BBC on Retail Robots

CTOvision

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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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.

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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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.

Blockchain & the Retail Industry: Product Safety and Counterfeiting Use Cases

CTOvision

Falvey and Justin Porter explain the use of blockchain technology in the retail sector on Lexology: Blockchain is a digital, decentralized, distributed ledger that […]. Read Michelle Ann Gitlitz, Cheryl A.

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Google launches its Recommendations AI tool for online retailers

CTOvision

Google LLC said today that its Recommendations AI tool is now publicly available in public beta test mode. Recommendations AI was first announced in private beta in April 2019, and relies […].

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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.

Amazon earnings reveal major shift: Total services revenue on track to surpass retail sales

GeekWire

Direct retail sales are poised to represent less than half of Amazon’s business for the first time in its history — a fundamental shift that reflects the e-commerce giant’s expansion beyond its roots as an online store. Amazon Day 2 e-commerce retail

AiFi raises $15 million to accelerate cashierless retail

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Business Cloud Commerce Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Mobile ai Aifi artificial intelligence cashierless category-/Business & Industrial computer vision funding daily machine learning retail

5G and edge computing help retailers work smarter behind the scenes 

Venture Beast

Retailers can use edge computing, fed by 5G-capable IoT endpoints, to give their customers a safer, more convenient shopping experience. AR/VR Big Data Business Mobile 5G 5G IOT analytics and big data category-/Computers & Electronics edge computing retail

Hands-on: Amazon Fresh grocery stores tease brick-and-mortar retail’s future

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Business Commerce Marketing Mobile Amazon Amazon Fresh Amazon Fresh grocery store Amazon.com category-/Business & Industrial Dash Cart grocery retail shopping supermarket

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Are US Retailers Black Friday Combat Ready?

CTOvision

His post is also relevant to non-retail organizations and even government. The problem is that pricing is a bigger issue in US retail than anyone suspects. Our insights into the US retail ecosystem – based on real-time, comprehensive data feeds – proves that the majority of ecommerce sites are very slow at refreshing online prices. Sanjeev Sularia.

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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.

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

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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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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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

Vertebrae lets fashion retail websites offer AR try-ons, no app needed

Venture Beast

Fashion retailing has become challenging thanks to store closures and pandemic concerns, but web-based AR try-on tools could help stores sell more online.

One million cyber attacks on UK retailers forecast for Christmas

Computer Weekly

Cyber attacks on internet shopping are expected to increase in the run up to Christmas, with a million attacks targeted at UK retailers alone

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Microsoft is permanently closing all physical retail stores

Venture Beast

Microsoft will permanently close its retail stores and put its resources into online channels, after closing the outlets in late March due to COVID-19.

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6 lessons Apple retail taught the industry in 2001

Computerworld Vertical IT

Apple opened its first Apple retail stores 20 years ago on May 19, 2001 — and soon became one of the most successful retailers in the world — at least, it was in the time before COVID-19. What Apple did with retail.

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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Amazon Go Ushers In A New Era In Retail Technology

Forrester IT

Becuase it gives shoppers back significant time savings and it gives retailers potentially enormous costs savings. Amazon's new Amazon Go store ushers in a new era in brick and mortar grocery and convenience shopping. In the early 80's, electronic point of sale (POS) dramatically changed the checkout experience in grocery stores, speeding up checkout lines.

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Retailers urged to change approach to demand forecasting

Computer Weekly

To achieve optimal fulfilment performance, retailers must now forecast how consumers will shop and understand the influences behind purchasing decisions

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Shoptalk 2017: Retail is dead, long live retail!

The Investing Edge

Discussion about the future of retail has never been more lively and opinions around what’s to come are diverse. Is retail dying? These topics and many others fueled interesting chatter last month, as Las Vegas flooded with everyone and anyone in the marketing and/or retail industries, attending conferences from Adobe Summit to Shoptalk and IBM Amplify. I met with and listened to panels of retailers, brands, technology vendors, consultants – you name it.

John Lewis chooses three retail tech startups to receive 2016 JLab funding

Computer Weekly

Department store retailer John Lewis selects three retail tech startups to receive their share of the £200,000 JLab funding pot

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Statistics show retailers need to improve data security

Computer Weekly

Data breach statistics show retailers need to address customer data security ahead of the GDPR compliance deadline, a law firm has warned

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Europol hosts simulated cyber attack on retail sector

Computer Weekly

Europol and MasterCard hold a retail cyber attack simulation exercise to raise awareness of the issue and how to respond to attacks, as well as promote information sharing in the sector

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Future Of Retail 2020: Retail B2C Marketers Manage Influencers, Marketing Partnerships, And DTC Acquisitions

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.

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How bots impact retail and e-commerce

Tech Republic Security

Akamai CTO Patrick Sullivan explains how bots affect pricing and availability for various retail items. He also offers consumers advice on protecting themselves from fraud

How bots impact retail and e-commerce

Tech Republic Security

Akamai CTO Patrick Sullivan explains how bots affect pricing and availability for various retail items. He also offers consumers advice on protecting themselves from fraud

5 Questions Retailers Should Ask Before Using The Internet Of Things In Stores

CTOvision

Read Kass Dawson list five questions that every retailer who intends to use Internet of Things connected devices in their stores should be ready for on Ad Age : McKinsey estimates that by 2025, the potential economic impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) in retail could be anywhere from $410 billion to $1.2

Cybercrime Against Online Retailers Skyrockets During COVID-19

SecureWorld News

And according to recent research, this pandemic has had a similar effect on cybercriminals against online retailers. Survey: 41% of online retailers experiencing a cybercrime increase. And as a world of consumers, this shift naturally applies to retail as well.

Fry’s Electronics expected to shut entire retail chain

Venture Beast

Fry's Electronics is expected to close its entire chain of electronics superstores nationwide at midnight tonight. Read More.

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Top 10 retail IT stories in 2016

Computer Weekly

Computer Weekly looks over how the shifting consumer landscape has changed the retail industry during 2016, with increased collaboration, growing consumer power, and mergers and acquisitions

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Retail data breaches still high as GDPR deadline looms

Computer Weekly

As the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation compliance deadline approaches, retail data breaches remain unacceptably high, a data threat report reveals

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Future Of Retail 2020: Retail CMOs Must Invest In Total Brand Experience

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. Madeline Cyr: CMO positions at retailers and […].

Amazon opening cashierless Fresh grocery in London, its first physical retail store outside U.S.

GeekWire

Amazon is taking its physical retail ambitions and grocery store technology overseas, opening an Amazon Fresh store in the United Kingdom on Thursday. The store will be Amazon’s first brick-and-mortar retail operation outside of the United States.

The New Frontier of Retail Security: Biometrics

HID Global

The New Frontier of Retail Security: Biometrics. vito.fabbrizio…. Wed, 05/05/2021 - 14:27

How Procter & Gamble is leveraging AI to constructively disrupt supply chain and retail execution

Venture Beast

Guy Peri tells Transform 2021 how AI is helping Procter & Gamble manufacture its consumer goods while minimizing waste. Read More. AI Big Data Consumer Enterprise VB Home Page consumer goods Guy Peri P&G Procter & Gamble supply chain supply chain AI Transform 2021

Future of Retail 2020 – Retail Industry CIOs Will Invest In Automation, Data, And Employees

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 series: “Applying 2020 Predictions To Retail.”

Co-operative Group overhauls retail store networks

Computer Weekly

The Co-operative Group has brought in BT to revitalise and upgrade legacy networking infrastructure at its food retail business

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