Contributed Editorial

  1. Coach Joins Burberry And Gucci In Dropping Fur Products. How Retailers Facing Changing Customer Demands Can Leverage Predictive Analytics
    12/3/2018

    Coach has recently announced that the company will no longer be selling fur products for ethical reasons. The decision came after similar announcements from other fashion retail competitors such as Gucci, DKNY, Versace, Burberry and Columbia Sportswear. The decision to drop fur, or any other category/sub-category of product, isn’t an easy one for retailers, especially those in high-end fashion retailing. It means asking a lot of questions to understand what would happen and what the implications could mean for the business. Questions that involve the kind of data that people can’t process without the right tools and solutions. Generally speaking, we know that there are two main routes dropping fur could go for a fashion retailer:

  2. Why (The Right) Chatbot Is Your Right-Hand Man This Holiday Season
    11/16/2018

    Online shopping can actually be quite stressful but leveraging a chatbot with strong functionalities can relieve shoppers of these stresses and make shopping productive, timely, and enjoyable once more.

  3. 5 Surprising Ways Predictive Analytics Helps Retailers
    9/27/2018

    Modern retailers understand the core benefits of leveraging the power of Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. Predictive Analytics accounts for all of your company’s relevant data at a micro-level, identifies your business’ trends, opportunities, and influencing factors. It makes recommendations to retailers that will help them increase forecast accuracy, reduce inventory costs, increase in sales, and maintain high customer satisfaction levels.

  4. mPOS And Small Retailers: The Customer Experience Reimagined
    9/18/2018

    Mobile point of sale (mPOS) systems are experiencing explosive growth in the retail sector. For smaller retailers, mPOS represents an opportunity to expand the flexibility of their POS options, and to reconfigure customer interactions and fundamental store design concepts. Learn how mPOS may eliminate the need for a traditional cash wrap, while improve the entire in-store experience for customers.

  5. Not All Demand Is True Demand
    8/28/2018

    For consumer goods companies with omnichannel sales, downstream demand is a key signal to consider when thinking about inventory allocation, new product launches, demand planning, and other decisions. However, not all downstream demand is created equal.

  6. Taming The Chaos Of Reverse Logistics With Vision & Imaging Technology
    8/22/2018

    The increase in online shopping is creating chaos with returns. Learn how vision and imaging technology can improve reverse logistics for any size retailer today.

  7. Retail Inventory Management Benefits From Vision & Imaging Technology
    8/22/2018

    The key to retail customer experience is accurate inventory. Learn the benefits of accurate inventory and how imaging technology can improve inventory accuracy through your enterprise.

  8. How Vision Technology Enhances The In-Store Experience
    8/22/2018

    The in-store shopping experience must improve to keep customers coming back. Find out how image and vision technology can help create an effortless in-store experience.

  9. How Imaging Technology Maximizes Revenue And Prevents Retail Shrink
    8/22/2018

    Self-checkout dishonesty, cashier and shopper collusion, and inaccurate weighing are all risks to retailer profitability. Learn how vision and imaging technology can help any size retailer today.

  10. Retailers Of Any Size Can Use Technology To Create A Top-Tier Shopping Experience
    8/22/2018

    Retailers of any size can now use image and vision technology to improve the shopping experience and profitability. This first article in a five-part series covers automation of the retail supply chain, including improving bar code accuracy and reliability, shipping efficiency, and ensuring label compliance.