Posts Tagged ‘retail‘

Consumer retail trends 2015 – Keynote Laurent Haug

Video of Laurent Haug’s (Entrepreneur, Observer, Investor, Strategist) NEXT Festival​ talk on the consumer retail trends. You can find the slides on… and below is a text recap of the main points. Online = offline The difference between online and offline is disapearing, turning “ecommerce” into simply

Personal Shopping with Watson

IBM’s Watson gets a taste for personal shopping In 2007 IBM began a research project to build a super­com­put­er that could quick­ly and accu­rate­ly under­stand ques­tions. Seven years later, the com­put­er called Wat­son has shrunk in size and is now going mobile – IBM Why Amazon will dominate global retail

Link: Why Amazon will dominate global retail’s domination of book sales has disrupted and destabilised that industry. As “The Everything Store” moves into new sectors – delivering groceries, commissioning TV drama, computer games – can it repeat the trick? 

teamepiphany: Virtual supermarkets are popping up in subway stations in South Korea, where commuters can virtually shop for items while waiting for the train to come. Customers simply scan an item’s QR code using the free “Homeplus” app and can have it delivered to their

The Rise of Virtual Brick-and-Mortars

Ever since Amazon’s Price App appeared on the retail scene some 18 months ago, pundits have prophesized the demise of big-box retailers. There’s no question that Amazon’s innovation went right for the jugular of any volume- and price-focused retailer selling commodity goods like consumer electronics