Aligning to Acceleration: Innovating in Retail, the Era of Relentless Velocity

The average consumer scans some 12 feet of shelf space per second. Mobile interactions are dominating purchasing influence in the retail industry. 

Omnichannel, pick and pack, instant delivery and Amazon-everywhere are the disrupting retail trends. Add to this the arrival of active, intelligent packaging and intelligent (“Internet of Things”) products and more.

In the world of retail, the future belongs to those who are fast, agility is a virtue, and decisiveness insight is a gold mine.

We are going to see more change in the world of retail in the next 5 years.  More than we have seen in the last 100. Join us as Futurist Jim Carroll takes a sweeping look the high- velocity trends. That will impact this sector and how retailers can structure for success in this environment.

About the Speaker

Global Retail Futurist

Jim is one of the world’s leading global futurists, trends, and innovation experts, with a massive global blue-chip client list. Over the last 25 years, more than 2 million people have shared his insight at his events.

Jim’s global client list gives him a front-row seat to the high-velocity change that is occurring as disruption comes to take hold of every industry and every organization.

With that insight, and the customized research that he undertakes for every engagement, he helps to transform growth-oriented organizations into high-velocity innovation heroes!

Organizations worldwide are working hard to determine what to do in the era of acceleration and disruption – and in large numbers, turn to Jim for the high-level strategic guidance into the trends they must align to and the
strategies they need to adopt.

Jim shares this insight at the top tier of global events, with events that have included Leonard Nimoy (“Spock” of Star Trek), President George W. Bush, the late Carrie Fisher (“Princess Leia” of Star Wars), Terry Bradshaw of the NFL, Biz Stone (Founder of Twitter), Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia, Astronauts Scott Kelly (last pilot of the Space Shuttle), Buzz Aldrin of Apollo 11 and ISS Commander Chris Hadfield, business leaders Jack Welch of GE and Roger Goodall, the Commissioner of the NFL, actors Robert deNiro, Goldie Hawn & Forest Whittaker, and Lee Trevino and Bubba Watson of golf, among others.