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Why Alibaba’s ‘New Retail’ revolution is all about AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being implemented as a part of Alibaba’s New Retail strategy, blending the online and offline worlds to create seamless...

Retail: Walmart aims for majority stake in India’s Flipkart

US retail giant Walmart is reportedly closing in on purchasing a majority stake in Flipkart, India’s leading ecommerce brand and its most valuable startup. The predicted...

Retail IoT: Why AI is the big opportunity | Special report

There was initial scepticism about AI in retail, but it is now generating considerable buzz, with companies realising that the technology is here to...

New Walmart patents signal a push towards Retail 2.0

US retail giant Walmart's vision of the future has been revealed by a number of recent patents. These suggest that its ambition is now...

Amazon now world’s second most valuable company after Apple

Amazon is now the world’s second most valuable company, overtaking Google’s parent Alphabet. The retail, technology, Web services – and soon delivery – company has...

Retail IoT: AI firm trials autonomous smartphone checkouts

American artificial intelligence (AI) firm AVA Retail has successfully completed the first trial of its autonomous checkout system. The SmoothShop system allows customers to scan...

AtYourGate: Mobile app shopping takes off at airports

NEWSBYTE: Travellers, flight crews, and personnel at San Diego International Airport (SAN), will be able to use a new mobile app to order food...

Retail IoT: Co-op adopts smartphone checkout tech in stores

Shoppers at Co-op supermarkets will soon be able to checkout their own purchases via their smartphones, in a bid to avoid time-consuming queues. A new...

How IoT, smart supply chains can avert global food crisis

Jason Kay, CCO of IMS Evolve, explains the role that digitisation and smart supply chains are playing in transforming the cold food chain to help...

“Monolithic supply chains are dead”: Q&A with JDA CEO, Girish Rishi

Monolithic supply chains are dead, says Girish Rishi, CEO of JDA Software. Companies must now be bold enough to reinvent themselves and focus on...

Retail IoT: Shoppers demand AI, VR, and a better fit online

Smart choices: Consumers want closer integration between online and in-store shopping experiences, according to a new survey published today. The Future of Retail report...

Retail IoT: Why Vodafone’s digital fitting rooms are a good fit...

Chris Middleton reports on how the latest retail application of digital mirrors reflects a shift towards customer engagement and smart supply chains on the...