Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / Shop.org Think Tank to discuss role of digital in retail
Shop.org Think Tank to discuss role of digital in retail
05
Apr '13
Shop.org, the National Retail Federation’s digital division, is bringing together thought leading digital retail executives and solution providers to tackle some of the industry’s top challenges.

The Shop.org Think Tank collaborates to identify and develop points of view on trends, business models, technologies and strategies that will shape the future of online retail and the role of digital in retail.

The group is led by Shop.org’s Executive Director Vicki Cantrell and Sur La Table Vice President of e-Commerce Kevin Ertell, who serves as chairman of the Think Tank.

In addition to convening on a regular basis to discuss and debate issues as they relate to digital retail, the group will regularly produce analysis for the Shop.org community and industry events, including a quarterly white paper.

“Shop.org is excited to bring together such an extraordinary team of visionaries,” said Cantrell. “One of our top goals is to ensure that we tap this terrific ‘brain trust’ for their insights and experience to benefit our members and communities. Through ongoing collaboration and feedback, this group explores the strategies and technologies that are shaping the future of our industry, one issue at a time.”

In its first published white paper, “Same-Day Delivery – Should It Be a Priority for Your Business?” the Think Tank analyzes why retailers must switch their thinking on same-day delivery from “can I do it?” to “should I do it?”.

The paper suggests a series of strategic and tactical questions for retailers to consider when contemplating customer demand as well as logistical and competitive factors involved in launching same-day delivery service.

“The digital retail landscape is constantly changing and evolving at a rapid pace. We hope our diverse group of highly experienced, strategic leaders can consistently discuss, debate, and share our thoughts on the thorniest of issues in order to help our members think about the effect of these issues on their own organizations,” said Ertell.

“Analyzing the many considerations and questions around same-day delivery, an issue many retailers are grappling with right now, has already been both thought-provoking and immensely rewarding.”

Shop.org, a division of the National Retail Federation, is the world's leading membership community for digital retail. Shop.org offers thought leadership with original and curated research, and gold standard events. The community is made up of networking groups and committees, and provides innovative insight on e-commerce and the overall role digital plays in multichannel retailing.

National Retail Federation


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 25th Feb 2020

US surpasses China as India's biggest trading partner

The United States has surpassed China to become India's top trading...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 25th Feb 2020

Coronavirus may shift buyers to Turkey, fuel cotton growth

The coronavirus outbreak will cause a possible shrinking of China's...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Feb 2020

Tough for Vietnamese firms to follow EVFTA rules of origin

Though Vietnamese textile and garment firms are aware of the...

Interviews View All

Karan Toshniwal, Orange O Tec

Karan Toshniwal
Orange O Tec

Contemporary industry is paying more and more attention to the...

Yash Maniyar, Rekha Maniyar

Yash Maniyar
Rekha Maniyar

Indian fashion market is growing at a staggering rate

Evelyne Cholet, UCMTF

Evelyne Cholet
UCMTF

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Marcel Moser,

Marcel Moser

Switzerland-based Benninger is a leading manufacturer of technologically...

Priyanka Salot,

Priyanka Salot

The Sleep Company was established to upgrade the sleep quality of every...

Marcello Galvanin,

Marcello Galvanin

Galvanin has more than 50 years of experience in the production of textile ...

Paige Mullis, Glen Raven Inc

Paige Mullis
Glen Raven Inc

Paige Mullis discusses the expansion plans of Glen Raven Inc in India, and ...

Daniel Kaye, RocketLife

Daniel Kaye
RocketLife

<div>RocketLife, an award-winning developer of breakthrough visual...

Johan Berlin, Investkonsult Sweden AB

Johan Berlin
Investkonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB are consultants in the nonwoven and absorbent...

Aneeth Arora, Péro

Aneeth Arora
Péro

The Woolmark Company has partnered with handmade fashion label Péro and...

Adriano Goldschmied, AG Jeans

Adriano Goldschmied
AG Jeans

The hype around 'designer jeans' was created by him. And the new wave of...

Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rajesh Pratap Singh

Rajesh Pratap Singh
Rajesh Pratap Singh

<div>Ace fashion designer <b>Rajesh Pratap Singh</b> has used Tencel to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


February 2020

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search