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February 11, 2019
Outdoorsy On Adventure Travelers, Driveway Surfers And Trying To Be The Airbnb For RVs

With an interface similar to Airbnb, Outdoorsy rolled into the recreational vehicle (RV) rental market with the notion that millions of RV owners would eagerly rent out their oft-parked vehicles if there was an easy way to do it (with Craigslist being the primary option at the time). Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Cavins explains how the platform works — and why he encourages owners to allow instant bookings.

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The Evolution Of Home Shopping, From Radio To Live Streams

Years before Amazon launched shopping shows with Amazon Live, broadcasters have been selling everything from can openers to costume jewelry. Check out how live programming retail efforts have evolved from radio in 1970s to the web today — and what strategies the industry has used (and is creating) to drive sales.  Read More...

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Why Health And Beauty Retailers Are Driving Digital Innovation

Health and beauty retailers are digitally evolving to keep up with the competition, with the latest PYMNTS Retail Innovation Readiness Index finding that 60 percent of merchants in the space are focusing on innovation. Find out why retailers want to try new technologies heading into the future.  Read More...

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Digital Gains Often Come With Setbacks — And Criminality

New evidence emerged this week about the growth of digital payments and commerce. But it also became much more clear that criminals are targeting the types of digital transactions that regulators don’t seem to have considered yet. Read More...

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