Episode 11: Progressive Web Apps and what they mean for ecommerce

In this episode Alex and Kai have a special guest – Pascal Precht (find him here on Twitter), who is a front end engineer and trainer and has long history with building sophisticated web applications. The three discuss in depth about the state of Progressive Web Apps, what they are capable of and what they… Read More Episode 11: Progressive Web Apps and what they mean for ecommerce

Episode 10: amazon go technology deep dive

In this weeks episode Alex and Kai take a deep dive into amazons latest viral news: amazon go. They look behind the curtain and discuss the technology behind it plus the impact it may has on the retail industry. amazon go amazons project website – http://amazon.com/go Amazon Go – A 3D Approach To Create Great Customer Experiences – https://goo.gl/SO9eLN… Read More Episode 10: amazon go technology deep dive

Episode 8: Pokemon Go in retail and ecommerce, Amazon’s Prime Day 2016 and Sephoras Pocket Contour Class

In this weeks episode Alex and Kai talk about the Pokemon Go craziness and the implication it can have for retail owners and ecommerce. Also we make a short recap of Amazon’s Prime Day. The third topic is Sephora and it’s Pocket Contour Class.   Pokemon Go Will Pokémon GO become a marketing platform for local… Read More Episode 8: Pokemon Go in retail and ecommerce, Amazon’s Prime Day 2016 and Sephoras Pocket Contour Class

Episode 7: Amazons Echo grows (but only little in ecommerce) and robots deliver on the streets

In this weeks episode Alex and Kai take a deeper dive into Amazon’s Alexa and how it works. We discuss what it already can do for ecommerce and what is missing. We also cover how to take first steps developing a skill for it. As closing topic we talk about delivery robots that will come to… Read More Episode 7: Amazons Echo grows (but only little in ecommerce) and robots deliver on the streets

Episode #6: Brexit and ecommerce, Oaklabs Magic Mirror @Rebecca Minkoff and Ralph Lauren and Zaras Self Checkout

In this weeks episode Alex and Kai talk about the Brexit (aka the UK leaves the European Union) and the impact that can have on the ecommerce world. Also Oaklab made it to the news – the company behind the Magic Mirror from Rebecca Minkoff and Ralph Lauren flagship stores. And finally we discuss if… Read More Episode #6: Brexit and ecommerce, Oaklabs Magic Mirror @Rebecca Minkoff and Ralph Lauren and Zaras Self Checkout

Episode 5: Retail Automation, More on Payment and the Death of Apps

In this episode Alex & Kai talk more about the the actual development of the payment landscape, especially Apple Pay in the web and Samsungs further rollout. The automation of retail and logistics is another interesting topic, as well as we discuss the possible death of the app (as we know it). More on Payment Apple… Read More Episode 5: Retail Automation, More on Payment and the Death of Apps

Episode 4: Zalando & Adidas, Mobile Payment Challengers and Staples In-Store Navigation

In this episode Alex & Kai talk about the partnership of Zalando & Adidas who started to deliver same day from a Berlin flagship store via the Zipcart app from Zalando. Also they take a look at the mobile payment race and if Samsung and PayPal can keep up with their latest initiatives. Last topic… Read More Episode 4: Zalando & Adidas, Mobile Payment Challengers and Staples In-Store Navigation

Episode 3: Salesforce on Shopping tour, Home Assistants and Instagram for Business

Salesforce went shopping last week. And it’s latest addition to its acquisition collection: the ecommerce platform Demandware. The sale included an amazing 2.8 bn $ US price. Alex & Kai will discuss what this means for the ecommerce landscape and especially Demandware. During the last weeks the little helpers (aka Amazon Alexa & Google Home) popped… Read More Episode 3: Salesforce on Shopping tour, Home Assistants and Instagram for Business