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Walmart in China is now testing same-day grocery delivery from Dada via WeChat – TechCrunch

Walmart in China is now testing same-day grocery delivery from Dada via WeChat – TechCrunch Walmart has just begun testing same-day grocery delivery called Walmart To Go in one of its stores in China, months after the American retail titan expanded grocery delivery in its homeland. The service is accessed …

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Kindred’s robots help retailers handle fulfillment centers — and take on Amazon – TechCrunch

Kindred’s robots help retailers handle fulfillment centers — and take on Amazon – TechCrunch Since taking the reins as chief executive of Kindred at the beginning of the year, Jim Liefer has been focused on commercializing his company’s autonomous robots. But unlike forward-projecting use-cases for robots that may (or may …

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Korean e-commerce firm Coupang raises $2 billion from SoftBank’s Vision Fund – TechCrunch

Korean e-commerce firm Coupang raises $2 billion from SoftBank’s Vision Fund – TechCrunch Just days after a CIA report concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, SoftBank’s Vision Fund — the gargantuan investment vehicle anchored by a $45 billion investment from Saudi Arabia’s …

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Move over Le Creuset? A new cookware startup founded by and for millennials is getting down to business – TechCrunch

Move over Le Creuset? A new cookware startup founded by and for millennials is getting down to business – TechCrunch Sometimes, it’s hard to imagine a product or industry that a new e-commerce startup hasn’t tried to remake already, from slippers to mattresses, from luggage to lipstick. Yet two childhood friends in New York have seemingly …

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GoEuro is adding ferries to its multi-modal travel planner mix – TechCrunch

GoEuro is adding ferries to its multi-modal travel planner mix – TechCrunch European multi-modal travel planning platform, GoEuro, is adding another transport option to its ‘compare and book’ proposition by introducing ferries to the existing mix of trains, planes and buses. The platform is powered by partnerships with more than …

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Alibaba and Amazon move over, we visited JD.com connected grocery store in China – TechCrunch

Alibaba and Amazon move over, we visited JD.com connected grocery store in China – TechCrunch The arm race to build the future of grocery stores is heating up in China. To no one’s surprise, the main contestants are the country’s ecommerce titans Alibaba and JD.com, which are turning offline for growth. …

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Walmart and Target embrace in-store mobile checkout for the holidays – TechCrunch

Walmart and Target embrace in-store mobile checkout for the holidays – TechCrunch Two of the U.S.’s largest brick-and-mortar retailers, Walmart and Target, are launching new mobile checkout systems in their stores to accommodate the influx of shoppers expected during the 2018 holiday season. Walmart says it’s expanding its “Check Out …

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Standard Cognition raises $40M to replace retailers’ cashiers with cameras – TechCrunch

Standard Cognition raises $40M to replace retailers’ cashiers with cameras – TechCrunch The Amazon Go store requires hundreds of cameras to detect who’s picking up what items. Standard Cognition needs just 27 to go after the $27 trillion market of equipping regular shops with autonomous retail technology. Walk into one …

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