Phil Siarri

An innovation management professional and content strategist, Phil has been selected as one of Canada’s top 40 social influencers in finance, innovation, and risk by Thomson Reuters.

Everything You Need to Know About NPS (Net Promoter Score)

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Net Promoter Score, or NPS, measures customer experience and predicts business growth. This proven metric has had a profound effect in the business world and provides the core measurement for customer experience management programs around the globe.

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Amazon Go, a Window into the Future of Retail?

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Amazon entered the food retail space when it launched AmazonFresh in March 2017 and has found other ways to grow its footprint in the sector, acquiring Whole Foods in the process. The retail giant could open 3,000 cashier-less Amazon Go stores by 2021 according to a recent Bloomberg report. New research from RBC Capital Markets even shows that if Amazon opens the projected number of these forward thinking shops by 2021, the company could generate roughly $4.5 billion in sales a year. So… could Amazon Go become the future of retail? Let’s find out.

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How Machine Learning Will Turn Consumer Data Into Gold

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In this modern era, almost everything we do generates data. That includes purchasing goods online and offline. Understanding these huge volumes of data goes beyond human capabilities, hence retailers can deploy machine learning solutions to make sense of these. Let’s explore such developments, methods, and insights that are modernizing the retail sector.

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How Retailers can leverage Facial Recognition

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You may remember the movie “Minority Report” in which the irises of pedestrians are scanned in public spaces. In 2019, this technology is no longer a distant reality, and that includes the retail sector.

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The Rise of Pay to Play Retailers

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Pay-to-play retailers, often referred to as “members-only” stores have come a long way. Historically the concept of purchasing membership to access specific retail environments was limited to warehouse clubs. Today, various retailers are using this concept to provide convenience, low prices as well as exclusive products and services to their customers.

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Why Retailers Of All Sizes Are Investing In Innovation Labs

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In an increasingly digital world, retailers are exploring new ways to disrupt the system and grab customers' attention. One popular choice in recent times has been retail innovation labs.

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