By now, many of us have forgotten that Barnes & Noble attempted to compete against the likes of Apple and Amazon in the e-reader/tablet market with their ill-fated Nook. Barnes & Noble invested significantly in R&D and actually produced some great devices, so why did they fail? In hindsight, it’s easy to see that Barnes & Noble was playing the digital game all wrong.
An unnecessary job is finally going away and saving lots of people money in the meantime.
An online grocer’s asset heavy and local focused business model come at odds with the rapid scalability often associated with the digital era.
Bonobos sister company makes shopping for the perfect pair of jeans something to look forward to
Craigslist became a winner and created a loser at the same time
Among all industries transformed by the digitization of our economy, the retail industry has been among the first and most heavily affected markets during the last decade. The Information Age spawned many new powerful retailers like Amazon – and caused serious issues for established retailers that have been dominant for many decades.
Brick-and mortar travel agents are dead. How did the decline happen in one of the first industries to be digitalized?
Seeking to revitalize and harmonize its brand, Burberry became a digital leader in the luxury fashion space.
UK retailer Ocado creates a viable online grocery service by reinventing operations around online-only grocery retail.
Nordstrom has found a way to seamlessly integrate the shopping experience online and offline to maintain customer loyalty.