Category Archive: Business

Jan 20 2017

3 ways online reviews have changed the retail industry

It is not just online shopping that has changed how customers shop. Here we discuss three ways in which having access to online reviews has changed the retail industry. Although we might now take it for granted, without a doubt, the retail industry has irrevocably changed, thanks to customers now having the ability to share …

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Jan 18 2017

8 technologies that will shape the retail and consumer industries by 2026

An outline of eight technologies that are expected to disrupt the retail and consumer packaged goods in the near future. In the days leading up to the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting, which began in Davos, Switzerland, yesterday, 17 January 2017, the WEF published a report, Shaping the Future of Retail for Consumer Industries. …

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Jan 06 2017

Brick and mortar stores: are they truly necessary in this day and age?

A brief examination of the pros and cons of physical (brick and mortar) stores and virtual ones. Over the past few days, online retail giant, Amazon.com, has been in the news with regard to its plans to open a physical bookstore in New York City. The store would not be the company’s first: other have …

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Dec 14 2016

Nurture or hinder: the role of banks and Government in the life of a business

Caribbean businesses have been warned to keep up with technological changes or face extinction, but they cannot do so alone. Here we highlight the role of banks and Government in a business’s success. At the Digicel Business Solution Summit 2016 held last week in Barbados, CISCO’s Systems Engineer, Shassim Mohammed, encouraged event attendees to keep …

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Dec 02 2016

The importance of digital personalisation in today’s marketing efforts

A brief discussion of the benefits and challenges of digital personalisation to businesses. Ultra personalisation in the delivery of goods and services is a long predicted trend that has been coming to fruition. Today, we may take it for granted with respect to, for example, product or movie recommendations made to us by Amazon or …

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