Online Retail

BloomNet Introduces Farm2Florist℠, a Global Floral Marketplace Supplying Fresh Blooms to Florists Nationwide

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 6:37pm

BloomNet , the floral and gourmet industrys most innovative service provider, has launched Farm2Florist, a comprehensive wholesale floral marketplace offering florists the finest selection of fresh flowers from around the world, delivered quickly and dependably at attractive pricing.

Key Points: 
  • BloomNet , the floral and gourmet industrys most innovative service provider, has launched Farm2Florist, a comprehensive wholesale floral marketplace offering florists the finest selection of fresh flowers from around the world, delivered quickly and dependably at attractive pricing.
  • The creation of Farm2Florist is a result of the strategic relationships BloomNet has established with best-in-class farms located in the leading flower-growing countries in the world.
  • Farm2Florist works directly with these farms to source the finest stems and ships them to florists on a wholesale basis, streamlining the floral procurement process.
  • We launched Farm2Florist to provide a procurement service that florists can count on, while also saving them time and money.

Full 2021 Black Friday Weekend Shopper Traffic Recap Shows Upswing in In-Store Foot Traffic From 2020 According to Sensormatic Solutions by Johnson Controls

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 6:14pm

Sensormatic Solutions , the leading global retail solutions portfolio of Johnson Controls , today released a comprehensive recap of U.S. shopper traffic during the extended 2021 Black Friday weekend, from Black Friday, November 26, through Sunday, November 28, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Sensormatic Solutions , the leading global retail solutions portfolio of Johnson Controls , today released a comprehensive recap of U.S. shopper traffic during the extended 2021 Black Friday weekend, from Black Friday, November 26, through Sunday, November 28, 2021.
  • Sensormatic Solutions found that store traffic for the 2021 Black Friday weekend was down -21.7% compared to 2019, the last pre-pandemic year.
  • Store traffic on Saturday, November 27, decreased by -17.6% and traffic on Sunday, November 28, resulted in a -8.1% decrease from two years ago.
  • Compared to 2020, Black Friday weekend shopper traffic increased by 34.2%.

Square’s Holiday Retail Report Reveals that Despite Warnings to Shop Early, Consumer Trends are Remaining Steady Amidst Supply Chain Concerns

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:00pm

Today, Square released its Holiday Retail Report , forecasting that this holiday season is not anticipated to deviate considerably from years past.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Square released its Holiday Retail Report , forecasting that this holiday season is not anticipated to deviate considerably from years past.
  • So far, supply chain and inflation concerns are not causing major changes in sales and promotions applied at retailers this year.
  • The average number has closely followed 2019 and 2020 trends, with no indication that merchants are offering fewer sales.
  • Other key findings from Squares Holiday Retail Report include:
    Even though retailers are urging consumers to shop early, Square found no considerable spike in consumer purchasing so far, indicating that holiday shopping is not starting earlier.

Perfect Corp. and CEW Partner to Deliver a Virtual Try-On Experience Exclusively for YouCam Makeup to Celebrate CEW Beauty Creators Awards Finalists

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:49pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211130005830/en/
    App users can experience CEW Beauty Creators Awards finalists products virtually through AI and AR experiences exclusively on the YouCam Makeup app.
  • This unique partnership expands the footprint of CEWs Beauty Creators Awards by giving fans around the world the chance to experience the finalists products virtually.
  • Tickets to the 2021 CEW Beauty Creators Awards virtual event are available for purchase here: https://www.cew.org/event/2021-beauty-creators-awards .
  • Beauty fans can also download the free YouCam Makeup app to experience a selection of CEW Beauty Creators Awards product finalists through virtual try-on.

WALDO Launches Doctor Partnership Program in the United States

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:30pm

WALDO, the innovative eyecare brand championing positive vision for all, is pleased to announce the launch of their doctor partnership program in the United States.

Key Points: 
  • WALDO, the innovative eyecare brand championing positive vision for all, is pleased to announce the launch of their doctor partnership program in the United States.
  • With their flexible subscription plans and innovative digital platform, WALDO patients stay compliant and up-to-date on their prescriptions.
  • When we launched WALDO, we had a clear vision: disrupt the eyecare industry and create the go-to, trusted eyecare brand for wearers and Optometrists, said Ashleigh Hinde, WALDO Founder and CEO.
  • Through innovative products, an insightful and thoughtful business philosophy and courage to push boundaries - WALDO strives to lead industry evolution.

SpotOn Unveils SpotOn Retail, the Industry’s First Omnichannel Solution Built from the Ground Up for Independent Retailers to Sell Online, In-Store, and On-the-Go

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 4:00pm

SpotOn Retail arrives just as retail sales set a record in October to give small retailers a way to create new revenue streams and compete with big-box retailers.

Key Points: 
  • SpotOn Retail arrives just as retail sales set a record in October to give small retailers a way to create new revenue streams and compete with big-box retailers.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211130005435/en/
    SpotOn Retail is the industrys first omnichannel solution built from the ground up for independent retailers to sell online, in-store, and on-the-go.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    SpotOn Retail was built from the ground up to address the evolving needs of retailers and changing consumer preferences.
  • SpotOn offers independent retailers the competitive advantage of national shipping, next-day, and same-day delivery through integrations with Shippo and DoorDash.

ADM Endeavors, Inc. (OTCQB: ADMQ) Announces Insider Buying of 1,749,800 Shares of ADMQ Purchased on the Open Market

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:11pm

Any statements that are not historical facts contained in this press release are "forward-looking statements" that involve a number of risks and uncertainties and are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor Provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Key Points: 
  • Any statements that are not historical facts contained in this press release are "forward-looking statements" that involve a number of risks and uncertainties and are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor Provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
  • Words such as strategy, expects, continues, plans, anticipates, believes, would, will, estimates, intends, projects, goals, targets and other words of similar meaning are intended to identify forward-looking statements but are not the exclusive means of identifying these statements.
  • We intend that all forward-looking statements be subject to the safe-harbor provisions.
  • We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Nabis Partners With Emerald Sky, Boosting Holiday Retail Availability for Cannabis Edibles Company

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 4:03pm

Nabis , Californias leading wholesale cannabis marketplace and distributor, today announced an exclusive partnership with Emerald Sky , a maker of all-natural edibles currently available in over 400 dispensaries.

Key Points: 
  • Nabis , Californias leading wholesale cannabis marketplace and distributor, today announced an exclusive partnership with Emerald Sky , a maker of all-natural edibles currently available in over 400 dispensaries.
  • Emerald Sky joins Nabis growing portfolio of over 125 California cannabis brands utilizing its online marketplace, rapid delivery services and available market data.
  • For Emerald Sky, utilizing Nabis provides its retail partners expanded access to its multiple product lines, with the goal of doubling its monthly run rate during the first half of 2022.
  • As the new exclusive distributor of Emerald Sky within California, Nabis is expected to ship $500K - $750K in wholesale products per month.

eCommerce Platform Pepper Raises $16M in Series A Funding to Enhance Ordering Experience for Food Distributors

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:07pm

Pepper , the eCommerce platform for food distributors, has raised $16 million in Series A funding that will enhance the ordering experience for distributors servicing over 25,000 restaurants and grocery stores in the U.S. and Canada.

Key Points: 
  • Pepper , the eCommerce platform for food distributors, has raised $16 million in Series A funding that will enhance the ordering experience for distributors servicing over 25,000 restaurants and grocery stores in the U.S. and Canada.
  • With the Series A secured, platform enhancements are a top priority for Pepper.
  • Pepper has built a great platform that they provide to food distributors, essentially enabling a Shopify-like eCommerce storefront for them.
  • About Pepper Pepper is the eCommerce platform for food distributors.

MEDIA ALERT:  ICSC Releases Post-Thanksgiving Weekend Survey Results

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:10pm

The ICSC Thanksgiving Weekend Survey was conducted online on November 29, 2021 with a demographically representative U.S. sample of 1,013.

Key Points: 
  • The ICSC Thanksgiving Weekend Survey was conducted online on November 29, 2021 with a demographically representative U.S. sample of 1,013.
  • 78% of U.S. adults 200 million people shopped or spent money this Thanksgiving Weekend.
  • 61% of holiday weekend shoppers approximately 114 million adults spent money at a physical store this holiday weekend.
  • 56% of shoppers spent money on dining, personal services or entertainment over the weekend, an increase from 48% in 2020.