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eCommerce Platform Mercari to Begin Accepting Bitcoin Payments 
eCommerce Platform Mercari to Begin Accepting Bitcoin Payments 
January 08, 2024  |  Bitcoin

Japanese eCommerce giant Mercari will reportedly begin accepting bitcoin payments on its platform in June.  While prices for products listed on Mercari’s flea market app will...

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Luxury Shoppers Are Slow to Convert but Demand Digital Innovation
Luxury Shoppers Are Slow to Convert but Demand Digital Innovation
September 05, 2023  |  Retail

Luxury retailers have established a reputation for their exclusive and upscale offerings, catering to a limited clientele characterized by discerning preferences and substantial financial resources....

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James Allen Offers ChatGPT Assistant Subscriptions to Shoppers
James Allen Offers ChatGPT Assistant Subscriptions to Shoppers
August 11, 2023  |  Artificial Intelligence

Generative artificial intelligence (AI), particularly OpenAI’s ChatGPT, has become a major trend in retail. Brands and retailers are integrating it due to consumer demand for interactive experiences. In...

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Chatbot Adoption Soars as Human Assistance Fades 
Chatbot Adoption Soars as Human Assistance Fades 
July 16, 2023  |  artificial intelligence

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or haven’t been reading your PYMNTS newsletter, you’ve probably noticed that there’s been a massive shift in the way...

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Mercari Adds ChatGPT-Powered Shopping Assistant to Marketplace Platform
Mercari Adds ChatGPT-Powered Shopping Assistant to Marketplace Platform
April 18, 2023  |  Artificial Intelligence

Mercari has added a ChatGPT-powered shopping assistant to its marketplace platform for secondhand items. With the new Merchat AI, which is now available in beta...

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New Shopping App Provider Ranking Shows Big Changes in Just One Month
New Shopping App Provider Ranking Shows Big Changes in Just One Month
March 18, 2022  |  Shopping

There’s an old song — ancient, really — that croons, “What a difference a day makes.” As applied to PYMNTS Provider Ranking of Shopping Apps,...

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Mercari Teams With Zip To Bring BNPL To Secondhand eCommerce
Mercari Teams With Zip To Bring BNPL To Secondhand eCommerce
September 01, 2021  |  Buy Now Pay Later

The Japanese secondhand eCommerce site Mercari is partnering with New York buy now, pay later (BNPL) firm Zip (formerly Quadpay) to bring people an easier...

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Mercari Links With Postmates To Offer Mercari Now Delivery Service In Parts Of New York City
Mercari Links With Postmates To Offer Mercari Now Delivery Service In Parts Of New York...
October 06, 2020  |  Delivery

Residents of Manhattan and Brooklyn can now use Mercari’s new Mercari Now service in conjunction with Postmates to sell each other goods without having to...

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Mercari US CEO: Modernizing Marketplaces For The Casual Seller
Mercari US CEO: Modernizing Marketplaces For The Casual Seller
August 10, 2020  |  Commerce Connected

If America ever needed a digital estate sale — or even a garage sale, for that matter — it’s right now. Tens of millions of...

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