Maplewave's Top Reads of the Week

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If it involves new tech, digital transformation, supply chains or retail trends – we’re interested. Here are our top reads of this week. Enjoy!

1. Toronto Pearson Airport now offers mobile assistant for the visually-impaired and blind

This is a perfect combination of tech and people. This app aims to solve the challenge of navigation experienced by consumers who are visually-impaired and blind in a unique way.

2. Honest Tea shows how ‘small decisions’ can impact an entire supply chain

True! Consumers are certainly taking their values into consideration when purchasing products – and why shouldn’t they? We all have a role to play when it comes to making our world a better place for everyone.

3. Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends For 2020

This is quite the list! How will these trends effect retail? What does this mean for telco?

4. Gen Z has a thing for BOPIS

Word is that Buy Online Pick-up Instore (BOPIS) is in! 58% of Gen Z shoppers have used BOPIS, with 60% saying it was a differentiating factor. It’s time for telcos to start implementing customer journeys, like BOPIS, that cater to the specific needs and lifestyles of customers.

Did you read a story this week that you think should be on this list? Tell us!

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