Procter & Gamble, the FMCG business, is fusing consumer insights and new technology to create goods and services that combine “what’s needed with what’s possible” according to chief brand officer Marc Pritchard.
Explains how Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) brands place customer relationships at the heart of their business strategies and often position themselves as challengers who seek to disrupt their category by providing a unique online offering with high levels of innovation.
Amazon, the online retail giant, is reportedly working on plans to open as many as 3,000 of its Amazon Go cashierless stores by 2021 in a move that could seriously threaten existing convenience and fast-food chains across the US.
SINGAPORE: Smart vending technology is a rapidly growing retail trend currently dominated by providers in North America, but a new report has forecast that China will become the primary market for intelligent vending machines within five years.
CHICAGO: Google, the tech giant, will reportedly open its first permanent retail store in Chicago’s Fulton Market district, a move that shows – despite the promise of e-commerce – that physical availability continues to be ...
SINGAPORE: Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, has launched nine new products to help retailers in Southeast Asia to digitise their operations and embrace Alibaba’s “new retail” ...
CANNES: Marketers in the beauty sector may need to rethink some of the fundamentals of their craft, right down to how they name products, if they are to succeed in the voice ecosystem, Antoine Borde, L'Oréal’s global e-commerce ...
SYDNEY: Cue Clothing, the fashion retailer, claims to be a leader in omnichannel shopping in Australia and New Zealand, thanks to its development of a unique retail ecosystem that caters not only to the needs of customers but also in-store staff.
Provides insights from the 2018 Mobile World Congress (MWC), which discusses the age of hyperconnectivity, issues such as the 4th Industrial Revolution (thanks to 5G) and the application of Artificial Intelligence.
Dan Calladine, WARC Exclusive, December 2018
Ten media and technology trends and their implications for brands, including contextual commerce, digital detox, expanding connectivity, design from data, smart out of home and experiential e-commerce.