What are the broader implications of Tesco's decisions to take an £800m write-down on the value of real estate it no longer believes is worth developing? We asked BMC Black Belt Marc de Speville, Food Retail Research Partner at Redburn in London. more
Technology and new retail analytics are transforming even basic parts of the retail business - from reducing wait times at checkout to managing out of stocks. In this interview with Jan Davis, we dig into pedestrian tracking - one of those “behind the scenes” operations that's being transformed by new technology and analytics. more
Relay Foods has created a virtual food marketplace that is economically
viable on a per order basis, complete with network pick-up locations, great
customer retention, and a surplus of local suppliers clamoring to get into
their system. We talked with President and Co-Founder Arnie Katz about his
food experiences and how Relay is winning over shoppers. more
Offering shoppers "solutions" by combing complimentary items (a.k.a.
bundling) is a powerful tool to increase transaction size, and it's
already driving sales for both online and brick and mortar retailers.
Done effectively, bundling can have a big impact on top-line growth. Do the math: How
much would your sales increase if shoppers added just one more item to half of their
The paper on our second big data survey identifies where and how big
data is adding value on both the demand and supply sides of the
business. While large-scale solutions will be required for some of the issues identified, that's clearly not stopping retailers from moving