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JD.com delivering the future of shopping

 

The future of retail is “Boundaryless Retail” – the idea of enabling consumers to buy whatever they want, whenever and wherever they want it, online, offline, or even virtually. A JD.com future view.

TrendWatching | Exploring Magic Point Of Sale

 

Consumers expect to summon retail experiences as they would a genie from a lamp, call forth from a phone, personal assistant, smart speaker or even physical environment.

Nike House Of Innovation preview

 

Nike's new NYC flagship store is fueled by its mobile app. The “House of Innovation” is the blueprint for its future retail locations.

Marks & Spencer, Microsoft and a vision for the future of retail

 

Every surface, screen and scanner in their stores will create data – and enable employees to act up on it.

How Sears went from innovation to bankruptcy

 

Over its 130-year history, Sears has sold watches, clothes, farm machinery, appliances and even houses.

The Retail Renaissance

 

A year ago, people were talking about the death of retail. But the reality? “We’re having a retail renaissance,” says Goldman Sachs.

Look Who is Scrubbing the Floors at Walmart

 

Much like a self-driving car, the Auto-C Autonomous Cleaner uses assisted autonomy technology to clean and polish floors, freeing up associates to take care of other tasks.

Oh no! Seems like someone forgot to pay

 

From Klarna, by connecting digital billboards to stores alarm systems, shoplifters got unexpected real life push notifications. A different tech look on visual potential theft deterrence. 

Engaging Today's Grocery Shopper

 

When it comes to grocery shopping, convenience and choice is key. Online purchasing in on the rise. Learn more about grocery shopper trends from FMI's U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends report.

Unmanned AI Retail Store at Lenovo China Tech World 2018

 

An unmanned AI retail store provides visitors with a convenient shopping experience, while also helping the store owner operate their business more efficiently.

Amazon.com in 1999 - 60 Minutes Segment

 

1999 Bob Simons 60 Minutes interview with Jeff Bezos, a self-described nerd, who founded Amazon.com, the worlds largest Internet bookstore.

Alibaba IPO: Jack Ma's Original Sales Pitch in 1999

 

In this clip from 1999, Jack Ma delivers a speech to 17 friends in his apartment to introduce Alibaba and lay out his plan to compete with U.S. internet titans.

Innovations in last-mile delivery are helping retailers

 

The way merchants deliver goods to customers hasn't really changed much over the last couple of decades. A video summarizing changes coming your way home.

How AI is shaping the Future of Retail

 

40% of digital transformation initiatives will be supported by Artificial Intelligence / Cognitive capabilities by 2019. AI will boost profitability in retail and wholesale by nearly 60% by 2035.

IKEA: Feel alive again

 

Ikea's dark but realistic look at the difference between work and family life. Are you burned out by living just to work?