Boozt launches Live Video Shopping at Stockholm Fashion Week

Andrew M. Santos

STOCKHOLM, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Boozt, the leading Nordic fashion and lifestyle e-commerce tech company, makes the first move to integrate Live Video Shopping powered by Swedish mobile live streaming technology partner Bambuser at Stockholm Fashion Week 9 – 11 February.

As a strategic partner of Stockholm Fashion Week (SFW), Boozt is the first e-commerce retailer to hold a live video shopping event as part of the fashion week schedule.  The Boozt Watch & Shop will be a daily event featuring highlights from the SFW schedule, allowing users to engage in an interactive shopping experience in real-time within the video broadcast.

“We continue to invest in cutting-edge technology designed to elevate the shopping experience for our more than 2 million customers. By introducing the “Boozt Watch & Shop” live video shopping events we want to invite our community to connect with the fashion industry – engaging everyone around

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NGA, NWS shopping for data — GCN

Andrew M. Santos

NGA, NWS shopping for data

The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency and the National Weather Service (NWS) are both looking to cover gaps in their data holdings.

NGA put out a call for off-the-shelf geophysical data it can buy from external sources to supplement gaps in its global data coverage, according to a Feb. 1 solicitation. NGA said it also wants to uncover new sources of restriction-free geophysical and geologic data, especially gravity data, which will be used to improve the navigation products it has developed for the Defense Department and for general use by industry and academia. Magnetic data, seismic reflection data, soils data, hydrographic data and well log data is also of interest.

The intelligence agency has created a Geophysical Data Purchasing contract to streamline and expedite the data acquisition process and wants a data broker that can provide geophysical data by type and location, within 15 days

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Numerator Data Shows Half Of Consumer Shopping Trips Are Being Missed By CPG Brands

Andrew M. Santos

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CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Numerator, a data and tech company serving the market research space, has released a new analysis on consumer shopping trips in tracked and untracked channels for 200 major CPG product categories. Tracked channels typically include brick and mortar stores in the food, drug and mass retail channels. Untracked channels include convenience, health, beauty, pet, liquor, dollar and specialty stores, as well as all online shopping.

Tracked channels have been the historic standard for understanding CPG market dynamics, defined by Point of Sale data from participating retailers. Legacy consumer panels are typically aligned to Point of Sale data.

Because Point of Sale data has contracted to less than half of CPG shopping trips, this means that brands are making major investment decisions without visibility into

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Paypal profit surges as it cashes in on online shopping boom

Andrew M. Santos

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Paypal posted a surge in profit in the fourth quarter as the Covid-19 pandemic sparked a sharp rise in online shopping.

The payments processor posted net profit of $1.6bn (£1.2bn) for the last three months of 2020, up 209 per cent on the same period the year before.

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It came on revenue of $6.1bn, which grew by almost a quarter over the period.

The figures capped off a record year for Paypal, which has cashed in on a shift to online purchases as people were forced to stay at home during the pandemic.

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The California-based firm said it recorded its strongest ever performance in 2020, with total payment volumes topping $936bn, while

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