Cities and larger towns are often known for their shopping choices. Why not colleges and their towns too? It was recently argued that companies like Target or Trader Joe's are actually chasing the college student by building on or near college campuses. They are the future of shopping after all, right? This may be a … Continue reading Shopping Malls: Coming To A College Near You?
Stopping at the local gas station is no longer as convenient as it once was. In a world of delivery, is it really surprising they would do it too? One of the best known convenience stores around the US, 7-11, now has a delivery service, 7NOW. If you want a large slurpee while at the … Continue reading Convenience Stores Are Not Convenient Enough
Ever wonder why grocery stores mist their produce? It may not be for the reasons you think. Misting produce does not keep it fresh. It is all about aesthetics and money. Wet produce appears more fresh. The water also helps the produce become and remain plump. As most of it is actually sold by weight, … Continue reading The Real Reason Fresh Produce is Misted: More Money
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!
Customization at affordable rates has been something people have requested for a very long time. From custom jewelry to custom clothing, the industry exists. However, the custom clothing industry doesn't exactly exist at affordable rates. You can change that now! Do a quick made-to-measure search of the web. What do you see? I see a … Continue reading Bizop: The Made-To-Measure Industry