4 Gonzo Takeaways from BAI Retail Delivery ’15: Viva Las Vegas?

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BAI Retail Delivery was at the Venetian in Vegas this year, sharing conference space with a travel convention called IMEX, which made things interesting in between sessions. Or, maybe it was the lack of some pretty big brands normally seen there. by Sam Kilmer & Eric Weikart.

Making sense of the Money 2020 craziness – the Las Vegas 2018 edition

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Banks & Personal Finance: chaired by David Poole, Director of Business & Brand Strategy, Publicis.Sapient. To each her own way of organizing for and experiencing Money 2020.

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Legal Cannabis Retail Gets Big, Feminine And Luxurious

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The big comes from the apparent rise of the so-called cannabis “superstore,” the hotbed of which is reportedly — and understandably — Las Vegas, one of the world’s main adult playgrounds. Barneys has entered into an exclusive partnership with upscale cannabis company Beboe to introduce customers to the brand’s offerings, including its vaporizer pens and pastilles, as well as CBD products.

Luxury Brand Barneys New York Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

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Struggling to compete with online brands, famed Big Apple luxury retailer Barneys New York has put itself up for sale and filed for bankruptcy protection, according to a report by Reuters. . Retail bankruptcy Barneys New York luxury brands News What's Hot

Goldman Sach’s Marcus: Partnerships Beyond Intuit

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EXCLUSIVE- With two products and a recently announced partnership with tax preparation software provider Intuit, Marcus by Goldman Sachs is keen on growing its brand through more new partnerships and products in 2018.

Menswear Brands Get An Online Spotlight With Deal-Of-The-Day Platforms

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Small menswear brands, even some that are considered to be medium or large, might face a challenge when it comes to marketing: How do they get in front of consumers? The idea is that brands don’t have to worry about competition or incentives to drive people to purchase their products. “We

Retail Pulse: DSW Expands In-Store Experiences; L Brands Plans Store Closures

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They also create repeat visits to the DSW brand, where an exciting footwear assortment awaits.”. DSW is no stranger to experiential retail, having opened an experimental store on the Las Vegas strip last year with offerings beyond racks of designer shoes.

Powering Innovation With Wedding, Transportation Technology

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Data: 100K: Minimum number of self-driving rides Lyft has provided to users in Las Vegas. 2K: Minimum number of Macy’s private brand and exclusive home gifts that bridal customers can register for on Zola.

Walmart-Amazon Whole Paycheck Tracker: Connected Commerce, Grocery Bot And GrubHub Rumors

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Amazon was particularly busy as it spent much of the week at CES in Las Vegas pushing the power of its expanding connected commerce ecosystem. It was one of a series of expansion announcements for Alexa out of CES in Las Vegas this week.

Amazon Meets Privately With Sellers At CES

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While Alexa is a huge presence at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Amazon has been using the popular gathering for another purpose – an opportunity to meet with third-party sellers and promote a new seller support service called marketplace growth.

Brookfield Asset Earmarks $5 Billion To Help Struggling Mall Retailers

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Brookfield also spent time grabbing Las Vegas-based Fashion Show and Illinois’ Oakbrook Center in recent years. In 2020, Brookfield has teamed with Simon and Authentic Brands Group to acquire Forever 21, which was in bankruptcy court.

Amazon Delves Into Fashion With AI-Powered Search Tool

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The Amazon Re:MARS conference in Las Vegas has been churning out technology news for the company. Asos , a popular fashion brand, has a similar feature. First, it was the announcement that delivery drones could hit the airspace in the next few months.

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What’s New At CES Isn’t Always What’s Really Good

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No organization or person has a lock on the future, and that applies to the big global event that starts next week in Las Vegas — the annual CES show , going strong after more than a half century.

Instant Brands Teams With Google On Voice-Command Instant Pot

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Instant Brands, the maker of the Instant Pot, announced a new collaboration with Google during the CES show being held in Las Vega this week. Retail Alexa Google Assistant Instant Brands Instant Pot News Voice Command What's Hot

Macy’s Spotlights Women-Owned Businesses With SoGifted

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Brands include Lovevery , which sells expert-designed brain toys; Neely & Chloe , offering fashion-forward accessories; HidrateSpark 3 , a smart water bottle that tracks hydration; herbal teas from Bon Temps ; unbreakable hosiery by Sheertex and more.

Porsche Brings Subscription Service To Four More Cities

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The brand is bringing on San Diego, Las Vegas, Toronto and Phoenix to the pilot offering that it began in Atlanta, Bloomberg reported.

Facebook To Open Small Biz Pop-Up Concept In Select Macy’s

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The move will bring 100 popular small businesses and digital brands on Facebook and Instagram into retail stores — just in time for the holiday shopping season. Compared to traditional pop-up stores, Macy’s own staff services the brands.

High Times Plans Brick-And-Mortar Locations

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announced it would be bringing a flagship retail store to Los Angeles and Las Vegas. But the last stages before it reaches a consumer, so delivery, retail, and of course just continuing to connect consumers to the great cannabis brands that are out there.”

CES 2020 Opens The Door On A New Decade

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We are talking about the upcoming International Consumer Electronics Show, the annual conference and trade show in Las Vegas that goes by the moniker CES. It’s a brand new decade, and CES is one way to enter it.

Groupon Teams With DerbySoft To Boost Its Travel Business

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The move paves the way for the Groupon Getaways travel business to work with more of the leading hotel brands around the globe, expand its ability to access room availability, see nightly rates and book reservations directly.

NJ Online Gaming Revenue Set To Grow 66 Pct This Year

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Approximately 20 brands of online casinos are vying on a reportedly small field. In separate news, reports surfaced in September that mobile sports betting is quickly growing to a point where New Jersey is close to topping Las Vegas as the biggest market in the nation.

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At CES, Voice Plus Vehicles Jump Start The Connected Economy

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And that push continues this week with news from Amazon and others, along with the start of the annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and conference in Las Vegas — an event where even more connected car and truck news will almost certainly be made.

DraftKings To Merge With Other Companies, Go Public

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The company currently has offices in New York, New Jersey, San Francisco and Las Vegas. Online betting company DraftKings is merging with two other companies and going public, according to a report by the Boston Business Journal.

DraftKings To Merge, IPO At A $3.3B Market Value

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The company currently has offices in New York, New Jersey, San Francisco and Las Vegas. Online betting company DraftKings is merging with two other companies and going public, according to a report by the Boston Business Journal.

Facebook’s Sizzly, Fizzly Week

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The new shops will feature 100 popular small businesses and digital brands on Facebook and Instagram into retail stores, and will be housed in The Market @ Macy’s. Launched last February, The Market @ Macy’s is designed to offer brands space on Macy’s first floor to advertise or sell their products while retaining all of their sales, without having to commit to a lease longer than a month. Facebook has been a firm with its share of troubles lately.

Macy’s Rolls Out Mobile Checkout

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The news also comes as the retailer is testing out pop-up stores in 10 cities — from Las Vegas to New York — in a new concept named “The Market @ Macy’s,” CNBC reported. Through the program, brands can pay a one-time fee for a space on Macy’s first floor to advertise or sell their products while retaining all of their sales. Compared to traditional pop-up stores, Macy’s own staff services the brands.

Now On Tap: Apps As Discovery Platforms For Bars

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For now, Konnect has venues spread out across the country from Ohio to Texas and California, along with some venues in Arizona and Las Vegas.

NEW REPORT: Forget Letters To Santa — Smart Billboards Know What You Want

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Meanwhile, Las Vegas has been selected by Audi as the testing ground for smart city technology that will allow the city’s traffic infrastructure to communicate with Audi vehicles. Connectivity is expanding from mobile devices to surrounding infrastructure and vehicles.

Tipalti Targets Multi-Entity Orgs With NetSuite Integration

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Israch said Tipalti is enabling those NetSuite customers to run their entire payables operations across borders and brands from a single touchpoint. In the past, Israch noted, most finance organizations were single-entity, but today there are many acquisitions, mergers and sub-brands transforming them into complex multi-entity operations that require new types of tools and solutions.

‘The Market @ Macy’s’ Pops Up

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As department stores reconsider their real estate and business models, Macy’s is testing out pop-up stores in 10 cities — from Las Vegas to New York — in a new concept named “The Market @ Macy’s,” CNBC reported. Through the program, brands can pay a one-time fee for a space on Macy’s first floor to advertise or sell their products while retaining all of their sales. Compared to traditional pop-up stores, Macy’s own staff services the brands.

Walmart, Udelv Pair On Self-Driving Delivery Vans

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8) at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Udelv also debuted its brand-new delivery vehicle, called the Newton, which is based on Baidu’s Apollo open source platform. California autonomous car startup company Udelv announced it is teaming up with Walmart to offer its self-driving vans for deliveries, according to a report in VentureBeat. The company made the announcement on Tuesday (Jan.

New Business Ventures Expected To Drive Amazon Q2 Earnings

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The world’s most valuable brand is set to publish its second quarter earnings report on Thursday (July 25), which is expected to provide insight into how Amazon’s newest acquisitions are boosting the company’s revenue.

Retail Pulse: Shipt Teams With Office Depot; Express To Close Brick-and-Mortar Stores

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announced that it would bring flagship stores to Las Vegas and Los Angeles. But the last stages before it reaches a consumer, so delivery, retail and, of course, just continuing to connect consumers to the great cannabis brands that are out there.

CITCON Rolls Out Cross-Border Payments At Mall Of America

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has partnered with Alipay to bring the payment option into select brick-and-mortar stores across GUESS’ brands. With the tie-up, customers will be able to use the app in more than 50 locations, such as New York, Las Vegas and California, the retailer said in its announcement. To help Mall of America merchants engage with Chinese consumers, CITCON has teamed up with the shopping complex to offer stores a cross-border mobile payments system.

Retail Pulse: Walgreens To Test Drone Deliveries; Walmart To Relaunch Scoop

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The announcement was made by Worldwide Consumer CEO Jeff Wilke on June 5 at the eCommerce retailer’s “re:MARS” conference in Las Vegas. Walmart has obtained the rights to the Scoop name and is bringing back the brand as a larger fashion destination.