During the last twelve months the retail sector has experienced dramatic changes. The pandemic has forced the closure of many high street stores, while other businesses, like supermarkets, pharmacies and online retailers have experienced a surge in growth. A recent report from Fujitsu states that Coronavirus has had both a positive and negative impact on the sector, and is accelerating digital transformation within the Global Retail Industry. In fact more than 70% of respondents agree that Digital Transformation is an essential part of Retail technology. In our latest podcast, Peter Noren, Senior Sales Specialist - Data Center & SAP Solutions at Fujitsu Sweden AB and Marcelo Pizzato, Regional Account Manager Schneider Electric discuss retail digital transformation, and some of the ways that channel partners are collaborating to help customers to adapt and utilize technology to create a competitive, market edge. Key discussion points and takeaways from this podcast include: - The positive and negative impacts of the pandemic on the retail sector, and how Fujitsu have directly helped to support customers during this time - The challenges associated with networks and business-critical IT infrastructure and whether these are synonymous with retail - Insights into specific use cases within retail digital transformation, gaining insight into how Fujitsu customers are utilising technology to transform digital operations and in-store customer experiences - How Schneider Electric is working with its channel partners to simplify edge computing infrastructure deployments and drive revenue within the retail segment. Plus further insights from Fujitsu Sweden - www.fujitsu.com
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