This post is curated to help tune-out some of the noise and tune into information that matters.
WHAT'S GOING ON IN COMMERCE THIS WEEK?
Target is Launching a new grocery brand
It’s pretty normal for many grocery store chains to have their own private label and Target is no stranger by already having their own branded apparel and home goods. This new grocery brand will be called “Good & Gather” which will feature a wide range of products at affordable prices. It will launch in September 2019 and Target expects it to have over 2000 items by the end of 2020.
Read more on CNBC
Visa is ramping up their ecommerce security
Visa made history 25 years ago when the first e-commerce payment was made on the Visa network in 1994. They reflected about this in a blog post, but at the same time, they took the chance to be able to talk about how they are currently working to make e-commerce payments more safe.
Read more on EcommerceBytes
ThredUp Is making a splash on and offline
ThredUp, a second hand online shop has been getting a lot of attention lately. Not just from investors, but from retailers as well. Knowing how big the market is, Macy’s and JCPenny’s have opted to start putting ThredUp in their stores to entice customers to come in.
Read more on TechCrunch
WHAT'S HAPPENING AT SMITH THIS WEEK
Bigger Hearts. Better Outcomes.
Our world is changing at a faster pace every day. See how we get up every morning to help you navigate this change and position for growth. Watch here
How X-Data will drive the Experience Economy
If you watched #BeLikeRuby, you’ll know that we’re passionate about the heart it takes to win in the experience economy. But how do you quantify “heart”? Read more here
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