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This high-tech shopping cart from Walmart could save your life

Today’s businesses want to find out as much as they can about the people who use their services so they can improve their offering with a view to building an even more lucrative operation. Store cards and apps already help retail businesses collect customer data, but Walmart would like to know feeling when you’re inside […]


Instagram’s shopping stickers for businesses see wide rollout

Screenshot by Instagram / Image by Negative Space on Pexels Stickers are more than just photo bling — inside Instagram Stories, a new sticker makes it possible for fans to shop for the items in the photos. Instagram users can now shop inside Stories, expanding the earlier option of shopping from the Instagram feed. After […]

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Walmart’s new grocery robots aim to speed up your shopping experience

[embedded content] In the very near future, the person who picks out your online Walmart grocery pickup order may not be, well, a person at all. That’s due to the fact that the retail giant recently announced that it has teamed up with Massachusetts-based Alert Innovation to adopt a special custom version of Alert’s Alphabot […]

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Chinese Shopping App Pinduoduo Sued in U.S. Ahead of I.P.O.

Chinese Shopping App Pinduoduo Sued in U.S. Ahead of I.P.O. ImageThe Chinese shopping app Pinduoduo has drawn nearly 350 million people in the past year, according to the company, which would make it one of China’s most popular e-commerce providers.CreditReuters By Raymond Zhong July 20, 2018 BEIJING — China’s hottest new online bazaar has had […]


Shopping for a camera deal on Amazon Prime Day? Here’s what to look for

Perhaps second only to Black Friday, Amazon Prime Day has a lot of deals to offer. The key is to make sure you’re actually getting the best deal possible and not just getting lost in the clever copy or tricky pricing. If there’s a digital camera, lens, or photo accessory on your list — and Amazon […]