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A Tour of Freshippo's Newest Store Formats -Alibaba Group

 

Having started off as a mobile-first supermarket, Alibaba’s New Retail food chain now encompasses a range of store formats to cater to different consumer needs. -Alibaba Group

Future Stores Miami 2020: What You Missed -Rethink Retail

 

RETHINK Retail headed down to Miami to hear what retailers and vendors are up to in 2020. You'll hear from over 10 industry leaders about what trends are top of mind for bricks. -from Rethink Retail

Why Amazon Has So Many Counterfeit Goods -CNBC

 

Seizures of counterfeit products at U.S. borders have increased 10 fold over the past two decades as e-commerce sales have boomed.  Most are coming from mainland China or Hong Kong. -from CNBC

We go inside Amazon's brand-new grocery store (no cashiers in sight) -CNET

 

Amazon Go Grocery lets you shop for fresh produce and just walk out, no wallet required. -from CNET

How U.S. Consumers Help Prop Up The World Economy -CNBC

 

Many Wall Street economists feel it’s the US consumer who’s keeping another recession at bay. Here’s how US consumers help keep the global economy afloat. -from CNBC

JD.com: The Future of Retail

 

JD.com is the largest online retailer in China. With over 300 million customers, we have a vast network of warehouses and delivery stations, and deliver most orders in less than a day.

Albert Heijn's digital store opens at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

 

From Albert Heijn Communicatie

How AutoZone Is Holding Off Amazon... For Now - CNBC

 

Auto parts retailer AutoZone and its closest competitors are for now fending off competition from e-commerce giants such as Amazon by offering a lot of in-store service. - From CNBC

Four Trends in Consumer Tech - a16z

 

Now that mobile has finished taking over the world, is consumer tech over? Despite the sometimes gloomy headlines, there’s a lot of innovation brewing just below the surface. - From a16z

Building a Department Store of the Future - NRF

 

Neighborhood Goods is a new type of department store concept that turns shopping into a social, immersive experience. - From NRF

How Amazon Is Trying To Stop Package Theft - CNBC

 

1.7 million USA packages stolen or lost every day. Prime members receive on avg 51 packages a year and one in three Americans report at least one package stolen. - CNBC

2020 NRF: Intel Gives Retail the Edge

 

Artificial intelligence and vision technologies give retailers the ability to see, learn and make decisions like never before. - From Intel

2020 NRF: Intel Gives Retail the Edge

 

Artificial intelligence and vision technologies give retailers the ability to see, learn and make decisions like never before. - From Intel

NRF 2020: Opening keynote with Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft

 

NRF 2020 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella opening keynote with his thoughts on the future of retail and how technology can help the industry transform. - From NRF

NRF 2020 Vision: Retail's Big Show Recap

 

NRF 2020: Retail’s Big Show is where the entire industry unites to get a whole new perspective. - From NRF

10 Companies We Lost In The Last Decade - Business Insider

 

From 2010 to 2019, the retail apocalypse and changing tastes killed off many iconic companies. We lost Payless ShoeSource, Borders, Wow Air, and Toys R Us this decade. - From Business Insider

Inside Ikea’s big bet on smart home tech - The Verge

 

For seven years, Ikea has treated the smart home as a hobby. That’s changing now that Home Smart division has been promoted to the same importance as all the other Ikea businesses.- From The Verge

What Retailers Like Amazon Do With Unsold Inventory - CNBC

 

Returns in the U.S. create more than 5 billion pounds of waste in landfills each year, and more than 15 million metric tons of carbon dioxide. - From CNBC

Why Did Forever 21 File For Bankruptcy? - CNBC

 

Forever 21 has been practically synonymous with “fast fashion” and its massive stores have become a common fixture in America’s shopping malls. Now closing stores. - From CNBC

The future of the American mall - CBS This Morning

 

Almost 1,700 USA stores inside malls closed in 2018, according to Bank of America, and so far this year, closings have reached more than 4,000. This is the future of malls. - CBS This Morning