Retail and Hospitality

August 13, 2016

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Becoming a “Retailer of the Future” with Customer Experience

More than ever before, today’s consumers have more options about what to buy and where to buy it. With each interaction, they choose which retailers they support with time, attention, personal data, dollars and social capital. That’s no small investment to make, and as a result customers turn to retailers and brands that not only […]

Facing Up to Security Challenges in a Digital Economy

Hello! My name is Kevin Wood, and I am a retail business architect here at Cisco for both Retail and Hospitality. I have done a lot of work providing security to retailers – one of the most vulnerable industries in the world today. We all know that staying ahead of security threats is a dynamic […]

Creating Your New Digital-Ready Store

Cisco’s Global Retail team announced a new paper at the Cisco Live show in Las Vegas from Cisco and our retail research partner PSFK, Inc. “The Future of Retail” report supplement defines ten pillars of customer experience, showing how brands, retailers, and solution providers are finding new ways to engage, connect, and create a vibrant […]

Creating the In-Store Shopping Experience

Today’s consumers demand a more mobile, interactive and personalized shopping experience. Research shows that 64 cents of every dollar spent in store is influenced digitally (Deloitte). A few weeks ago, I hosted my first #CiscoChat event on Twitter together with Jeremy Witikko, Practice Advisor at Cisco and Scott Lachut, President of Research and Strategy at […]

Reimagine Retail at Cisco Live

Cisco Live Las Vegas is right around the corner on July 10-14! This year’s theme is “Your Time is Now” to take advantage of what Cisco and our partners can offer to transform your business with digital. Digital puts customers in control, and retailers have a unique chance to leverage today’s new technologies to provide […]

June 28: Learn How Digitized Guest Experiences Keep Travelers Coming Back

Service is the key differentiator for hospitality – service that is driven by your guests’ needs. This is made possible by today’s ability to digitize information across the network, which is changing how the industry does business. But it also means going well beyond providing basic Wi-Fi service. Digitization and the Internet of Things allow […]

Cisco Hospitality on Personalized Guest Experiences at HITEC

Hello! My name is Suzy Treece and I shepherd Cisco’s Hospitality practice. As you can see, we have now added Hospitality to our Retail feed. For those of us who have lived and breathed Hospitality for a number of years, it’s a passion, not a trade. Hospitality is about delivering an amazing experience, on the […]

Live #CiscoChat June 22nd – Creating a Mobile and In-Store Personalized Shopping Experience for Today’s Digital Cons …

“Over the last five years we have witnessed a radical shift in shopper behavior fueled by the seismic impacts of mobile and social.” That’s how Piers Fawkes, founder of leading edge research firm PSFK introduces his latest report: The Future of Retail. Indeed, the way consumers shop is changing in all sorts of ways. Whether they’re in-store, at […]

How to Build a Retail Culture of Security

Hello! My name is Teresa Devine, and I am a business transformation advisor here at Cisco. I help large enterprises in retail and hospitality define and execute digital transformation strategies. A key area of interest of mine is security: As a former Fortune 500 CIO and acting CISO, I understand the demands and complexities that […]