Cultural globalization

Delivery & Logistics Blue Moon Beer Drinkers Can Shop Its DTC Online Store

Molson Coors debuted an ecommerce platform for its Blue Moon brand, with plans to integrate shopping capabilities into its social media campaigns as well

Automotive UPS Online Fulfillment Solution Helps Small Businesses Process Orders Faster

The eFullfillment systems helps smaller retailers by combining the fast shipping consumers demand with scalable inventory management, storing products and delivering them reliably

Brand Activation & Immersion LinkedIn Hosts Coworking Popup For Job Hunters

The networking website will take over a London pub, where job seekers can apply for positions, take headshots and chat with professionals

Retail Brand Network Implements Blockchain Platform To Reward Viewers Who Opt In To Ads

Brave's blockchain-based solution connects customers with 250,000 brands partnered with rewards platform TAP Network, offering those who choose to watch private ads tokens for vouchers, hotel stays and more

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services JP Morgan Offers Customers Own Non-Volatile Cryptocurrency

The U.S. bank will regulate the JPM coin to avoid value fluctuation, ensuring a 1:1 dollar exchange as it strives to capture the growing mainstream crypto audience

Fashion & Apparel Storr Turns Social Media Into A Peer-To-Peer Selling Platform

The platform allows for everyday social media users and influencers to market products from over 100 brands, democratizing ecommerce influence and channels while letting consumers choose what to promote

Transactions & Payments JPMorgan Chase Reveals Where And How Consumers Shop Online

The JPMorgan Chase Institute released a report that details where and how consumers are spending their money, highlighting key takeaways for local businesses in an age of ecommerce

Merchandising & Curation Levi's Customers Can Create Customized, Shoppable Pinterest Boards

Styled by Levi’s is a digital styling tool that uses customers' Pinterest data to curate shoppable style boards linking to Levi's products, aiming to enable purchase-driving visual discovery

Advertising Mexican Beer Brand Alters Facebook Algorithm To Fight Negative Search Results

Estrella Jalisco took on negative stereotypes on Facebook about Mexicans by creating pages, groups and sites to celebrate its country's heritage, altering the search results to be more positive

Gen Z TikTok Social Media Platform Offers Vine Lovers Short-Form Video Sharing

The short-form video app from China is a replacement of Musical.ly, and comes after the Twitter shutdown of popular Vine two years ago, taking off worldwide and gaining in popularity in the U.S.

Entertainment YouTube Creators In Europe Can Sell Merch Directly Under Their Videos

The social media platform is allowing YouTubers to make their channels shoppable, extending its merch store capability already launched in the U.S. to European creators

Shopper Education & Assistance Overstock Sells Ecommerce Business To Focus On Blockchain Investment

The company's founder intends to sell the entire retail business and focus on investments in blockchain technology and startups

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Ibis Hotel Guests Can Relax While "Social Media Sitters" Post Their Vacation Photos

Helping social media-obsessed consumers pursue their wellness goals and take a digital detox yet still maintain their presence, ghost writers at Ibis will take over guests' accounts for their stay

Loyalty & Membership Disruptive Ecommerce Platform Offers Shopper Discounts For Social Shares

NeWants and Bluefly collaborated on a decentralized platform that is poised to disrupt online shopping, marshaling the social media accounts of its buyers, affiliates and influencers to generate brand awareness and drive sales