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The force of frictionless retail
From Shopper Marketing Report: Couche-Tard is exploring opportunities in a concept most associated with Amazon as the pandemic keeps momentum strong.
L’Oreal bring AR virtual trials to Amazon
The beauty giant launches the tech on the ecommerce site amid a shift to digital that has been accelerated during the pandemic.
Expected increase in delivery is coming to pass
Vividata finds Canadians are more interested in UberEats and Instacart, while spending on Amazon is nearing holiday levels.
2019 Brand of the Year: Ecobee brings purpose to smart thermostats
The start-up won customers over through its approach to social impact and data.
The big takeaways from Amazon’s hardware event
The company is extending the reach of Alexa and Ring, though new privacy features don't address some major concerns.
Amazon tops survey of most-trusted ecommerce brands
Despite recent controversies, the online giant ranked first in 18 of the 24 product categories examined in BrandSpark's survey.
Amazon versus everyone else
Which retailers are competing, dominating and lagging behind the behemoth when it comes to online purchases?
Canadian TV networks dive into streaming waters
How Canadian media companies are establishing their streaming brands to compete with Netflix and Amazon.
Innovation Monitor: Amazon launches drop collections
The ecommerce giant has introduced influencer-inspired clothing lines as it looks to redefine itself as a fashion leader.
Retail’s identity crisis
It's time for brands to be bolder and faster on many fronts.
The future shopper is now
Profiles of three different consumers that are shaping the shopping landscape (and how retailers are meeting their needs).
How the automotive industry is being disrupted
Some car companies are beginning to use new tools to provide their own Amazon-like experiences for customers.
Gadget Tracking: Assistant and Alexa get more useful
Plus, Huawei is looking to enter the AR and personal assistant spaces in North America.
Gadget Tracker: Google adds a screen to Home
Plus, Amazon brings Alexa to French Canadians and Samsung launches smart home hub north of the border.
Central 1 launches banking on Alexa
The credit union may be the first in Canada to offer customers the ability to make payments and transfer funds on the platform.