ML skyrockets retailers to the top


Nowadays, everyone wondering about how they can leverage machine learning in retail. Machine Learning Featured benefits examples Retail Use CasesSo, you are not the only one.

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By 2027, US Online Retail Spending Will Reach $1.6 Trillion

Forrester Digital Transformation

Forrester’s 2022 Online Retail Forecast, US, provides insights about US total retail sales, online retail sales, and the online retail penetration forecast for 30 product categories for the next five years. Age of the Customer Retail Retail Trends


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Navigate through the rough seas of retail with business intelligence as your compass


Are you looking for the best business analytics and business intelligence solutions in retail? According to Fortune Business Insights, the retail business intelligence market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 17.7% The retail sector has.

The 3 pillars of the retail metaverse

Venture Beast

In the retail metaverse, businesses with a great understanding of how to build experiences and foster community in-person could have a leg up. Read More.

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Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Is Inflation Driving US Retail Sales Growth?

Forrester Digital Transformation

As retail industry analysts, the key question for us is whether inflation is already driving US retail sales growth – or is the retail sales growth still volume-driven? Age of the Customer digital business government Retail Trends

How retail is using digital twins

Venture Beast

Digital twins are transforming the retail industry. At Nvidia's GTC 2022 conference, top retail execs from the likes of Kroger and Lowes explained how this technology is making waves in their industry.

What’s Next For The Booming Retail Media Market

Forrester Digital Transformation

Welcome to the retail media boom. In the past 18 months, dozens of major retailers launched their own retail media networks while established players planned for expansion, self-service marketplaces, and in-house capabilities.

BBC on Retail Robots


This is a great video because it captures the state of robotics in the retail industry. It starts off with developments pioneered by Amazon in their warehouse and fulfillment centers, and also includes the safety devices used by humans who need to interact with these dangerous robots. The video also reviews robots in use in […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News Robots

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Google launches suite of AI-powered solutions for retailers

Venture Beast

Google's new Product Discovery Solutions for Retail aims to address ecommerce challenges during the pandemic with AI and machine learning. Read More.

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PrettyDamnQuick automates logistics delivery for retailers

Venture Beast

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The Empowered Consumer

When it comes to working with the empowered consumer, AI has the power to help your business thrive by leveraging your own data to better understand your customers. Read our ebook, The Empowered Consumer, to learn more about how AI can help you connect with your customers.

7 Opportunities for Retailers to Benefit From Better Data Management


Data is an indispensable resource for retailers. Today, most retail businesses understand that they must capitalize on digital data, but fewer know how to make the most of it. Retail & Consumer BI & Analytics Contributors Featured Analytics Data Data Management Retail

Retailers Choosing Tech Upgrades Over Holiday Magic in 2021

Information Week

Retailers are busy improving their integration between online and physical sales channels this year, so don't count on them to deliver your holiday magic

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Amazon's Kicking Retailers While They're Down (Again)

GizModo VR

In case you haven’t heard, retail is in trouble. the retail apocalypse amazon retail

Retail In 2022 — Highlights From The US CX Index

Forrester Digital Transformation

Results from the US CX Index 2022 show that some retailers were able to strengthen their base of devoted (and highly profitable) customers. Age of the Customer customer experience index (CX Index) customer loyalty digital business digital maturity Retail retail loyalty promoted

Predictions 2022: Retailers Will Compete On “Pre-Loved,” Returns — And New Partners

Forrester Digital Transformation

The biggest retail trends of 2022 will involving tapping into the circular economy and using returns to retain customers. Age of the Customer Brand and Communications commerce direct-to-consumer (DTC) predictions retail loyalty Retail Trends Sustainability promoted

Prime Day 2022: How 115 Retailers And Brands Competed With Amazon This Year

Forrester Digital Transformation

Our analysis of retailer activity on Amazon Prime Day 2022 reviewed 115 brand and retailer websites, spanning numerous categories. Age of the Customer B2C Marketing direct-to-consumer (DTC) Retail Retail Trends

JLab 2017 retail startups describe tackling retail’s biggest challenges

Computer Weekly

This year’s cohort of retail startups in the JLab accelerator describe the retail challenges their businesses face and how the 2017 JLab differs from the rest

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AI in retail has to be semi-automated. Here’s why

Venture Beast

Automated decisioning systems will soon be making fine-grained decisions for retailers. AI Business category-/Business & Industrial retailBut these systems can't run autonomously. Read More.

How AI and Data Can Help Retail's Ongoing Pandemic Challenges

Information Week

Retailers in the pandemic have faced a pivot to ecommerce, supply chain problems, labor shortages, and inflation. Here's what they can expect in 2022

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5 Emerging Tech Vendors Tackling Cyber Threats in Retail & Hospitality

Information Week

Event hosted this week by RH-ISAC highlights emerging solutions to the retail and hospitality sector's unique cybersecurity needs

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Hackers Compromise More Than 4,000 Retail Websites

SecureWorld News

NCSC's Active Cyber Defense program discovered a vulnerability in the payment software Magento, which is connected to Adobe Commerce and has clients from industries across the board, including healthcare, wholesale, retail, and software. Potential threats of not securing a retail website.

Report: Amazon Used Sales Data to Duplicate Popular Products and Box Out Retailers

GizModo VR

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AiFi raises $15 million to accelerate cashierless retail

Venture Beast

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Snowflake launches data cloud for retail industry

Venture Beast

Snowflake today announced the launch of Retail Data Cloud to help enterprises in the sector extract maximum value from their datasets. Read More.

Cryptocurrency: Everything Retailers Need To Know

Forrester Digital Transformation

Let's demystify the crypto basics, examine the pros and cons, and share our take on whether retailers should accept cryptocurrencies. Age of the Customer Blockchain commerce digital business Retail Trends

Databricks targets retail vertical with its first industry-specific lakehouse

Venture Beast

Data and AI company Databricks today announced Lakehouse for Retail as its first industry-specific offering. Read More.

The shift to contactless physical retail and promise of haptics for online retail

Trends in the Living Networks

Yesterday the Sunrise national breakfast TV program featured brief excerpts from an interview with me highlighting two related key trends: Physical retail is going contactless, avoiding touch where possible, and online retail is using haptics to enable touch and feel at a distance.

The shift to contactless physical retail and promise of haptics for online retail

Trends in the Living Networks

Yesterday the Sunrise national breakfast TV program featured brief excerpts from an interview with me highlighting two related key trends: Physical retail is going contactless, avoiding touch where possible, and online retail is using haptics to enable touch and feel at a distance.

Biometrics in Retail: Beyond Loss Prevention

HID Global

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Report: 81% of online retailers increase AI budget to boost holiday sales

Venture Beast

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How artificial intelligence is powering retail customer experience

Computer Weekly

Retailers are beginning to explore how cognitive computing and AI could make e-commerce smarter and more personalised

Gluttonous Persuasion: The Christmas Dinner Problem Of Retail

Forrester Digital Transformation

Retailers: of course it’s ok to influence people to choose your products. Age of the Customer customer-centric design experience design (XD) holiday retail loyalty Retail Trends

Future Of Retail 2020: Retailers Will Create Bold Employee Experiences

Forrester's Customer Insights

To understand how Forrester’s predictions will unfold in the retail industry in 2020, my colleague Madeline Cyr and I interviewed experts within Forrester for our “Applying 2020 Predictions To Retail” series.

Seattle adds another unicorn as grocery retail tech startup Swiftly raises $100M


Retail software provider Swiftly raised $100 million in a Series C funding round, helping the company become the latest Seattle-area startup to reach a $1 billion valuation. Advertising calibrated with the aid of consumer data has become a huge business for retailers. (Swifty Image).

Is tech investment taking away retail jobs?

Computer Weekly

Jobs in retail are in decline, and many blame increasing costs and investment in technology – but what should retailers do to adapt to tech disruption

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Meta unveils its first physical retail store near its headquarters

Venture Beast

Meta is opening its first physical retail store at its headquarters in Burlingame, California. Is it the first in a chain? Read More. AR/VR GamesBeat PC Gaming category-/Science/Engineering & Technology DeanBeat News Mark Zuckerberg Meta

Tech Advances in Retail/Food Industry During the Pandemic

Information Week

The pandemic changed everything. The resulting technology adaptations rode the change to ensure survival of consumers and businesses alike. Much of it is here to stay

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Retail websites riddled with security holes, researchers warn

Computer Weekly

Retailers urged to improve the security of their online stores amid a series of discoveries of cyber criminal campaigns to exploit vulnerabilities in retail websites

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How Gap leverages data and AI for retail success

Venture Beast

At Venturebeat's Data Summit, Heather Mickman, the interim CIO of Gap, shared the company's data journey and how it is leveraging AI for retail success.

How Retail is Advancing AI, IoT

Information Week

Combining computer vision, IoT, and AI creates a system that delivers more value than those three technologies in isolation, as the retail industry is highlighting

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Transform 2021: Retail’s key topics

Venture Beast

Join retail leaders at the industry’s premier AI digital event, Transform 2021, hosted July 12-16.