RetailX NewsNotes | September 2019
Check out what we are reading this month because it's new, exciting or just darn interesting.
Walgreen’s beat Amazon to the drone race
Wing, Google's drone spinoff company operating under parent company Alphabet, announced that a pilot program next month will offer Christiansburg, Virginia residents drone deliveries for FedEx, Walgreens, and local shop Sugar Magnolia.
Amazon’s Adora-bots are now making deliveries in the US
The first wave of the retailer's anticipated automated delivery fleet hits the sidewalks.
Facebook buys startup building neural monitoring armband
Things just got real. Facebook is buying a startup which is building an armband that translates movement and the wearer’s neural impulses into digital input signals
Voice ordering is the next big thing
In this venture Alibaba and Starbuck’s team-up to deliver voice-activated delivery on smart speaker Tmall Genie.
Foot Locker is launching Greenhouse, a new incubator for emerging brands
Greenhouse will live as a standalone shopping app, where it will release limited-edition product drops in partnership with select brands and designers.