The impact of tech intensity is a reality for every industry in Canada. Companies need to not only be fast-adopters of best-in-class technology but also build their own digital capabilities.
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Digital disruption is taking over the retail industry, and it’s time to sink or swim. With the largest mall available in their pockets, customers have become more informed when it comes to when and where to shop.
Lee Valley Tools is a family-run business that takes pride in doing things right. For 40 years, the company has specialized in crafting rare, high-quality hand tools for woodworkers and gardeners. Recently, it expanded into crafting tools of all kinds. The manufacturing division, Veritas, is equipped with 50 machine tools, operated by a staff of 120 employees.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the defining technology of our time. Organizations that take advantage of all that it has to offer are arming themselves to compete now and in the future. A recent study of European leaders highlights how businesses that are actively implementing AI are more than twice as likely to be high-growth companies.
When Kodisoft came up with the idea for an interactive dining table, it was clear that the restaurant industry would never be the same. These multitouch, scratch-resistant, water-resistant smart tables bring the Internet of Things (IoT) to the dining experience. Customers can engage with the tables in an intuitive way to view the menu, place their orders, draw or take notes, and even play games together.
Another year and yet another exciting week of retail innovation for us at NRF 2019!
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How can we protect ourselves in this new digital era? It’s a question that many businesses and governments are asking worldwide. In the digital world we live in today, there is a tremendous amount of opportunity.
When it comes to groceries, Canadians want it all – a big selection of high-quality food at low prices (and with sales and loyalty benefits with purchase). Couple that with the increasing desire for food to come from local and ethical sources and for organic or prepared foods, it’s no wonder that Statistica estimates annual retail sales of food and beverage in Canada at $188 billion.
Whether you’re the president of a technology company or a data analyst just starting out in your career, my advice is always the same: always look for opportunities to learn more, discover new trends and upskill your technical abilities. In an industry that moves as fast as technology, I try to heed my own advice
John Robertson, founder and CEO of HomeEXCEPT, sensed an opportunity in the increasing number of seniors who want to stay in their homes.
We all laugh a little bit when we're reminded of the episode from Seinfeld when George Castanza suffered from "shrinkage" after being a cold pool. To a retailer...
Every day, digital technologies are transforming business. How can organizations equip to keep pace?