Are robots about to takeover our stores? We review the technology promising to change how we shop instore, and visit New York to discuss the big topics at NRF Big Show 2018.
It’s hard to imagine retail stores without technology. In this special edition, we discuss the futuristic technology that is promising to change how we shop instore. The choices retailers will have to make, the importance of getting it right, and why there are still many lessons to be learned along the way. Join our guest panellists Tim Manning, Swarm, Pete Trainer, US Ai, and Melanie Pittham, The BIO Agency, as they discuss what retailers must do to avoid the pitfalls of adopting technology for technology’s sake and ensure developments stay focused on meeting shopper needs.
We also pay a visit to New York, for a special report from the 2018 NRF Big Show. Taking place in the current tough retail climate, this year’s event nevertheless managed to have an air of optimism. In amongst the 30,000 visitors, we caught up with leading industry figures to report on the key themes and innovations set to dominate the retail agenda in the year ahead.
Tech. Festival 2019
In this special episode of The Retail Exchange podcast sponsored by jisp, guest host Jason Bradbury reports from Tech. Festival 2019 as leading figures from the world of digital commerce converge to discuss and showcase the ideas that are shaping tomorrow’s retail landscape.
Recorded at World Retail Congress 2019, The Retail Exchange talks exlusively to Daan Ubachs, founder of Dutch-based sustainable fashion label Unrobe. He discusses the growing consumer shift away from fast fashion with host Ben Bland, and explains brand’s mission to dress people by ‘undressing’ the fashion industry.
Recorded at World Retail Congress 2019, Happy Socks’ head of retail, Aleksander Milenkovic sits down with Ben Bland to talk about the brand’s story – one that’s full of colourful designs, celebrity collaborations and exceptional charm, that’s guaranteed to make you smile.