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Industry Vision: Less Physical Retail Selling Space and Greater Retailer-Manufacturer Collaboration

Published: 19 October 2016

ID: G00309654

Analyst(s): Joanne Joliet , Miriam Burt , Ed Porter


One way to pursue digital business transformation is to create an industry-specific vision. Managing the anticipated decline in physical retail selling space will prepare and position CIOs to be ahead of the change and enable strategic digital business transformation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Industry Vision Description: Less Physical Selling Space and Greater Retailer-Manufacturer Collaboration
    • Multichannel Retailing Is Altering Use of Retail Space


  • Create an Industry Vision for the Decline of Retail Space and Greater Retailer-Manufacturer Collaboration and Partnership With a Team of Business and IT Leaders
  • Examples for Inspiration
  • Choose the Right Approach

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