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Sex, China, and Covid-19. What sounds like an afternoon White House press briefing actually holds the key to understanding why virtual reality (aka VR) is one of the most overblown topics in retail right now. Source: Sex, China and Covid-19 – The Robin Report
If Walmart can test full self-checkout in one of its stores, then there is nothing that should stop similar technologies from also coming soon to a mall near you.
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While it sounds creepy, Amazon’s new X-Ray packaging technology is awesome and it has arrived just in time for Christmas.
August 16, 2017 marks the 30th Anniversary of the crash of Northwest Airlines Flight #255, an event that forever changed my life and that still emboldens me to this day.
Sharing a really great article from Retail Dive — I really applaud Walmart for their efforts here. Exactly the right move. Click the source link below to read more.
Be afraid — soon your local Starbucks, the items on your coffee table, and even the shoes on your feet will all become Amazon’s rent-free storefronts.
Staffing a Research & Development effort is harder than it looks. Here are 5 simple rules to live by.
In 1978 the Quick Brown Fox Typewriter Company had a historical earnings call. What follows is a real account of that fictional meeting.
Omni Talk covers Eagle Eye’s Cherry’s Save Tonight with a new retail vibe. And, retailers are going nuts!
Not all R&D efforts are really R&D. Do you know if your company’s effort is?
Lionel Ritchie, Malcolm Gladwell, Bicycles, and Ecology all intersect in this platform is burning look at the future of retail.