Category Archives for "Viewpoints and perspectives on innovation"

Feb 28

Age and Experience Matters

By Larry Robertson, CEO | Industry Perspective

Senior citizens have the right stuff for inventing great products Age and experience matters. Remember as little kids, how we marveled at how smart our parents and grandparents were? Well, it appears that we were right all along. When we looked back at AON Invent’s first ten (10) years in business, we made a fascinating […]

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Feb 05

“Merchandise” still the most powerful weapon in retail-chain warfare

By Larry Robertson, CEO | Viewpoints and perspectives on innovation

Most retail pundits assume victory in the chain wars, will be determined by e-com apps and delivery speed. And while making that consumer-to-product connection in the fewest number of keystrokes may be the holy grail of retail tech, often absent in this conversation is any mention of “merchandise.”   So how did this happen? How […]

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Jun 28

Digital Judo is Changing Everything

By Larry Robertson, CEO | Viewpoints and perspectives on innovation

  While the retail industry has been investing billions to develop technologies to improve the speed and efficiency of customer transactions, AON Invent has been collaborating with every-day consumers and independent inventors on four continents to develop new and innovative products for them to sell. After all, who knows more about the “stuff” people want to buy, […]

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May 15

The Innovation Paradox

By Brent Reader | Viewpoints and perspectives on innovation

What is The Innovation Paradox? Good old Charlie Dickens said it best in his classic novel, A Tale of Two Cities: The growth of eCommerce is creating some of the greatest challenges and opportunities the retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry has ever seen. We call this the innovation paradox. The demand for innovation has never been […]

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