In the future (…near or far? …time will tell…) we will have two radically different types of shopping:
- shopping for everyday items
- shopping for specific, glamorous, out-of-the-ordinary items
Let me get into the details…
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Retailers are struggling to accurately predict their earnings, which has implications for their business management.
Source: Retail earnings misses back to levels last seen in Great Recession
Successfully creating and implementing retail technology solutions is VERY, VERY hard(*)!
[(*): it is a pain both for Retail Tech Vendors/Solution Providers and for Retailers’ ICT teams]
Just to avoid confusion: retail technology solutions are any mix of hardware, software, expertise, etc. packaged together, whose short description liberally includes terms like Web, Digital, Mobile, Enterprise, Windows/Linux, SQL, etc.]
Let’s discuss some of the most significant challenges. Continue reading
What the retail giant has done and what’s in store, according to Jet founder and Walmart eCommerce CEO Marc Lore.
Source: 5 moves Walmart’s making to compete with Amazon, Target
Apple is offering a look inside its new store on the banks of the Chicago River, with a roof resembling one of the tech giant’s MacBook laptops.
Source: Apple offers a look inside new Michigan Avenue store