Over the last six years, Stitch Fix has achieved success in the fashion retail space by revolutionizing the shopping experience. But is their business strategy differentiated enough to stay competitive?
Amazon has its eye on the healthcare industry. Medical suppliers, such as Owens & Minor, have the option of embracing and partnering with the e-commerce giant, or fighting back and developing their own marketplace. Owens & Minor seems to have chosen the first option. But did it make the right decision on the long term? What are the benefits and drawbacks to Amazon’s pressure? How can we predict the future dynamics of healthcare logistics?
Hubble Contacts is a fast-growing startup company that sells contact lenses as a subscription offering. Will its reliance on a manufacturer in Taiwan affect its growth prospects during the Trump Administration?
Under pressure from the emergence of automation and e-commerce can HBC embrace the trends which threaten its business to gain a competitive advantage?
To respond quickly to the demanding customer needs, UNIQLO has digitized its supply chain to transform into Digital Consumer Retail Company. Does this change accelerate their growth to surpass its competitors in global fast-fashion market?
Walmart recently announced a partnership with Google to enable voice-activated shopping for Walmart products via Google Assistant and Easy Re-order via Google Express. The data this partnership provides should allow Walmart to create a more customized shopping experience for its customers at scale; in other words, deliver on the "mass customization" model Amazon has taught consumers to demand. The question remains whether Walmart can effectively integrate real time, end-consumer data into its existing supply chain infrastructure to deliver on these goals.
With the recent debut of a driverless robot delivering packages on campus of Renmin University of China, JD.com, China’s second largest e-commerce company has reveiled its ambitions of developing a large autonomous delivery networks in China. Will JD.com be able to handle all the challenges ahead in order to implement its driverless programs?
Inditex(Zara) revolutionized the fashion industry with their fast supply chain. Now there is a new breed of competitors entering the market beating Inditex(Zara) at their own game.
The UK’s decision to leave the EU will have a significant impact on the British retail sector. How should Amazon respond?
Why Wal-Mart's physical footprint and employee base will allow it to beat Amazon in e-commerce over the long term