The Asia Digital Retail Technology Revolution

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

This past week had to pleasure of speaking at the Retail Risk Conference in Singapore. The customized presentation was an opportunity to reassess the state of Asia in the global retail economy. A great retail future ahead.

What the End of Globalization Means to Retail

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Provided your particular brand has global cache, reverse globalization will not stop the new tech savvy consumers from shopping till they drop. Here is how we got here.

5 Key distributor opportunities in an omnichannel world

submitted by Chris Petersen

Why this is important: In order to survive and thrive, retailers are transforming to omnichannel. That will require new capabilities from distributors to in order to meet consumer expectations of more product choice and delivery on their terms.

Five Great Videos That Define The Future of Retail

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Video is the new medium required to package successful branding. The following are my current favorite future predicting retail technology videos.

A Happy Social Mobile Sustainable Wiser 2017

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

For the past five years, Ford has been publishing a list of global micro trends. The company calls it "a compilation of the most compelling movements across the globe that are shaping how we live, work, and engage with the world around us." Here are my favorite highlights.

The Top TEN NRF 2017 Retail Technology Headlines

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Retail Success is a Team Sport - For the106th Annual Convention & EXPO in New York this past week, NRF forecasted 35,000 attendees. Continuing my annual tradition, following are the top ten trends spotted at NRF 2017.

Retail Wars – Is Amazon the death star or rebel alliance?

submitted by Chris Petersen

Both Amazon and Walmart are aggressively changing the rules of retail in the US, as well international markets. For any retailer competing to survive, the one real threat is "death by mediocrity" and lack of differentiation.

Three Lessons from the 2016 Global Retail Shopping Season

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

As we are in the middle of the paramount shopping season, special focus was on three important retail holidays. Black Friday is Becoming Cyber Monday while substantially being overtaken by Singles Day.

Five Global Ingredients Driving the Age of Disruption – Part 2

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

Welcome to a transformational 2017 were the recipe for success will require navigating geopolitical risks, an ever faster new technology pace, new data economy business models, mobile connected savvy consumers, and all of us being able to shop will we drop.

Five Global Ingredients Driving the Age of Disruption – Part 1

submitted by Tony D'Onofrio

For a transformational 2017, five key ingredients need to be closely monitored and navigated in building a successful global business formula. For now adjust your business sail and confidently cruise through these first three winds of change.