Who ‘Mugged’ Macy’s

The three biggest department stores in the 1960’s – Macy’s, Hudson’s and Marshall Field’s. Macy’s is now the lone survivor…for the moment!

Amazon Go is not your Mother’s brick and mortar grocery store…anymore

For all those who thought Amazon was going to build a traditional brick and mortar store of any kind … WRONG!

Amazing Amazon Bots

For distribution and logistics, the question has always been the same:’How do we develop the most efficient optimization strategy for distribution warehouse workers to locate, select and ship products?’

Amazon reimagined the same question : ‘What if the most efficient optimization strategy was for products to come to the warehouse workers?’

Amazon Through Collaboration We Get Things Done

Ohio had every excuse to remain a ‘failed’ rust belt region. Apparently the citizens of Ohio did not want the past to be their future. Congratulations R/L

Amazon Game ON in Ohio!

You can interpret this sentence to mean that Kroger is using its very sophisticated data analytics and digital marketing capability to attract new customers. The critical question, which we will know the answer to in a few months, is ‘Can Kroger attract, hold and grow profitable customers … in the long term?’

Amazon’s $1 Billion Bet In Columbus

Setting the base line

Amazon Confrontation in Columbus … Update

Why is Amazon spending $1 billion in Columbus, Ohio?

“We can’t be a $400 billion retailer without a strong consumables business.” Jeff Bezos

Echo ‘Go’?

‘At first, Fan Hui thought the move was rather odd. But then he saw its beauty.’

Rishad Tobaccowala Picks Echo

Echo and other products that are sure to be developed, show how increasingly difficult it will be for legacy media form factors to remain relevant as a marketing communication strategy.

Brusing, Thrilling Workplace … Amazon

Front Page Story – The New York Times ran the following headline Sunday: X Amazon’s Brusing Thrilling Work Place X x With leads like … ” I would see people practically combust.”, “Nearly every person I worked with, I saw cry at their desk.” or “Giant retailer tests how far it can push white-collar staff.” … Ok … Continue reading