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Happy Monday! Opening this week at 113 S Franklin St, the fourth Amazon Go store is the first to open
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Retail Technology & Ecommerce
Retail Technology & Ecommerce
The latest news and information from the retail technology and ecommerce world.
Happy Monday!
Opening this week at 113 S Franklin St, the fourth Amazon Go store is the first to open outside of Amazon’s hometown. Also launching is Storefronts for mom-and-pop shops and other smaller merchant.
Kyle

Disrupt Berlin: So much more than just onstage interviews

2 days, 48 hours, 200+ media outlets, 2000+ meetings, 3000+ attendees and over 20 million USD raised in the weeks following Disrupt Berlin!

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📈 STAT OF THE WEEK
Infographic: The Future of E-Commerce | Webdesigner Depot
Worldwide, retail e-commerce sales totaled $2.29 trillion last year. By the end of this year they’ll have reached $2.8 trillion. If the trend continues apace, e-commerce sales will reach a whopping $4.479 trillion by 2021. The message is clear: Consumers love the convenience of e-commerce; the reduced prices compared
📢 NEWS
Brick-and-mortar retail isn't dead, it's just evolving | Retail Customer Experience

How To Build A Digital-Native Brand

Digital price tags: The future of retailing? - NZ Herald

Blockchain-Based E-Commerce Platform to Help Merchants Open Shops Without Startup Capital

Facebook ’s FB Instagram is reportedly set to roll out a shopping app. Per The Verge, the app, which will most likely be named IG Shopping, is in the.
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In the era of “fast products” and digital disruption, delivering growth requires putting in place new predictive consumer-growth capabilities, including innovation, based on speed, agility, and scale.

CPG Brands Are Rethinking How They Work with Amazon | eMarketer Retail

Flat wine bottle for e-commerce is a Dow Diamond finalist | Packaging World

💰 FUNDING and M&A

Cointopia raises $3 million for marketplace for blockchain companies and services | VentureBeat

JD.com signs “boundaryless retail” tech deal with Ruyi

Shoptalk launches VC program for retail tech startups

🌟 SPOTLIGHT:
Meet Release: The unique Blockchain that taps into the 3bn user strong social commerce market - Press Release - Digital Journal
The social networking sites (SNS), or for that matter, the social media in general have altered our lives forever. With the maturing and expansion of the internet, social media and e-commerce have had a huge impact on our way of life. Imagine a platform that combines social media with e-commerce with added assets such as Blockchain technology, Big Data and AI based deep learning, and what you get is a diversified and unique platform that redefines the social commerce market niche.

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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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