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Our retail experts are on a never-ending mission to make connections, start conversations and engage the debate around emerging trends in retail. You can read regular blogs from various members of the team here, all with their own unique angles on defining best-practice. We also share thought-leadership pieces from our wider community. Above all, these pieces aren't the last word, they are part of the debate. As ever, we'd love to hear your thoughts...

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How does Big Data make the Big Difference?

by Mike Butler

In my colleague’s previous blog he underlined the importance of Big Data in delivering: Optimised fulfilment Enhanced customer experience Seamless omnichannel Millennial engagement But how, exactly, does it do this? What are the real-world use-cases that are making the difference for the retailers that are pulling ahead of the pack? Retail in Detail’s new Industry Overview Report contains insightful interviews with retail movers and shakers from

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Blockchain in Retail: The Real Deal

by Benita Sabharwal

Many technology commentators are coming round to the opinion that the emerging technology likely to have the most profound and lasting impact in the retail space isn’t automation or Artificial Intelligence – It’s Blockchain. “This exciting technology has the potential to speed up transactions, increase security and transparency, and cut costs.” – pwc, 2016 Blockchain for Beginners For Blockchain newbies, a very quick

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Brave new world or 1984? – Retail Technology & the Fourth Industrial Revolution

by Amy Calvert

While we’re not supposed to have favourites here at Retail in Detail, we love Kate Ancketill: her job title is CEO of retail consultancy GDR Intelligence, but that doesn’t begin to do justice to her multiple roles as an engaging public speaker, insightful researcher, razor-sharp trendspotter and keen debater.  Kate puts the “thought” in “thought-leadership.”  And the “leadership”, for that

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