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Flexibility is here to stay, but delivery will never replace the in-store experience, Macy’s executive says of new DoorDash partnership

Macy’s and DoorDash recently announced a partnership to offer same-day delivery from more than 500 Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s locations, but the companies don’t see in-store shopping going away anytime soon. Company executives shared their thoughts on the collaboration and on the future of retail during Business Insider’s IGNITION: A Retail […]
Flexibility is here to stay, but delivery will never replace the in-store experience, Macy’s executive says of new DoorDash partnership
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These are the 6 trends that will define online retail this year

Speaking at Business Insider’s IGNITIONRedefining Retail event, Geoff Ramsey, cofounder and chief evangelist of eMarketer, said to look out for six major online shopping trends in 2020 – including the rise of mobile commerce, frictionless shopping, and decreased shipping times. “Mobile is by far the fastest-growing retail commerce channel,” he […]
These are the 6 trends that will define online retail this year
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Don’t miss Man Repeller founder Leandra Medine and the founders of Fall Risk and AYR talking about the future of retail at Business Insider’s conference

Ignition: Redefining Retail, Business Insider’s first retail-centric conference, will take place in New York City on January 14. The conference will feature a host of executives, founders, and investors in conversation regarding the issues shaping the future of retail. Their discussions will cover everything from the rise of direct-to-consumer brands […]
Don’t miss Man Repeller founder Leandra Medine and the founders of Fall Risk and AYR talking about the future of retail at Business Insider’s conference
Tech

The risk of cyberattacks rises as high-tech smart cities become the norm, and experts say ‘your weakest link is your people’

As cities become increasingly connected, governments must prepare for a rising risk of cyberattacks, according to three smart city experts from the public and private sector. When it comes to cybersecurity, “your weakest link is your people,” according to Tony Encinas, former Chief Information Officer for the state of Pennsylvania. […]
The risk of cyberattacks rises as high-tech smart cities become the norm, and experts say ‘your weakest link is your people’
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WATCH LIVE — IGNITION: Smart Cities livestream from Washington, DC

IGNITION: Smart Cities features conversations with industry leaders and senior city officials who are transforming cities. We explore the innovations, technologies, and issues shaping the future of cities. Transforming Cities Today: Panel Discussion with Industry Leader Moderator: Antonio Villas-Boas, Senior Tech Reporter, Business Insider Panelists: Kevin Garlan, North America Innovation […]
WATCH LIVE — IGNITION: Smart Cities livestream from Washington, DC
Tech

Zoox cofounder Jesse Levinson says there’s ‘no chance’ Tesla will launch fully self-driving cars next year, despite Elon Musk’s claims

Zoox cofounder and CTO Jesse Levinson said he thinks there’s no chance Tesla will have fully self-driving cars with no human interaction ready next year, which Elon Musk has claimed. Zoox is also a self-driving car startup, but unlike Tesla, it is developing autonomous vehicles specifically meant for ride-hailing, rather […]
Zoox cofounder Jesse Levinson says there’s ‘no chance’ Tesla will launch fully self-driving cars next year, despite Elon Musk’s claims
Markets

WATCH LIVE: Top execs at Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, and Morgan Stanley discuss disrupting Wall Street from within

AGENDA 7:30am Registration and Networking Breakfast 8:00am WELCOME Alyson Shontell, US Editor-in-Chief, Business Insider PRODUCTION, NOT DISRUPTION Huw L. Richards, Global Head of Digital Investment Banking, JPMorgan Lucien Foster, Global Head of Digital Partnerships, BNY Mellon Meghan Morris, Senior Financial Reporter, Business Insider THE BIG BANKS INVESTING BILLIONS IN TECH […]
WATCH LIVE: Top execs at Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, and Morgan Stanley discuss disrupting Wall Street from within