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18/01/2021
In an exclusive interview with IGD, Guo Xuling, Chief of Staff of Alibaba’s Freshippo Business Group, highlights the aspects that distinguish the New Retail, which Freshippo represents, from old retail.

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20/02/2019
As part of celebrations to mark RNF’s 10th anniversary and the launch of its white-label app offering BEAM COMMERCE RNF is giving away four, fully-branded ordering apps for free.
14/02/2019
In spring 2019, Ahold Delhaize-owned Stop & Shop will introduce autonomous grocery delivery to Boston, Massachusetts.
14/02/2019
Waitrose & Partners customers are able to have freshly-made sushi delivered to them within two hours.
07/02/2019
We’ve picked five new concept stores that are tech-laden, data-driven, delivery-oriented and ultimately integrating online and offline shopping in China.
06/02/2019
Amazon is piloting its own delivery robot with Amazon Scout. The devices will deliver packages to customers in a neighbourhood in Snohomish County, Washington.
06/02/2019
A coalition of the largest consumer packaged goods companies, along with recycling organisation TerraCycle, has unveiled a global, first-of-its-kind, shopping system called Loop.
06/02/2019
JD.com completed Indonesia’s first government approved drone flight, a breakthrough for drone delivery in Southeast Asia.
22/01/2019
We recently visited the CES Show in Las Vegas to discover the key themes shaping the technology landscape and what they mean for retail.
03/01/2019

We look at how ecommerce will develop in the next 12 months and beyond.

We cover:

  • Personalisation
  • Digital smart assistants such as apps and lists
  • Social commerce and unattended deliveries
  • Seamless, frictionless shopping online and offline
  • Partnerships and acquisitions 
02/01/2019
Walmart China is testing two different WeChat mini-programs. One provides one-hour delivery service and the other locates where products are in the store.