Why online shopping is TOO SLOW - faster home delivery - retail

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future of Retail, Food, Drink, Beverages: Keynote

Online retail is shockingly slow - for all physical products, compared to downloards. Customer focus - vital to business survival, yet often dangerously lacking. What does it actually feel like? - your own customer experience? Lessons for supply chain management and logistics from web users / digital consumers. Companies can lose 30% of all web traffic if pages take more than a few seconds to load. Digital customers becoming very impatient... especially time to deliver goods ordered online. Mobile phone apps create expectations that products delivered seconds after ordering. Pressure on overnight delivery or same day delivery.

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Customer Focus! Future of Food Industry - demographics, emerging markets

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future of Retail, Food, Drink, Beverages: Keynote

Future consumers. Developing business in emerging markets eg India, China, Brazil, Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, South Africa, South East Asia, Turkey, Mexico, Argentina. Impact on food and beverages industries. Cultural challenges of working in emerging markets. Adapting culture, methods, organization to emerging markets. Future of food packaging, retail, wholesale, distribution, manufacturing. Threat of China food packaging companies, innovation...

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Future of Retail Industry including food and drink / beverages - keynotes

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future of Retail, Food, Drink, Beverages: Keynote

Future of food industry and retail sector – Futurist articles, videos and keynote presentations on the future of the food and retail industry by conference speaker Patrick Dixon. Patrick Dixon is one of the world's best-known Futurist keynote speakers, has worked with hundreds of the world's largest companies and has been ranked one of the 20 most influential business thinkers alive today. Clients include Carlsburg, Unilever, McDonalds, PepsiCo, Kraft Jacobs Suchard, Sara Lee, Diageo, Danone, Femsa, Co-op Group, Steinhoff, Tulip, Bord Bia - Irish Food Board, European Coffee Federation, Food Business Forum, Swedish Groceries Association, Givaudin, Nutreco, RPC, British Frozen Foods Federation, Schwan's Frozen Foods, Tetrapak, Smurfit Kappa. Retail chains: Saks 5th Avenue, Proffitt's, Loveman's, Parisian, Macrae's, Herberger's, Carson Pirie Scott, Boston Store Department Stores and Younkers. Patrick Dixon has given keynotes on retail related issues to audiences in North America, Central America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Scandinavia, Africa, Central Asia, South East Asia and Asia Pacific.

   

Future of Restaurants - Tips for Success in every restaurant - keynote

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future of Retail, Food, Drink, Beverages: Keynote

Important tips for successful restaurants. Trends in restaurant, numbers eating out.

Focus on the whole experience, sense of magic, theatre.  Get the menu right - most restaurants need to start over again.

Make sure your restaurant looks good from the street and smells good as people enter.  Make it an event to remember.

Train your waiters how to look.  Pay attention to the little things.  Create a virtual restaurant online.

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Future of logistics, supply chain management, retail, freight, manufacturing

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future of Retail, Food, Drink, Beverages: Keynote

Future of logistics and supply chain management. Future of national post offices and postal service monopolies. DHL, Fedex and UPS global competition for just-in-time courier services. Growth of air freight, alternative delivery services. Deregulation of delivery services. Distribution and supplies of components, raw materials and finished products. Package and parcel RFID tracking technologies and RFID controversy. Road, rail, air and shipping comparative costs. Inflation and outsourcing. Overnight delivery and same day delivery services - growing demand. Pharmacies and garages lead way. Integration of EPOS data. Planning security of supplies and risk management. Online tracking and tracing of products. Integration into global supply chain, suppliers, manufacturers, wholesalers, warehouses, retail.

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Future of Food, Drink and Packaging Industries - Growth Strategies

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future of Retail, Food, Drink, Beverages: Keynote

Growth strategies and megatrends impact on food, drink and packaging industries -- conference keynote speaker at Tetrapak event. Consumer trends, lifestyle, health and nutrition, food safety, beverages and liquid food. Food and beverages marketing, customer insight, product choices. Growth strategy, leadership in emerging markets, team motivation and management. Logistics, transport, distribution, storage and retail food displays. How customers are changing. Impact of social media on food and beverage industry. Future food and drink marketing messages. Growing sales in emerging markets. Demographic trends and impact on retail food and drink sales.

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How can we feed the world? FUTURIST Q&A with Patrick Dixon, Futurist Keynote Speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future of Retail, Food, Drink, Beverages: Keynote

Q via www.twitter.com on global food shortages and the moral challenge of eliminating hunger when billions have too much to eat.

Need for green revolution in Africa - agriculture transformation, new crops, better land use, better use of fertilisers and pesticides, more irrigation and better water use, and ban on converting food into biofuels.

Comment by Futurist and conference keynote speaker Patrick Dixon


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The Future of the Coffee Industry - keynote speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future of Retail, Food, Drink, Beverages: Keynote

A Future of Coffee Industry presentation by Dr Patrick Dixon for the European Coffee Federation posed huge questions about the future of coffee as a consumer product in a world increasingly concerned about values, ethics and image. Need a world-class coffee industry keynote speaker? Phone Patrick Dixon now or email.

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Future of Aquaculture

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future of Retail, Food, Drink, Beverages: Keynote

The future of fish farms - sustainable sea food. Get ready for big shifts in public opinion - for example over the pigmentation they want to see in fish farmed salmon.

As Europe's leading futurist, Dr. Patrick Dixon has plenty to tell on the pitfalls and opportunities that will face the aquaculture sector over the coming decade. At this summers AquaVision 2002 Conference (Nutreco sponsor) Dr. Dixon will be setting the scene for delegates at the conference and in his opening key note speech be aiming to provide them with a framework to think about for the future, not just for today's issues but a framework that will work for them for the next 10-20 years.

(Article from Aquavision Magazine 2002)

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Future of Food, Beverages and Health - retail stores, consumer marketing trends - keynote speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future of Retail, Food, Drink, Beverages: Keynote

Future of food industry. Demographic impact of 1 billion children and their parents. Demand for bottled water by worried parents. Growing middle class in emerging nations, sociodemographic changes. Huge growth in sparking beverages, fruit drinks, soft drinks with nutritional benefit. VIDEO.

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