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And now for today’s show.
In 2020, we said RIP to retailer after retailer, with our compendium now at 128 major retail bankruptcies.
On the bright side, retail tech has seen a strong start to 2021, with funding flowing to in-store tech, e-commerce cos, and more.
And innovation — from the omnichannel retail revolution to AR mirrors — is giving the in-store shopping experience an upgrade.
What’s next for retail tech? Find out in our upcoming webinar.
Below, we dive into the creator economy, the Fintech 250, open banking, and more.