levchin, CEO of Affirm, describes the company’s debit card as the anti-credit card. the idea of credit cards fundamentally is to get you to spend, get into debt, and stay in debt.

Shopify: We Are Arming The Rebels
Shopify: We Are Arming The Rebels

Shopify President Harley Finkelstein says the rebels―the entrepreneurs and the small business owners―are the heroes of the Shopify story… and the rebels are winning.