There is a hype around the Clubhouse App going on in Silicon Valley. It’s basically a voice based incarnation of chat rooms from the past. One wonders if this kind of app will go the way other overhyped apps have in the past. Btw. is YO still around? Well, probably not. But this time, it […]
British chain Tesco is apparently working on developing convenience stores that work similar like Amazon Go: people can just walk in, put items into their bags and leave. Akin to Amazon Go payment happens automatically after they left the store. This was reported by The Telegraph that furthermore claims that Tesco is working with Israeli […]
If you ask consumers what is most wantend and expected by online-retail (as Awin did in study in the UK ), same-day delivery comes out on top. Virtual changing rooms and plastic free packaging followed on the list. In particular, online shoopers like the simplicity of online shopping (21%) and the ability to be able […]
Amazon is the digital 800 pound gorilla that stepped into the brick and mortar arena recently. What does this mean for existing businesses? Is it already too late from them and they just should roll over and give up? We in SOLOMON do not necessarily think so. Find out more why on the ITEA blog.
Broadly defined, an “avatar” is a virtual being that represents a user in a virtual environment. This encompasses not only complex beings created for use in online gaming but any visual representation of a user in an online community . However, avatars are most popular in online gaming, since they represent successful feats of users […]
As EDGE computing matures, we will see a broad adoption in retail – actually I’d go as far to say that it is simply inevitably. And here’s why. In times, where timing is everything, businesses cannot afford to miss opportunities to communicate with customers at the right time. Imagine a customer passing your shop. With […]
A crucial part of every customer journey is the checkout process. Imagine for a minute that the online checkout would mimic the process that customers experience every day in brick and mortar stores. The resulting checkout process would require several steps that are awkward, to say the least. First of all, you’ll have to move […]
Contrary to many predictions from the past, brick-and-mortar stores are still existing and are not going anywhere anytime soon as they are integral for a customer’s shopping experience. In fact, Amazon, probably THE online shopping platform started rolling out physical book stores and purchased the whole foods chain very recently – working on combining the […]