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Research Briefing: New Frontiers in Retail Tech
How will we shop in 2020? The lines between e-commerce and brick-and-mortar get blurrier by the day: traditional retailers move online, at the same time online companies open physical stores. Brick-and-mortar retailers are developing internal innovation labs, while tech giants are acquiring their own e-commerce and in-store tech startups.
In this webinar, we’ll look at how corporates and startups are shaping the future of retail. You’ll walk away understanding:
Zoe Leavitt is a technology analyst at CB Insights covering the consumer retail, e-commerce, and food tech sectors. Prior to joining CB Insights, she worked in equity research and drove consumer analytics efforts at the consumer finance group of the Bank of China in Shanghai.
Zoe is a graduate of Stanford University, and her work has been cited in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and more.
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