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Thought Leadership Dinner On Customer-Centric Merchandising and Category Management


In the wake of latest industry events including Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods and its impact on retail, the Research division of Ensemble IQ is hosting an exclusive thought leadership dinner for a select group of executives

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Is Digital Transformation working in the Path-To-Purchase Journey? – Part 1


It is a well known fact that the emergence of online shopping has drastically changed the way we shop and besides brick and mortal stores, online shopping plays a very important role for every brand…..

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Lamps Plus : A Case Study-Led Approach to PLM Success


This report entails some key insights from the conversation between EKN’s principal analyst & CFO of a leading lighting retailer operating in US……

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2016 Wrap-Up & 2017 Retail Industry Outlook


While 2016 was a pretty good year for US retail, for most retailers a repeat of 2016 growth will be not be easy replicate in 2017. After all, it is a transition year and as new economic and fiscal policies get activated….

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The changing role of the store: Is your workforce ready?


Due to rapidly changing role of store on account of advent of disruptive digital technologies, retailers are contemplating or implementing store transformations and finding themselves in a tough spot….

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SAP’s Edges towards An Intelligent Enterprise

On the way to an evening reception at a recently concluded SAP industry analyst event, I had a thought provoking discussion with Michael Braine, CIO at Tapestry. We spoke about critical challenges and technology prioritization requirements facing retailers and...

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Whether it is Amazon delivery drones, Fidelity’s digital wallet, Microsoft’s AI lab or Google self-driving car or glasses, from concept to development innovations are held close by organizations till they engage in co-development with customers or launch products commercially....

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EKN is a boutique research and advisory firm focused on business-technology insights in the consumer industries of retail, consumer goods, travel and hospitality. Our goal is to fill a gap in the industry by offering prescriptive insights on topics of greatest importance to our audience, and to assist business and technology executives in discovering disruptive technologies and vendors.