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Major brands are increasingly looking to start-ups for ideas, personnel and ways of working that can help them stay relevant in a fast-changing digital environment.

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HANGZHOU: Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, has a wide portfolio of interests, including cloud computing and entertainment, but now the company’s leadership team has revealed plans for it to expand into brick-and-mortar stores.

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LONDON: Consumers are becoming increasingly familiar with artificial intelligence (AI), but the challenge for brands is how best to employ the technology to create the shopping experiences of the future.

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NEW YORK: Google has teamed up with Walmart to enable the retailer’s customers to shop using voice via Google Assistant, the tech giant’s Home voice-controlled speaker or Google Express website or app, in a combined response to the ...

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BENGALURU: Amazon’s foray into the world’s second most populous country produced valuable lessons that are now informing how the e-commerce giant operates in the mature markets of the US and Europe, according to a company executive.

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This report analyses the key themes and summarises the winning case studies from the WARC Innovation Awards, and presents the views and opinions of the 25 judges.

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This article shows how KFC, one of China's leading brands, sought to engage Chinese millennials with music and artificial intelligence.

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BEIJING: As China's e-commerce growth slows, retailers need to be looking at refining their omnichannel offer and delivery options, according to a leading consultancy.

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CAMBRIDGE, MA: Amazon's acquisition of the Whole Foods Market grocery chain last week has accelerated the trend towards a fusion of digital and physical retail, according to an industry figure.

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This event report explores how Royal Dutch Shell, the oil extraction and fuel business, integrates digital into its retail offerings, using it to make the forecourt experience both seamless and more valuable.

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NEW YORK: The growth of ecommerce and an associated focus on the shopper across devices and channels means there is increasing demand to coalesce brand budgets with trade budgets, according to a new study.

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This article looks at how retailers can get people to shop in store while customers continue to shift to online shopping.

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BEIJING: Chinese e-commerce site JD.com has announced plans to build drones capable of carrying a one-tonne payload for long-distance deliveries.

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HANGZHOU: Computing power and data will drive the future of retail, a senior executive at Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce site, has said.

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SHANGHAI: China is already the largest retail e-commerce market in the world, an observation reinforced by a new survey which reveals the extent to which Chinese consumers now rely on social media and new technology when purchasing.

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This paper looks at the change of customer behaviour in the era of multichannel retail in order to deliver engagement in the Thai market.

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This article outlines how Alibaba has created an integrated data ecosystem across its various properties to supercharge its e-commerce offering and boost offline conversions.

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SHANGHAI: Since Starbucks announced a partnership with Chinese web giant Tencent, the coffee-shop chain has grown 7% in the last quarter, driven by a 6% increase in transactions through WeChat pay.

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This article describes the differences between virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR), and how they can best be used in a marketing strategy to offer consumers a unique experience.

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NEW YORK: US mall owners are having to reconsider their tenant mix amid a flurry of closures of department stores, traditionally their 'anchor' tenants.

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BANGKOK: Thailand, Vietnam and India are set to lead the charge as retail innovators, with local brands embracing change to future-proof their retail operations against e-commerce.

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The article explores how local retail giants in Thailand, India and Vietnam are adapting for market-specific shopping culture and a digital future.

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This article describes how Yanbal, a cosmetics brand, researched the increased use of digital technologies for its direct sales operations in Mexico, Colombia and Peru.

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has become the first country outside of China to take part in Alibaba's electronic world trade platform (eWTP) initiative, which envisions digital free-trade zones for small and medium-sized businesses.

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This article looks at the changes currently occurring in the retail industry and at how the future of retailing will look.