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Kiwi and Australian Retailers Need to do Change to Beat Amazon

Yesterday I saw a story on CNN about Toys R Us filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. It is big news for retailers and their CEO says they will survive by competing with Amazon and meeting customers needs with new store … Continue reading

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Amazon is Coming to Australia and Retailers are Worried

They should be worried. As I discussed in my blog last week called The Blockbuster Effect, and countless previous blogs, you can’t expect, even at the bottom of the planet, to have the luxury of continuing doing business the same … Continue reading

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Retail Isn’t Dead, It Just Needs to Keep Reinventing Itself

I read an interesting story this morning from the Business Insider, saying that Amazon is opening up over 100 Pop Up Stores around the US. The irony is inescapable that Jeff Bezos’ business that supposedly was the demise of many … Continue reading

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18 Examples of Why Up-to-the-minute maps will be critical for autonomous cars

Up-to-the-minute maps will be critical for autonomous cars Automotive News DETROIT — History’s most intrepid explorers were often at the mercy of their maps. The self-driving cars of the future won’t be any different. Source: http://www.autonews.com I’ve spent many years … Continue reading

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Amazon Adds Ability to Buy Goods From Within Mobile Apps

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere Amazon.com Inc. said it’s introducing a feature that will let people shop for goods from within mobile applications. Luigi Cappel‘s insight: Retailers beware, this can have a major impact on your business if … Continue reading

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The 5 Creepiest Ways Major Companies Are Watching You

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere The information age has been steadily providing technology that is allowing corporations to get to know their customers better than their own families. (RT @cracked: The products you buy are tracking your location. … Continue reading

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What Would Google Do?

One of my favourite reads over the last couple of years has been Jeff Jarvis’ book entitled What Would Google Do? Given their phenomenal and ongoing success Google continue to innovate and reinvent themselves. This is something that most companies … Continue reading

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