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Inside Dubai's $20 Billion Dollar Mall -TheRichest

 

The Dubai mall is the second largest mall in the entire world. But when shopping gets old, check out the amusement park, go go-karting or skating on the Olympic-sized Dubai ice-rink, and more.

The Rise Of 7-Eleven -CNBC

 

With consumer behavior changing due to Covid-19, the convenience store industry could be on the verge of a profound change. -from CNBC

Can Restoration Hardware Become A Global Luxury Brand? - CNBC

 

RH is now ambitiously trying to turn it into a global luxury brand providing an array of services. -from CNBC

Retail Trends 2021: we look back on the innovation taking place in a year like no other

 

Amidst all the pressures that 2020 brought, there was creativity and innovation taking place across the retail industry, which we thought deserved to be celebrated.

Why Work From Home Is Good For Williams-Sonoma -CNBC

 

In the midst of the pandemic, Williams-Sonoma has stood out as a company, its stock price reaching a new all-time high in January 2021, despite many businesses declining. -from CNBC

Luxury Brands Response to the Chinese New Year

 

Here’s a glimpse at what the world of luxury has been doing online to usher in the Chinese New Year of the Ox. - From Alibaba Group

Why Credit Card Fraud Hasn't Stopped In The U.S.

 

In 2019, payment card fraud losses reached nearly $28 billion worldwide. The United States alone is responsible for more than a third of the total global loss making America the most card fraud-prone.

Why Walmart Wants To Be Your Hospital Too -CNBC

 

Walmart, America’s largest grocer, launched a primary care clinic called Walmart Health, in September 2019. -from CNBC

The Perfect Year for China's $129 Billion Livestreaming E-Commerce

 

The West needs livestreaming sooner rather than later, especially for struggling sectors such as apparel.

The 5 Biggest Retail Trends In 2021 -Business News

 

Here are the predictions on how the world of retail will continue to change over the course of 2021 as the pandemic and other factors continue to influence our habits. -from Business News

Why Brands Need Livestreamers To Keep up With Chinese Consumers - Alibaba Group

 

Livestreaming has gone mainstream in Alibaba’s digital ecosystem. Livestreamers are now online 24/7 and come from all walks of life, from farmers and personal shoppers to celebrities.

How Amazon Drone Delivery Will Work -Tech Vision

 

Behind closed doors Amazon had been working on an ambitious plan to release almost instant delivery. The goal? Just 30 minutes, from the click of the ‘order now.’ -from Tech Vision

How A Vest Turned Patagonia Into A Billion-Dollar Brand -CNBC Make It

 

The company says at its height, it was fielding 60 requests for co branded vests, a day. The combination of hefty price tags and a professional-class of super fans earned it the nickname "Patagucci".

Inside Amazon's Smart Warehouse -Tech Vision

 

The astonishing feat of ferrying hundreds of millions of items. And the modern-day voodoo of deep-learning AI – all of which are made flesh in the most advanced stockrooms the world has ever seen.

How 3 Million Grocery Items Are Delivered To Homes Every Week | Business Insider

 

Using an advanced AI system, temperature controls, nine miles of conveyor belt, and a fleet of delivery trucks, the company is able to cut out three steps in the normal grocery store supply chain.

Macy’s Star Shone Bright for Over 150 Years. Now It’s Flickering | WSJ

 

Macy’s has long been identified with the start of the holiday shopping season. But the company was hurting even before the coronavirus crisis hit the retail industry. -from WSJ

2020 China's Double 11 Alibaba $74.1 Billion Summary

 

The biggest shopping festival in the world, this year running 11 days ending November 11. $74.1 billion in gross revenue for Alibaba. -from TDInsights Live

Alibaba's Double 11 Shopping Holiday Preparations

 

Double 11 or what used to be called Singles Day was an 11 day festival this year reaching sales of $75.1 billion. Here are the 9 winners of Alibaba’s Go Global 11.11 Pitch Fest. -from TDInsights Live

How a Walmart-TikTok Deal Could Transform Online Shopping in U.S. | WSJ

 

Walmart's potential deal with TikTok may not only change the retail giant, it could reshape how Americans shop online. -from WSJ

S. Korea's first unmanned 'smart supermarket' opens in Seoul -ARIRANG NEWS

 

There will be five such stores as part of a trial run, and by next year the government plans to authorize around 800, and then about 4-thousand by 2025. -from ARIRANG NEWS