Three Ways AI Will Revolutionize Brick and Mortar Retail

The retail landscape has completely shifted since its installment in the early 20thcentury. Today, the industry offers customers a limitless variety of choices while it continues to change. When glancing at the industry’s most recent digital transformation, it can be easy to overlook the challenges digital retail pioneers had to overcome. Digital pioneers, like Amazon,…

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Walgreens and FedEx to take part in drone program

Wing, a sister company to Google, is partnering with FedEx and Walgreens to test using drones to make deliveries. The pilot program will be launched in Christiansburg, VA. Wing was the first company certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to offer autonomous drone deliveries.

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Women turn to off-pricers, mass merchants for clothing

Barneys New York, Chico’s, J.C. Penney and other retailers are closing stores and women are turning to retailers such as Marshall’s, T.J. Maxx, Target and Walmart to buy their clothing. Clothing sales to female baby boomers has increased four percent while sales to Gen Xers is down one percent, according to The NPD Group.

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Over 200K applied for 30K Amazon jobs

Amazon.com received 208,000 online applications for 30,000 open job slots the week after announcing plans to hire more workers. “People across the country understand the value of Amazon jobs with a $15 minimum wage, full benefits from day one, and upskilling opportunities,” said Beth Galetti, senior vice president of HR at Amazon.

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