What Will 2023 Hold?
NRF 2023 Recap: What to expect in retail tech in the new year. Here’s what we saw: 1. AI solutions across the customer journey 2. Machine learning solutions for supply chain 3. Automated store solutions, with a focus on checkout 4. Personalization and new selling channels in the shopper journey
The Conundrum of Venture Backed Tech Companies Flooded labor market following 100k+ recent tech company layoffs vs. Venture Funding tightening grip on dry powder with dropping valuations What is in store for 2023?
New Portfolio Spotlight
Clutchis “transforming the entertainment industry into a fully immersive, seamless shopping experience that ties the world of streaming and linear content to the world of commerce, deepening viewer engagement and riving brand meaning and identity.” Clutch captures the on-screen items viewers select themselves in an editorialized experience so they can shop the way they want: by character, […]
Revetech Weekly Roundup
Spotlight StoryThe 5 New Retail Store Formats to Watch in 2023. 1. Experiential Retail. Ex: Dick’s Sporting Goods. 2. Omni-channel Natives. Ex: Nike Style Stores. 3. Shop-in-Shops. Ex: Ulta Beauty in Target Stores. 4. Smaller Stores. Ex: Express Edit Stores. 5. Specialized Spin-Offs. Ex: Dollar General’s PopShelf Format. CB Insights digs into the ways retailers are changing how consumers shop […]
Spotlight Story The 3 Best Commercials From Super Bowl LVII 1. Google Pixel – loved their demo of how to edit out photo-bombers! 2. Squarespace – loved watching the cloning of Adam Driver as he kept repeating, “a website that makes websites.” 3. And finally, there was Workday. How to make a SaaS HR company exciting? Have cameos […]
Portfolio Weekly Roundup
Spotlight Story Retail’s chatbots are evolving, and bringing new challenges Remember the first iteration of QR codes? Their adoption was slow and painful. You had to download a QR code reader. Then you pointed your camera at the QR code and it usually took you to a website formatted for desktop, so you couldn’t make […]