LEGO unveil Messenger chatbot to ease Christmas shopping

LEGO unveil Messenger chatbot to ease Christmas shopping

This holiday, the LEGO Gift Bot, Ralph, is here to make sure every wish clicks into place! We’ve all been there… every year Christmas pops up and surprises us! Next things you know, the gift buying rush begins and we feel drowned in indecision. What gifts to buy? What will your sister’s eldest want this […]

Google updates features for mobile shopping experience

Google updates features for mobile shopping experience

Elevating its implementation of latent semantic indexing, Google has updated its shopping tool. The new features will allow users to discover, research, and compare products on Google Shopping with greater proficiency, according to the company. In the blog post announcing the update, Jennifer Liu, product management director for Google Shopping, said mobile shopping on Google was redesigned to […]

Debenhams strengthens its Multi-Channel Offering with a New Mobile Site

Debenhams strengthens its Multi-Channel Offering with a New Mobile Site

British retailer, Debenhams is strengthening its multi-channel offering with the launch of a new mobile site for UK customers that brings together the best features of mobile apps with the broad reach of mobile web. The Progressive Web App (PWA), which uses Google-backed technology, is a key development in Debenhams digital and multi-channel strategy. The PWA creates […]

eBay Preparing to Launch AI-Powered Visual Search Tools

eBay Preparing to Launch AI-Powered Visual Search Tools

eCommerce giant eBay is set to roll out new image search features to help mobile shoppers find exactly what they want on the online auction platform. Two new AI-powered features, Image Search and Find It On eBay, will be introduced later this year. Image Search – which will arrive on both Android and iOS – […]

WeChat teams with Fireworks to celebrate Singles’ Day

WeChat teams with Fireworks to celebrate Singles’ Day

WeChat is ready to celebrate the next Singles’ Day on 11/11, thanks to a collaboration between Digital Retex, European Tencent Trusted partner, and Fireworks, one of the first creative agencies specialized in e-commerce in China. Among the different versions, the celebrations of the day dedicated to the lonely hearts probably started in the 90’s when […]

Y&R develop an AR app for Switzerland’s biggest retailer, Migros

Y&R develop an AR app for Switzerland’s biggest retailer, Migros

Switzerland’s largest retail company Migros looks to usher in the revolutionary future of shopping with the new augmented reality (AR) function of their app called ‘Discover’. It uses the smartphone camera to identity unique features on the product packaging and match them with the product database. As soon as a product has been “discovered”, the product name appears on […]