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Howdy folks, The latest news on retail tech and ecommerce this week. I had the pleasure of attending
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Retail Technology & Ecommerce
Retail Technology & Ecommerce
We provide the latest news and information about retail technology platforms and e-commerce from around the world.
Howdy folks,
The latest news on retail tech and ecommerce this week.
I had the pleasure of attending Retail R(E)volution 2018 last week in Orlando! This year the focus was the post-purchase experience for startups, subscription box companies, and enterprise brands. 
High growth and enterprise companies such as Rue La La, Google, Heritage Brands, Channel Advisor, Deloitte Consulting, Rockets of Awesome, Pitney Bowes, Deckers Brands, The Hut Group and more shared invaluable ecommerce insights.
-Kyle

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📊 STAT OF THE WEEK
Shipping most expensive line item after COGS. 😐
Shipping most expensive line item after COGS. 😐
📢 NEWS
Future of Commerce and Retail Hot Takes With Web Smith
When a guy has the Twitter handle @web, that makes you want to learn more. I’ve been fortunate enough to hang virtually with Web Smith for the last few years which has exposed me to sharp thinking…
The retailer debuted a personalized shopping homepage today called eBay Interests, allowing shoppers to tailor recommendations on the desktop site and mobile app based on their personal preferences.
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6 e-commerce checkout pain points that are overlooked | Retail Dive

Target Beauty Studio, an AR technology tool that will be integrated into select brick-and-mortar stores and on its desktop and mobile site.
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Target takes its Restock next-day deliveries nationwide - CNET

How-to guide: cracking Spanish ecommerce in three steps | Analysis | Retail Week

Amazon, Alibaba and JD.com are all getting into the game, placing bets that unmanned stores will be the future of retail. But there are a few reasons why China, above anywhere else in the world, is uniqely suited for personnel-free shops to thrive. Here’s why.
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Techstars Startup Digest Retail Technology & Ecommerce is curated by:
KYLE KELLY KYLE KELLY - Senior Director, Commercial Innovation & Global Business Development at Pitney Bowes
kyle.kelly@startupdigestmail.com
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