Through a series of acquisitions and new product offerings, Petco is making a concerted effort to stave off competition from retailers like PetSmart, Amazon, and young e-commerce pups such as Bark and Co.Read More
Groceryshop / October 15, 2018
This year’s Top 50 Grocers reveals some big changes coming to the industry.
While it might lack the scope of the Fortune 500 or the vivacity of People’s Most Beautiful, when Progressive Grocer names its list of the year’s Top 50 Grocers, we snap to attention. This is our Academy Awards and Super Bowl, so forgive us if we take some time to read the tea leaves.Read More
Groceryshop / October 5, 2018
Supermarkets are the next high-tech battlefield. Get ready.
As NYU Stern School of Business Professor Scott Galloway told a recent conference crowd, “Online grocery is about to be the most innovative part of U.S. retail.” Keep in mind, this is the man who predicted Amazon would buy Whole Foods more than a month before it happened, so he knows of what he speaks.Read More
Retail / October 2, 2018
Three big takeaways from Recode’s Code Commerce summit.
Build vs Buy / September 27, 2018
Relationship Commerce platforms weren’t built in a day (or even a year. Or two years.)
We’re continuing our attempt to answer one of the great quandaries facing retail companies: Build or Buy? In our introduction to the series, we took a look at some of the top-level questions that any retailer looking to embrace Relationship Commerce needs to ask before committing to a plan of action.Read More
September 21, 2018
All the news that’s fit to print from the front lines of retail technology.
If you think we’re not going to mention Amazon’s newly unveiled Auto Popcorn Replenishment technology this week, then you’ve got a lot to learn. Get ready for the most interesting stories we’ve seen.Read More
Build vs Buy / September 20, 2018
We’re taking a deep dive into that age-old debate: build or buy?
It's never easy to avoid the siren song of building products in-house, especially when it comes to tech. You've got a talented engineering team and a wealth of plug-ins that seem to fit your needs -- why not build a custom technology solution yourself?Read More