Episode 21

Emerging Trends, New Technology & The State of Omnichannel

Bart Mroz - SUMO Heavy
July 5, 2017
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Bart Mroz has his finger on the pulse of the eCommerce industry.  He’s the co-host of the Register Podcast and writes for Entrepreneur, Retail Dive, Social Media Today and more.

This episode is all about emerging trends, what’s next, and how we should approach (our least favorite term) omnichannel.

Bart moved to the US as a boy who spoke no English.  We talk some about being an immigrant entrepreneur and then dive into some pretty compelling questions such as:

– What technologies will disrupt eCommerce in the next 1-5 years?

– What are the most common problems you’re solving for larger eCommerce clients right now?  How do you think those will differ in 2-5 years?

– What platforms and payment systems are you most impressed with?

– How is omnichannel changing and where is retail in general headed?

– Are there any legitimate contenders for Amazon – who could give them a run for their money?

– Plus more!

Bart is a fascinating guy, and I think you’ll love the interview.  Enjoy!

Mentioned in this Episode:

SUMO Heavy Digital Commerce Strategy Firm

Magento

IRCE

IKEA Store Experience

@WalmartLabs

Shopify

Unite 2017

Magento 2

Why You Should Move to Magento 2 – CreativeMinds Blog

WebLink International

Apple Pay

How Will iMessage Payments Stack Up to Square Cast and Venmo? – The Verge

Venmo

Android Pay

What is a Google Premier Partner?

Amazon Advertising

Amazon Sponsored Product Ads

Alibaba

Bonobos

Warby Parker

Bulletin

Walmart Online Grocery Pickup

Walmart Employee Delivery

Amazon Go Store

Retail Dive

SUMO Heavy Newsletter

SUMO Heavy’s “eCommerce Minute” on Anchor

The Register Podcast

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