Video “teaser” for my new ebook “RETAIL stories”…

As a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor, so my new retail ebook (“RETAIL Stories“) arises from the ashes of my white-paper (“The importance of brick-and-mortar stores in an omni-channel world… …and other stories“).

[…just to be crystal-clear: it’s an ebook, it’s free, I’m not selling anything…]

Play my video!!!Cover ebook - RETAIL Stories
Click on https://youtu.be/K5ONnQWx67Y (or on the Play button above) to watch it!
Feel free to download my ebook from http://www.gaia-matrix.com in June 2016.
Andy Cavallini, andy.cavallini@outlook.com

Gaia-Matrix

Part 2/2 – Pros & Cons of a Cloud POS solution, from a Retail tech vendor’s point of view

Cloud computing concept - connect to cloud. Hand with cloud computing icon.

Are you a Retail Tech Vendor currently working on a Cloud POS solution?

My new post drives home some key points and frames a few issues/challenges – click on the following link to read it:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/part-22-pros-cons-cloud-pos-solution-from-retail-tech-cavallini?published=t

Andy Cavallini

Gaia-Matrix

Part 1/2 – Pros & Cons of a Cloud POS solution, from a brick-and-mortar Retailer’s point of view…

Cloud computing

Are you currently evaluating a Cloud POS solution for your store network?

My post drives home some key points and frames a few issues/challenges – click on the following link to read it:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/part-12-pros-cons-cloud-pos-solution-from-retailers-andy-cavallini?published=t

[Part 2/2 will be posted soon: it’s about a Retail tech vendor’s point of view regarding Cloud POS solutions.]

Andy Cavallini 

Gaia-Matrix

Amazon’s recent, controversial retail innovation: the “Dash button”…

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Amazon is a Data/Cloud Service company (think of Google), is a technology company (like Apple) and is a business process innovator and platform (similar to Uber)…

…and, by the way, it is also a Retailer…

Talking about Retail, one of Amazon’s recent, controversial innovations – the “Dash button” (www.amazon.com/dashbutton) – is quite remarkable.

It’s remarkable because Continue reading

Retail Bullet Points: virtuous circles

Retail Bullet Points

Quick, valuable thoughts about retail…

Definition: “virtuous circle” – noun

  • a recurring cycle of events, the result of each one being to increase the beneficial effect of the next

Sam Walton built a business, Wal-Mart, that is now the biggest retailer in the world; what is extraordinary – the work of a genius – is the fact that he created from scratch an incredible, unbelievably simple, innovative retail business model: Continue reading