Ebooks: The Radical Transformation of Retail

Retail is on the verge of a major transformation.

In some cases, the transformation is already here. Exponential technologies like big data, artificial intelligence (AI), virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR), and 3D imaging and printing are radically reshaping traditional retail stores and manufacturing. Buttressed by bold thinking and uncommon partnerships, these technologies are creating unstoppable forces of innovation and disruption.

In this ebook, you’ll find out what’s already happening, what’s on the horizon, and the exponential technologies that are driving a remarkable transformation of the retail industry. We’ll also look at some of the trends in e-commerce, the last disruptive force that changed retail forever.

What’s inside?

Explore how artificial intelligence (AI) will become an incredible boon for both owners and customers by:

  • Learning how AI will demonetize e-commerce operations with automated customer service
  • Seeing how AI will model ultra-accurate supply chain operations
  • Considering how AI will generate omnichannel marketing content and advertising
  • Learning how AI will offer a far more personalized and convenient experience for customers

Discover what the future looks like with no more malls by:

  • Exploring how the Internet of Things, AI, and computation will exponentially improve the in-person consumer experience
  • Examining the five technologies that are rapidly converging to bring us a virtual reality shopping experience

Learn about the coming disruption of the apparel production line by:

  • Discovering the surprisingly simple invention that allows robots to make clothes
  • Reading how Reebok is breaking the mold by “3D drawing” shoe soles
  • Exploring how Adidas plans to mass-produce 3D printed shoes in vats of warm liquid goo

Incredible opportunities await entrepreneurs and companies that are not just looking to mitigate the risks of the coming disruptions to retail but are actively pursuing product and process innovations using exponential technologies. Within this ebook, you’ll learn about the expected consequences of that exponential tech and be able to see the future more clearly to innovate more successfully.

At Singularity University, we elevate exceptional companies into exponential enterprises that can thrive amid chaos and uncertainty, and we provide the tools, frameworks, and leadership models to help you future-proof your organization.

See how we can help transform your organization into an exponential enterprise with leaders who are prepared to tackle the coming changes and seize new opportunities.

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