innovation management

Thumbnail-Photo: Paving the way for supply chains of the future...
15.12.2021   #digitization #Tech in Retail

Paving the way for supply chains of the future

First UPS Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) Asia Pacific innovation centre: digital revolution and future-proof supply chains

Supply Chain Solutions (UPS SCS) officially opened its first innovation centre globally, connecting businesses in Asia with emerging technologies in logistics. Located in Singapore, the UPS SCS Asia Pacific Innovation Centre will see UPS ...

Thumbnail-Photo: NIKE, Inc. acquires RTFKT, a start-up creating virtual fashion...
14.12.2021   #digitization #fashion

NIKE, Inc. acquires RTFKT, a start-up creating virtual fashion

Merging sport, fashion, culture and gaming in a virtual world

NIKE, Inc. announced the acquisition of RTFKT, a leading brand that leverages cutting edge innovation to deliver next generation collectibles that merge culture and gaming.“This acquisition is another step that accelerates Nike’s digital ...

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18.10.2021   #epos systems #POS systems

Advancing technological innovations in checkout systems

Frank Schlesinger from IGZTK discusses fiscalization, clouds, big data and the POS market

Digitization is advancing rapidly in the area of checkout solutions, cash registers and payments. The "Interessengemeinschaft Zukunftsweisende Technologiehersteller für Kassensysteme" or IGZTK (Association of Future-Oriented ...

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13.10.2021   #retail #digital marketing

Handelskraft 2022 – Digital Success Conference >Digital Champions<

16.03. - 17.03.2022 | Online

#HK2022 - Digital ChampionsDigital is better. That's what we believe. And we believe that every company can become a digital pioneer - whether a major international corporation, a local SME or a young start-up. Because digital solutions are for ...

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12.10.2021   #brick and mortar retail #retail

Shoptalk Europe 2022

06.06.-08.06.2022 | London

Shoptalk Europe marks the global expansion of Shoptalk. Taking place at ExCeL London on 6-8 June 2022, we’ll be uniting the entire European retail and grocery ecosystems as we come together to reimagine the future of retail.Over 2,500 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Smart Retail Tech 2022 – Create the Perfect Customer Journey...
12.10.2021   #brick and mortar retail #retail

Smart Retail Tech 2022 – Create the Perfect Customer Journey

02.03.-03.03.2022 | London

Bringing digital innovation to the retail sector.CREATE THE PERFECT CUSTOMER JOURNEYWelcome to Smart Retail TechThe only place to discover the latest technologies that will enable you to attract, inspire and retain your customers in the age of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Co-op plans to support innovative micro-businesses through incubator...
06.10.2021   #economy #innovation management

Co-op plans to support innovative micro-businesses through incubator programme

Driving innovation, range diversity and agility

Co-op has unveiled plans for a new incubator programme designed to search for and support innovative and exciting small-scale enterprises. Launching in the New Year, the programme – which sits alongside the Co-op’s successful local ...

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29.09.2021   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

These people will shape the future of retail

NRF Foundation announces honorees of The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future 2022

The NRF Foundation has announced the honorees of The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future 2022 – an extraordinary group of retail leaders who will be celebrated at the NRF Foundation Honors in New York City in January.The List of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: When the tram delivers parcels
31.03.2021   #sustainability #logistics

When the tram delivers parcels

Logistics concept for the last mile transportation of goods by city railway vehicles

The new collaboration project LogIKTram is aimed at increasingly shifting goods transportation from road to rail even for short to medium distances. The electric mobility solutions to be developed for commercial services in cities and regions will ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Innovation Hub to test in-store and warehouse logistics...
24.03.2021   #logistics #delivery

Innovation Hub to test in-store and warehouse logistics

Micro-fulfillment as big challenge for retail industry

AutoStore unveils its Innovation Hub, a pioneering new center located in Karmøy, Norway dedicated to testing and replicating diverse in-store and warehouse environments.As the suppliers of robotic storage and fulfilment technology for many ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Adidas presents growth strategy ‘Own The Game’ until 2025...
22.03.2021   #e-commerce #digitization

Adidas presents growth strategy ‘Own The Game’ until 2025

Strategic focus on direct-to-consumer, e-commerce, consumer experience

Adidas introduced its new strategy ‘Own the Game’ at a virtual investor & media day. Main strategic focus of ‘Own the Game’ is to strengthen the credibility of the adidas brand, to create a unique consumer experience and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How do technologies find their way into retail?...
17.03.2021   #brick and mortar retail #coronavirus

How do technologies find their way into retail?

Rolf Schumann, CDO of the Schwarz Group, provides answers at the "Retail Innovation Days"

Tech is cool! Gimmicks, gadgets, gizmos – they impress and inspire quickly. However, it often takes much longer than technology experts and developers initially predict before the technologies actually arrive in everyday life and are used by ...

Thumbnail-Photo: COVID-19 lockdowns kill small businesses
24.02.2021   #consulting #coronavirus

COVID-19 lockdowns kill small businesses

Snackable Solutions community for actionable tips to survive

The government lockdowns in response to the COVID-19 pandemic may destroy small businesses. In response to widespread lockdowns on small businesses around the United States, Dennis Consorte founded Snackable Solutions. It is a community where ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How the industry thinks: The most important trends for 2021...
05.01.2021   #brick and mortar retail #digitization

How the industry thinks: The most important trends for 2021

What awaits retailers after the first Corona year?

2020 – most certainly not an easy year. But many agree: The only way forward is to look ahead. So we asked industry insiders – retailers, academics, manufacturers – what they expect for this year. How will changing customer ...

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14.12.2020   #digitization #data analysis

Guinea pig retail

RetailTech Lab in Denmark tests technologies for retailers

The brick-and-mortar retail did not have an easy time of it this year in large parts of Europe. It was high time to rethink it, try out innovations and further develop business models.This is exactly what has been happening in the RetailTech Lab in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Knowledge is (retail) power
07.09.2020   #brick and mortar retail #digitization

Knowledge is (retail) power

The Germany Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) wants to attain knowledge to assist the retail sector and creates digital twins of stores to make it a reality

Knowledge for all retailers - DFKI has launched the Knowledge4Retail (K4R) project series to achieve this goal. The driving force is an open-source platform for complex AI and robotics applications in retail.  The project relies on a digital ...