Google Retail Stores…a statement of the power of physical retail.

I found it interesting that Google is going to open physical retail stores.  Interesting not because of how they might design the stores nor if they will be differentiated from Apple or Microsoft.  What is interesting is what it says about Google's belief in brick-and-mortar locations as a necessary strategy for growing their business.   If Google, the paragon of finding and converting customers on-line, believes in the power of traditional brick-and-mortar, than clearly they don't believe  the Read more »

Cool Retail Innovation by Tesco in Korea

While probably not sustainable with simply QR codes and smartphones, the idea of integrating the shelf in alternative physical locations is a first.  A good example of innovation from the fringe.
 
 

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While probably not sustainable with simply QR codes and smartphones, the idea of integrating the shelf in alternative physical locations is a first.  A good example of innovation from the fringe.     Permalink | Leave a c... Read more »