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Roeland van den Berg

Savant Talks – Operational Excellence with Roeland van den Berg

February 4, 2019

We had the pleasure to have an insightful conversation about digitalisation, technology and future of Supply Chain with Roeland van den Berg, Programme Manager of Operational Excellence & Innovation at Wallgreens Boots Alliance. Here’s what we talked about. The world is changing fast – demanding customers, rapid digitalisation… What do these macro trends mean for […]

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Anoop Vasisht

Anoop Vasisht and the future of Personalisation

January 30, 2019

Right before next week’s Savant eCommerce Berlin, we had the chance to ask Anoop Vasisht, GM Europe of Dynamic Yeld, a few questions about personalisation and the impact it can have on ROI. 1) One of the key factors for effective personalisation is the ability to integrate new data about the customers and learn from […]

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Customer Experience

Savant Talks – Build only what is customer-proof

January 24, 2019

 This week we had the opportunity to bring together for a coffee in our office Christina Hirsch, Customer Experience Director of Vodafone Germany and Alexander Wittkow, Partner & Digital Transformation Lead at Lupus & Company, to discuss about Digitalisation and Customer Centricity.  Alexander: First of all, let’s start from the basics: what is digital transformation? The […]

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AI

AI, simulations &… collaborating with your competitors? Big data and its impact on the future of retail

January 23, 2019

Last week we had the pleasure of sitting together with László Kovács, Managing Director at Cyberport who has been described as a man who not only does big data, AI and digital transformation, but lives these topics, too.  We chatted about a topic that’s on everyone’s mind: ‘Big Data’ and what it means for the […]

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Supply chain visibility

Savant Talks – Supply Chain Visibility & Digitalisation

January 23, 2019

We had the pleasure to have an insightful conversation about digitalisation, technology and future of Supply Chain with Christian Borel, Director of Supply Chain Visibility & Digitisation at Merck. Here’s what we talked about. The world is changing fast – demanding customers, rapid digitalisation… What do these macro trends mean for supply chain, and how […]

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Redefining The Economics Of E-Commerce

October 18, 2018

Sean McKee is an experienced retailer who progressed through a range of operations roles including store, regional and divisional management at Schuh, before getting into E-commerce in 2010. Sean is a long-time advocate of integrating bricks and clicks in the pursuit of an optimum retail experience. In his current role as e-commerce and CX director […]

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Savant eCommerce London Advisory Board 2018

October 4, 2018

Meet our Mediocracy-Fighting E-commerce Experts   We all know them… those overly retargeted adverts that are trying desperately to drive us to buy those shoes we already bought… three months ago. Or those websites that are about as optimised for mobile as pugs are for running marathons. Mediocre e-commerce is no one’s cup of tea, […]

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Unilever’s Andrea Marchiotto On Why Personalisation Is Here To Stay

September 12, 2018

Andrea Marchiotto is Unilever’s Senior Global eCommerce Manager – Head of Foods Retail. Prior to his time at Unilever, Andrea was one of the Amazonians who built and launched amazon.it. While at Amazon, he managed the personalization of Gateway, the most important and visited e-commerce homepage on the Italian web [1], coordinated and led Amazon Italy […]

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L’Oréal Luxe Scandinavia’s JaKenna Gilbert On How To Use Social Media To Fuel E-Commerce Success

August 29, 2018

JaKenna Gilbert has worked in marketing for some of the world’s most luxurious brands in some of the world’s coolest cities. She has created campaigns for Volkswagen, Audi, The Estée Lauder Companies and Coty, Inc. (amongst multiple others) and made her mark in both New York City and Amsterdam. After falling in love – and […]

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Could Gant’s YouTube Series Be The Next Step In E-Commerce Marketing?

August 22, 2018

In 2018, premium clothing brand GANT created Couple Thinkers, a six episode series in which comedian Craig Ferguson and his wife Megan set out to meet some of the world’s greatest minds. It’s a bold marketing move — GANT appears virtually nowhere in the YouTube show and Craig and Megan are more focused on exploring […]

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How Can Supply Chain Companies Source And Keep Talent? bloomon’s Teddy Dimitrova Explains How To Find Your Next Unicorn

August 15, 2018

According to market research company Ti, when it comes to the logistics industry, “[labour] shortages are occurring at all job levels within the industry.” This is a problem which is endemic to supply chain industries across Europe and one which sometimes preoccupies Teddy Dimitrova, a Talent Manager for the Digital Product at bloomon. The European […]

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4 Reasons Every Retailer Should Be Using A PIM

August 8, 2018

Please enjoy this sponsored content, courtesy of Plytix. At its heart, ecommerce is all about content. Content isn’t limited to one channel, of course. Juggling multichannel, omnichannel, AI integrations and the different requirements for content manually can be migraine-inducing, which is why plenty of retailers now rely on specialized content management systems to curate content. […]

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