As posted on WWD on April 6, 2018. Written by Adriana Lee and Evan Clark. (Link to original article.) An interview with John Wantz The world is ready to log off — or at least, fed up enough to wish it could. After 20 years at the pinnacle of consumer culture, technology itself is facing a crisis of […]
By John Wantz, December 8th, 2018 Dear Amazon recruiters, please see below: If you’ve looked at Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and said that it got to be the largest business in China without the collusion of the Chinese Government, you might get laughed at. Similarly, when discussing Amazon, it would be impossible not to claim that […]
As posted on Adweek on April 9, 2018. Written by Ann-Marie Alcántara. (Link to original article.) Shoppers get to decide whom to share their data with Thanks to the ever-growing list of data breaches across retail companies and Facebook’s privacy crisis with data firm Cambridge Analytica, data and privacy issues are at the top of people’s […]
Data Privacy is paramount; breaches, hacks and identity theft are just some of the risks we are all exposed to. The internet put the world at our fingertips. Want to know something? Google it. Want to buy something? Order it online. But with this freedom has come risk. To sign up for brand accounts or […]
By John Wantz, April 6th, 2018 The polls and surveys are in: people do not trust large internet companies. In a recent report by Politico and Morning Consult, only 39% of Americans said they trusted Google, while 31% trust Facebook, and a mere 21% trust Twitter. This is particularly startling when you consider that the […]
My thoughts on four use cases that blockchain can directly benefit merchants involved in online retail. It’s been a buzzword we all hear every day, but blockchain is much more than a fad. The technology — which provides the foundation of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and more — has the potential to transform the retail landscape, from inventory […]
Originally published at medium.com on March 28, 2018. EVERY* CEO, John Wantz, was featured on 2X eCommerce’s podcast hosted by Kunle Campbell. Listen to John share his thoughts on blockchain, tokenized retail, and the value of EVERY for Brands and Shoppers. Listen here: online, soundcloud, and iTunes. SHOP is now EVERY* (Every instance of SHOP […]
This article was originally featured on Sourcing Journal on March 22, 2018. Written by Jessica Binns. (Link to original article.) SHOP is now EVERY* (Every instance of SHOP including the title has been changed for brand equity) John Wantz thinks blockchain can create better relationships between brands and consumers. Back in 2011, the serial entrepreneur […]
SHOP is now EVERY* (Every instance of SHOP including the title has been changed for brand equity) John Wantz, CEO of SHOP, pitching in front of the panel of judges at Shoptalk 2018 Earlier this week the EVERY team attended the Shoptalk Conference in Las Vegas, the “world’s largest conference for retail and eCommerce innovation,” according […]
Consumers provide more value to the retail industry than simply the dollars they spend. Many shoppers aren’t aware of the mass amounts of personal information retailers are collecting about — and profiting from — all of us every day. If you shop at a major retailer often, they likely know your age range, style preferences, location, and more. Some […]
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