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Breaking News: Google Delays Third-Party Cookie Deprecation (Again) – This Time, to Late 2024

ROI Revolution

Third-party cookie deprecation is now slated for the second half of 2024. By H2 2024, Google will completely cut off support for third-party cookies on Chrome. Google announced on July 27th that for the second time, they are delaying the deprecation of cookies on Chrome.

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NFRN backs UK deposit return scheme for 2024

Talking Retail

However, the trade association warned that whether a deposit return scheme can be delivered across the UK, excluding Scotland, in 2024 depends on a number of factors, including the speed at. This story continues at NFRN backs UK deposit return scheme for 2024.

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Brooklinen Plans to Operate up to 30 Physical Stores by Late 2024

Retail TouchPoints

Luxury home brand Brooklinen is planning to triple its brick-and-mortar retail presence, first with the addition of four stores in new markets in 2022 and plans to reach 25 to 30 locations by the end of 2024.

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eCommerce losses to online payment fraud to exceed $25 billion annually by 2024

Retail Technology Review

A new study from Juniper Research found that eCommerce merchant losses to online payment fraud will exceed US$25 billion in 2024, from just of $17 billion in 2020, despite the ongoing implementation of SCA (Secure Customer Authentication) in Europe.

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Despite online growth, stores will still account for three-fourths of retail sales in 2024, Forrester says

Retail Dive

The research firm estimates that e-commerce in the U.S. grew 30% in 2020, its fastest pace since 2002. But physical retail hasn't lost its relevance

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New Research finds the Salesforce economy will create more than $1 trillion in new business revenues and 4.2 million jobs between 2019 and 2024

Retail Technology Review

trillion in new business revenues worldwide between 2019 and 2024. in gains for every $1 Salesforce makes by 2024. Salesforce, the CRM solutions provider, has announced new research from IDC that finds Salesforce and its ecosystem of partners will create 4.2 million new jobs and $1.2 The research also finds Salesforce is driving massive gains for its partner ecosystem, which will see $5.80 Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

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Hannaford Supermarkets looks to use 100 percent renewable energy by 2024

Retail Wire

The Ahold Delhaize division is looking to reach 100 percent by the end of 2024. Thirty percent of Hannaford Supermarkets’ current electricity usage in its operations comes from renewable sources. Doing what’s right for our business includes doing what’s right for our associates, community and our planet. Powering Hannaford with 100 percent renewable energy sources will make an immediate, positive impact on greenhouse gas emissions,” said Mike Vail, president of Hannaford. in-articl

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CBO says jobs lost to COVID-19 won’t come back until 2024

RetailWire

economy to rebound by the middle of this year but doesn’t see the job market returning to pre-pandemic levels until at least 2024. A new report from the Congressional Budget Office expects the U.S. The unemployment rate in February 2020 was 3.5 percent. The CBO projects the unemployment rate will fall to 4.2 percent in 2024-25

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Amazon showcases new Prime Air delivery drone design

Retail Dive

The MK30 is set to come into service in 2024. It's lighter and smaller than the MK27-2 that is slated to make deliveries this year

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Chatbot startup Heyday raises $5.1M

RetailDive

Spending via chatbot is expected to reach over $140 billion by 2024 as the pandemic sped up the adoption of digital technology

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Retail Media cheat sheet: Ways to get found on leading U.K. eCommerce sites

Profitero

by 2024 ( GroupM ). Retail media is exploding. One in every six pounds spent on digital ads globally in 2021 went to retail media ( eMarketer ). Brands are expected to spend £2.4 billion on retail media in the U.K. Cheat sheet

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Government delays deposit return scheme

TalkingRetail

The deposit return scheme (DRS) in England and Wales has been delayed until 2024. In the consultation, the government has confirmed that it anticipates the scheme will launch in 2024, although it is seeking views on the timeframes as.

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Ames Department Stores will be back in 2023

Retail Wire

The first stores will reportedly appear in Connecticut, New York and Pennsylvania with others to come to Rhode Island in 2024.

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EU is moving toward single mobile device charging standard

Retail Wire

The European Union will require Apple and other mobile phone makers to support a single method of charging devices as early as the fall of 2024. in-article

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Ecommerce will account for a third of all global chain retail sales in five years

Retail Technology Review

Analysts predict that 30% of global retail sales will be made through ecommerce channels by 2024, according to global ecommerce insights business Edge by Ascential at Retail Week’s Tech. festival. Internet Retailing Critical Issues

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Senate passes bill to end the threat of a rail strike

Retail Wire

The legislation, which now heads to President Joe Biden for his signature, will see rail workers receive a 24 percent pay increase by 2024 and provide more flexibility to take time off for medical appointments.

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Personal computer sales to remain challenged in 2023

Retail Wire

Enterprise buyers are extending PC life cycles and delaying purchases, meaning the business market will likely not return to growth until 2024,” said Mikako Kitagawa, director analyst at Gartner. Worldwide shipments of personal computers fell 29 percent in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to Gartner. Market demand is expected to remain weak through the balance of this year.

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Data Deprecation Déjà Vu: Google Delays The Cookiepocalypse (Again)

Forrester Digital Transformation

Here we go again: Yesterday, Google announced that it will expand the testing window of its Privacy Sandbox APIs and delay its deprecation of third-party cookies until the end of 2024.

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Is your e-commerce business’ growth attracting fraud?

Retail Technology Review

per cent by 2024. By Ed Whitehead, Managing Director of EMEA at Signifyd. Online shopping has exploded in the past decade. In 2015, e-commerce accounted for 7.4 per cent of global retail sales. In 2020, this had grown to 18 per cent with projections of a rise to 21.8 This is good news for businesses, as online platforms are allowing them to reach new customers and drive more sales. Surveillance and Security Internet Retailing Critical Issues Loading

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How Sellers Can Prepare for Holiday Sales on Walmart Marketplace | Salsify

Salsify

of all retail sales by 2024, according to eMarketer. retail ecommerce sales grew 44.5% year over year in Q2 2020 — and now are expected to reach 18.1% With COVID-19 pushing shoppers online much faster than expected, winning on the digital shelf is more important than ever. Ecommerce Strategy

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Mango to open 40 U.S. stores over next two years

Retail Wire

by the end of 2024. Mango plans to open 40 new stores in the U.S. The fast-fashion retailer will debut a 2,100-square-foot location next month on Fifth Avenue in New York City. in-article

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Established brand D2C growth eclipses digital natives

Retail Wire

Although D2C e-commerce profits are being tested by higher operating costs, growth prospects appear to be set for steady, double-digit increases through 2024.

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Personalisation: a force for good in the world of retail, champions Cohaesus

Retail Technology Review

According to Gartner, by 2024, the World Health Organization (WHO) will identify online shopping as an addictive disorder. It predicts that a key driver will stem from retailers increasingly deploying AI and personalisation tactics, designed to drive greater awareness and engagement of products and services amongst consumers. . Critical Issues Retail Supply Chain Internet Retailing

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Amazon faces challenges staffing its warehouses

Retail Wire

network by 2024.” A leaked Amazon.com memo reveals that the company has a staffing issue at its warehouses and contends that, if it fails to make changes to the way it operates, it “will deplete the available labor supply in the U.S.

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Bed Bath & Beyond to issue shares to pay off debt

Retail Wire

The shares will pay off $123 million of the $1 billion in debt the retailer owes with notes coming due in 2024, 2034 and 2044. Bed Bath & Beyond said it would issue 11.7 million shares of its stock to some of the firms holding its bonds. in-article

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Five Below Plans to Convert 400 Stores to Higher-Price Format

Retail TouchPoints

Five Below , the value retailer targeting the tween and teen markets, plans to open more than 200 stores during its fiscal year 2023, which ends in January 2024, and convert more than 400 stores to its higher-priced Five Beyond format.

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NRF spins off its Big Show for Pan Asia Pacific

Retail Wire

The National Retail Federation (NRF) released news yesterday that the trade association will partner with event organizer Comexposium to host “NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show Asia Pacific,” to be held in June of that year in Singapore. “NRF

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Reports: Amazon Delays or Cancels 16 Warehouse Openings as Ecommerce Spending Slows

Retail TouchPoints

Canceled, according to Atlanta Journal-Constitution ; Davenport, Iowa : Opening delayed until 2024, according to WQAD ; Shreveport, La. Opening delayed until 2024, according to Argus Leader ; Churchill, Pa. Amazon has delayed or canceled plans for at least 16 U.S.

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Gap closing its Magnificent Mile flagship store

RetailWire

The store closure is part of the retailer’s plan to close 220 stores by 2024 The Gap plans to shutter its three-story flagship on Chicago’s Michigan Ave, early next year.

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H-E-B expanding frozen foods DC

Retail Wire

H-E-B expects the expansion to be completed by 2024. H-E-B is adding 325,000 square feet of space to its frozen foods distribution center in Temple, TX. The grocery giant needs to expand as it opens more stores in the Dallas/Forth Work area. in-article

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Save A Lot Implements Supply Chain Solution to Minimize Stockouts

Retail TouchPoints

Save A Lot is now undergoing a modernization effort alongside its independent license owners to redesign all its stores by 2024.

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H-E-B continues North Texas expansion

Retail Wire

H-E-B plans to open its first store in Fort Worth, TX, in 2024. The store will be the second that H-E-B has confirmed it will open in Tarrant County. The grocer is aggressively expanding in North Texas. It operates a Central Market in Fort Worth, an H-E-B in Frisco and will open another in Plano on Wednesday. in-article

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FDA moves forward with plan to ban menthol cigarettes

Retail Wire

The Food and Drug Administration is putting together a regulatory plan to would see menthol cigarettes banned from the market by as early as 2024. FDA Commissioner Robert Califf said that the move will save hundreds of thousands of lives. Menthol brands represent about a third of the U.S. cigarette market. in-article

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Senate Passes Legislation to Secure Rail Agreement, Heading Off Strike

Retail TouchPoints

That deal offered a 24% wage increase over the five-year period from 2020 through 2024, with a 14.1% President Joe Biden is expected to sign legislation that will avert a freight rail strike after Congress approved the legislation, according to CNN.

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McLane and UPS driving forces behind self-driving freight truck network

RetailWire

The partners are looking to begin running driverless networks next year and have the service operating nationwide by 2024 McLane, the largest wholesaler to the convenience store industry, and United Parcel Service, the largest commercial delivery service in the U.S.,

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Study Forecasts Accelerated Adoption of Digital Wallets and Buy Now, Pay Later

Retail TouchPoints

of North American ecommerce payment volume by 2024, eclipsing credit cards’ 26.7% of POS payment volumes by 2024. By 2024, cash will fall to just 8.7% of online transactions in 2024, which would represent 181% growth in just four years. of transactions by 2024.

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New £17m project aims to improve EV charging

TalkingRetail

The project, which runs until May 2024, This story continues at New £17m project aims to improve EV charging. A new £17m research project, eCharge4Drivers, has been launched to improve charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs).

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Starbucks Links its Loyalty Program with Delta Airlines

Retail TouchPoints

Additionally, Delta SkyMiles will add 4,000 Stars as an annual Choice Benefit for its Diamond and Platinum level members in 2024.

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Misfits Market Looks to Corner the ‘Ugly Produce’ Category with Acquisition of Imperfect Foods

Retail TouchPoints

The combined business will be on track to cross $1 billion in sales and reach profitability by early 2024, according to Misfits’ estimates.

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Coke’s new bottles hang onto their caps

Retail Wire

The new hinged caps started rolling out yesterday in Scotland and will be adopted across the UK by 2024. Coca-Cola is introducing new bottle caps that stay attached after opening. The change is expected to reduce the number of caps that go lost and are not recycled. The company did not indicate if the new caps would be used in the U.S. in-article

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With U.S. Livestreaming on the Rise, Firework Raises $150M in Fresh Funding

Retail TouchPoints

market will more than triple by 2024 to reach $35 billion. Livestreaming platform Firework has secured $150 million in Series B financing led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 , bringing its total funding to-date to more than $235 million.

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Bed Bath & Beyond Defaults on Loan as Potential Bankruptcy Looms

Retail TouchPoints

billion in unsecured notes with maturity dates in 2024, 2034 and 2044. Bed Bath & Beyond doesn’t have enough cash to pay down its debts and has defaulted on its credit line with JPMorgan Chase & Co., according to a securities filing. The shortfall could push the retailer closer to filing for bankruptcy even as it pursues strategic alternatives, which it warned “may not be successful.” “The

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Vertical farms spring up in the Garden State

RetailWire

is expected to grow to around $3 billion a year by 2024, according to ResearchandMarkets.com.AeroFarms in Newark is the world’s largest vertical farm. It is located at the site of a former steel mill in the city. AeroFarms products include the Dream Greens brand, which is available year-round at ShopRite supermarkets in the area. Vertical farming in the U.S.

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