New York

Study tech trip 2017

 

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New York 

In 2017 ShoppingTomorrow, Thuiswinkel and Ecommerce Foundation organized their fifth study trip.


The trip took place from 24-29 September 2017. The destination  was New York, a place where big retailers, start-ups and tech companies come together in a vibrant city. 

The objective was to discover the latest trends, innovations, tech and to have renewing omni-channel experiences.   


AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

We visited several kinds of companies: 

Silicon Alley: Geometric Intelligence (big data), Backtrace (debugging technology), Digital Boulevard (Multi-Channel Video Agency.) etc. 

Store experiences & Flag ships: Amazon, Nike, Barney’s (clienteling app), Apple, Rebecca Mirkoff (connected wall) Lego, Macy’s (VR), Ralph Lauren, Steven Madden, Modabox (personalized shopping), etc. 

Tech start-ups: Juno (ride-sharing), Kit (start-up studio), Burrow (couching), Add structure (conversational commerce), etc. 

Headquarters: E-Trade (financial technology), American Express, KFC (food retailer), Tiffany & co (jewelry) etc. 


Interested? Please contact us: info@ecommercefoundation.org

Reviews

 OVERALL THE STUDY TRIPS ARE RATED WITH AN AVERAGE OF 8.6 ON A SCALE OF 10. 

Here are a few participants that have shared their experience. 

 

References

Paul Nijhof

"Inspiring and confronting: taken away in the 'fast lane." 

Marcel Neomagnus

"Very inspiring. I discovered new tech and business opportunities."  




Jan-Peter Cruiming

"Great program, great city, great companies, great group." 

Johan van de Neste

"Great experience. I gained new insights, was given practical examples build upon a superb network of frontier innovators."  


 About the trip