For the past two months Which-50 has been deeply immersed in the world of omnichannel retail. As part of a study tour of North American digital retail progress, we ran a ‘Secret Shopper’ program in Toronto and San Francisco. What we found was a disjointed customer experience belying the myriad
Companies embarking on their digital transforamation journey need to think holistcially about the implication but have with very precise ideas about where to begin. Leaders need to gather perspectives widely and encourage a diversity of thinking, but everyone involved needs to leave their acronyms at the door and agree to
Fashion house Tommy Hilfiger has introduced virtual reality headset in stores and wholesale partners globally, consumers can watch the Spring 2015 ‘Hilfiger Collection’ runway show from a front-row seat in 360 degree 3D virtual reality – and then immediately shop for the collection. The technology will launch on October 20, 2015,
Back in the game, baby! Around the world, CIOs have thrown the switch to vaudeville with shiny new business models, customer engagement, and analytics all growing their share of IT head-space, while the dour days of saving money and delivering stable IT recede into the post GFC background. That’s our
Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed Apple Music-the company’s streaming music service- has more than 15 million users, including 6.5 million customers in the paid tier. Apple Music went live on the 30th of June, so October is the first full month that Apple has started collecting payments from its first subscribers. Talking
“The single most frequent failure in the history of forecasting has been grossly under-estimating the impact of technologies,” according to Peter Schwartz. He was speaking in 1991. Everything has changed, and nothing has changed. In the first of an eight part series Orchestrate founder and Which-50 contributor Malcolm Alder and
Many companies have failed to institutionalize the kind of game-changing disruption that leads to sustainable growth according to management advisory McKinsey & Company. In a recently published online paper called “How to scale your own digital disruption” the authors argue that scaling digital models across the business is a high-risk endeavor.
Mobile carrier service Kogan Mobile and telco giant Vodafone has announced a new agreement that will see Kogan Mobile and all its offers powered by the Vodafone network. Kogan Mobile, a product of online retailer Kogan, had previously been in the market, however had to close things down in 2013 due to
Australia’s new data retention regime came into force this month and there’s plenty to ridicule. If you put your trousers on left leg first, the laws are dangerous and ill considered. If you butter your croissants right handed you should be outraged that the rules will cost a fortune to
Pity the poor taxi industry. Well actually you don’t need to, they are already running a fine line in self indulgence. This week the ACCC knocked back an attempt by incumbent Taxi companies to force us all to use a single app – not even a hint of a nod to competition.