Marketing & Media trends
Retailers, struggling to connect with their customers, have been trialling new technologies to blend in-store and digital experiences...
Gary Mortimer and Louise Grimmer 11 Apr 2018
E-commerce may be where the retail industry is seeing growth, but the physical store is not dead. In fact, it may be more important than ever...
Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Mar 2018
It's been a long time since the general store was the go-to place for consumers to pick up everything they needed from week to week...
30 Mar 2017
It's no secret that around 80 percent of the 80 billion plastic bottles produced annually will end up in landfills or oceans where it will take 800 years to biodegrade...
Jamie Matroos 3 Feb 2017
SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon on Monday unveiled a new kind of retail store, with no cashiers...
6 Dec 2016
WASHINGTON - Online giant Amazon unveiled its first branded airplane on Friday, part of what is expected to be a fleet of 'Prime Air' cargo planes...
5 Aug 2016
US retail giant Wal-Mart reported slightly higher quarterly sales on Thursday and said better-than-expected earnings reflected the benefits of heavy investment to boost worker salaries and improve the shopping experience.
20 May 2016
NEW YORK - Tag Heuer, the Swiss watchmaker that is part of the French luxury goods group LVMH, showed off its first Internet-connected wristwatch on Monday designed with Google and Intel...
11 Nov 2015
SAN FRANCISCO - Google is looking to make it easier for people to shop while using its website, launching a trial run of a feature allowing smartphone users make online purchases from their search results...
16 Jul 2015
NEW YORK - Procter & Gamble (P&G) plans to sell 43 beauty and fragrance brands to Coty in a deal valuing the assets at about US$12.5 billion, the companies announced Thursday...
13 Jul 2015
WASHINGTON DC, US: Amazon has announced its Fire TV media stick for streaming video is being sold in Britain and Germany, as part of a push to expand its online television services...
31 Mar 2015
WASHINGTON DC, US: Yahoo said Sunday it plans to introduce "end-to-end encryption" for email this year to boost privacy protection for users concerned about snooping from governments or hackers...
16 Mar 2015
WASHINGTON DC, US: US fast-food chain Burger King is cutting soft drinks from its children's meals amid mounting pressure to reduce the amount of sweet sodas children drink...
12 Mar 2015