Industry Insights

Join us in discussing the latest news, research, and industry insights surrounding the Retail Industry from a top-level view.

Key takeaways for retailers from IBM’s Global C-suite Study

If you asked an executive a few years ago to name the source of disruption in her industry, she’d likely point to a digitally-savvy newcomer. But in 2018, that’s no longer the case. “As innovative incumbents have become smarter about competing in a disruptive digital age, executives now say they represent more of a competitive […]

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Digital Transformation at the Speed of Customer Experience

Daniel Newman is the Principal Analyst of Futurum Research and the CEO of Broadsuite Media Group. From Big Data to IoT to Cloud Computing, Daniel makes the connections between business, people and tech that are required for companies to benefit most from their technology projects. MBA and Graduate Adjunct Professor, Daniel Newman is a Chicago […]

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About IBM Retail

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Making the Dream of Omnichannel Real with Data and Personalization

Daniel Newman is the Principal Analyst of Futurum Research and the CEO of Broadsuite Media Group. From Big Data to IoT to Cloud Computing, Daniel makes the connections between business, people and tech that are required for companies to benefit most from their technology projects. MBA and Graduate Adjunct Professor, Daniel Newman is a Chicago […]

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AI and Machine Learning: The Key to Managing Data in the Supply Chain

Daniel Newman is the Principal Analyst of Futurum Research and the CEO of Broadsuite Media Group. From Big Data to IoT to Cloud Computing, Daniel makes the connections between business, people and tech that are required for companies to benefit most from their technology projects. MBA and Graduate Adjunct Professor, Daniel Newman is a Chicago […]

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The Retail Transformation Story : Who moved my Cart?

Evolving technology augmented with the proliferation of interactive touch points and devices has fundamentally changed the way we shop. Consumers are taking charge of their own shopping experience, using various channels to help then get the right information to make choices. They expect services, values and experiences consistent across channels, whether virtual or physical store. […]

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Use the power of digital and win

On a recent Wednesday, I board a flight and call my rental car company to book a vehicle. I land at the major airport where my reservation is confirmed but encounter one small detail: all the cars are rented. The manager apologizes, smiles and hands me a coupon for a free day. When changing cities […]

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Transactions & Trust: The Value of Blockchain Technology

Nicole Leinbach Reyhle is the Founder and Publisher of Retail Minded, the Co-Founder of the Independent Retailer Conference and a regular contributor to various publications.  Additionally, Reyhle is the author of the book “Retail 101: The Guide to Managing and Marketing Your Retail Business” from McGraw-Hill and has been the spokesperson for Small Business Saturday […]

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How Urban Commotion Is Impacting Retail & Ways Merchants Can Benefit From This

Nicole Leinbach Reyhle is the Founder and Publisher of Retail Minded, the Co-Founder of the Independent Retailer Conference and a regular contributor to various publications.  Additionally, Reyhle is the author of the book “Retail 101: The Guide to Managing and Marketing Your Retail Business” from McGraw-Hill and has been the spokesperson for Small Business Saturday […]

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Cities & Commerce: How Metro Pulse Can Connect the Dots

Nicole Leinbach Reyhle is the Founder and Publisher of Retail Minded, the Co-Founder of the Independent Retailer Conference and a regular contributor to various publications.  In addition, Reyhle is the author of the book, “Retail 101: The Guide to Managing and Marketing Your Retail Business” from McGraw-Hill and has been the spokesperson for Small Business […]

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Cognitive Systems – The Supply Chain Game Changer

Dave Killebrew is an independent Start Up Consultant. Lifelong career in Commerce working in most every department in retail and e-commerce. Specialized development business development consultant and advisor. Animal advocate and ocean lover. This is my final blog about supply chain, and I’ll be addressing some of the specialty applications available. There are multiple circumstances […]

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Converting Dark Data into a Competitive Edge

Dave Killebrew is an independent Start Up Consultant. Lifelong career in Commerce working in most every department in retail and e-commerce. Specialized development business development consultant and advisor. Animal advocate and ocean lover. In my previous blog, I outlined the new role of supply chain as your business partner and how it has evolved. Shifting […]

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New Ways to Battle Supply Chain Disruptions

Dave Killebrew is an independent Start Up Consultant. Lifelong career in Commerce working in most every department in retail and e-commerce. Specialized development business development consultant and advisor. Animal advocate and ocean lover. Once upon a time, brick and mortar retailers would have at least a season, if not a year, to maximize sales from […]

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