The Amazon Effect
“Regardless of the products you sell or your industry focus, Amazon is your biggest competitor…” In the following video, Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International, explains the Amazon Effect; a looming threat that will transform the way each and every retail business operates
Jim believes the industry is at a crossroads, with Amazon acting as an important catalyst for change. Understanding Amazon’s role in the way your business is run will be decisive in picking the right path, although doing so may be easier said than done, as Tompkins explains.
- What is the Amazon Effect?
- Which Amazon? Products and Services
- The Magic of Amazon Prime
- Amazon Network & Two-Day / Same-Day Delivery
- What Can We Expect from the Amazon Brick-and-Mortar Store?
About Jim Tompkins
Dr. James A. Tompkins, President and CEO of Tompkins International, is an internationally known authority on leadership, business planning, logistics, manufacturing, material handling, outsourcing, and supply chain best practices. He has written or contributed to more than 30 books, hosts the Global Supply Chain Podcast series, and writes the GoGoGo! blog.
His 35-plus years as CEO of a consulting / integration firm and his focus on helping companies achieve profitable growth give him an insider’s view into what makes great companies even better. As a high-level business advisor, his unique perspective prepares corporations and executives for the future.
He is also a thought leader, sharing insights on business strategy through his “Business at a X-Roads” and “The Amazon Effect”
Jim received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering in 1969, his Master of Science in Industrial Engineering in 1970 and his Ph.D. in 1972, all fromPurdueUniversity.