Is Amazon Destroying Retail? - Bill Simon
Is Amazon Destroying Retail?

“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?”

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Google Brings Free Retail Listings to Google Search

Google has announced that it is bringing free retail listings to the main Google Search results page.

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Adobe: Holiday Sales Could Hit Nearly $200 Billion

Adobe has released its predictions for the 2020 holiday season, between November 1 thru December 31, and online retailers are set to score big.

Uber Eats To Essentially Power World Commerce, Says CEO
Uber Eats To Essentially Power World Commerce, Says CEO

We’re going to expand beyond food into other categories such as groceries and pharmacy, essentially powering world commerce.

Massive Shift to Online Shopping... And It's Permanent
Massive Shift to Online Shopping… And It’s Permanent

A survey about online shopping habits indicates that the massive shift to online shopping during COVID will continue after COVID.

Alibaba Buys Top China Hypermarket In War With Walmart
Alibaba Buys Top China Hypermarket In War With Walmart

Alibaba today announced it will invest $3.6 billion in Sun Art Retail Group, a huge hypermarket and supermarket operator in China. Sun Art is the largest retailer in China and competes head to head with Walmart.

COVID Simply Accelerated Retail Death Spiral
COVID Simply Accelerated Retail Death Spiral

The fact is that COVID has already accelerated everything that was taking place in the marketplace says the former co-CEO of Whole Foods, Walter Robb.

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Microsoft Permanently Closing Retail Stores

They’ve become a familiar sight in shopping malls, but Microsoft has announced it is permanently closing its retail shops.

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.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to Open NRF 2020 Vision: Retail’s Big Show

In a press release issued today, the National Retail Federation (NRF) announced that Microsoft CEO…