The Ice Store (TIS) is a management consultancy firm in online to offline solutions for shopping areas.
We offer innovations in a business operating model to support physical stores.
We work with our own method to help organisations align with the platform economy -
Business operations 4.0 in modular concepts.
In 2023 we focus on The Ice Academy, connecting online and offline in retail. How to align business processes with the IT platform from a business management and organisation perspective?
Organisation development and information management
The Ice Academy - Update the curriculum, Helpdesk on site, Job redesign
In 2024 we will focus on sustainability in the supply chain B2B and B2B2C.
ESG (environmental, social, and corporate governance) is more and more important for companies due to environmental awareness and new legislation.
Buy and recycle - The role of QR code and barcode in sustainability
In 2024 we will focus on data management and loyalty programs for retail and property owners.
Loyalty in retail - Data management for retail property
Program 2022 - Quality and SWP in shopping areas
In 2022 we focus on the holistic approach in shopping areas - connecting technology and efficiency in work processes.
Quality management and Strategic workforce planning for shopping areas - Efficiency in retail
Program 2021 - The O2O jobbook for retail
In 2021 the program shifts to organisation development with O2O consultancy and eLearning in an O2O shopping area. From a background in Technology * Business models * Change, The Ice Store - O2O concepts works on interactive shopfitting and O2O job design as a service for retailers and property owners.
The O2O jobbook for retail - From work to digital work
Program 2020 - Retail as a service
B2B, D2C, B2B2C.... How to make all this work online to offline, what are the business models, how to address the change and how to design the jobs. We introduced O2O shop fitting and service solutions for mobile retail and retail property.
O2O shopfitting - The Mobile Customer Journey
Program 2019 - The O2O change
In 2019 we introduced our first retail concept centre and retail formula around the customer experience where customers choose how to engage and associates train how to help. Check out interactive Christmas fairs, interactive mannequins, and more solutions for malls and other shopping areas. How to make new technology work on site?
The change - The Ice Store and The Ice Academy
Program 2018 - Scan to buy
In 2018 we introduced our solutions with Scan to buy, with focus on new points of sale such as interactive mannequins, vending machines with robotics and unmanned 24/7 kiosks. On a greater scale we designed a Christmas fair (Het Kerstlint). Also, we continue our preparations for the 2019 Ice Store program, the 2020 Retail as a Service program and the 2021 O2O jobbook for retail program.
Scan to buy - QR, AR, VR
Program 2017 - The Ice Mirror
In 2017 we designed an interactive mirror with our mirror partner Oled Mirror TV and prepared our program around a set of concepts: Scan to buy, Window shopping, Fitting room PoS, and Shopping in Style. We work with retailers, brands, retail real estate owners, and communities such as shopping streets and municipalities. We have our own support programs for organisation development, human capital development and e-commerce marketing, aligning with change in organisations to optimise the O2O opportunities. Focus is on QR codes to connect online and offline, content management, and personas.
The Ice Mirror - Connecting online and offline on site
Founding the company
In 2017 The Ice Store O2O concepts started as Ice House Netherlands, the Dutch office of the mobile app and platform developer in Jakarta, with offices in Singapore, Sydney and Amsterdam, and the first Google certified agent in South East Asia. The Dutch office had a focus on e-commerce concepts that align with business models.
Technology * Business models * Change