Dollar stores saw their biggest boom during the most recent recession. People wanted to save money, and they helped them do exactly that. The local dollar store is a great way to find what you want at prices few can beat. So, why are they so bad? The argument is that they are killing traditional … Continue reading The Dollar Store VS Traditional Grocers: The Good and Bad
A grocery store in Vancouver, BC recently rolled out a collection of plastic bags meant to shame shoppers into using reusable bags, and failed miserably. Their lineup of 3 bags are now sought after by those who love the humor behind it. While the grocer may be disappointed the shaming did not work, there is … Continue reading Grocer’s Plastic Bag Shaming Backfires
While the UK recently had their own store go cashless on a trial basis (article here), Amazon Go has been making it's own strides in business. Their cashless shops are accepting cash. Most of the world has gone cash-free, and they are also looking for the fastest way to shop. In a few places, now … Continue reading Amazon Go Not-So-Cashless Shopping
Hate the lines at grocery stores? Does self-serve sound like too much effort? The UK's first grocery store that only uses a smartphone has launched in London. Trends in shopping are changing all of the time. This move away from the traditional checkout is a unique shopping experience that many have never imagined - in … Continue reading UK Opens First Cashless Grocery Store
Walmart is trying out a new approach to serving the customer with their new AI system called intelligent retail lab (IRL). The store, which recently opened in New York state, is fine tuned to be the perfect customer experience. The system controls availability and stock quality, guaranteeing you exactly what you need. It genuinely sounds … Continue reading Walmart Turns Towards AI to Better Serve YOU!