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Retail

How to meet evolving consumer needs, protect employees and make the most of your data

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Retail in the time of COVID-19

This informative post shares a McKinsey briefing advising a three-pronged response to the crisis.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Re-imagine Retail: Boost productivity and agility

In this webinar discover how the Microsoft Store mobilised firstline staff to work remotely in less than 10 days.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Intelligent Retail: How to drive success in the digital era

An informative webinar explaining the impact of the latest technology trends and the role of Intelligent Retail in successful digital transformation.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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How the Retail & CPG Industry can cope with the future after COVID-19

Would you like to know what the future holds for retail, e-com and social commerce? Then this webinar, illustrated with learnings from China, is a must-see.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Re-imagine Retail: Intelligent supply chain

This webinar explores the need for supply chain transparency and why the ability to take quick actions based on real time data is growing.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Sustainable transformation in the retail and CPG sector: now, next and beyond

Technology is disrupting every industry, but perhaps none so fundamentally as retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG). The unstoppable rise of online shopping over the past two decades has totally transformed the retail landscape. Some retailers have emerged, others disappeared, while others still have adapted to remould themselves in an exceptionally competitive landscape. The key […]

Michele  Camuri

Michele Camuri

Industry Lead, Retail & CPG, Microsoft Western Europe

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Unlocking AI’s potential to transform fashion

“I believe that the future of fashion will be all about one-to-one services. Thanks to tools like AI and machine learning, brands will be increasingly able to understand their customers’ preferences and give them exactly what they want.” Orlando Ribas Fernandes is describing his vision for artificial intelligence in fashion. The CEO of retail innovation […]

Michele  Camuri

Michele Camuri

Industry Lead, Retail & CPG, Microsoft Western Europe

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Inside Store Lens’ mission to combine online shopping and physical retail  

With e-commerce gaining traction and COVID-19 forcing a change in traditional shopping trends, high-street retailers have a great opportunity to reinvent themselves and modernize their in-store experience. This is the concept behind Store Lens, a Swedish startup that aims to bring the best of online shopping to the physical retail space – helping in-store shopping […]

Michele  Camuri

Michele Camuri

Industry Lead, Retail & CPG, Microsoft Western Europe

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Italy’s National Chamber of Fashion turns the Milan Fashion Week into a digital event

Fashion brands all over the world have spent the past year reimagining the industry with a more digital mindset. The disrupting effect of COVID-19 has forced them to keep their stores shut for long months, cancel their fashion shows and make their day-to-day operations much more complex than they used to be. Yet as the […]

Michele  Camuri

Michele Camuri

Industry Lead, Retail & CPG, Microsoft Western Europe

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Dufry: cultivating a culture of data through cloud technology

One of the largest travel retailers in the world, Dufry is committed to digitizing its operations and becoming a fully data-driven company. In support of this target, Dufry is using Azure as a scalable, dynamic platform helping it reach a single source of truth. “We absolutely love data, but we don’t believe in using it […]

Michele  Camuri

Michele Camuri

Industry Lead, Retail & CPG, Microsoft Western Europe

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Zuiver: Supporting both business and culture through technology

“Since moving to the cloud, there are no limitations anymore. And I’m certain without this technology, we would not have seen the growth we have today.” Jaap Landsaat, CFO and Head of IT at Dutch furniture designer Zuiver, is talking about the profound impact technology has had on the business he co-founded more than 20 years ago. “Back then, we had 100 orders a week […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Bell Food Group: Proving the benefits of digitalization through a Power Platform solution

“We expected a few drawings or designs to see what the product-tasting app would look like – but instead, they came in with a working model. We were all speechless, and really impressed at how fast Power Platform allows you to build something that works.” Valery Thomas, Head of Business Intelligence, Analytics and Digitalization at […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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