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Customers Demand Touchless Payment Technology: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

Retailers should rush to get set up with touchless payment technology or contactless payment technology. Either that or they risk doing much less business in this new COVID-19 marketplace. I have written about this problem several times in recent years. Now this topic is front and center. Customers do not want to touch a germ filled screen. They want touchless or contactless payment technology.That being said, only a very small percentage of stores use contactless or touchless payment tech. In r...


Walmart, Target Growing Faster Than Amazon: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

Why in the middle of the Covid-19 crisis are Walmart.com and Target.com growing faster than Amazon.com? Let’s explore what is happening during coronavirus.


How 5G Wireless, AI and IoT Are Changing Retail and How We Shop: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

Retail is changing. 5G wireless, AI, IoT, VR and more are changing the way we shop. What are leading retailers doing? How are new retailers changing the space? This is both a risk and an opportunity.


Jeff Kagan: Big Mistake Walmart, Sam’s Club Are Making

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

Walmart and Sam's Club are making a mistake with several new customer un-friendly moves which punish good customers to battle the shoplifting problem. This will hurt them in a competitive market.


Jeff Kagan: Retail Becoming Customer Unfriendly

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

Retail is using new technology and practices which are customer unfriendly. This helps the investor short-term, but hurts the company, customers and the investor long-term.


What This Centi-Billionaire Fashion Magnate Can Teach You About Investing

Stephen McBride | Equities.com |

There are 2,208 billionaires on earth, according to Forbes. But only three are rich enough to qualify as “centi-billionaires”—worth $100 billion or more.


​3 Things to Know About the Upcoming RealReal IPO

Stephen L Kanaval | Equities.com |

Later this year, another unicorn will IPO: The RealReal.


​3 Things to Know Ahead of the Revolve IPO

Stephen L Kanaval | Equities.com |

A social media influencer is listing, here is what to know about them.


Three Companies Ready to Capitalize on Gen Z’s Spending Power

Alex Hamilton | Equities.com |

Gen Z gravitates towards taking care of all their needs online – which is why retailers are focused on making sure these young clients are offered a personalized experience when shopping on their PC or, more often than not, on their phone.


Retail Stocks Taking a Hit Despite Strong Consumer Spending

Alex Hamilton | Equities.com |

Despite healthy consumer spending, stocks continue to fall


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