Sunday, November 28, 2021

Amazon and Sears, Tales of Two Retailers

My how time flies. In my 2012 post I held some glimmer of hope that Sears would leverage analytics and refocus its resources as...

Macy’s begins using AI to improve service

Macy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they're in — like where a...

Predictive Analytics And Machine Learning AI In The Retail Supply Chain

In retail, supply chain efficiency is essential. Inventory management, picking, packing and shipping are all time and resource-intensive processes which can have a dramatic...

AI in Retail: What’s the Plan?

Let’s check in with who’s on the AI (artificial intelligence) train. Apple kicked things off this year, announcing back in January that it had purchased...

Walmart granted a patent to enable self-driving carts

Walmart is planning to eventually have self-driving shopping carts roaming its stores and herding themselves out of the parking lot. The U.S. government granted Walmart...

Deep Learning Catches On in New Industries, from Fashion to Finance

The machine-learning technique known as deep learning, which has shown impressive results in voice and image recognition, is finding new applications. A machine-learning technique that...

Richard Liu, Founder of JD.com, China’s Largest Retailer, Envisions A ‘100%’ Robot Workforce

“I hope my company would be 100% automation someday … no human beings anymore, 100% operated by AI and robots.” That’s Richard Liu’s audacious...

Walmart Employing Thousands of Robots Scrub Floors, Stock Shelves

A new tech trend has emerged at the world's largest retailer, as Walmart brings on board thousands of robots in nearly 5,000 of its 11,348 ...

Ikea: What do shoppers want in artificial intelligence?

Ikea recently launched a survey to gauge how consumers feel about artificial intelligence, and what they are looking for in AI and virtual assistant...

How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Your Business (and Everyone Else’s)

Artificial intelligence isn't an industry so much as a technology poised to transform business across a wide variety of sectors--and probably more than you...




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