Global Retail Innovations & Technology
2013 World’s Most Innovative Retail Companies - Amazon, Google, and Apple, Not!
This is a complete list of the companies which conduct consumer retailing as a significant part of their business, which are considered to be the most innovative in the world, using an undisclosed set of criteria used to rank the Best Companies for Innovation in 2013. Amazon, Google, and Apple have lost some of their innovative edge according...
Largest U.S. Retail Chains With No Mobile Apple Apps for iPhone or iPad Users
Find a list of the largest U.S. retail chains with no mobile apps available to their customers with Apple platform mobile devices in the Apple Apps Store here. As of February, 2013 there were 35 top American retailers that were not mobile ready for retail consumers using their mobile devices to do research and make purchases with their Apple...
Largest U.S. Retailers With No iPhone or Android Mobile Apps Missing Shoppers
Some of the largest U.S. retailers are missing both shoppers and lack of competition by not having iPhone or Android mobile apps. As of March, 2013, The Limited, Williams-Sonoma, Olive Garden, and other top U.S. retailers are missing retail mobile shopping opportunities in the growing mobile retailing market because they have not yet developed mobile channels or options for their customers. Find out which top U.S. retailers are not on the cutting edge of mobile retail technology in this article.
Retailers With Best Supply Chain Management - Apple, Amazon, McDonald’s, Walmart
Get a complete list of the retail companies with the best supply chain management in this article. Apple, Amazon, McDonald’s, Wal-Mart and other international companies with significant retail operations are recognized annually for operational and innovative excellence in the management of their supply chain. Find a multi-year comparison and...
2013 Trendsetters in Innovation & Marketing - Top Ten U.S. Pizza Restaurant...
Find The 2013 Top Ten Pizza Restaurant Chain Trendsetters in the U.S. in this article. Domino’s, Papa John’s, Papa Murphy’s, Pizza Hut, and Naked pizza are among the top ten retail pizza makers that are leading the pizza sector of the U.S. restaurant industry into the future by creating trends in technology, innovation, franchising, marketing...
Retail Consumer Mobile Payments Technology Future Challenges & Opportunities
The 21st century gold rush in the U.S. is the consumer mobile payments market. What are the future challenges and opportunities for the leaders of the U.S. retail industry? Get the results of a KPMG survey of 1,000 executives about the future of retail consumer mobile payment technology in this article.
2011 U.S. Retail Industry Predictions - Roundup from Top Retail Experts
U.S. retail industry predictions for 2011 focus primarily on retail technology and innovations, which are predicted to drive growth in both the near and long-term future. Get a complete roundup of retail technology predictions for 2011 from retail industry professionals and experts in this article.
Mobile Gift Cards - Complete List of Largest US Retailers With Mobile Gift Cards
The newest innovation in gift cards for the U.S. retail industry is mobile gift cards that can be purchased and redeemed completely on cellphones and smartphones. This is a complete list of the largest U.S. retailers selling and accepting mobile gift cards from cellphones and smartphones as part of their m-commerce marketing strategies.
Burberry Claims New Flagship Store is Most Technology Advance in London
Burberry claims that its London flagship store opened in September, 2012 is the most technologically advanced retail store in London, England. Get details about the techno features of the newest Burberry UK flagship store, as well as features of other global flagship stores that were opened internationally in September, 2012 in this article.
Newest and Best Mobile iPhone Shopping Apps for Christmas Holiday Shopping
Get a complete list of the top, newest, best, and most popular mobile iPhone shopping apps that are being used by shoppers during the 2011 holiday shopping season and beyond. This is a complete index of the iPhone shopping apps of the largest U.S. retail chains, along with features of each shopping app and a link to each shopping app in the...
Largest U.S. Retail Company Mobile and Smart Cellphone Shopping Apps
Find a complete list and get descriptions of the retail phone apps available for cellphone shopping in this article. Many of the largest retail companies in the U.S. are responding to the growing use of cellphones by creating apps for mobile phones, cellphones, and smart phones which enable shoppers to do mobile shopping and make mobile...
World Retail Awards Presented to Leading Edge Retailers 2007 - 2009
Each year leading edge retailers from the global retail industry are recognized for their excellence and innovation at the World Retail Congress annual forum. Find a complete list of World Retail Award winners and their winning categories from 2007 to 2009 here.
Fingerprint Solutions for Retail Operations Big and Small
Tracking workers by fingerprint is now an affordable and practical technology for any retail operation. Eliminate "buddy punching" and mystery breaks. Create ultra secure locks, alarms and authorization systems with simple cutting edge biometric technology.
Wearable Computer Solution Improve Productivity
Voice technology and a wearable computer helped one retailer improve productivity at their distribution center. Pickers can work hands free with this innovative custom-made technology solution designed for UK retailer Next.
Inspiration for Dreamers and Leaders
Use these inspiring quotations to motivate your team or to energize your own goals and dreams.
10 Ideas for Refueling Your Creativity
Learn the "think week" strategies that Bill Gates used to keep Microsoft on the cutting edge.