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Slow July sees US game sales dip 14% - NPD

Slow July sees US game sales dip 14% - NPD The NPD Group has issued its newest monthly report that combines physical retail point-of-sale data with digital game sales tracking, revealing that July was a down month overall for the US games business.1 million for the July reporting period, down from last July's $559.

Technology changing the face of retail, exec says

Technology changing the face of retail, exec says Jennie Langley, independent chair of the Electricity Retailers Association ERANZ, says that technology is changing the face of the electricity market, and the customer must be put at the centre in order to truly benefit.“The retail sector strongly believes that the opportunities for the use of emerging technologies should develop in a competitive environment,” she says.

Amazon completes first Prime Air drone delivery

Amazon completes first Prime Air drone delivery Well, things still aren’t ideal for Amazon’s drone deliveries in the US, so it has started the first field test of Prime Air in the UK.So, drone deliveries are a thing now — just not a very common thing.

Target launches mobile payment system — because you definitely needed another app

Target launches mobile payment system — because you definitely needed another app But how much time does it actually save when every store runs on a separate app?The service is expected to launch later this year, initially for holders of Target's REDcard only, according to Recode, which broke the news on Tuesday.

Internal GameStop Memo Says 'Vast Majority' Of Employees Aren't Misleading Customers

Internal GameStop Memo Says 'Vast Majority' Of Employees Aren't Misleading Customers Bartel also denied that the Circle of Life program “placed pressure on store associates to mislead customers on the value of certain products.” In yesterday’s story, I spoke to several GameStop employees who complained about the company’s aggressive new quotas.

Look out, Apple! Xiaomi wants to open 1,000 retails stores in next three years

Look out, Apple! Xiaomi wants to open 1,000 retails stores in next three years As part of Xiaomi’s new strategy, a hefty 200 stores will be opened in 2017 alone.More: Xiaomi reportedly building its own processors to break away from Qualcomm The move could help Xiaomi sell more than just smartphones.

Physical video game releases see an increase after a five-year slump

Physical video game releases see an increase after a five-year slump After sinking to a record-low number of boxed releases in 2015, the gaming industry recovered in 2016 with a renewed focus on physical video game sales, a recent analysis on The NPD Group Blog reveals.Industry analyst Mat Piscatella notes that gaming retail sales saw a steady decline over the last several years, with 2015 producing a total of 230 boxed releases across all platforms.

robot might be going to jail.

robot might be going to jail. I File: IMG 5103-" (617 KB, 936x1339)I What the fuck do I do?Anonymous350_ 50993_ 50_ 51015at retail storeEstore manager is a cute tiny AnnaKendrick looking womans married with kidsAalways gives me cute little smilesand looks like those anime girls dowhen they like the protagonistTooday she invites me into her officeto "talk" and closes the doorcompletely misread her intentionsand end up groping hers horrified and tells me nojust leaveI' m sitting in the stock room as we speak trying to process all this.

Direct-to-Consumer Outdoor Gear is a Win-Win for Consumers and Manufacturers

Direct-to-Consumer Outdoor Gear is a Win-Win for Consumers and Manufacturers Direct-to-consumer isn’t a new business model, particularly for outdoor gear manufacturers.However, more and more smaller manufacturers are betting that the lean-and-mean business model can work just as well for them.

Amazon escapes the internet outage caused by its own cloud computing service

Amazon escapes the internet outage caused by its own cloud computing service When Amazon's cloud computing service failed on Tuesday, more than half of the internet's top 100 e-commerce websites were affected.Which site didn't get burned?

McDonald's in trouble after pregnant woman allegedly finds dead lizard in her fries

McDonald's in trouble after pregnant woman allegedly finds dead lizard in her fries A resident of Kolkata, eastern India's biggest city, took her daughter on a food outing to the McDonald's outlet at EM Bypass.After her order was served, the sight of the dead reptile made the woman, who's reportedly pregnant, sick.

While you were out striking on International Women's Day, China asked people to go shopping

While you were out striking on International Women's Day, China asked people to go shopping As women around the world go on strike in celebration of International Women's Day, retailers in China are jumping on the bandwagon too.The dominant shopping sites T-mall and Taobao, which are both run by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, have plastered this slogan on their sites: "Queen's Day: Reveal your beauty.

Retail chains are floundering and it's not because of Amazon

Retail chains are floundering and it's not because of Amazon He categorically denies the notion that Amazon can meaningfully explain the flux in the retail space.For one, it includes gas stations on the retail side, which obviously don't have any online equivalent.

Starbucks finally rolls out mobile app in its fastest-growing market

Starbucks finally rolls out mobile app in its fastest-growing market With this, the Seattle-headquartered company becomes the first major retailer to enable mobile payments in India — reportedly Starbucks' fastest-growing market globally.The app comes with the "Scan to Pay" and "Shake to Pay" features that allow customers to scan the bar code linked to a registered Starbucks Card or simply shake their mobile device to activate the pay screen.

Hardware at McDonald's

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Retail advertisers get more screen time

Retail advertisers get more screen time Scentre Group oversees management and development of Westfield shopping centres in Australia and New Zealand.The Westfield SmartScreen Network will be live across all New Zealand Westfield locations from Monday 27 March.