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Live retail thinking versus Live retail doing

Everybody knows by now that being a retailer means operating a multi-channel-business. This does not necessarily imply having an e-shop and a real shop,...
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Instant Payments: A road with many pitfalls?

Paris Retail Week's partner Payments & Cards Network, a talent provider consultancy dedicated to the fintech, payments, & commerce domains, recently sat down with Oskar Strandh,...

En route for V-commerce – Virtual reality as a driving force...

As our society becomes ever more digitised, data are also becoming increasingly widespread in all sectors. More is now known about consumer trends, purchasing...
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Beware of predictability

Disruption is the word These are marvelous and exciting times to be in the retail industry, isn’t it? Today is often described as a period...
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Is the human voice the future of the smartphone?

After drones in 2013, 3D printing in 2014, smartwatches in 2015 and virtual reality in 2016, the world of technology now appears to have...
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Mobile clients = agile commerce

‘The bank for a changing world’: the slogan of BNP Paribas for a number of years, is extremely apt for a bank in touch...
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The Women’s POV On How To Kill A Sale

After more than a decade interviewing women about their sales experiences, I’ve heard the good, the bad and the ugly. And while there is...

‘Live Retail’ sets the tone for Paris Retail Week’s 2017 event

As guiding thread of this years Paris Retail Week event which will take place from Tuesday 19 to Thursday 21 September, the theme of Live...
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The pop-up store, a key concept in connected retail?

"Store is the new black"! The store is clearly undergoing a major transformation, serving as a link between physical and digital retail. An on-off...
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The New Converged Retail Environment

Brick and mortar continues to redefine itself with an updated look thanks to the Internet of Things driving customer engagement with tactile and sensorial...