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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 Bell Food Group, recalls working with Microsoft partner, novaCapta – and how the low-code app they created helped his team begin to digitally transform one […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Why business benefits and environmental benefits go hand-in-hand for Ikea

Find out how the Swedish multinational boosted sustainability and productivity by deploying Microsoft 365 and Teams to all 166,000 of its employees.

Kathrine Norrelund

Kathrine Norrelund

Microsoft, Sustainable Transformation

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Why leading Irish retailer Musgrave is ready for anything with cloud technology

“When assessing the potential effects of major digital transformation projects on our business, we always think about three key constituents: colleagues, retailers, and consumers.” So says Paul Baguley, IT PMO for Musgrave Retail – Ireland’s leading food retail, wholesale and food service company. Together with its retail partners, who operate under leading brands including SuperValu […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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Delivering seamless commerce with a complete omnichannel solution

With retail moving beyond a transactional model, customers are looking for retail experiences that meet or exceed their growing expectations. Retailers are tasked with better understanding customer needs and preferences in order to create personalized and friction-free shopping experiences. This is only possible by removing the barriers between traditionally isolated channels, like e-commerce and physical […]

Tuulia Sinijarvi

Tuulia Sinijarvi

Microsoft, Business Apps

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Natuzzi: A new way of seeing your home with HoloLens

In retail, the gift of the sales rep has always been to conjure up a vision for the potential buyer. Transport them to another world, surround them with artefacts – imagined or otherwise – that complete a picture in which the customer can envisage themselves. Because when we buy, we buy into something. The object […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Taking design beyond aesthetics with Natuzzi

Design is more than an aesthetic. It defines the way we see the world. Take the objects we have in our homes. They are more than just tables, chairs and sofas; collectively they are a window into the way we see ourselves, each item selected against a personalised criteria of practicality, comfort, status and cost. […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Helping store staff rise to the challenge of creating world-class experiences

Consumers have more information and choice than ever. That’s why shopping experiences provide an opportunity to differentiate and delight customers – rather than competing on cost alone. The digital shopping revolution has given us access to companies and information that was unimaginable two decades ago – and it has raised our expectations of bricks-and-mortar retailers […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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The power of prediction: how AholdDelhaize is using data and AI to provide more personalised shopping experiences

Ahold Delhaize is one of the world’s largest food retail groups. Albert Heijn, an Ahold Delhaize brand, is the leading food retailer in the Netherlands and also has stores in Belgium and Germany. Can an algorithm help you bake a cake? For customers of Dutch grocery retailer Albert Heijn, the answer is yes. The company, […]

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Matthijs Van Sterkenburg

Microsoft, Applications & Infrastructure

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Empowering intelligent retailers with data and insights

Organizations that leverage their data will be at an advantage in today’s competitive environment.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

Retail and the GDPR – Is your data strategy compliant?

Retail and the GDPR – Is your data strategy compliant?

Learn the top GDPR challenges for retailers and how to prepare and drive compliance.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

Retail and the GDPR: The end of the customer data gravy train?

Retail and the GDPR: The end of the customer data gravy train?

The GDPR presents a number of unique considerations for retailers.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

Whitepaper: Retail Insights – Harnessing the Power of Data

Whitepaper: Retail Insights – Harnessing the Power of Data

The retail industry contributes a significant portion to the GDP of many countries, employs tens of millions of people and touches nearly everyone. In order to gain insight at a particularly volatile time for the industry, we recently conducted a survey with 100 retail executives to gain insight into their business challenges and learn about […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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