30 May

Activating the Virtuous Circle of Retail Innovation Excellence

Guilio RaffaeleSenior Research Analyst, IDC Retail InsightsRead full bio IDC strongly believes that retail innovation goes well beyond the implementation of new technology that substitutes or integrates to legacy IT systems. According to IDC, retailers should first point at the diffusion and consolidation of an innovation culture within their organizations.

21 Feb

“Commerce Everywhere” Through the Lens of the European Retail Kaleidoscope

Ornella Urso  Research Analyst, IDC Retail InsightsRead full bio Retailers are now offering their customers real-time (anytime) contextual experiences whether they are online or offline (everywhere). Leading brands are engaging with consumers and discovering what products and services they might need or like. Voice assistants and image recognition are some of the disruptive technologies that are radically changing […]

01 Feb

Achieving Retail Customer Experience Personalization at scale through Automation

Andrea Sangalli Associate Research Director, IDC Retail Insights Read full bio  @andrewsangs “By 2019, 40% of Retailers Will Have Developed a CX Architecture Supported by an AI foundations; the Architecture supports CX Hyper-Micro Personalization, Providing up to a 30% Conversion Increase and Thus up to 25% Higher Revenue”

09 Oct

Welcome To The Retail Singularity: Time For A Platform And A Framework To Grow Omni-Channel Profitability And Innovate In The Next Decade

Ivano Ortis Associate VP, IDC Retail Insights & IDC Manufacturing Insights Read full bio  @ivanoortis Giulio Raffaele Senior Research Analyst, IDC Retail Insights Read full bio  @GiulioIdc Innovation in retail is at an all-time high, as witnessed by over $17 B spent in ecommerce M&A over the past 12 months. Retail industry has transitioned to a […]