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Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Customers Can Browse Shopify Brands In Augmented Reality

The shopping site's new features are designed to allow smaller retailers to create richer consumer shopping experiences and drive engagement

Automotive Uber Customers Can Pay For Rideshare Services With Pre-Loaded Wallet

Helping to differentiate it from its competitors, the rideshare service is letting customers load money into Uber Cash to use for rides, bike-sharing, food delivery and more

Shopper Education & Assistance How Banks Are Using Data To Protect Consumers' Privacy

From fingerprint and facial scanning to voice-activation log-in, banks are implementing several different personalized authentication tools to cultivate consumer trust in the institution and to ensure users that their information remains secure

Brand Activation & Immersion How One-To-One Service Is Improving The Digital Retail Experience

From access to 24/7 tech support to live chat with in-store associates, retailers are focusing on providing personal service and aid for customers, retaining a human element in a virtual world

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket What Scan And Go Shopping Could Mean For Retail Workers

Technologies modeled on Amazon's Go store are expected to be rolled out this summer, raising speculation about the future of retail jobs

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Bank Of America Hopes To Monitor The Integrity Of Online Ads With A Brand Safety Officer

The new role was created after fears about questionable content, following Unilever’s public stand against ‘fake news, racism, sexism and hate’

Food & Beverage This Brewery Is Funding Expansion With A Deliberately Punk Attitude

BrewDog, a craft beer trailblazer, is building a hotel in Ohio and plans a push into China

Retail Why Cryptocurrencies Are Coming Under Increasing Scrutiny

Cryptocurrencies are still more investments than a way to pay, but as their mainstream acceptability continues to grow, proper regulation will follow

Syndicated Amazon Is Making Moves Into The Restaurant Delivery Business

Prime customers in certain London postcodes can get food from more than 100 restaurants

Advertising The Alphabet Moonshot Ventures That Could Change the World

Google makes the money, but Alphabet’s looking to cure aging and build robot butlers

Work U.S. Youth No Longer Driven By Car Culture

Statistics show Americans under 35 are less likely to own cars, a troubling fact for the motor vehicle industry.

Design What Apple's Cheaper iPhone Will Deliver

The low-end 5C model was shown to a select group in China, here's what's in store.

Advertising UK Supermarket Opens First Farm Shop

Waitrose supermarket chain opens farm store to showcase produce grown on its 4000-acre estate farm in South England.

Home Google Unveils Voice And Gesture-Controlled Smartphone

Google's Moto X aims to create a new experience as it responds to both verbal and motion commands and is designed to be in permanent listening mode.