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The eCommerce Minute is your daily dose of eCommerce, tech and retail news, with your hosts Bart Mroz and John Suder. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy, an eCommerce consulting firm with offices in Brooklyn, NY, and Philadelphia.

The eCommerce Minute is your daily dose of eCommerce, tech and retail news, with your hosts Bart Mroz and John Suder. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy, an eCommerce consulting firm with offices in Brooklyn, NY, and Philadelphia.
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The eCommerce Minute is your daily dose of eCommerce, tech and retail news, with your hosts Bart Mroz and John Suder. The show is a production of SUMO Heavy, an eCommerce consulting firm with offices in Brooklyn, NY, and Philadelphia.

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Episodes

491: Amazon Launches 'Alexa Delete What I Say' Voice Command Script

6/14/2019
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Your Alexa devices will now allow you to request that your conversations or commands be deleted from the database. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:09:08

490: Shopify Acquires Handshake B2B Platform

6/13/2019
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Shopify’s acquisition of Handshake brings domain expertise and product efficiency to Shopify Plus and its expanding market of huge merchants. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:07:37

489: Cars.com Uses Tinder-like Services to Match Salespeople and Customers

6/12/2019
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Car shopping is one of the most dreaded, anxiety-inducing financial decisions. People repeatedly list car shopping as the worst shopping experience. Cars.com understands this fear and feeling of vulnerability, so they decided to do something about it. They’ve introduced technology that will match you with a real-life salesperson tailored perfectly to fit your shopping style. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:12:19

488: Taco Fans Can Book a Room at the Taco Bell Hotel

6/11/2019
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Taco Bell announced that it is debuting The Bell, a hotel and resort in Palm Springs, California. The hotel plans to open its doors on August 9, but only for a limited time. The hotel will feature a pool with themed activities and sauce packet floaties; a nail and a hair salon inspired by Taco Bell, and a gift shop selling exclusive branded apparel. The entire establishment will feature taco-inspired decor, and everything from the guest rooms to the cocktails will have a ‘Taco Bell...

Duration:00:07:38

487: Amazon Working on a Wearable Device That Reads Emotions

6/10/2019
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Amazon is developing a voice-activated device worn on the wrist, that can recognize human emotions, described as a health and wellness product. According to Bloomberg, the Alexa voice software team and Amazon’s Lab126 hardware division are collaborating on the new device. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:07:48

486: Coupang: South Korea's Amazon Killer

6/7/2019
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Coupang is the largest online retailer in South Korea, with more than $3.8 billion in annual sales. The startup is celebrating its 9th birthday this year, and half of South Korea’s 51 million people have downloaded its mobile app. Coupang is the fastest-growing and best-financed e-commerce site in South Korea. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:08:14

485: Amazon 'Gamifies' Warehouse Tasks

6/6/2019
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The games allow employees to compete against each other, which also sneakily pushes workers to up the ante among themselves to pack more boxes, and in turn, raises overall productivity levels. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:09:14

484: The Binji Card Consolidates All Your Credit and Debit Cards Into One

6/5/2019
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On May 15, 2019, Binji, a financial tech company launched the most fully realized personal finance platform to pay and receive payments in today's digital age. It's the only platform offering the ability to consolidate credit and debit cards into a single card to use as funding sources for your Binji Account --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:11:07

483: Crazy Cazboy's is a Retail Treasure Hunt

6/4/2019
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Crazy Cazboy’s is changing the way pricing and sales dynamics work; it’s a store where prices decrease steadily throughout the week. On Friday, the discounter brings out new merchandise all priced at $6. On Saturday, prices drop to $5. Continuing the day-to-day decline, on Wednesday the price on all products reaches a low of 25 cents. The store then closes on Thursday to restock, and the prices go back to $6. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:10:51

482: Amazon's New Box Packing Robots Work Faster Than Humans

6/3/2019
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Amazon has officially begun rolling out machines that do an important job that is held by thousands of people; boxing customer’s orders. Amazon’s plan is to reduce labor and boost profits using automation to do common warehouse tasks, and not just solely for speed reasons as some may speculate. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:08:10

481: Dunkin' Introduces Limited Edition Themed Nail Polish

5/31/2019
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Dunkin’ has recently introduced a limited edition line of nail polishes throughout the United States in a partnership with vegan nail polish company, Lauren B. Beauty. The featured shades are inspired by Dunkin's Signature Lattes, Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream Flavored Coffees, and their iconic orange and pink logo colors. Dunkin’s coffee inspired shade range features colors such as: Cocoa Mocha (a chocolate brown) and Caramel Craze (a candy-colored brown), and one of Baskin Robins’ inspired...

Duration:00:08:03

480: Alexa Guard Turns Your Echo Into a Security Device

5/30/2019
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Amazon has just released an update for your Echo that will listen for signs that someone is breaking into your home. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:07:34

479: Walmart Brasil to Ditch eCommerce

5/29/2019
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Walmart Brazil has struggled with its e-commerce presence and has decided instead to focus on bricks and mortar retail. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:07:15

478: Amazon, Walmart join online SNAP Pilot

5/28/2019
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For the first time, shoppers will be able to use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program online for groceries. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:06:04

477: Burger King Delivers Whoppers in Traffic

5/27/2019
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Burger King has recently begun to roll out its ‘Traffic Jam Whopper’ campaign in Mexico City. This delivery platform will bring BK food to consumers in the most heavily gridlocked areas within a 1.8 mile radius of a Burger King restaurant. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:07:13

476: Amazon Alexa Launches HIPAA-Compliant Skills

5/24/2019
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The skills might allow patients to book appointments, check on prescription deliveries, identify wait times at emergency rooms, and access some limited healthcare information. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:09:39

475: Walmart Undercuts Amazon with Next Day Delivery

5/23/2019
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Walmart has announced its undercutting Amazon's newest Prime-member perk and launching free, next-day shipping on hundreds of thousands of products. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:08:22

474: Spotify Tests Voice-Enabled Ads

5/22/2019
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The streaming music and podcast service announced the launch of voice-enabled advertisements, which will encourage the listener to say a verbal command to take action on the ad’s content. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:07:39

473: Tampa Airport Debuts 'TPA All-Access' Pass

5/21/2019
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The program will allow non-travelers each Saturday to access shops and restaurants beyond the security checkpoint year-round. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:07:46

472: Walmart is Going Big on Pet Care

5/20/2019
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The world's biggest retailer is launching an online pet pharmacy and will expand its in-store veterinary clinics. Walmart's online pet pharmacy site is WalmartPetRx.com, similar to PetSmart's Chewy.com, that will deliver pet meds straight to your door. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:07:48