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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

499: The World's First AI-Developed Whiskey

6/26/2019
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Together with Finnish tech company Fourkind and Microsoft, Swedish distiller Mackmyra is creating the world’s first whiskey developed with artificial intelligence. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:09:55

498: A Digital Dress Sells for $9500

6/25/2019
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The world’s first digital dress has been purchased for $9,500, and it’s only available to wear online. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:07:30

497: 'Good, Cheap and Fast' Is the No-Frills Amazon Shopping Site

6/24/2019
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Good Cheap and Fast finds above-average products selling for below-average prices by using data science, price tracking and human analysis. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:13:26

496: Vancouver Market Hands Out Embarrassing Plastic Bags

6/21/2019
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A Vancouver market has introduced plastic bags with embarrassing designs in order to deter customers from using single-use plastic bags. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:08:42

495: Facebook to Launch Crypto Coin

6/20/2019
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The multi-currency backed stable coin can be used for purchases in products such as Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp with zero fees and across the internet more broadly. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:08:37

494: ‘Care Free Boat Club' is Like Uber for Pleasure Boats

6/19/2019
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The Carefree Boat Club gives members all of the perks of being out on the water without any of the expenses or hassles of actually owning a boat. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:09:16

493: Flexa Will Let You Shop Retailers with Bitcoin

6/18/2019
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Flexa has established a network and launched an iOS wallet app called Spedn that allows you to spend cryptocurrencies at brick-and-mortar retailers --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:09:56

492: Amazon Offers Gift Cards for 3-D Scans of Your Body

6/17/2019
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Amazon has been conducting research that involves digital 3D "scans" of people's bodies in exchange for a $25 Amazon gift card. The purpose of the study is to “learn about diversity among body shapes,” for customizable apparel and not for marketing purposes. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ecommerceminute/support

Duration:00:11:03

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