National Retail Federation

January 20, 2015

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Hyper-Relevant Retailer: From Dark Assets to Dynamic Processes

As I was walking the aisles at the National Retail Federation “Big Show” in New York last week, I was impressed with the myriad of connected, smart solutions now available to retailers. Augmented reality, data analytics, video-enabled in-store robots and warehouse drones, you name it, it was there. I’m just as dazzled as everyone else […]

January 12, 2015

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

In Retail, Insight Is Currency, and Context Is King

Today’s retailers face a rising tide of change, disruption, and challenges, all driven by technology. As their business landscape is upended, many are struggling to adapt to changing consumer behaviors,...

January 29, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Collaboration—It’s More than You Might Expect

Collaboration in the era of the Internet of Everything (IoE) is not just about people connecting with people. Yet when you ask most people how they picture “collaboration,” they probably think of person-to-person collaboration first: perhaps a web-based conference call where people are sharing content such as a Word document or a PowerPoint presentation. Or […]

January 8, 2013

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Cisco NRF 2013 – Preview of Store-in-a-Box – Cisco Lean Retail Approach Demonstration

This is our sixth preview of what Cisco will be showcasing at the 102nd National Retail Federation Convention and Expo on January 14 and 15, 2013 in New York City. Today’s retail stores need be more technology enabled than ever before supporting new generation of shoppers that expect a convergence of physical and digital experiences. […]

December 26, 2012

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

New Shopping Experiences during the 2012 Holiday Season

Being a resident of San Francisco, one advantage of is the amount of shopping within walking distance.  This year several retailers timed their store openings and remodel to coincide with the holiday season shopping,  which is expected to grow 4.1 percent over last holiday season, according to National Retail Federation. These retailers understand they are […]

December 6, 2012

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Cisco NRF 2013 First Look – New Research announcement at Big Idea Session

Welcome to the first in a series of previews of what Cisco will be showing at National Retail Federation Convention and Expo  2013, January 14-15 in New York City. Cisco released  Catch Them and Keep Em retail research this past January at NRF 2012 . For NRF 2013 and we conducted surveys in multiple countries for […]