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News and analysis on business intelligence and analytics solutions for retail stores, including machine learning, predictive learning and artificial intelligence.

Shrinking the supply chain skills gap with prescriptive analytics

It’s no secret that retail supply chain and warehousing face a shortage of talent in the near future. 

Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada supports e-commerce with smart facility

Walmart Canada’s newest distribution center features artificial intelligence and automation.

albert heijn cashierless store

Ahold Delhaize is testing grab-and-go technology. The supermarket giant opened a “digital” store under its Albert Heijn banner at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. The store will be open for a two-month trial. Here’s how it works: Customers scan their contactless debit card to enter.

Ikea U.S. wants to remove waste from its reverse supply chain as part of its commitment to build a circular business. Ikea U.S. is partnering with Optoro, a provider of returns optimization technology.


A fast-fashion retailer is making inventory consistently available across channels.

A specialty Western wear retailer simplifies in-store digital product searches.

smart shelf

Amazon is entering the business of letting businesses automatically reorder supplies. The e-tail giant is introducing Dash Smart Shelf, a scale upon which businesses can stack basic office supplies such as sticky notes, copy paper, and disposable cups.

A major supermarket conglomerate is taking a page from Amazon’s grocery playbook.

kiosks in store

A leading nutritional products retailer is putting a tech twist on vending machines.

Walmart is doubling down on voice-activated grocery shopping.

online shoppers

Proprietary, leading-edge technology powered Alibaba through its record-breaking Singles Day performance.

modells store

A regional sporting goods chain is equipping key company players with information they need to win.

Retailers aren’t letting privacy concerns and issues hold them back from Internet of Things adoption. That’s according to a new report from PwC, which revealed the retail industry has the highest percentage of companies with active IoT projects (58%) compared with other sectors (hospitality, hea

Thred up tag

A popular omnichannel resale retailer is identifying “one-of-a-kind” product attributes – at scale.

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