Tag Archives: eCommerce

Who is the Innovator? Amazon or Kroger?

Now, first of all, Kroger is a Cincinnati-based company not a Seattle-based company, so it is only natural that I should hear more about the things Amazon is experimenting with than those of Kroger, owners of a portfolio of grocery … Continue reading

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Amazon Changes Everything in a New Way

The arrival of the Internet began major disruption to decades old methods of consumer packaged goods (CPG) distribution. The tried and true method of manufactures selling to a collection of wholesalers, who then sold the product on a range of … Continue reading

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Fingerprints of mCommerce Success on iPhone 5S?

Last August I wrote about Apple’s pending acquisition of Authentec, a biometric authentication company (which has since closed). At the time Apple was in a real hurry to complete the acquisition and it made me wonder whether Authentec’s fingerprint authentication … Continue reading

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Showrooming vs. Retail Warehousing

Old School vs. Old School As the saying goes, ‘what’s old is new again’. Only this time robots and hand-held computers (aka smartphones) are involved. I was having a conversation recently with a colleague about the retail industry and I … Continue reading

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Amazon Makes Copy and Paste Fun

When companies start from the premise that innovation is all about value, it is amazing just how many innovations – big and small – that they can achieve. So how do you make something as dull as giving someone a … Continue reading

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