#ThinkBeyond
March 2021

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Photon’s #ThinkBeyond is our signature approach to the digital transformation landscape. Our newsletter covers the latest digital trends and stories to help you understand where to start and how to get there.

Retail

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Rethinking the future of retail with new digital experiences

Deliver engaging shopping experiences to digital-savvy customers

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Amazon acquires small digital commerce platform to challenge Shopify

Amazon acquires small digital commerce platform to challenge Shopify

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Walmart bets big on automation and supply chain capabilities

Walmart bets big on automation and supply chain capabilities

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Target, Walmart, CVS evaluate high-tech shopping bag designs

Target, Walmart, CVS evaluate high-tech shopping bag designs

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BJ’s adds shopping app features

BJ’s adds shopping app features

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Hudson's Bay to launch online marketplace

Hudson's Bay to launch online marketplace

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Men’s Wearhouse expands digitally enabled ‘next-gen’ store

Men’s Wearhouse expands digitally enabled ‘next-gen’ store

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FinServ

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Wells Fargo CIO explores the future of banking at PhotonWorld 2020

Delivering customer-centric digital banking experiences

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Apple Pay to accept Bitcoin via BitPay cards

Apple Pay to accept Bitcoin via BitPay cards

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Google introduces pay for parking within Google Maps

Google introduces pay for parking within Google Maps

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Mastercard and Island Pay launch world’s first central bank digital currency-linked card

Mastercard and Island Pay launch world’s first central bank digital currency-linked card

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BNY Mellon announces plans to provide an integrated service for digital assets

BNY Mellon announces plans to provide an integrated service for digital assets

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Revolut Business QR codes for European contact-free payments

Revolut Business QR codes for European contact-free payments

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Worldline to lead the EU’s ‘TruBlo’ blockchain project

Worldline to lead the EU’s ‘TruBlo’ blockchain project

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Consumer Goods

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Coca-Cola HBC highlights successful B2B platform relaunch at PhotonWorld 2020

Transforming an ordering platform into a holistic customer portal

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Apple in talks to buy self-driving sensors, key step in car plan

Apple in talks to buy self-driving sensors, key step in car plan

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Nike store plots virtual outdoor adventure with mobile tech

Nike store plots virtual outdoor adventure with mobile tech

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Unilever plans $2.4B investment in high-growth products, eCommerce

Unilever plans $2.4B investment in high-growth products, eCommerce

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Chanel's AI Lipscanner app will find lipstick in any shade

Chanel's AI Lipscanner app will find lipstick in any shade

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Burger King tests loyalty program as part of digital push

Burger King tests loyalty program as part of digital push

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Sheetz to manage energy use through artificial intelligence technology

Sheetz to manage energy use through artificial intelligence technology

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Healthcare

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GSK reveals MarTech stack optimization strategy at PhotonWorld 2020

Embracing next-gen marketing solutions to gain competitive advantages

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Kroger Health & Gauss prep smartphone-enabled COVID-19 rapid antigen home test

Kroger Health & Gauss prep smartphone-enabled COVID-19 rapid antigen home test

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UC San Diego develops wearable tech to monitor blood pressure

UC San Diego develops wearable tech to monitor blood pressure

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Humana taps IBM Watson’s AI solution to improve member care

Humana taps IBM Watson’s AI solution to improve member care

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Alexa-powered device Hatch Rest makes babies, parents sleep better

Alexa-powered device Hatch Rest makes babies, parents sleep better

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Roche and PatchAi partner on digital tool for cancer patients

Roche and PatchAi partner on digital tool for cancer patients

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Garmin launches GPS enabled, altitude tracking Enduro smartwatch

Garmin launches GPS enabled, altitude tracking Enduro smartwatch

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#ThinkBeyond #Digital HyperExpansion™

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The Definitive Guide to MarTech in 2021

Optimize your marketing strategy for the era of Digital HyperExpansion

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Walmart acquires Thunder ad tech as it preps self-serve display portal

Walmart acquires Thunder ad tech as it preps self-serve display portal

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BT and Cisco lift lid on digital transformation acceleration

BT and Cisco lift lid on digital transformation acceleration

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Coke plans data-driven, 'always-on' experiential campaigns

Coke plans data-driven, 'always-on' experiential campaigns

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TikTok takes on Facebook with US e-commerce push

TikTok takes on Facebook with US e-commerce push

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Nutanix Cloud Bundles delivers cloud experience for mid-market customers

Nutanix Cloud Bundles delivers cloud experience for mid-market customers

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Databricks to offer its big data analytics system on Google Cloud

Databricks to offer its big data analytics system on Google Cloud

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People On The Move
Amazon names Andy Jassy as Chief Executive Officer
Andy Jassy

Amazon names Andy Jassy as Chief Executive Officer

Target names Cara Sylvester as EVP, Chief Marketing and Digital Officer
Cara Sylvester

Target names Cara Sylvester as EVP, Chief Marketing and Digital Officer

Banana Republic taps Ana Andjelic as Chief Brand Officer
Ana Andjelic

Banana Republic taps Ana Andjelic as Chief Brand Officer

GNC names Josh Burris as Chief Executive Officer
Josh Burris

GNC names Josh Burris as Chief Executive Officer

PVH Corp taps Trish Donnelly as Chief Executive Officer
Trish Donnelly

PVH Corp taps Trish Donnelly as Chief Executive Officer

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc names Mara Sirhal as SVP and General Manager
Mara Sirhal

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc names Mara Sirhal as SVP and General Manager

Wakefern names Neil Falcone as Chief Financial Officer
Neil Falcone

Wakefern names Neil Falcone as Chief Financial Officer

Stripe adds Mark Carney to Board of Directors
Mark Carney

Stripe adds Mark Carney to Board of Directors

Wellstar Health taps Hank Capps as EVP, Chief Information and Digital Officer
Hank Capps

Wellstar Health taps Hank Capps as EVP, Chief Information and Digital Officer

REI appoints Dan Shull as SVP, Chief Technology Officer
Dan Shull

REI appoints Dan Shull as SVP, Chief Technology Officer

Job Openings
Walgreens seeks Director, Supply Chain
Director, Supply Chain

Walgreens seeks Director, Supply Chain

Walmart is looking for Director, User Experience
Director, User Experience

Walmart is looking for Director, User Experience

Mastercard is looking for SVP, Data Strategy
SVP, Data Strategy

Mastercard is looking for SVP, Data Strategy

Sanofi seeks Director, Advanced Analytics
Director, Advanced Analytics

Sanofi seeks Director, Advanced Analytics

L'Oréal is looking for AVP, Ecommerce Site Lead
AVP, Ecommerce Site Lead

L'Oréal is looking for AVP, Ecommerce Site Lead

GSK seeks Director, Global Marketing
GSK seeks Director, Global Marketing

GSK seeks Director, Global Marketing

MedImpact is looking for Director, Product Design
Director, Product Design

MedImpact is looking for Director, Product Design

DICK’S Sporting Goods seeks Director, Marketing & Mobile Technologies
Director, Marketing & Mobile Technologies

DICK’S Sporting Goods seeks Director, Marketing & Mobile Technologies

Alaska Airlines seeks Director, Software Engineering
Director, Software Engineering

Alaska Airlines seeks Director, Software Engineering

Signet is looking for Director, Digital Design
Director, Digital Design

Signet is looking for Director, Digital Design