Retail

How to delight store shoppers with digital innovation

When I shop online, I enjoy the price transparency, the infinite range of products, 24×7 availability and no waiting in line. Still, I sometimes miss the human contact of a brick-and-mortar store where employees help create a warm and lively atmosphere To give customers the best of both worlds, those of us at Groupe Casino […]

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How AI technology can help boost fashion forecasting

India is a country of fashion-loving millennials who love to wear the latest colors and styles. To capitalize on this strong market, however, fast fashion retailers such as my company, Bestseller India, have several challenges to overcome. The first is common to all retailers: how to offer consumers the right merchandise in the right store […]

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How to increase loyalty with tech-smart consumers

Digital transformation is sweeping the retail industry. It’s especially evident in B2C marketing, where we must rethink our processes and refresh our technology to become relevant to today’s tech-smart consumers. At MediaWorld, Italy’s largest retailer of consumer electronics, we’re transforming by putting customer data at the center of marketing operations. Whereas before our marketing was […]

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How high-tech AI technology helps fulfill retail demand

Barn coats and beyond Since our founding 130 years ago, those of us at Carhartt have always maintained a tight focus on what we see as our mission: providing hardworking people with durable clothing they can rely on. Along the way, we’ve also become an iconic brand with a broadening appeal and growing visibility in […]

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Weather data sparks retail innovation to help bottom line

Bison Schweiz AG brings weather down to earth for retail At Bison Schweiz AG, we’re constantly reinventing our products to meet the changing needs of our retail customers. When we saw the opportunity to integrate weather data into our electronic store label (ESL) solution, Bison ESL Manager, we jumped at the chance. What does weather […]

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Gaining time-to-market edge with new 3D design technology

The furniture-buying experience is constantly changing. We used to present customers with a static physical or online catalog, with pictures and descriptions. Today, even the best catalogs and the most fully stocked showrooms aren’t sufficient enough to keep up with the growing and changing expectations of consumers. Try before you buy We’re dealing with a […]

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Furniture evolution: From railway delivery to a mobile showroom app

From the westward expansion of the 1800s through wars, economic downturns, and other hardships, Bernhardt Furniture Company has been an innovator in furniture design and manufacturing. The company began in 1889 with my grandfather’s entrepreneurial spirit, a saw mill and a vision to manufacture and supply sturdy oak furniture to people as far away as […]

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Cognitive + Retail: Macy’s shoppers get help from in-store cognitive app

Macy’s Inc., one of the premier department store retailers in the US, is exploring how cognitive technologies can help guide shoppers within their stores. Satisfi Labs is working with Macy’s to develop and test Macy’s On Call, a cognitive mobile web tool designed to help shoppers locate items and enhance their in-store experience. The tool […]

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Pharmacy’s tablets make special orders easy to swallow

The day IBM announced MobileFirst for iOS The morning I heard about the IBM and Apple partnership, I was sitting in my office with my colleague Richard Thomas. It started us talking about what the news would mean, and we thought about our client at Boots UK. Boots UK has over 2,500 stores across the […]

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