When ecommerce dominates, do you compete or collaborate?

submitted by Chris Petersen

Stop thinking about owning end to end sales and focus on collaborative solutions that customers deem as valuable.

The Future of Retail – An ecosystem of strategic collaboration

submitted by Chris Petersen

Consumers are driving a retail renaissance requiring an ecosystem of strategic collaboration to deliver personalization locally.

The Disruptive Future of Retail Loss Prevention

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Consumer Trends Collide with Increased Theft Opportunities. Security business as usual will not be an option. The CXX suite will demand new loss prevention solutions that do not detract from differentiated immersive brand experiences.

Welcome to Omnichannel Retail Loss Prevention

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Zones of Influence and Innovation Chains are the Future of Retail. Retail crime is multi-dimensional and increasingly its dark side thrives on the internet. By the time an offender is at the retail shelf intent on stealing a particular product, substantial online homework has taken place.

Subscriptions are literally sucking the life out of stores

submitted by Chris Petersen

Subscription services are sucking the life out of traditional stores. Retail survival requires aligning with consumer purchase behavior.

The Three Be’s for a Life with No Regrets

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Time has now become my friend. Each moment reinforces that endless possibilities are still ahead. Every day I am constantly reminded of the key attributes for building a life with no regrets.

Forget the 4Ps … 4Cs are not enough … The new 4Es of Retail

submitted by Chris Petersen

The 4Ps are dead. Successful retailers are now differentiating through the 4Es – Experience, Everywhere, Exchange, and Evangelism

The Correlation Between Brand Value and the Most Admired Global Companies

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Meet the 2017 World Most Admired Technology and Retail Companies. Lead, by actualizing your personal and professional brand value dream by engaging passionately with employees / customers and you will be most admired.

An Epic “Chicago Way” Celebration Toast

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Fellow professionals, listening to all of you engage today in the User Group activities was a great reminder of one of my favorite personal quotes, "retail is a team sport". Reflecting on the day, two motivating themes loomed Passion and Being First.

The Royal Millennials and Magical Retail Experiences

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

It is not about stores versus online. Shoppers increasingly are blind to the differences. The consumer is the channel. Millennials and future generations as the rulers of retail will expect many magical differentiated experiences.