The future has arrived, but how can manufacturers pivot to direct fulfillment? The issue comes down to change management. Manufacturers need to realize that while the old way of selling products has been successful, they will be left in the dust unless they pivot to a new sales model before direct-to-consumer sellers gain a stranglehold on the IoT ordering market.
Ill-fitting clothes are not just an emotional hurdle for consumers, it’s also a $300 billion-dollar problem for apparel companies. Massively impacting revenue, sustainability and operations. While 3D body scanning isn’t revolutionary, it has been a long allure in apparel and retail.
Blockchain technology is not likely a passing fad. Looking forward, we expect open, API-based ecommerce systems to more easily incorporate blockchain-based identity verification, payments, smart contracts and new forms of loyalty and advertising than closed commerce systems.
Get Elastic captured a captivating conversation with John Padgett, Chief Experience & Innovation Officer, Carnival and Sal Visca, Chief Technology Officer, Elastic Path, where they discussed how Carnival is transforming cruise vacationing into seamless interactions to create an experience unlike any other.
The anticipated low communication latency and increased network speeds with 5G are drastically heightening further interest in areas where real-time data processing and augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) will be prevalent.
For companies like Carnival with individualistic customer requirements, headless commerce can deliver frictionless customer experiences fast.
Carnival's guest experience revolution is the result of the convergence among the physical and digital worlds into a seamless experience on the high seas.
Carla Gonzales stresses the importance of data planning when undergoing a digital transformation. While enduring a new website initiative it’s important to understand the data needs early on and plans to feed data from internal systems for processing and storage.
In this article, you’ll gain insights and recommendations to tackle the first phase of your ecommerce project. You’ll walk away with the guidance and tools to build a customer centric ecommerce strategy and roadmap for your organization.
Microservices have been gaining a lot of interest within the commerce industry; but before you adopt a microservices architecture you should know what they are, the challenges and the implementation.
This article offers an overview of how True Value added 360-degree images to their marketing mix and improved outcomes for their online channels, along with some insight on the structures they had in place that made their success possible.
Automation in this context is the use of software tools, computers, and networks to complete tasks that would otherwise require human intervention. Let’s look at five ways that automation could improve your B2B ecommerce business today.