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Meeting the needs of a consumer at the crossroads

Retailers are operating in a landscape of continuous change. To serve modern consumers at a time of unprecedented disruption, organizations need to take a transformative approach, identifying new ways to radically reduce costs, enable all-channel growth, and connect with purpose.

In an era characterized by multi-faceted disruption, retailers must contend with a multitude of issues that are accelerating and amplifying existing trendlines regarding consumer behavior and preferences. Channel convergence, market evolution, and supply chain complexity require retailers to embrace a bold unified commerce strategy that is underpinned by data, analytics and AI, and enabled by flexible and adaptive business processes to meet the needs and preferences of today’s customer. In this environment, winners won’t view disruption as a force to overcome, but as a reason to innovate.  

“Disruption and opportunity are two sides of the same coin. For retailers, harnessing the power of data, analytics, and AI to enable an insights-driven commerce strategy is the key to surviving and thriving in our new reality.”

Lindsey Mazza, Global Retail Lead

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      Tim Bridges

      Global Head of Consumer Products & Retail
      Tim Bridges leads Capgemini’s Global Sectors and the Consumer Products, Retail, Distribution (CPRD) global sector practice, a portfolio that includes major global retail, fashion, restaurant, consumer products, transportation, and distribution brands such as McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Meijer, Office Depot, Domino’s, and Unilever.

      Lindsey Mazza

      Global Retail Lead, Capgemini
      Lindsey is Capgemini’s Global Retail Lead. She is a retail thought leader and subject matter expert who specializes in shopper-centric, unified-channel commerce and innovation. With nearly 20 years’ experience in retail transformation, Lindsey has served some of the world’s largest retailers in analytics-enabled integrated planning and execution, from consumer demand to receipt.

      John Waymire

      Expert in Enterprise Application Delivery, Retail, SAP transformations, Wholesale
      I always strive to deliver the most impactful global business solutions to achieve the greatest value for service providers and customers.
      Our Expert - Steve Hewett

      Steve Hewett

      Head of Customer Transformation, frog, Capgemini Invent UK
      Steve specializes in the digital transformation of ‘retailing’ – he is leading our offer development for how generative AI will impact the e2e CX of our clients and their customers – from how it will help to set new customer experience strategies & develop new propositions to how it will transform digital marketing, omni- commerce, store experience & operations, customer service, and CRM & Loyalty.

      Mayank Sharma

      Vice President
      Mayank is a Supply Chain Leader with expertise in driving supply chain transformations through use of digital solutions across planning, procurement, logistics, fulfilment, and sustainability. He has worked across Consulting, Operations and Technology giving him a well-rounded approach to identifying business transformation requirements and re-inventing supply chain operating models through performance-led technology transformations. At Capgemini, he is responsible for leading & growing Capgemini’s Supply Chain Practice for Consumer Goods, Retail and Distribution. Mayank brings unique experience of leading transformations as a consultant at Big 4 and at Amazon.com of leveraging digital solutions within e-commerce supply chain to drive end-to-end supply chain improvement.

      Owen McCabe

      Vice President, Digital Commerce – Global Consumer Goods & Retail, Capgemini
      Owen is Capgemini’s Global VP for eCommerce. He previously led the Digital Commerce Practice at Kantar and held senior marketing and sales roles at both Procter & Gamble and Nestle. He has domain expertise in eCommerce, digital marketing, brand marketing, route-to-market strategy, and category management. Owen’s passion for digital commerce came about after a private equity assignment in an online travel business.

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