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Has Amazon peaked in regards to disrupting retail?

Has Amazon peaked in regards to disrupting retail? As a digital marketplace Amazon has brought great impact in retail by way of bringing exciting innovations in customer service according to the expectations of customers as well as their present shopping trends. People the world over now speak about the “Amazon Effect”. Many among the erstwhile retail giants of the world are now struggling for their survival consequent to the “Amazon Effect”. The past two decades saw the disruption of the retail world which happened as a result of the aggressive growth of......

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Introduction Shopping at a retail store should ideally be a pleasant experience. However, it can turn into a nightmare for shoppers if their children get injured due to falling over from shopping carts. These mishaps are common globally and during the period 2008-2012, more than 100,000 cases of children injuries due to shopping cart-related accidents were reported. Children getting injured in such freakish accidents can sustain serious injuries to their head and other sensitive areas in addition to cuts, bruises, and fractures. Cart restraint systems have been developed to protect children from......

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Flash Mobs That Steal: How To Curb Or Stop Them Have you heard the news? Flash mobs… or as I colloquially refer to them – flash robs. That’s what they are. Dozens of gang members mobbing stores all over the US, UK, and Canada to quickly steal upwards of $30K worth in merchandise. Now, that’s something I don’t take very lightly. How do you stop these vandals from getting away with mass robbery? Well, there are clear, actionable ways to curb (or even stop) flash robs. Most store clerks feel powerless once......

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