IoT in Retail

IoT in Retail

The future of retail is personalised AI-driven customer ‘extra-periences’

Anil Gandharve, VP and head of Retail, CPG and Manufacturing at Mindtree, discusses why the future of retail lies in customer-centric artificial intelligence (AI), augmented...

Is Facebook asking banks to share users’ financial data?

Facebook has reportedly approached several large US banks, asking them to share detailed financial data about their customers, including bank balances and card transactions. In...

Could M&S’s new data academy secure its digital-first future?

In an effort to combat the digital retail shadow cast by the likes of Amazon, UK high street store Marks & Spencer has teamed...

Amazon’s record financials reveal AWS as the $6bn golden egg

Retail behemoth and connected technology company Amazon has reported Q2 results that reveal record profits of $2.5 billion and 39 percent year-on-year revenue growth. Amazon...

Walmart signs five-year cloud and AI deal with Microsoft

NEWSBYTE Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer and its largest company by revenue, has deepened its partnership with Microsoft in a new five-year deal. Announced today,...

Retail IoT: NFC-enabled POS terminals take off

By 2022, almost eight out of ten point of sale (POS) terminals installed by retailers worldwide will be able to accept NFC-enabled contactless payments,...

Investment in automated warehouses drives down Ocado profits – for now

Online retailer Ocado is facing higher than anticipated costs and further losses in the short term, as it grapples with a shifting business model...

10 steps to a successful business case for IoT

In this must-read guide to building a business case for IoT programmes, Andrew Hobbs reveals how best to identify and act on digital innovation...

Amazon Hub puts a parcel management depot in your home

Receiving items from online retailers can be frustrating when you live in an apartment block. Delivery drivers invariably stop by when you're out, or...

Retail isn’t dying, but it must evolve, says Apple retail chief

Earlier this year, the British Retail Consortium published research showing that online sales of non-food items have dramatically increased over the past five years....

Internet of Parcels: Unpacking the potential of smart packaging

Thanks to the Internet of Things, parcels can tell you what and where they are. So what are the benefits? Malek Murison talks to...

Dixons Carphone suffers massive data breach

Electrical retailer and services company Dixons Carphone has admitted to a customer data breach on a huge scale. An ongoing investigation in the company...