First Retail Blogging Community
What's on our minds - technologically, semantically and gastronomically. Join the conversations now.

Beyond Omni-Channel

Omni-Channel retailing seems to be all the rage these days - aligning assortment, centralizing inventory and providing a seamless customer experience. However, there are a number of interesting startups that are innovating beyond the current Omni-channel paradigms (March 2013)


Who Will Displace the Mighty AMZN?

Amazon has not only created the model of online retail, but as they continue to broaden their assortment through Marketplace, but went further to create Amazon Web Services and Fulfillment By Amazon that make it simple to display, promote and ship their products. This is how they will maintain their dominance at least in the medium term.


Getting to 'No'

After 12 years spent as a Product Manager working for Enterprise Software, Startups, blue-chip retailers and financial services companies and advising many more, I have been able to boil it all down to one key skill - the ability to say 'No'. This post explains why 'No' is the one word that product managers need to be able to say with authority and comfort knowing that it will be well received.


Disrupting Retail 2013

In March 2013, we gathered a few folks who might be open to thoughtful exploration of ecommerce, social media and big data and we sat in a room room for a few hours to discuss and debate the implications for the retail industry.