July 18, 2018 — What’s new

Weekly digest

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.

Weekly digest

From Kroger’s self-driving grocery deliveries to the introduction of ‘Shopfiction’, we round up five pieces of digital news to have caught our eye this week.

Weekly digest

This week in digital: Start Today introduces a size-measuring bodysuit for online shoppers, voice commerce gains momentum, and luxury brands embrace the Chinese multi-purpose app WeChat.

Weekly digest

Marriott Hotels makes use of ‘Alexa for Hospitality’, while Harvey Nichols connects online shoppers with in-store staff in this week’s roundup of digital developments.

Weekly digest

This week in digital: Lush’s “naked” store trials a new AI app, L’Oreal brings beauty expertise to the home with AR, and a closer look at Amazon’s colourful Treasure Trucks.

Weekly digest

While AmEx tests blockchain-based loyalty rewards, Eleme launches a food delivery drone service in Shanghai — find out more in this week’s roundup of digital news and views.

Weekly digest

Our roundup this week explores Walmart’s new members-only concierge shopping service​, and Alibaba’s driverless delivery robot called G Plus.

Weekly digest

In this week’s digital roundup, Amazon lets shoppers watch their packages get delivered in real time, while Hyundai announces plans to introduce in-vehicle payments.

Weekly digest

From eBay’s personalised homepages, to digital concierge services from Target, and the successes of Patron’s Alexa skill, we round up the week in digital.

Views on Voice

On 18th May, we explored the latest opportunities offered by voice-activated devices, as well as the challenges this new technology presents.

Weekly digest

This week in digital: smartphone ID cards from Yoti, Ticketmaster trials facial recognition at events, Uber delivers dinners via drone, and Johnnie Walker’s new digital whisky finder.

Weekly digest

In this week’s digital roundup, Google unveils Google Duplex — a next-level AI assistant — while Instagram integrates in-app payments, and Lush Cosmetics invites customers into its R&D process.