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Amazon Hub puts a parcel management depot in your home

Receiving items from online retailers can be frustrating when you live in an apartment block. Delivery drivers invariably stop by when you're out, or...

Retail isn’t dying, but it must evolve, says Apple retail chief

Earlier this year, the British Retail Consortium published research showing that online sales of non-food items have dramatically increased over the past five years....

Internet of Parcels: Unpacking the potential of smart packaging

Thanks to the Internet of Things, parcels can tell you what and where they are. So what are the benefits? Malek Murison talks to...

Dixons Carphone suffers massive data breach

Electrical retailer and services company Dixons Carphone has admitted to a customer data breach on a huge scale. An ongoing investigation in the company...

Amazon booms as high street withers. Next up: robots and insurance

UPDATED Retail and Web services giant Amazon plans to add over 2,500 permanent jobs in the UK this year, taking its British workforce to...

Retail IoT: Why the future is about connecting with the customer

Scott Thompson reports on a retail sector in flux, with IoT and other cutting-edge technologies paving a new way forward. “The high street has to...

Etsy opens machine learning centre in Toronto

NEWSBYTE Etsy, the ecommerce website that focuses on handmade or vintage items, is opening its third machine learning centre, and its first in Canada....

Retail IoT: PayPal acquires iZettle for $2.2 billion

PayPal has announced that it is to acquire European fintech player, iZettle, for $2.2 billion, in a move that will draw the online payments...

How startups aim to help retailers beat Amazon and Alibaba at...

The cashier-less store space is currently dominated by Amazon and China's Alibaba. But, as Scott Thompson reports, a number of startups have entered the...

Walmart $16bn Flipkart deal: SoftBank uncertain, Google circling

US retail giant Walmart confirmed this week that it is taking a majority stake in Flipkart, India’s leading ecommerce brand. As announced, the deal...

New VR/AR launches for Apple, Google, PayPal, Facebook, Snap

Apple, Snap, PayPal, and Google are all jostling for position in virtual and augmented reality this week – while Facebook goes for mass-market appeal...

Amazon: Alexa upgrades for memory, context, meaning = antitrust risk?

Amazon has announced three new upgrades for its Alexa AI platform on the back of healthy revenue increases, and is trailing a future of...
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