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Anticipate change in the retail industry

Retail is an industry accustomed to innovation. But perhaps never before has retail been so reliant on technology and innovation to manage a new phase of reinvention. Identify, shape, and plan growth opportunities in the retail sector systematically with the ITONICS Innovation OS.

  • Understand changing consumer behaviors and influences on global supply chains
  • Identify new tech-forward players entering the retail industry
  • Discover the most promising opportunities to deliver value
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Respond to new demands on value chains

The transition of retail from a B2C to a C2B model means that the balance of power is shifting in favor of consumers. Understand changing consumer demands early on and monitor the development of trends and emerging technologies impacting the retail industry with ITONICS Insights.

A multinational apparel company uses ITONICS Insights for digitizing its end-to-end innovation process and improving its overall environmental scanning. The tool enables the innovation teams to monitor the evolution of particular trends or technologies and search for new startups, industry partnerships, and competitor activities. It helps to get instant access to millions of data points from verified sources to detect emerging market patterns.

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Uncover winning business opportunities

Understand the potential impact of trends, technologies, risks, or startups by evaluating, connecting, and mapping them on a central, collaborative platform – ITONICS Radar. Based on ratings, you get a quick, tailor-made view of how the drivers of change are impacting your internal and external business environments short, mid, and long term.

The ITONICS Innovation OS comes with an up-to-date portfolio of more than 200 pre-rated market trends and technologies, including presets for the retail industry, which can serve as a starting point in discovering and defining growth opportunities for your business. By indicating the tipping point of emerging trends and technologies, the ITONICS Radar also acts as an early-warning system in the strategic decision-making process.

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Shape the future of retail

Content Management

One solution to bring all your innovation efforts together, enrich it collaboratively and evaluate it across different views.

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Notifications & Alerts

Stay on top of activities with email notifications and in-system messages that encourage participation.

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Cut through the noise with an environmental scanning engine that connects the latest developments with what’s important to your business.

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Trend Radars

Explore trends and uncover new opportunities for growth using interactive, configurable radars.

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Technology Radars

Visualize emerging tech and identify their relevance for your business. Today, tomorrow, and in 5 years’ time.

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Startup Radars

Accelerate the realization of your innovation goals by finding relevant startups to partner with.

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Filter and Visualize

Distill vast amounts of data with advanced filtering to easily visualize and emphasize what matters.

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Ideation Campaigns

Spark and collect disruptive ideas with global submissions and effortlessly move them to implementation.

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Open Innovation

Incorporate external expertise from anywhere using ideation tools – for 10 or 100,000 collaborators.

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Kanban Boards

Manage work-in-progress, maximize flow, and prioritize your most valuable initiatives using interactive Kanban Board.

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Innovation Roadmaps

Accelerate time-to-market with multilayer roadmaps. Align the efforts of different business units and execute your strategy.

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Use a single point of truth to identify and drive growth in retail

Read more on our unique, proven methodology that covers the following innovation questions: Where to Play, How to Win, and What to Execute.

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In this Innovation Rockstars podcast episode food lover and technology scout Jan Lingenbrinck introduces us to the Berlin Food Tech Campus. Together with his team, Jan helps designing and implementing innovative solutions for the food retail industry.

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Deriving business opportunities based on trends

One of the leading dairy companies in Europe is facing new technologies, changing customer habits and fierce international competition in its industry. Early identification of new business opportunities based on relevant food trends becomes an essential task to meet future challenges. With the help of the ITONICS Innovation OS, DMK has established a powerful trend management system.

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The realist's guide to emerging technologies

In this episode, we welcome Hod Fleishman, Partner, VP, Deep Tech Business Innovation at BCG X, Boston Consulting Group’s new tech build and design unit, and also a successful founder of various startups with a deep passion for connecting the physical and digital worlds, and digital innovation.

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