Future of Retail and eCommerce

Future of Retail and eCommerce

PDF: Future of Retail and eCommerce The future of Retail & E-Commerce: How IOT shapes shopping, today and tomorrow. You’ve likely heard of the Internet of Things (IoT), but may not be sure what it means for retailers. For many in the industry, it’s disruptive technology that is already impacting the customer experience, and the bottom line for retailers. Discover what IoT is, and what it may mean to you in this special IRF report. ...
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Indian Mobile Payment Market Trends

Indian Mobile Payment Market Trends

The IDC Retail Insights Tech Buyer report delivers a concise current state view of India mobile payment market trend and insight into the IT spending and future growth. Retail executives, IT managers, and technology vendors can use this information when looking to understand the India mobile payment market, IT spending, and key players. "India mobile payment is one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing industries in Asia/Pacific. The young population, growing middle-class populations, and demonetization are driving the mobile payment adoption and are expected to increase the online retail growth positively," says Mike Ghasemi, research director, IDC Retail Insights Asia/Pacific. Purchase On-line Presentation...
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Retail Digital Transformation Is Gaining Momentum in Asia

Retail Digital Transformation Is Gaining Momentum in Asia

This IDC Retail Insights Perspective provides a summary of the recent Asia Retail Congress held in Mumbai, India, on February 13 and 14, 2017. Over 200 delegates from different retail sectors attended the event to hear about the latest trends in retail digital transformation and omni-channel retailing. As retailers have fully accepted the new retail landscape, wherein customer experience is a must-have competency, they are fully embracing the need to transform how they go to market."Digital transformation has shifted the retail industry landscape and disrupted the traditional retail business model, creating smoother shopping journey to consumers. Retailers must recognize and drive digital transformation in order to deliver easy, convenient, frictionless, and available anytime, anywhere shopping experience," says Mike Ghasemi, research director, IDC Retail Insights Asia/Pacific. Purchase this study ...
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India Retail Barometer 2017

India Retail Barometer 2017

This 2017 IDC Retail Insights India barometer report delivers a concise current state view of India's retail industry market trend and insight into the IT spending and ecommerce growth. Retail executives, IT managers, and technology vendors can use this information when looking to understand India's retail industry, IT spending, and market trends."India's retail sector is one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing industries in Asia/Pacific. The young population, growing middle-class population, and urbanization are driving the retail sales and expected to increase the online retail growth positively," says Mike Ghasemi, research director, IDC Retail Insights Asia/Pacific. Purchase this study ...
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India’s Demonetization Aftershocks: Poor Planning and Frustration

India’s Demonetization Aftershocks: Poor Planning and Frustration

Source: Linkedin Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetization policy was a brave move to fight against the money laundering and financing terrorism by removing 86% of the country’s currency from circulation. However, demonetization announcement has also sent shockwaves throughout the country’s economy and brought some confusion and frustration amongst local and foreign nationals. In a country, where more than 20% of the population lives in poverty and only half of Indian adults have bank accounts, demonetization seems to be unrealistic. The main question remains is that if demonetization was the result of an impulse or thought through. Was the technology companies, banks, mobile payment vendors and industry players being consulted prior to the announcement? Or to put it in a simple word; was any brain applied to examine the consequences? In my recent trip to India, I faced two major challenges. Number one, I was not able to purchase any Indian Rupee in Singapore prior to my departure and number two after...
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