Jason & Scot Show Episode 44 iPhone 7, Amazon News, Shop.org Preview

A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 44 covers the Iphone 7 launch, Amazon News, and a preview of the Shop.org Digital Summit.


Apple announced the iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus.  Key features for shopper marketing:

  • Felica NFC Support means Apple Pay in Japan
  • Improved imaging offers new Augmented Reality and Visual Search possibilities, and dual cameras on the iPhone 7 Plus may eventually allow steroscopic imaging for accurate measurements and 3D scanning.
  • iOS 10 – Supports ApplePay in web-browser
  • iOS 10 – Supports commerce capabilities for Siri
  • iMessage now has an app store for commercial chatbots

Amazon News:

Shop.org Preview:

  • Jason emceeing a number of the keynotes
  • Live news summary podcasts from the showfloor
    • Tuesday 9/27 2pm CST
    • Wed 9/28 10:30am CST
  • Live podcast interviews from the showfloor
    • Tues 9/27 1pm CST Brad Brown, SVP Digital Retail at REI
    • Wed 9/28 9am CST – Rob Schmults, SVP E-Commerce and CRM at Talbots
    • Wed 9/28 9:45am – Facebook
  • Jason and Scot breakout session
    • Tuesday 9/27 3:30pm CST
    • Covering Mobile Gap, Amazon, and Brands going direct

This episode is sponsored by the National Retail Federation.  The Jason and Scot show will be live podcasting at the NRF/shop.org digital summit 2016 which is in Dallas September 26-28th this year.  We have a custom discount code for our listeners. The code is JASON&SCOT, you will get a 10% discount on the full conference fee. Visit  retailsdigitalsummit.nrf.com to enter the code when you register for the show and we’ll see you there!

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Episode 44 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Thursday, September 8th, 2016.


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