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Supply Chain Optimization

GS1’s Frits van den Bos: 5 Tips For How Retailers Can Optimise Their Supply Chain

Frits van den Bos is Manager of Innovation at GS1 Netherlands, a data standards non-profit which establishes supply chain standards like the unique Global Trade Item Number. The company defines ways to store and transfer ...
customer centric

Becoming A Customer-Centric and Data-Driven Business

On 25th April, I had the honor of chairing the second day of Savant eCommerce Amsterdam. Over the course of the day, we heard talks from some interesting speakers about how to make organizations more ...

A 360° Look At Ecommerce With Professor Jesse Weltevreden

Jesse Weltevreden works as a professor of digital commerce at the Amsterdam University of Applied Science, where he heads a team of approximately 15 researchers, delving into e-commerce (as well as its associated fields — ...

Business-Casual With Janina Vriesekoop (Heineken)

Janina Vriesekoop works at Heineken as an innovation and digital manager and has been working at the beer giant since 2013. The Dutch tech expert previously launched her own digital publishing platform Ons Woord and ...
Startupbootcamp

Startupbootcamp’s Ernst Hoestra On Amsterdam’s Startup Ecosystem

Ernst Hoestra manages the Commerce acceleration program of the Dutch branch of Startupbootcamp, a network of industry-focused innovation programs. Hoestra is a talented entrepreneur himself, having helped build up the logistics company Cycleon from zero ...
LABFRESH

Business-Casual With Kasper Brandi Petersen (LABFRESH)

Kasper Brandi Petersen is startup royalty. He’s the name behind the online personal shopping service for men, The Cloakroom — a company which in 2015, according to Petersen, had the highest average basket value of ...

Business-Casual With Christoph Sachsenhausen (ABOUT YOU)

Christoph Sachsenhausen always liked building things. To begin right at the beginning, he started with Lego, got a little older, progressed into software development before founding a marketing and tech startup, CoPay with friends in ...
mobile shopping

Business-Casual With Stephan Schambach (NewStore)

Stephan Schambach is the founder and chief executive officer of NewStore, a platform designed to make mobile shopping easier, smarter and more intuitive on both the customer and store’s sides. But that’s probably not why ...
John Lewis

Business-Casual With Ben Farrell (John Lewis)

Farrell currently works as the Head of Central Operations and Transport at John Lewis and up until his transition to the shopping giant served in the armed forces. After serving everywhere from Iraq to Berlin, ...

Business-Casual With Linda Dauriz (HUGO BOSS)

Linda Dauriz works at the German fashion giant HUGO BOSS as the Director of Customer Experience and Corporate Development. Translation? She covers everything from digital marketing to analytics models to the global strategy, a juggling ...