Panasonic Business Solutions Blog

The Retail and Logistics industries are evolving at a fast past. Increasing competition and economic pressures are driving innovation in both technology solutions and process.

The Panasonic Business Solutions blog takes a look at some of the key issues facing these industries and discusses how gemba process innovation and smart technology solutions can help enhance customer experience and increase operational efficiency both instore and throughout the supply chain.

02/09/2019

Retail and retailers have been in the news a lot over of the past few years. It is an industry that is evolving to meet the changing demands of the consumer in a digital world. 

As a solutions provider for this industry, we need to ensure that we truly understand the needs of the retailer and how we can solve their challenges.  Obviously, we work in collaboration with our customers to do this, however, we have gone one step further. Panasonic have opened their own convenience store in Japan. You can find the project purpose and detail in this blog.

06/06/2019

According to the UN, about 1.3 billion tonnes – a third of all food produced for human consumption – goes to waste every year. While the lion’s share of waste in these countries comes down to consumers, a significant amount comes from supermarkets. It is clear that retailers must play their part in combating this issue. Read the blog to find out what can retailers do to help reduce their food waste?

29/05/2019

At a recent Panasonic event, we brought together some industry experts for discuss how in-store technology innovation can transform the consumer experience and how shops can maximise their ROI from these new technologies. This blog shares a few key takeaways from the presentation given by Tim Gardner, Head of Creative Partnerships at Retail Week.

16/04/2019

The digital transformation of retail is in full swing: IoT, artificial intelligence and others are opening up completely new opportunities. But even if bits and bytes are rewriting the rules, physical (yet smart) shops still have a pivotal part to play. Omnichannel solutions are the name of the game. They are blurring the boundaries between in-store and online.

Against this background, Panasonic Business Europe teamed up with the Cologne-based EHI Retail Institute to produce a white paper for our In-store Insights series.  The document, based on multiple EHI surveys/studies, takes a long, hard look at the digitisation of retail in Germany – what is happening now and what can we expect to see in the future.

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