Startup Digest

Retail Technology & Ecommerce

April 22, 2016

Dearly beloved
We are gathered here today
To give you a few handpicked articles and resources from the world of retail tech and ecommerce. 

"And if the elevator tries to bring you down
Go crazy, punch a higher floor" - Prince


Retail Technology & Ecommerce Startup Digest is curated by:
Kyle Kelly

Kyle Kelly - Vice President of Business Development at Ritani

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Updates From Our Most Innovative Companies

Nikita Richardson - Fast Company

5 minute read on milestones, challenges, and buzz for innovative companies today.

The Retail Beacon Technology Breakthrough

Deena M. Amato-McCoy - Samsung Insights

These are only a few examples that illustrate the power of beacons and geolocation tools. As retailers become more comfortable with the technology, they too will be on pace to meet customers’ increasing expectations and drive long-term loyalty.

What JavaScript Means for Ecommerce Merchants

Eric Davis - Practical Eccomerce

Faster interactions with your customers = AJAX allows web applications to send data to and retrieve from a server asynchronously (in the background) without interfering with the display and behavior of the existing page. 

How Sam's Club Is Widening its E-Commerce Lead Over Costco

Phil Wahba - Fortune

Sam’s Club has an edge over its arch-rival: the integration of its digital business and its 655 or so stores.

Designing complex products

Erik K - Truth Labs

Show them where they’re going, before you take them there.

How Brands Can Bring Their Products to Everyone


Digital interactions have opened up the floodgates for how a consumer can experience a brand.

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