Retail Horizons

Five phenomena that will change retail in the years to come: the store’s scale up; cosmopolite retail vs. local retail; the post-industrial (and post-commercial) retail; the hybrid retail; the “retail of uniqueness”. All of them are not temporary trends, indeed, they represent structural changes originating either from new needs in society or from new technology.   by Davide... Read More

Multi-channel distribution

With the growth of digital channels, opportunities for making contact with the final consumer have grown exponentially. When going from a mono-retail, mono-channel environment to a multi-retail, multi-channel one, managerial complexities mount up, and leaving the related complexities to fester could cause conflicts between the diverse channels, damaging the brand equity, customer satisfaction and, consequently, the company’s performance!   by... Read More