Adapting to Retail's Evolution

Adapting to Retail's Evolution

by Jeff Scott On the surface of it, 2017 has not been the most auspicious of years for brick and mortar retail so far. American retailers have been closing stores at pace as they confront the impact of e-commerce on the bottom line, and headlines paint a gloomy picture of future. Not everyone is downbeat. Starbucks’ CEO Kevin Johnson, for example, is bullish on expansion – even while he acknowledges...

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Google Announces Payment API, Assistant Payments, Targeted Android Pay Loyalty & more  9to5Google.com

Zebra Technologies CEO Comments on Retail, Bar Codes and RFID - Barrons (5-12-17)

Nectar Launches Ultrasound Liquor Pour Spouts - TechCrunch (5-11-17)

Can Square Clip PayPal's Wings? - MarketRealist.com (5-10-17)

It's More Than Amazon: Why Retail is in distress now CNBC (5-5-17)

The Death Of Retail Is Greatly Exaggerated - TechCrunch

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