Women’s Wear Daily

27 April 2015

“Retail technology is the new disrupter,” Arnold Aronson, retail strategist at Kurt Salmon, explains to Women’s Wear Daily when reflecting on the increase in spending as retailers aim to keep up with tech-savvy consumers. Aronson continues, “Everybody’s got to have it and [spending on it] depends on where you are in the race.” As retailers invest in both brick-and-mortar and e-commerce operations, Aronson concludes, “All this stuff doesn’t happen by wishing. There’s a huge infrastructure that has to be set up and that’s what you see in these capital expenditures.”

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