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Amazon Faces NYC Lawsuit for Not Disclosing Facial Rec Use

Amazon is facing a class-action lawsuit in New York City over not disclosing its use of facial recognition in its Go stores.

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Walmart Teams Up With Salesforce to Sell Its Retail Software

Walmart is making a major move into retail software and services, teaming up with Salesforce to sell its solutions to other retailers.

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Google Brings ‘Retail Search’ to Cloud Customers

Google is expanding its cloud services, bringing Retail Search to its clients in an effort to help them provide the best experience to their own customers.

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Amazon Is Shuttering Multiple Amazon Go Stores

Amazon is closing a number of its Amazon Go stores permanently, although it says it remains committed to the format.

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Shopify Evolving Into World’s First Retail Operating System

Harley Finkelstein, COO of Shopify, discusses how COVID has dramatically sped up the timeline for commerce moving online and has also moved Shopify closer to its goal of becoming the world’s first retail operating system.

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Amazon Will ‘Go Big’ With Its Grocery Store Ambitions

Amazon is eyeing the grocery store market, with plans to “go big” on brick-and-mortar stores.

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Amazon Fresh Quadrupling the Threshold for Free Delivery

Beginning February 28, Amazon Fresh customers will need to order quite a bit more to qualify for free delivery.

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Walmart Bucks Economy, Raises Wages

Walmart has announced a major initiative aimed to invest in its workers, including raising wages across the company.

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Home Depot Canada Caught Giving Customer Data to Meta

Home Depot is in hot water, with its Canadian division sharing customer data with Meta without the proper consent.

Retailers Should Focus On The Last Mile, Says Justuno CEO
Retailers Should Focus On The Last Mile, Says Justuno CEO

Brand growth expert Austin Brawner of Ecommerce Influence interviewed Justuno CEO Erik Christiansen about conversion optimization

Black Friday Online Sales Break Records Despite Inflation

The economy received a boost during Black Friday, with this year’s online spending breaking records despite inflation.

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Amazon May Deploy Facial Recognition to Confirm Seller Identity

Amazon is testing various methods to streamline seller identity verification, including facial recognition.

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Amazon Unveils Next-Gen Drone for Deliveries

Amazon has announced a new drone for deliveries, the MK30, offering a slew of improvements over its predecessor.

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FBI: Beware of Counterfeit Battery Scams

The FBI is warning consumers to be on guard against counterfeit battery scams stemming from supply chain issues.

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Amazon to Hire 150,000 Workers for Holiday Season

Despite hiring freezes across the industry, Amazon is planning to hire 150,000 workers for the holiday season.

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Walmart Sets Up Shop in the Metaverse

Walmart is joining the metaverse, setting up a virtual store and play area on Roblox’s platform.

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We Finally Know When Amazon’s Second Prime Day Event Is

Details have emerged about Amazon’s rumored secondary Prime Day event, called Prime Early Access Sale.

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Amazon Sends Out Invites to Its Annual Launch Event on September 28

Amazon’s annual product launch event is scheduled for September 28, with the company sending invitations to journalists.

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Walmart’s ‘Be Your Own Model’ Expands Virtual Fitting

Walmart is expanding its virtual fitting service, letting users upload their own photo in addition to using existing models.

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California Sues Amazon Over Blocking Competitive Pricing

Amazon is legal hot water again, with the state of California suing the e-commerce giant for blocking competitive pricing.