Retail Online Intergration
The Grocer is the UK’s leading source of information in the FMCG market. In a recent feature about The Grocer Gold Awards, the judges stated their reasons for selecting Original Software as winner of the Technology of the Year category. They were impressed with testimonials from Original Software’s clients including the Co-operative Food Group, Marston’s and Coca-Cola, which said Original Software saved them “many hundreds of man hours” while providing them with assurances that the system was glitch-free “to a level just not possible manually.” The judges agreed that Original Software excelled at making sure their clients don’t come unstuck in the process of keeping up with the rapid pace of online growth.
We have been outnumbered for years now, with little hope of ever catching up. Not by competing nations or companies, but by billions of devices we can hold in our hands.
The number of internet-connected devices first outnumbered the human population in 2008, and their numbers have been growing much faster than the human population ever since.
Retail Online Integration: 5 Tips for Retailers to Effectively Leverage Mobility & New Digital Technologies
Retail Online Integration (ROI), a US-based online publication that bills itself as the “go-to source for marketing, e-commerce, operations and management executives looking for the latest news and analysis on the omnichannel retail industry” recently ran a column by Original Software CEO Colin Armitage.
In his column, Colin summed the direction in the retail world this way: “Retailers are innovating in response to consumer demand for instant access to product information and transactions through digital channels.”
Colin also offered anxious retailers five pieces of advice for coping with this trend:
1. Plan ahead