Initially, teams of students go meet with retailers to capture data and present them with various technological solutions to help them in their digital transformation.
A living lab have also been established at Centropolis to offer both a new gift shopping destination for consumers and a hub of innovative solutions for retailers. This living lab includes:
"We are proud to support our retailers in their digital transformation," said Jean-Marc Rouleau, Vice President, Retail Operations, Cominar. "By putting them in touch with CQIC and their local purchasing initiative, they will have access to the tools and resources they need to tackle this important shift.”
* Live shopping is a concept similar to Facebook live events, where people present or test various products that can be purchased in real time by consumers.