Ahead this entire week on my social media platforms are reviews from multiple angles. THANK YOU global retail and innovation community for a great start to the new year. It is indeed the era to disrupt or be disrupted towards a mutually bright future.
USA retail sales were up close to 6.0% after a 4.5% increase in 2017. Enterprise IT spending (which is a term used to describe overall IT spending) is expected to grow 5.2% (last year’s increase was 5.6%) and store IT spending is expected to grow 5.4% (5.8% last year). What tech will lead in 2019? A favorite annual report. Read more
The Top Global Risks in 2019
The world is facing a growing number of complex and interconnected challenges—from slowing global growth and persistent economic inequality to climate change, geopolitical tensions and the accelerating pace of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Infographic from the latest World Economic Forum Risk Report. Read more
Looking Forward: Predictions 2019
Good mix of 2018 reviews and 2019 predictions from Scott Galloway and Maureen Mullen of Gartner-L2. An interesting version of this material delivered at NRF 2019 in NY last week. Read more