@SowreLab: The Future of Retail

L2: Omnichannel Retail: Who is Doing it Well?

L2: Omnichannel Retail: Who is Doing it Well?

May 19, 2014

In this new L2 video Head of Research Maureen Mullen takes on buzzwords Omnichannel and Multichannel Retail. Mullen said while e-commerce is a sizeable opportunity, digital influence is an even bigger one. By 2016, annual U.S. e-commerce sales are expected to reach $327 billion while sales influenced by digital are expected to grow to $1.6 trillion...

A.T. Kearney Study: The Future Role of Retail Stores

A.T. Kearney Study: The Future Role of Retail Stores

Oct 20, 2013

atkearney.com Recasting the Retail Store in Today’s Omnichannel World World Despite a host of new shopping options, talk of the demise of brick and mortar is premature. Retail stores remain at the heart of the customer relationship and play a main role in fulfilling multi-channel demand.Brick-and-mortar is dead. That’s what many seem to believe,...

World Retail Congress: The first wave of the Internet is coming to an end

World Retail Congress: The first wave of the Internet is coming to an end

Oct 18, 2013

“The first wave of the Internet is coming to an end” Jacques-Antoine Granjon is a man of vision. Here, at the World Retail Congress, in the Retail Sales Exhibition, which is taking place in Paris this year, everyone is taking his predictions seriously. The man is not just anyone. Born in 1962, Jacques-Antoine Granjon’s credo is integration....

5 Big Data Trends Revolutionizing Retail

5 Big Data Trends Revolutionizing Retail

Aug 17, 2013

More retailers are finding that Big Data can revitalize an industry challenged by a slow economy, increasingly empowered consumers, mobile proliferation and an ever-growing number of channels

Why Shoppers Don’t Worry Anymore about Big Data’s Watching?

Why Shoppers Don’t Worry Anymore about Big Data’s Watching?

Jul 19, 2013

via Why Don’t More Shoppers Worry When Big Data’s Watching? Online They Seem to Expect It, In-Store They Don’t Know or Just Want Bargains You wouldn’t know it from the lack of public outcry, but 64% of retailers are collecting Big Data tracking their customers’ shopping behavior, according to a recent study by Brick Meets Click....