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Macy’s and beGlammed team up for on-demand beauty service

Macy’s is doubling down on beauty — and partnerships. Los Angeles-based beGlammed announced a deal with the department store giant today that will have 1,200 of the startup’s on-demand beauty service stylists offering in-home beauty treatments and services to Macy’s customers in 22 U.S. markets, New York City included.

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Foot Locker Looks to Play up the Store Experience

Start with the shoes but move on from there. That's the plan at Foot Locker Inc., long known for its sneakers, which is reorganizing its stores to further highlight top brands, designating areas to showcase trends, and adding more displays of full sports gear to encourage broader shopping.

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Turn Your Pizza Box Into a Party

Pizza Hut wants you to play with your food. Or at least, the box it comes in. The restaurant just unveiled the "world's first playable DJ pizza box" that turns the folding cardboard container into a complete turntable setup, including two decks, volume sliders, pitch controls and a crossfader.

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Retailers Install Bars, Enhancing the Customer Experience.

Work's out and it's time for happy hour. Where to go for a stiff drink? One surprising destination of choice: Urban Outfitters.  The hipster retailer has begun to offer customers much more than clothing at certain locations. Now visitors can shop, or just head for its bar area.

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Macy's Launches In-store Shopping Assistant Powered by IBM's Watson AI Tech

Macy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they're in — like where a particular brand is located or what's in stock — that they would normally ask a sales associate face-to-face.

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The Container Store Introduces Voice-Controlled Wearable Devices for Employees

Using walkie-talkies for in-store communication is old school at The Container Store.
 
The retailer is rolling out voice-controlled wearable devices that enable hands-free communication over Wi-Fi networks to its store employees chainwide following a successful pilot.
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