|20.04.2018 : Recommerce versus IoT
In its latest edition Retail Asia points the focus to a hype of "second-hand": it also covers in Asia luxury fashion! The new terminus is even connected with the idea to preserve environment and to reduce waste.
To upgrade margins on the other hand retailers could use the Internet of Things (IoT) for their infrastructure. Marketing can combine IoT with mirrors, digital, walls, dressing rooms, quick checkouts. IoT can be part of loyalty programs and bridge bricks-and-mortar retailers with e-commerce. Prof.B.Hallier is convinced that those marketing and technology trends have been well covered by the development of the exhibition duo EuroShop and EuroCIS (see: YouTube); for Asia the Special "C Star" was developed in Shanghai/China (Contact)
|07.04.2018 : Profile Professorship
Germany is well known for its dual education and for vocational competences in retail - which is just shown also by a job-offer for a Professor at the Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt: a city also famous for the car-manufacturer Audi and of the HQ of the retailer Saturn/Media Markt.
The needed profile to become Professor of International Retail is the appropriate university degree plus several years of work experiences in international retail - ideally combined with work stages abroad. Although based in Germany the courses will be in English! More: see attached
|30.03.2018 : Handicapped as Artists
The European Retail Academy is demanding a Global House of Harmony bridging Economics, Ecology and Ethics. One special facette of this are handicapped people: how can they be empowered/integrated?
The world-famous Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow/Russia focussed the topic of Autism/DownSyndrom in a Special Show and invited for a German-Russian Dialogue of artists, art-therapy, medicine and museum staff. From Germany M.-C. Hallier and G. Herzog from the Foundation of Art, ArtTherapy and Geomancy (KTG) took part. (More about the painting workshops and the Dialogue)
|23.03.2018 : Plekhanov Moscow
The Academic Department of Commodity Science and Commodity Examination of the Plekhanov University/Moscow was organizing its Vth International Tserevitinov Conference.
Invited as an international expert and speaker was Prof. Dr. B.Hallier from the European Retail Academy who explained the vision and mission of the Thematic University Network (TUN) Food After the lecture the Plekhanov University decided to join the TUN Cooperation to promote by this action Applied Sciences in Russia. Several of the participating professors mentioned former visits to Germany to learn more about GS 1, Orgainvent and Globalgap - they would like also to exchange students as trainees or joint research for MA and PhD.
|05.03.2018 : Geopolitical Context
According to Prof. Dr. Hallier within politics as well as within curricula at universities often there is a knowledge-gap between connectivity of facts/views in respect of geopolitical competences: "Crises are handled as daily affairs without knowledge about the regions history and ethnic/religious problems - further on in conflicts each side is often biased by the local flavour of education".
The European Retail Academy therefore started, in 2017, a new special AEUC about the ancient Silk Road and in the beginning of 2018 with BUN a special about the Baltic Sea.
"Those internet-platforms will be pools for info to be discussed interdisciplinary at international Conferences by lecturers and students from our global community" Hallier stated .
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