Asia/Pacific Retail Insights Predictions

Jan 02, 2014, 07:24 ET from ReportBuyer

LONDON, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- just published a new market research report:

Asia/Pacific Retail Insights Predictions

This IDC Retail Insights Perspective throws a light on the top 10 predictions in retail for the Asia/Pacific region, leveraging on IDC Retail Insights experts' understanding of the competitive landscape and future outlook. This document highlights market information tailored to the needs of retail CIOs. IDC Retail Insights Asia/Pacific team interacted with technology vendors, strategic consultants, and a wide variety of retail stakeholders (both IT and line of business) and others from around the globe about what the coming year will hold for companies in their industry. These views, together with those of IDC Retail Insights' analysts, form the basis of our top 10 predictions for 2013.

Table of Contents

In This Perspective


Situation Overview

Technology Trends Driven by Socio Changes

IT Spending Outlook: Asia/Pacific Retail

Future Outlook

Predictions for 2013

Prediction #1: Omni-Channel Retail Maturity in APEJ Will Move Toward Converged Foundations and Immersive Precision in 2013

Prediction #2: Omni-Channel Transformations Will Drive Platform, Real-Time Intelligent Visibility, and Execution Excellence Investments

Prediction #3: Retail Big Data Will Be among the Top 3 Investment Areas in China

Prediction #4: A New Retail Market Opens Up in India with FDI Approval

Prediction #5: APEJ Retailers Will Invest in Customer Analytics, Merchandising Planning, and Digital Marketing Technologies

Prediction #6: Converged Operations across Mobile, Social, Ecommerce, and Store Web-Based Technology Will Be Key

Prediction #7: APEJ Retailers' Supply Chain Focus Will Shift from Scale Toward Improving Customer Experience More Efficiently

Prediction #8: APEJ Retailers Will Use Smart Supply Chain Technologies (e.g., Software, Analytics, Mobile Devices, Sensors, RFID, Social Networks, Cloud) To Improve the Economic and Brand Strength

Prediction #9: Vertically Integrated Retailers in APEJ Will Invest in PLM Software To Support Geographical Expansion Opportunities

Prediction #10: APEJ Retailers Will Address Crowd Mobility with Mobile Platforms, and Not Just with Apps

Essential Guidance

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Table: Effects of FDI in Retail

Figure: Asia/Pacific Retail Industry External IT Spending by Segment (2012-2013)

Figure: O3

Figure: OmniChannel Orchestration & Optimization (O3) Platform

Figure: Integrating Supply Chain (Trustworthy, Efficient, Effective) for the Omni-Channel Customer

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Asia/Pacific Retail Insights Predictions

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