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Mobile as a Service helps retailers to future-proof their devices and ensure all spending is sustainable.

Those apparel retailers who are embracing digital transformation (DX) initiatives designed to address the customer experience, and embedding a culture of continual innovation into their operations, will be among the survivors, if not leaders, in their segment.

Faster internet speeds and a decrease in latencies will lead to even faster, more seamless payments made via a mobile device and usher in a new era of innovation.

Finding the right mix of technology and talent and creating a seamless experience across the shopping journey is the key to customer loyalty and satisfaction.

Walmart, Amazon, JD.com and Alibaba.com are among retailers optimizing core business while innovating new ones. You should too.

And what do Blackberrys, brands and babies have to do with it?

In the most amazing combination of revolutionary and totally boring ever, we as consumers have evolved from shopping in stores, to ordering online and waiting, to ordering online and picking up from a locker, back at the store.

Apparel's survey of apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers reveals expectations for technology focus in the coming year, including an emphasis on BI and analytics for gleaning an even deeper understanding of the consumer.

When you're speaking to different generations, you have to understand the particularities of how they use mobile. Millennials, for example, check their phones no matter what they are doing or whom they are with.

Mobility and cross-channel solutions are still high on the list of investment for retailers and brands.

Sleek, new mobile applications can make for more agile workforces and speed up the production process, but they are only effective if employees can understand and properly utilize the software.

It is during this time – when retailers are at the peak of holiday shopping hysteria – that the most valuable lessons will be learned, which will shape strategies, processes and technology investments in the year ahead.

Michael Kors will benefit from technology that allows customer transactions to be processed anywhere on locally resilient mobile devices — without the need for costly store servers.

Given its dynamic nature and need to combine personalized marketing with a more responsive supply chain, the apparel industry is uniquely suited to benefit from physical-digital solutions combining easy-to-use NFC technology with the flexibility of cloud-based digital marketing.

Digital wallets are finally gaining traction among consumers, and retailers are responding by investing in mobile marketing strategies complete with mobile wallet initiatives.

The shift to the modern warehouse isn't cheap, and cost pressures often lead companies to limit mobility or to leave mobile technology in place beyond its sell-by date. This will limit your ability to grow your business.

Digital, marketing, stores, supply chain, merchandising and IT all need to come together to imagine and build comprehensive, contextualized, voice-enabled customer experiences. There’s a first-mover advantage that’s available for the taking.

Neiman Marcus served as development partner for the digital wholesale marketplace.

Recent research revealed that even though the majority of consumers were using mobile to discover brands, they were moving to desktop to complete the purchases.

Retailers have broadly embraced the “mobile-first” approach to next-gen digital experiences. But “context-first” design is a bigger and more durable idea.

Destination XL Group, Inc. launched its first mobile app, created in alliance with mobile commerce provider, PredictSpring.

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