Seventy-five percent of online shoppers said they rarely or never buy groceries online, according to the survey of nearly 8,600 adults from Aug. 12 to Sept. 1. Even among frequent online shoppers who make internet purchases at least weekly, almost 60 percent said they never buy groceries online or do so just a few times a year, according to the poll.
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You don’t have to look far to notice that one of the biggest changes in how we pay for things is the explosion of “tap-and-go” payments. Whether it’s for a round of drinks or groceries, Australians are more likely to pay for something by waving a plastic card near a terminal than people anywhere else in the world.
NewKnow, a new Montreal retail tech startup, thinks putting a screen between a sales rep and client is a mistake. While customers want information, NewKnow believes that there’s something magical about a positive sales experience. Given the high turnover in many retail stores, they pinpointed the problem as the challenge of staff training, and created an app that makes it simple to deliver information, and test staff on their knowledge, all while they’re standing around in-store waiting for customers to arrive, on the bus on their way to work, or anywhere else for that matter.
With another $385 million in the bank, the company said that it will invest across three “priority growth areas,” namely, boosting its kitchens-only Editions program that launched in London back in April; expanding its technology team, including investments across artificial intelligence (AI) systems; and launching in new markets.