Retailers, struggling to connect with their customers, have been trialing new technologies to blend in-store and digital experiences. Interactive kiosks, mobile-friendly websites and transactional apps have become the norm.
Since the start of the decade, revenue for the Online Retail & e-Commerce industry has grown at an exceptional rate, outperforming most brick and mortar retail industries. Now a new channel is emerging in the form of smart speakers.
The world’s largest retail company, Walmart announced the biggest deal to acquire a 77% stake in Indian retail flag bearer Flipkart, counted as a positive deal for online-offline retailers.