Automation will reshape retail business models and the broader value chain, creating organizations with fewer layers and a better trained and trusted workforce empowered by real-time data and analytics. The winners in the sector will be those who understand these implications and act quickly to address them.
We surveyed nearly 5,000 consumers in China to discover how they buy fresh fruits, vegetables, and meats. Here’s what we learned.
Many retailers believe—rightly—that format redesign is often too risky, takes too long, and costs too much. There’s a better way.
A retailer can now use geospatial analytics to understand the interactions between its online and offline channels. With these insights, it can create a higher-performing retail network.
As e-commerce and platforms evolve, fashion companies could use them to realize higher margins and build scale.
Technology and shifting consumer needs have made just-in-time production a trend to watch.
To keep up with digital advancements and with consumers’ preference for novelty, brands must be willing to adapt.