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What does ‘the Beast from the East’ mean for retailers?
European retailers can’t change the weather but they can “mitigate the impacts” of weather. ...
Are in-store restaurants good for retail? Tommy Bahama thinks so.
Shoppers, today’s retailers understand, are hungry for new experiences in stores. And often, they...
Checkout lines are so 2017
The frictionless self-service stores of the future have arrived. The days of the checkout line are numbered.
How smart is your jacket?
Tommy Hilfiger is exploring ways the brand can use AI and machine learning to inspire design and enhance experiences across the entire fashion value chain.
Retailers: here’s what you should be asking about AI
Artificial intelligence is developing at breakneck speed, and its applications in the retail industry across marketing, supply chain and store operations are increasing every day. Questions about how best to use this technology in an ethical ...
Hey retailers, it’s time to get imaginative
“I’m not going to talk to you about a retail apocalypse, because that’s not how I see it,” Steve Laughlin, IBM’s vice president and general manager of global consumer industry, told an audience at NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show on Monday. ...
Super Saturday, meet winter storm Dylan
Super Saturday — or Panic Saturday — is the last Saturday before Christmas. For many Americans who still haven’t done their seasonal shopping, it’s a crucial, final opportunity to pick up gifts at their favorite retailer. And for ...
How Patrón plans to get you to drink tequila on New Year’s Eve
New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest nights of the year for alcohol consumption. For alcohol ...
As sea lice plagues the Scottish salmon industry, markets should turn to AI
Last year, salmon production hit a major snag in Scotland. The problem was sea lice — ...
In Ecuador, sustainable shrimp for a sustainable...
IBM’s Sarah Diamond is helping banks transform...
How 5G boosts smart factories, smart cities and...
Banking on data to disrupt human trafficking