Retail and Consumer Products

Industry insights, perspectives, expertise

Harvesting data to help feed a growing world

Written by Karam Sethi | November 6, 2019 | Automation, Data, Retail and Consumer Products

As climate change puts pressure on food production, the agriculture industry turns to technology for help. ...read more


What’s an AI-informed snack?

Written by Michael Todd Cohen and | October 7, 2019 | AI, Customer Experience, Retail and Consumer Products

Cerealto Siro's AI snacks are made possible through I+Radar, a new tool built in partnership with IBM and I+dea. ...read more


Meet the Swedish drone enthusiasts combating crop disease

Written by Matt A.V. Chaban | August 26, 2019 | AI, Data, Retail and Consumer Products

Mats Persson didn't want to help save Sweden's potato crops or cut down on pesticide use—he and his fellow IBMers just wanted to play with some new drones. ...read more


Coffee’s latest roast: blockchain

Written by Arzi Rachman | May 7, 2019 | Blockchain, Retail and Consumer Products, Supply Chain

What’s in your cup of joe? Blockchain may help create transparency in the coffee industry. ...read more


As golf evolves, retailers swing toward digital

Written by Marshall Wright | March 29, 2019 | AI, Data, Retail and Consumer Products

For golf retailers like PGA TOUR Superstore, new audiences call for a transformation in how retailers do business. ...read more


In India, Bestseller turns to AI to keep stores relevant

Written by Jordan Teicher | March 20, 2019 | Customer Experience, Retail and Consumer Products, Supply Chain

With the right technology, such as AI, key decision-makers in India’s retail world could enhance their intuition and help them forecast better in order to deliver what consumers want in each store. ...read more


Would you open an email from your tire dealer?

Written by Jordan Teicher | March 8, 2019 | Automation, Automotive, Retail and Consumer Products

Customers come to tire and auto repair retailers infrequently and grudgingly. For Belle Tires, improving customer relationships was a top priority. They looked to AI-enabled analytics to keep customers engaged. Nonetheless, Saran said, Belle Tire ...read more


A dash of flavor, a pinch of pepper and a spoonful of AI

Written by Justine Jablonska | February 22, 2019 | AI, New Normal, Retail and Consumer Products

How can food companies develop products with greater staying power in a constantly evolving market? ...read more


Why in-store pickup is about more than convenience

Written by Guest Author | February 22, 2019 | Customer Experience, Deep Dive, Retail and Consumer Products

The way a retailer handles pickup can dictate how the customer feels about the brand overall. ...read more