Retail Retail Hasn’t Changed In 100 Years — And What That Means For 2017 The golden age of the major department stores knew they were in the business of providing convenience, says retail veteran Ryan Craver. Along that way, that’s been forgotten, but so-called omnichannel strategies are serving as a reminder.
Google Google Pixel And Google Home Attempt To Connect All Online-Offline Bases While the addition of the iPhone-like Pixel seems like a lateral move, Google's new devices promise higher levels of personalization for voice-assisted search, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, IoT, and the connected home.
Analysis How The ‘MINI Mindset’ Bridges Virtual And Actual Reality Brands’ use of 'emerging platforms' like virtual reality tends to be mentioned as theoretical. It’s about being “ahead of the curve.” Marketers offer clear caveats about producing tangible results with consumers. But that’s not how MINI USA’s Lee Nadler sees it.