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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.