Video of Laurent Haug’s (Entrepreneur, Observer, Investor, Strategist) NEXT Festival talk on the consumer retail trends. You can find the slides on https://www.slideshare.net/laurenthaug… and below is a text recap of the main points. Online = offline The difference between online and offline is disapearing, turning “ecommerce” into simply
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Check out this podcast. It’s Gerd Leonhard speaking at FINCO Congress 2014 on the future of business, and in particular, the next 5 years of retail, commerce and technology.
IBM’s Watson gets a taste for personal shopping bbc.com 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
newsweek: In the last two months, Amazon has spotlighted two new products that allow shoppers to add items to their shopping list without ever typing anything into a search bar. This isn’t a coincidence. The most recent one is Amazon Dash — a thin, wand-like
Link: Relentless.com: Why Amazon will dominate global retail Amazon.com’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?
Link: Futures Agency Member, Doug Stephens, discusses Big Data Companies have been tracking our habits for years and now “Big Data” technology is helping them figure out what we want BEFORE we even realize it.
Link: The Amazon Bundle: Why the Retail Giant Is Like the Cable Company of the Future – The Atlantic Being the starting point for online purchases is everything: Google’s biggest source of online advertising comes from searches with a shopping intent. Why look anywhere else
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
Link: The One Infographic About the Digital Revolution You Need to Understand One of the challenges of the digital revolution that we’re living through today is its complexity, and the broad range of implications that companies need to wrestle with.