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This week in digital: an inside look at Peapod’s delivery planning, Google Assistant lets users compare ride-hailing services, and Subway brings delivery to more than 9,000 locations.
While Subway uses AI to increase footfall, Snapchat develops its partnership with Amazon and beauty brands latch on to cryptocurrency in this week’s roundup of digital news.
This week in digital: as Dirty Lemon opens a cashierless store and Shopify develops AR shopping tools, reports suggest m-commerce transactions will overtake e-commerce by 2019.
General Mills has launched the first ever on-demand, geo-targeted delivery app, while Cosmopolitan adds a shoppable virtual try-on capability to its magazine, in this week’s roundup of digital developments.
Adidas’ Snapchat fashion show, WhatsApp’s new business messaging platform and critical role of search — find out more in this week’s roundup of digital news and views.
This week in digital: In-car tech gives new meaning to ‘mobile commerce’, AR tops list of future shopping experiences, and dunkin’ Donuts adds voice-enabled orders with Alexa.
Walmart files patents for at-home VR, while a UNiDAYS and Ad Age Studio 30 study reveals that Gen Z favours in-person interaction with brands in this week’s roundup of digital developments.
From L’Oréal’s collaboration with Facebook through to American Express’ wearable payment device, we round up five pieces of digital news to have caught our eye this week.
This week in digital: Red Bull tests Kik’s cryptocurrency rewards app, DoorDash introduces a monthly subscription service and Zara announces plans to ship online orders from stores.
While Nike opens its newest concept store, Tito’s Handmade Vodka has created a chatbot that behaves like a virtual bartender — find out more in this week’s roundup of digital news and views.
This week in digital: Uber partners with in-car commerce startup Cargo, Tommy Hilfiger launches a line of smart chip-enabled clothing, and Walmart tests self-driving cars for grocery pickup.
Facebook is testing augmented reality ads, while Black Red Ale beer introduces bottle labels that use facial recognition to chat to consumers in this week’s roundup of digital developments.