Retailers want to buy tech companies

As in-house innovation labs falter and the competitive landscape picks up, retailers are buying up technology companies to gain an advantage.

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  • MAR 01, 2019

    Why traditional retailers struggle to figure out subscription services

    Subscription services allow for retailers to build a recurring revenue model at a time when many of them are trying to fend off digitally native competitors.

  • MAR 01, 2019

    Amazon’s next ad move: AmazonFresh ‘sponsored products’

    Advertising products sold through AmazonFresh may drive up sales for food and CPG brands, though not necessarily on Amazon.

  • JUL 09, 2020

    Advertisers’ survey: What’s holding back your ad performance?

    Advertisers, from DTCs scrapping for share in a crackling at-home beauty market to seasoned retailers leaning into the quarantined consumer’s e-commerce surge, what’s changing about your campaign KPIs? How are you using data to make choices and effectively budget across channels? What’s working, what’s broken and how will you fix it? Take this survey and get the full results plus a $5 Starbucks gift card.

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Aug 10–Aug 11, 2020

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