RetailTech is coming, and this is how it will change retail

aaeaaqaaaaaaaagpaaaajdfmognmowe0lwnhngmtnguxoc1hnzm2ltm3mtzintm5ywzlzaNot very long ago, companies started to create Business Ecosystems, also called Platforms. They relayed on a core system or product, defined a series of working rules, and then opened the whole to third party companies to build they own products or services, on top of the core capabilities. Microsoft Windows is a platform, as it is the Apple App ecosystem. It’s a fantastic way to foster loyalty to Apple phones, thanks to the effort, investment and creativity of third party developers that, in return, can make money (sometimes a lot of money). This is why it’s called ecosystem, because everybody lives (or dies) in symbioses, for the greater good, particularly the one who owns the platform. Read the rest of this entry »


Supermarkets One To One. The next VR game?

aaeaaqaaaaaaaajwaaaajda1mdflmtu0ltzlmdutndy1mi05mju1ltfkotqyzjjjzjuzygIn my last posts I tried to foresee what could be the future of retail in terms of shopper interaction, from augmented reality, predictive recommendation throughdigital personal valets, or e-commerce automated recurring purchases. In this one I will cover the topic from a completely different perspective.

Some say that wandering the supermarkets aisles is something people are still willing to do in the future, that’s why an Augmented Reality solution (Watch the latest demo of Microsoft HoloLens here: ) will help them to maintain their shopping habits (not sure about Millennials or Gen Zs willing to do it, though). Read the rest of this entry »