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The Rise Of Mobile Robotics In Retail


Brain Corp has deployed 3,000 industrial floor cleaners. Bossa Nova has deployed 350 inventory robots in Walmart, and Simbe expecting to deploy 500 systems over the next year. - From ABI Research

How Toys 'R' Us Went Bankrupt | WSJ


For decades, Toys "R" Us was a retail overall leader. Then they filed for bankruptcy in 2017 & liquidated six months later. How did Toys "R" Us go bankrupt? - From Wall Street Journal

Grocery ‘smart cart’ being pilot tested by Sobeys


Sobeys is pilot-testing a high-tech shopping cart that allows shoppers to skip the checkout line, but it is not intended to replace cashiers. From CityNews Toronto.

L2 Inc. Two-Minute Case Study - Artificial Intelligence: Sephora's Newest Beauty Advisor


Would you accept skin care recommendations from Siri or Skynet? Maybe not, but you might have been served A.I.-picked recommendations, thanks to Sephora.

A High-Tech Retail Experience in China


From augmented reality-powered mirrors to robot couriers, Alibaba's Intime shopping mall brings shopping innovations to Chinese consumers in time for Single's Day 11.11.

Holiday 2019: US Retail Outlook


Coresight Research projects a positive USA Retail Holiday Season. Holiday shopping becoming less important to retailers.

Why You Spend So Much Money At Ikea


At heart of Ikea's success is value. In fact, price is so important to Ikea's strategy that company first decides on price of a piece of furniture & then reverse engineers construction. - CNBC Make It

Malls Of The Future Are Re-Inventing Retail - Cheddar Explains


Malls as we know them are going out of style - but that doesn't mean they're dying. Instead, they're using AI, curated experiences, and more to evolve and fit into the world of tomorrow.

The Most Influential Digital Trends of 2019


Synchrony’s latest consumer research tracks adoption and interest in new and emerging retail technology. Results for Personalization, Augmented Reality, Bio-Authentication and Simplification.

China digital consumer trends in 2019 - McKinsey


New research from a survey of 4,300 Chinese consumers suggests a path forward for brands and marketers seeking the next wave of growth. - From McKinsey & Company

The Future of Retail powered by AI - Zensar Technologies


With Facial Recognition, Smart Shelf signals, Personalized Promotions, Package & Bio-metric scanning, in-store & shopping experience as a whole is revolutionized for customers as well as retailers.

Sam's Club Scan & Go Experience


More than 90% of members who try Scan & Go use it again on their next trip, and regular use is up 40% this year. That’s because it makes shopping easier and members like that. - From Sam's Club

Why industries should fear Amazon | FT


Will Amazon conquer the world? From banking to data, food delivery to healthcare, the FT's Lex looks at which sectors should fear the tech giant the most. From Financial Times

The Robot Revolution: Automation Comes into Fashion | WSJ


Latest technology and what it means for the 60 million people who work in the garment industry. - From Wall Street Journal

TMF 2019: Shopping Comes to Life with MR


Browse and buy – in another dimension – at the mixed-reality shopping booth at Taobao Maker Festival 2019.

How AI Is Transforming Retail | Cognizant


Evolutionary AI models a business and tests strategies to anticipate the likelihood of success.

Aisle411 and Tango Bring 3D Augmented Reality to Walgreens


Aisle411, leading indoor mapping app, announces Tango that allows retail shoppers to search & navigate to product locations while getting rewarded in retail environments in a revolutionary new way.

Walmart Computer Vision Autonomous Shelf-Scanners Robots


Walmart Bossa Nova Robotics autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) used for real-time, on-shelf product data. Video Courtesy of Walmart Media. Video has no sound.

How Tiffany's Is Keeping Up With Millennials | Fast Company


Chief Artistic Officer Reed Krakoff explains how Tiffany's is getting creative with new designs, cafes, pop-ups, riskier advertising, celebrities and more.

Gartner L2 Digital IQ Index: Top Department Store Brands in Digital 2019


The seventh annual Gartner L2 Digital IQ Index: Department Stores benchmarks the digital competence of 61 department store brands operating globally.