277: Explore The Hyper-Connected Store

12 Feb 2024 | Guest Interviews, Podcast

277: Explore The Hyper-Connected Store with Keith Cahoon, Juniper Networks - The Retail Transformation Show with Oliver Banks

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12 February 2024

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Oliver Banks

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Connectivity is a standard expectation for modern retail stores. But what if networks and Wi-Fi connections could deliver more and open new opportunities? Enter the ‘hyper-connected store’. In this episode, Keith Cahoon from Juniper Networks shares more about the vital role of connectivity and what modern networks can enable for forward-thinking retailers and their store environments.

Listen to this episode of the Retail Transformation Show:

  • Understand the essence of “hyper-connected” retail environments and how they revolutionize the shopping experience.
  • Discover the foundational technologies and strategies needed to implement hyper-connectivity in retail spaces.
  • Recognize the persistent challenges and misconceptions that prevent retailers from fully capitalizing on advanced connectivity solutions.
  • Gain insights into the future of retail connectivity, including the role of data-driven devices and the need for stores to remain adaptable and resilient in a rapidly evolving tech landscape.

 

Introducing Keith Cahoon

Keith Cahoon, Business Development Director, Juniper Networks

Keith Cahoon is Business Development Director at Juniper Networks.

Keith is an industry veteran with 20+ years in the network, wireless and managed services industry. Keith has held sales and leadership roles with Dell and Fujitsu as well as leading integrators including Telindus, Logicalis, and Pervasive Networks, part of Capita.

In 2017, he joined forward thinking tech-firm, Mist Systems, which soon became part of Juniper Networks.

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You may also find it valuable to check out this article on LinkedIn: Connectivity is an opportunity, not an expectation

Discover more and transform better

Connect with the host Oliver Banks on LinkedIn. His debut book, Driving Retail Transformation: How to Navigate Disruption and Change is out on 5th March 2024. Find out more at DrivingRetailTransformation.com.

Check out some recent episodes too. In episode 267: The Art And Science Of Retail Technology, Technology Director for CREED Fragrances, Holly Steele, shares more about how to approach retail technology-based transformations.

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Well-connected stores are a crucial ingredient for successful omnichannel and unified commerce approaches. Discover more about this ever-trend in episode 265: The Challenges Of Unified Commerce, featuring Bala Parameshwaran from Bain & Company and Nikki Baird from Aptos.

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And finally, augmented reality (AR) remains one of the opportunities for engaging shoppers through smartphones. But a successful AR implementation is not as easy as just having a simple model. Discover more in episode 259: How AR Is Redefining The Shopping Experience.

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