Walmart has tentatively agreed to buy 7.5% of TikTok and on December 18 they are hosting a shopping event where TikTok stars will showcase new products and customers can make purchases without leaving the app. Listen to the briefing to hear more about this ground-breaking event.
Neilson is tracking the shift in spending patterns as people continue to work from home. Where we buy our food has shifted from urban retailers to rural ones. Listen to the briefing to hear if this change is to be permanent.
Retail Dive is reporting that many retailers are struggling to make contactless payments work smoothly in their operations. Listen to the briefing to hear whether contactless payments are here to stay.
The sale of alcohol is very highly regulated in Ontario Canada. Allowing restaurants to include alcohol with food delivery was a welcome change to survive the pandemic. Find out why Ontario restaurants were gobsmacked last week when the LCBO announced its new initiative.