Tag: retail

17,000 Walmart stores to incorporate VR in staff training …

All Walmart employees will now be required to use virtual reality in their training. The stimulations will help staff get a better understanding of physical situations and scenarios which are hard to recreate otherwise, such as the rush of Black Friday. Walmart is putting 17,000 VR headsets in its US stores for training Walmart will

Battle of the retailers …

Retailers which dominate the market place like Amazon and Walmart offer customers endless choice at cheap prices, which many other brands can’t compete with. However, this is starting to change with two new trends emerging – the offering of hyper personalised products, or anonymous products which follow a ‘one size fits all’ policy. Have a

Why You Should Immediately Start Working on Your Voice Marketing Strategy …

written together with Carolyn Manion The future of your successful business depends on its ability to keep up with the fast digitization that drives our younger generations forward. While robots, artificial intelligence, and big data are probably the first things that pop into our minds when we think of relevant innovations to incorporate into businesses

Start small for big success …

I had the pleasure to be invited by MarketScale to their podcast and talk about business transformation, big data, artificial intelligence, … with their host Sean Heath. Really enjoyed the conversation and the exchange with Sean. An almost complete download of my recommendations when it comes to digital / business transformation. About MarketScale MarketScale creates

The five ar must business areas …

The five ar must-use business areas your boss should invest in. Proud to see that we are working on four of them already and will start exploring the 5th one this month :).

5 retail trends changing the world as we know it …

Some facts … Omni-channel and innovation have been, and still are, the keys to success of modern retailers. Today’s consumers live, work and shop in a digitally integrated world and retailers need to leverage on innovation to deliver a more enriched, personalized and seamless customer experience. A significant example is Burberry, which provided its in-store sales team, globally,

Transcendental shopping …

Spending intentions around the world are growing, the number of shopping trips are not. Global consumers shopping habits have shifted, performing fewer shopping trips and demanding more interactions (nielsen research). Retailers are going to see their customers less often and furthermore in some markets the recession phase has led consumers to become more cautious with their