Alice McCarthy

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Jam tomorrow for supply chain digital transformation

The good news – 70% of executives have started digital supply chain transformation programs.<p>The bad news – only 5% are happy with the progress those …

Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG)

Bill Ackman scores a win, finally, with P&G shakeup

After a few losing investments, activist investor Bill Ackman finally scored a win today. Procter & Gamble announced that Alan George “AG” Lafley is coming out of retirement to replace Bob McDonald. Just a few weeks ago, Ackman said time was running out for McDonald to show improvements in the …

Markets

Pet projects: How US retailers are going to the dogs

<b>Entrepreneur Matt Meeker saw a gap in a lucrative market - the dog lover wanted to spoil his Great Dane, Hugo, but he couldn't find the right retailer to help him.</b><p>"I wanted to make this dog really happy all the time, and didn't have an outlet to do that," he says. "So we created one."<p>And so his …

Pets

Amazon is getting more fashionable, and it could be a key for future growth

Amazon is gaining ground in the battle over clothing, according to new research by Morgan Stanley, which found that 46% of surveyed consumers bought clothes on Amazon in the last year. The internet giant trailed only Walmart, at 60%.<p>A bright spot in the survey for Amazon: It's getting more …

Three Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Online Shopping

If you want to get a lot of retailers nodding their heads, ask them this: “Are you pursuing a personalization strategy?” You’ll get a pretty resounding “yes!”. In fact, personalization already drives a lot of activity on eCommerce sites. It often influences the products or offers featured on the …

eCommerce

What’s new in iOS 11 beta 2? Hands-on with 25+ features and changes [Video]

The second iOS 11 beta was released yesterday to developers, and the general consensus is that it runs much smoother than the initial beta. After playing with it for a few hours, I agree with those sentiments, as the release seems to be more polished than beta 1.<p>Along with performance improvements, …

Apple Music

Unilever and UN launch Unstereotype Alliance with Facebook, WPP and more to purge gender biases from ads

Unilever has announced a partnership with UN Women, a UN entity which works for the empowerment of females, and several of the world’s biggest …