Assyl Haidar

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Starbucks Execs Respond To Square Criticism: Innovation Is Messy

“We just thought a lot of people would come up and say, ‘I’m going to pay with my phone,'” says chief digital officer Adam Brotman. “We didn’t realize a lot of customers were going to come up and say, ‘I’m going to pay with Square.'”<p>Yesterday, after chatting with Starbucks chief digital officer …

Jack Dorsey

JCPenney's 43,000 Job Cuts Were Twice The Amount That CEO Ron Johnson Stated

But, as it turns out, the number of job cuts was higher than expected.<p>JCPenney reported 116,000 full-time and part-time employees as of February 2, 2013 in its annual statement with the SEC.<p>The company's annual report from the year prior stated that it employed 159,000 full-time and part-time …

Employment

3D Printing and Retail

February 28, I had the opportunity of being the closing speaker at the FutuRetail conference which took place at the brand new Google headquarters in …

The Future Of Retail [Slides]

Businesses share something important with lions. When a lion captures and consumes its prey, only about 10% to 20% of the prey’s energy is directly …

4 Rules of Innovation: What Nike And SAP Know

Recently Fast Company highlighted the top 50 most innovative companies of 2013, with Nike being identified as the most innovative.<p>In an article that …

To Beat Amazon, Walmart Is Treating Its Stores Like Apps

Walmart is a technology company. Let's just put that out there right now. The company has crushed all competitors through its mastery of supply-chain …

The Future of Retail: How Mobile Payments Are Changing the Retail Experience

Retailers are trying to cope with the challenge of an increasingly mobile consumer who conducts life digitally. This means meeting consumers’ …

Focus On Your Customer’s Brand In The Future of Marketing

20-March-2013<p>Focus On Your Customer’s Brand In The Future of Marketing<p>In our last interview, Paula Cusati suggested that we will need the ability to …

Fresh From TED: A Mind-Blowing App That Could Remake Mobile Retail

Jinha Lee, an MIT Media Lab alum, gives Co.Design a first look at an invention that allows you to try on clothes virtually.<p>To be perfectly honest, Jinha Lee–the MIT Media Lab alumnus and TED Fellow who you may know best for inventing interactive floating pixels–didn’t even want to share this clip. …

Augmented Reality

Innovating the Retail Shopper Experience - Part 2 by Woody Bendle

Here’s part 2 to Woody Bendle’s exploration of <i>retail shopper experience insights and innovation through a “Three I’s of Shopping” framework that</i> …

In Denmark, supermarket crowdsources suggestions for local products

15 Mar 2013<p>Supermarkets are convenient, but often source their products from multinational companies and farms in distant locations, racking up …

Barneys Window Displays Made Entirely Of Hair

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating innovation in brand experience, retail experience and consumer culture.<p>At PSFK 2017, …

PayPal leads the pack for mobile wallet awareness: PwC | Retail Dive

When it comes to mobile wallets, consumers are most knowledgeable about PayPal compared to competitors such as Google, Starbucks, MasterCard and …

Showrooming vs. Retail Warehousing | Digital Transformation, Innovation and Change

<b>Old School vs. Old School</b><p>As the saying goes, ‘what’s old is new again’. Only this time robots and hand-held computers (aka smartphones) are …

Free Online Surveys

Create Online Surveys for Free<p>Find out what your customers or employees are thinking with a survey today.<p>SIGN UP FREE<p>or Take surveys<p>Hundreds of …

The Future of Retail: Reinventing and Preserving the In-Store Experience

Consider retailing a two-pronged challenge: On the one hand, retailers must accommodate the increasingly mobile consumer. On the other hand, the …

Barclays takes the crown at Digital Wallet Foundry

25 March 2013 | 7349 views | 0<p>A seven man team from Barclays Bank, using tools from FreedomPay and their own Pingit mobile payments app, emerged with …

Retail Idea Management Systems

Simon Hill, founder of Wazoku, recently wrote an article for Retail Times on why idea management is crucial for the retail sector, focusing on the …

Customer Service Should Be More Than A Luxury

21-March-2013<p>Customer Service Should Be More Than A Luxury<p>Personalized service seems to have become rare in the marketplace. In the sea of automated …

Kate Spade Reinvents Retail As A Lean Startup

Control Group teamed up with Kate Spade to create a radical new store concept that leans on iPads and a smart technology platform.<p>The Kate Spade flagship in Japan serves espresso to encourage customers to chat and linger. And every Saturday, it releases an article of clothing you won’t find …

Lean Startups

Shoppers’ needs may trigger innovation in retail

Innovation<p>Woody Bendle wrote such an interesting post that we decided to share and work with it. He focuses on innovation related to shopper …

Retail innovation is alive and well | IR News | Inside Retail | consumer psychology

Your new post is loading...<p>Your new post is loading...<p>Scooped by Leona Ungerer<p>Scoop.it!<p>"Shopify versus Magento? Which e-commerce platform is the …