Nordstrom family scion keeps up with Amazon online

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sidevalve56 wrote:

I think a line has been crossed when the retailers know what you want to buy. I know what i need and what i want…i don’t need the people who sell it to tell me i need it. This is an indesputable invasion of peoples’ personal life…the act in itself is an invasion…but the method these companies use to collect data is an invasion as well. The fact that information about you is collected and then stored in a database also leaves an opportunity for criminals to steal the data (which has happened many times already). Just because technology allows companies to do this doesn’t make it right…These companies need to do what their predecessors did…do market research, develope a product, and then take a little risk putting it in the market.

Dec 17, 2012 4:40pm EST  --  Report as abuse
haddin wrote:

The new battlefront is Online.
‘Borders’ (the vanished book retailer) was the example.

Dec 17, 2012 4:42pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JoeyMcFarland wrote:

Multi-channel fulfillment is how Nordstrom will compete with Amazon. But retailers need accurate data on inventory levels to succeed – using a technology like RFID can help. Learn how Nordstrom Strikes RFID Chord: http://www.impinj.com/blog/nordstrom-strikes-the-rfid-chord/

Dec 18, 2012 12:48pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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