China is the new leader in #retail #innovation with Alibaba’s “New Retail” that shows grocery stores that feel like restaurants, small local boutique that get a facelift paid for by Alibaba #video

Online or offline: These cannot be the only options for consumers. See how Alibaba is transforming traditional retail with a complete digitization of commerce.

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WHY IT MATTERS: watch this short video to see what Alibaba is doing to transform the retail experience, the retail stores and truly create an omni-channel experience. Can this model be applied in North America or Europe remains to be seen but it certainly raises some very interesting options for what the future of retail will look like: try things, get service and counsel, then buy everything online and get it to your home in 30 minutes.

Farid Mheir