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This Week: Verizon enters the subscription business, retailers are pivoting to services, crypto tech
Issue #34  •  February 25  •  view online
Retail Technology & Ecommerce
Retail Technology & Ecommerce
The latest news and information from the retail technology and ecommerce world.
This Week: Verizon enters the subscription business, retailers are pivoting to services, crypto technology finds new applications in ecommerce
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📢 NEWS
Verizon launches a subscription box that's like Stitch Fix for tech

Where Is Global E-Commerce Going? Here Are Five Takeaways From The Experts

Why Retailers Are Pivoting to Services | The Daily | Gartner L2

Designer Rebecca Minkoff Says She's Weighing Subscription Service on Cheddar

'Amazon Moments' tool gives brands new way to build, deliver loyalty campaigns - Marketing Land

How delivery company DoorDash is pitching retailers - Digiday

LA Kings Now Let Fans Verify Merchandise Using a Blockchain App - CoinDesk

ASOS Instant – On Campus launched with Collect Plus and On the dot - Tamebay

Grocery shopping 2.0: You'll soon be able to scan for food allergies with tap of an iPhone

Japan: E-Commerce Giant Rakuten’s New Payment App Appears to Support Crypto

New PayPal Pilot Program Helps Sellers Go Multichannel - EcommerceBytes

💰 FUNDING and M&A
DoorDash raises $400M round, now valued at $7.1B – TechCrunch

Ecommerce Logistics Startup Xpressbees Secures $4.9 Mn From InnoVen Capital

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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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