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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

309: The Last Blockbuster is Getting Its Own Beer

9/14/2018
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In honor of this last Blockbuster, 10 Barrel Brewing Company is creating a beer fittingly called "The Last Blockbuster."

Duration:00:04:36

308: GlassesUSA: Scan Your Glasses, Learn Your Prescription

9/13/2018
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Glasses USA has created a free app called Prescription Scanner that will allow you to scan and pull your current prescription right from your existing glasses.

Duration:00:06:33

307: Walmart Files VR Shopping Patent

9/12/2018
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The two patents describe a "virtual showroom" and a fulfillment system that connect shoppers equipped with VR headsets and special sensory gloves to a VR Walmart store.

Duration:00:04:42

306: Fight Food Waste with Imperfect Produce

9/11/2018
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Imperfect Produce partners with farmers, taking their weird-yet-edible outcasts and offering them to the public through discounted subscription boxes.

Duration:00:06:57

305: IBM Patents a Coffee Drone

9/10/2018
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IBM has secured a patent for a coffee drone that not only flies around public spaces to provide hot java but also may predict which people need a caffeine boost.

Duration:00:05:29

304: Real-Life Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart Opens in South Carolina

9/7/2018
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A real-life recreation of the iconic Kwik-E-Mart convenience store from the series has just opened in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The store was designed with the same look and feel from the animated series, and the store's creators said four years of planning went into the attraction.

Duration:00:03:57

303: Walmart Launches Moosejaw Marketplace

9/6/2018
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The store will offer Walmart online shoppers access to an assortment of outdoor specialty items that weren’t available on the site in the past.

Duration:00:05:52

302: REI Goes Big on Used Gear

9/5/2018
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The site offers lightly used gear that was returned to REI under its guarantee program, with items discounted up to 65% from the original.

Duration:00:05:25

301: Walmart Teams With Rakuten on eBooks

9/4/2018
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The company announced a partnership with Rakuten Kobo to bring you ebooks, available in-store and online. The service will be called Walmart eBooks.

Duration:00:07:09

300: Kroger's OptUp App Makes Healthy Shopping Easy

9/3/2018
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Kroger has launched a new shopping app called OptUP, a data-driven app to help consumers make more informed decisions about the food they buy.

Duration:00:08:10

299: Porsche Launches Digital Charging Service for EVs

8/31/2018
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The Porsche Charging Service app will simplify the process of finding an electric-car charger and paying to use it.

Duration:00:06:12

298: Google Readying First Retail Store

8/30/2018
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According to a report, Google has signed a lease on a 14,000 square foot space to be used as a two-level permanent retail store.

Duration:00:06:32

297: Walmart Expands Convenience Store Test

8/29/2018
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The Plano, Texas location is 2,900 sq ft & has eight fuel pumps, grab-and-go foods, a wall of cold beverages and a walk-in beer cooler.

Duration:00:07:58

296: Best Buy Grabs GreatCall for $800M

8/28/2018
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Great Call has with over 900,00 subscribers and provides connected health and emergency response services to the aging population.

Duration:00:05:26

295: Pat's Steaks Now Delivers Nationwide

8/27/2018
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Iconic South Philadelphia steak shop Pat's Steaks is now offering nationwide delivery of its signature sandwiches.

Duration:00:06:14

294: Kroger Partners with Alibaba on Grocery

8/24/2018
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Kroger is venturing into the international market with the launch of Our Brands through Alibaba's Tmall platform.

Duration:00:04:55

293: Office Depot Opens In-Store Coworking Space

8/23/2018
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Its called the Workonomy Hub and is integrated into their Los Gatos, California store.

Duration:00:07:28

292: Casper to Open 200 Stores

8/22/2018
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Online mattress startup Casper is planning to open 200 retail stores over the next three years, including 18 “pop-up” locations that will become permanent.

Duration:00:07:02

291: Uber Partners with Cargo to Sell Munchies to Passengers

8/21/2018
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Cargo makes it easy for rideshare drivers to sell goods to their passengers.

Duration:00:04:51

290: CLEAR Lets You Buy Beer With a Fingerprint

8/20/2018
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Seattle sports fans will be the first in the U.S. to buy booze with a fingerprint.

Duration:00:07:09