Grocery has been in Amazon’s sites for years. It’s very appealing because shopping volume and frequency is high, but the margins are low, and the logistics are difficult because of spoilage, writes Tom Caporaso, CEO of Clarus Commerce.
It’s critical that retailers tailor their marketing campaigns to the evolving shopping behaviors of consumers, including catering to their tendency to wait until the last minute, writes Dani Cushion, chief marketing officer at Cardlytics.
R&D capabilities at Interac got a boost last month when Interac Corp. was created by merging Interac Association and Acxys Corp. It brought together a payments network handling nearly 5.7 billion debit transactions annually with a company specializing in payments development, management and consultation.