What If Amazon Launched Their Own Delivery Service?

Is this the Amazon Century? It very well could be. Especially if they were to launch their own delivery service. The digitally born e-commerce giant is synonymous for their 2-day delivery, but what if they streamlined the delivery even further and you got that perfect potted succulent the day you ordered it instead of two...

What if Best Buy was a Showroom Store?

Recent research we conducted revealed one unequivocal thing: Showroom stores are viewed as the single most influential innovation to potentially drive purchase today. They have broad appeal, being the most sought after innovation across demographics. Interestingly, for both Digital Natives (under 30) and Digital Immigrants (over 40), Best Buy scored high in brand awareness, with...

What if your e-com sales surpassed your store sales?

A surge is coming in online sales, and it's quickly becoming a reality that online sales could, and most likely will, surpass in-store sales for first time in history. According to Adobe's holiday retail report, online sales are expected to rise 13.8% this holiday season. Are you ready? Surveys conducted show this projected increase in...

What If your only options were Amazon, Walmart and Third Wave stores?

Amazon expands into ‘brick & mortar’ by testing (and launching) Amazon Go, Amazon Fresh, Amazon Campus and Amazon Lockers. Amazon buys Whole Foods. Nike announces they’ll start directly selling through Amazon. Walmart buys Jet.com. Walmart buys Bonobos and Modcloth (two predominantly online retailers targeted towards younger buyers). Walmart remodeling hundreds of stores and improving the...

What If Your Manager was a Robot Powered by AI?

Imagine a day when you walk into your office and learn that your formerly very human boss has been replaced by a robot. And not just any robot, but a learning robot that is powered by artificial intelligence and gets smarter the longer it “ingests” data. You know, like the robot that won Jeopardy. What...