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Voice-Activated Shopping? An Analyst Weighs In

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Retailers are reaching into their bag of tricks and pulling out all the stops to try to compete with Amazon. The latest? Walmart teaming up with Google’s commerce platform Google Express to offer voice-enabled shopping. Will this work? Zhewei Zhang, Assistant Professor of Information Systems and researches digital innovation at Warwick Business School, …

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Global 100 Brands: Tech Dominates Traditional Retail, Consumer Brands

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New York—In its 16th annual Best Global Brands report, released Tuesday, Interbrand points out the 100 most valuable global brands. Technology and automotive brands dominate this year’s ranking, holding a combined 28 positions. Technology brands, in particular, dominate—collectively making up more than a third (33.6%) of the total value of …