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Deloitte is one of the world’s leading professional services organisations with approximately 245,000 professionals worldwide.

Deloitte’s deep understanding of the issues and trends affecting retail businesses enable us to provide a fully integrated and sector-focused team working across corporate finance, audit, tax and consulting to provide retail specific solutions including; digital enterprise, analytics and multichannel supply chain.

Deloitte is at the forefront of providing solutions that maximise value for our clients to ensure competitive advantage enabling them to make informed and effective decisions.

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IBM is an established leader in the Internet of Things with more than 6,000 client engagements in 170 countries, a growing ecosystem of over 1,400 partners and more 750 IoT patents which together help to draw actionable insight from billions of connected devices, sensors and systems around the world.

With more than 4,000 professionals worldwide dedicated to the retail industry, Watson IoT in retail uses real-time insights from connected stores, combined with cognitive computing and other rich data such as weather and transaction histories, to help retailers transform the in-store experience, streamline operations, and infuse intelligence into merchandising and supply networks.

For more information on IBM Watson IoT in Retail, please visit ibm.com/iot/retail


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Founded in 2007 RSR quickly became a leading source of insights for trends in retail technology, and retail in general

Mission: To elevate the conversation about retail technology to a strategic level within the retail enterprise.

Our differentiators:
  • Objective insights
  • No competitive intelligence or system selection
  • Pragmatic advice to both retailers and solution providers
  • Extensive retail industry experience - lifelong retailers
  • A deep bed of research into retailers' technology investment plans and the business opportunities and challenges that drive those investments.


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Security and trust are fundamental to the adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) systems. IoTSF is the global home for IoT security and the natural home for IoT product and service vendors, network providers, technology adopters, researchers and industry professionals.

The mission of IoTSF is to help secure the Internet of Things, in order to aid its adoption and maximise its benefits. To do this, IoTSF promotes knowledge and clear best practice in appropriate security to those who specify, make and use IoT products and systems.

IoTSF is an international, collaborative and vendor-neutral initiative led by industry and inclusive of all technology providers and service beneficiaries. Learn more about IoTSF at iotsecurityfoundation.org.



RetailWire is the retailing industry's premier online discussion forum. RetailWire goes beyond conventional headline reporting with daily discussion topics worthy of commentary by its "BrainTrust" of industry experts. The results are virtual round tables of industry opinion and advice covering key dynamics and issues affecting the retailing industry.



DIGITAL AGENCY NETWORK


Digital Agency Network (DAN) focuses on collaboration, knowledge-sharing, business support and exploration.
DAN is a global network of carefully selected, highly talented, independently operated marketing & advertising agencies with digital DNA. DAN’s mission is to support member agencies’ businesses and enhance the intelligence, expertise, reach and effectiveness of the members through knowledge sharing and collaboration.

Today, there are more than 400 DAN member agencies operating in 57 cities worldwide. All member agencies are amongst the market leaders in their respective countries in terms of creativity, with an impressive portfolio of campaigns and awards.

WEBSITE: digitalagencynetwork.com



Ecommerce News is an English-written blog that focuses solely on the ecommerce industry in Europe. Every weekday we keep our readers up-to-date with interesting news, handy facts, insightful interviews and more. On Ecommerce News, you will find everything that happens in the European ecommerce industry, from acquisitions and cross-border news to country statistics and startup launches.



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