EMV Update: What You Need to Know About the Looming Chip and Pin Regulation

RetailNet Group recently explored EMV technology (chip and pin) and what recent regulation around its US implementation will mean for retailers and consumers. With the October 2015 deadline for EMV compliance rapidly approaching, the RNG team takes a look at where this technology currently stands in the market. This is a weekly sneak peek into RNG’s premium content. [...]

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New Format Reveals Path Forward for Meal Solutions in Grocery Channel

This week, the RNG team presents on a new in-store grocery format. The new format brings the digital meal subscription business to the store-based world. The new store, called Pantry, uses a similar model to Blue Apron and Plated but instead of delivering meals, it asks consumers to come into a store to buy pre-measured ingredients for [...]

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Whole Foods Market Featuring Instacart Pickup Kiosk

In a store tour from this weekend, the RNG team captures a newly opened Whole Foods Market in Evanston, IL that features an Instacart pickup kiosk. To see the full store tour, subscribe to RetailNetGroup.com. Take a look at a few of the highlights:         This is a weekly sneak peek into RNG’s premium content. [...]

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Target’s “Open House” Showcase

In a recent store tour, the RNG team features Target’s connected home showcase, Open House. The showcase is underneath a San Francisco Target location and includes many of the latest connected home technologies. To see the full store tour, subscribe to RetailNetGroup.com. Here are a few highlights:     This is a weekly sneak peek into [...]

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Amazon’s Drive Location – An Inside Look

Amazon is reportedly opening a standalone drive format location in Sunnyvale, CA, and the RNG team takes an in-dept look at its implications. Reports suggest that Amazon may open multiple drive locations in Silicon Valley, although reports are not definite. With this move, Amazon looks to gain access to grocery sales outside of urban centers. [...]

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Recapping Amazon Prime Day: Industry Results and Takeaways

Following Amazon Prime Day, the RNG team provides a recap of the results and media coverage. Additionally, we look into the competitors’ responses and implications to retailers moving forward. This is a weekly sneak peek into RNG’s premium content.  To learn more about becoming an RNG subscriber or to view RNG’s Analytics Portal, contact our sales team [...]

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Amazon Expands Beyond Kindle Business in Mexico and Launches Full Site

The RNG team looks into Amazon’s launch in Mexico, where it has expanded beyond its kindle and book business to incorporate ten additional categories. This is a weekly sneak peek into RNG’s premium content.  To learn more about becoming an RNG subscriber or to view RNG’s Analytics Portal, contact our sales team at sales@retailnetgroup.com. View the full analysis [...]

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Top U.S. Store Tours from Q2 2015

Here is a look at some of the store innovation that RNG has observed in the U.S. in the second quarter of 2015. This is a weekly sneak peek into RNG’s premium content.  To learn more about becoming an RNG subscriber or to view RNG’s Analytics Portal, contact our sales team at sales@retailnetgroup.com. Download the complete deck via [...]

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