We’re rolling out Wi-Fi in our stores.— Brent Curry, The Foschini Group
We’re absolutely committed to working with small businesses and start-ups.— Brent Curry, The Foschini Group
We’re looking at machine learning… We’re using IBM’s Watson… We’re going to go into virtual reality… and artificial intelligence… and chatbots…— Brent Curry, The Foschini Group
Retailers are increasingly using technology.
One such retailer is The Foschini Group (TFG).
It extensively partners with tech start-ups.
Curry discussed why TFG prefers partnerships with tech start-up instead of flying solo.
He also touched on the risks involved in such partnerships, and how TFG chooses partners.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
We’ve shifted into ecommerce.— Brent Curry, The Foschini Group
We work with a start-up called WumDrop.— Brent Curry, The Foschini Group
We make money on the product; like we’ve always done.— Brent Curry, The Foschini Group
We’re more lenient with them [small businesses and start-ups].— Brent Curry, The Foschini Group
We’ve worked with a company called Sea Monster [augmented reality app].— Brent Curry, The Foschini Group
We’ve got to say ‘pay in any way you want’.— Brent Curry, The Foschini Group
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