The sharing economy: what’s mine is yours!

The sharing economy: what’s mine is yours!

In the bold words of poet and author Mark LeVine, sharing is clean, crisp, urbane, postmodern; owning is dull, selfish, timid, backward. In the future, possessing goods will be less important than access to them, according to Jeremy Rifkin, the famous American...
Blockchain brings a better and safer kind of payment

Blockchain brings a better and safer kind of payment

The technology called blockchain is what lies behind digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Still far from being perfect, it is likely to have an enormous impact on the world of onlife retail. The blockchain is a mechanism to automatically guarantee the...
Artificial intelligence: what’s in it for us?

Artificial intelligence: what’s in it for us?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is gradually seeping into all aspects of everyday life. Not to mention being the byword in tech sector. At the base of AI are machine learning and deep learning. Whereas the human mind still provides the foundation for machine learning,...
Total Retail Article – Onlification of the Economy

Total Retail Article – Onlification of the Economy

Total Retail is the go-to source for marketing, e-commerce, operations and management executives looking for the latest news and analysis on the omnichannel retail industry. I am honored to have been featured and to share my vision about the future of onlife retail....
Doing sustainability: a vintner’s corking message in a bottle

Doing sustainability: a vintner’s corking message in a bottle

One of my greatest pleasures in testing and reviewing ideas about market development is during trips to faraway places. As much on the way as on arrival. It’s that modern adage about the journey sometimes being the destination. Just by being away from home and peeping...