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27/03/2019
Alibaba unveiled its voice-activated mirror, dubbed Tmall Genie Queen, at its annual beauty summit held in Shanghai in March 2019.
25/03/2019

See how shoppers are using online rapid delivery and how manufacturers from across the world, can meet the opportunity.            

This report includes:

  • Shopper usage of within the hour delivery
  • Reasons to develop rapid delivery
  • Contact list of global providers, including meal aggregators and delivery couriers
  • Manufacturer case studies
  • Future developments, including personalisation and automation
15/03/2019
In this report we review how the food and grocery industry is embracing immersive Virtual Reality (VR) to improve and enhance the industry. From conducting this research we have identified four ways that VR is being implemented. The four areas are: VR Training, VR Testing, VR used to showcase product transparency and how shoppers can buy products through Virtual Reality experiences. The report has numerous case studies of industry using VR, along with highlighting the benefits and barriers of VR and where the future of the technology could be going.
13/03/2019
As we welcome in the year of the pig, we review the activity retailers and suppliers have used to boost sales during this critical trading period.
11/03/2019
We review and compare Ocado’s new one-hour delivery service and highlight the opportunities for manufacturers
05/03/2019
FedEx has launched an autonomous delivery service, the FedEx SameDay Bot. FedEx is collaborating with companies such as Lowe’s, Pizza Hut, Target, Walgreens and Walmart to help assess retailers’ autonomous delivery needs.
28/02/2019
We review the size of the online grocery opportunity in China, the leading online retailer strategies and four trends that are driving online growth.
27/02/2019
Learn more about the rationale of the deal, benefits for both players, and potential challenges ahead as Ocado Retail UK and M&S announce a new joint venture.
26/02/2019
Waitrose has created a virtual shelf on its website signposting a range of goods made by B Corporation certified businesses.
26/02/2019
JD.com and Rakuten have signed an agreement for JD.com’s drones and autonomous delivery robots to be used in Rakuten’s unmanned delivery solutions in Japan.