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How IoT is Revolutionizing the Retail Customer Experience
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Prashant Kumar, Founder & CEO, TechBlocks

Implementation of IoT is becoming easier through falling hardware costs, productivity gains, and the focus of major players such as Microsoft with their Azure IoT Suite. As it grows in scale and accessibility, IoT will fundamentally alter business...

An Improved Retailing with the Adoption of Cloud Services
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As the retail industries gain unbelievable growth with higher acceptance from the customers, it is adopting various technology applications to enhance its functions and for disrupting its traditional way of performing sales. Previously, online...

The Internet of Things: Sizing up the opportunity
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The pressing need to enhance the in-store customer experience is driving the adoption of IoT in the retail market. IoT helps in connecting a variety of smart devices to simplify the operation and sharing of data among peers. Sensors and wearables...

Managing Internet of Things Risk in the Retail Sector
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Christian Beckner, Senior Director, Retail Technology, National Retail Federation

Over the past several years, deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) devices has increased exponentially. Researchers estimate that over 20 billion IoT devices are in use globally today, and this number is expected to increase to over 100 billion...

Who Runs Retail? The Machines
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Michelle Grant, Head of Retailing, Euromonitor International

The arrival of Big Data and the ability to process it have led to improvements in machine learning, creating new use cases for this technology. As a result, machine learning, algorithms that execute tasks without preprogrammed rules, has...

A Century of Success: Red Wing Shoes Innovates for Continued Growth
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Marc Kermisch, VP & CIO, Red Wing Shoe Co.

A commitment to innovation, quality and customer service has propelled Red Wing Shoes to a company whose leadership has stood the test of time. With roots that date back to 1905, Red Wing Shoes knows industrial footwear and knows it well. The...

Driving Innovation and Leveraging Stores as a Competitive Advantage
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Edward Park, SVP, Head of Retail, Digital, Allocations, Wholesale Operations (North America), GUESS? Inc.

The Store Remains the Cornerstone of Brand Experience: The role of the brick and mortar store is in flux. As many retailers face unpredictable foot traffic, long and expensive leases, and increasing pressure from shareholders it may appear...

Boosting Revenue through Surveillance
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With a combination of video surveillance and radio frequency identification (RFID), retailers can not only improve inventory protection but also gather insights into customer preference and buying habits. RFID utilizes radio waves to send signals...

Refurbishing Omni-channel Strategies for Grocers
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Consumers no longer consider online shopping and physical stores as two distinct experiences rather look up toward omni-channel shopping options to get a seamless service. This trend has led more than half of the US grocers to turn to omni-channel...

Software Engineers are The Future of Logistics
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Mario Harik, CIO, XPO Logistics, Inc.

In the age of e-commerce, consumers have more choice than ever. We can shop anytime of the day and from virtually any location. Retailers are adapting quickly, too. Established brands are trying new things all of the time in an effort to be the...

Need of Hour: Building Data Analytics Capability
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Adam Saper, CFO, Eataly

What is prevailing scenario in retail analytics arena? How ongoing disruptions are impacting the space? Data collection has become easier at all levels of organizations. For retailers, it would be prudent to collect right data from the outset...

Time to Reach for the Clouds
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Mike Ruchensky, VP and CIO, Swift Transportation [NYSE-SWFT]

Today’s fleet managers—and their drivers—face heightened responsibilities in an increasingly competitive transportation industry. Budget pressures and regulatory uncertainty can put the squeeze on fleets, coupled with the fact we...

Speed of Retail
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John O'Reilly, VP of Business Development, Aptaris

When consumers demand instant gratification, including fast delivery and information at their finger-tips, the speed of retail must be accelerated. Add the rapid technology upgrades every six months and retailers are facing a hyper-competitive...

Revving the Tech-ometer
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Keith Crerar, Executive VP, TradeRev

Technology is significantly changing the way dealers approach vehicle acquisition, inventory, remarketing and sales. New apps and tools that are designed to build and optimize efficiencies, create new channels of business, foster connectivity,...

Crunch is Building its Software Muscles with Cegid Cloud
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NEW YORK, NY: Cegid, a provider of cloud services and software, has announced that Crunch, LLC, the gym chain known for its innovative group fitness programming, has chosen Cegid’s SaaS retail software (Yourcegid Y2), including CRM, Price...

3 Ways Retailers Can Participate in the Sharing Economy
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Nizzi Renaud, CMO, Zazzle

The sharing economy—for some it feels like a movement, for others a fad. While most define the sharing economy as a concept where peers borrow from peers, the concept has expanded to include many trends that are redefining commerce....

Technology Revolutionizing Retail Industry
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Emily Culp, CMO, Keds USA

Data Integration for 360-degree View of Consumer It’s imperative that consumer data and insights are used to inform everything that a brand does to create better consumer experiences. Given the complexity of today’s consumer...

Digital Technology Transformation
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April Butterfield, Senior Director of Technology, Jabil

Thanks to technology and the evolving digital economy, consumers have better access to goods and services than ever before. In fact, consumers have come to expect on-demand access. Think about all the ways that digital technology is making your...

More than Just a Cash Register: Disruptive Technology for Retailers
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Jason Richelson, Founder and CSO, ShopKeep

Over the next few years, Main Street is poised to witness a dramatic increase in the health of small businesses across the retail sector. With technology revolutionizing the way merchants and retailers do business, the automation of business...

Today's Retailing Requires Advanced Technology
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Britt Dayton, Director, Deloitte

Retailers Need to Invest in Advanced Technologies to Enable an Omni-Channel Consumer Experience The rise in omni-channel retailing is the industry’s response to consumer expectations for a consistent experience across physical stores and...

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