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Every Retailers’ Nightmare Before Christmas

In this contributed article, David Drai, Co-founder & CEO for Anodot, offers a number of important steps for how to say goodbye to the “glitch-grinch” based on the benefits of a data-rich, e-commerce ecosystem where the key to effectively avoiding the glitch is automation and technology.

Anodot AI Analytics for Retail to Gain Online Retailers Millions in Otherwise Lost Revenue

Anodot, the AI-powered analytics company, announced the launch of “AI Analytics for Retail” just in time for the upcoming holiday shopping season. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday accounting for 6-10x revenue compared to a regular shopping day, Anodot’s system for retail will help companies increase profits this holiday season.

Too Much Data? Issues Facing Brand Managers & Agencies

In this contributed article, Mathias Lanni, Executive VP, Marketing for Velocidi, highlights how to properly navigate your data and find the important metrics and KPIs. Proper data handling and analysis will often depend greatly on each individual company, yet there are still clear guidelines a brand manager can follow to make their lives easier – while producing better outcomes for their company and/or client.

Big Data: Big Retail Transformation

In this special guest feature, Kerry Liu, Rubikloud CEO, discusses how the retail sector has reached an “AI or Die” moment. Retailers that don’t adapt AI will soon die out. But those that embrace the technology to make automated decisions will enjoy an immediate uptick in their business, and should be able to transform themselves to survive.

Advanced Technologies for Repricing on Amazon

In this special guest feature, Eyal Lanxner, CTO and Co-Founder at Feedvisor, discusses the motivations behind algorithmic repricers based on AI and machine learning to find the optimal strategy for securing Amazon’s Buy Box, which is an essential means for increasing exposure and sales in this marketplace.

Crimson Hexagon Unveils Image Analysis Beyond Logo Identification for Deepest Consumer Insight through Social Data

Crimson Hexagon, a leading provider of consumer insights from social data to inform strategic enterprise decision-making, released its proprietary image analysis capabilities, developed in-house, to help brands and agencies unlock insights within photo data. By applying Crimson Hexagon’s analytics engine to images to recognize scenes, objects, actions, faces and logos, brands learn who, how and where consumers engage with their products.

Total Commerce Success in Retail Hinges on How Agile you are with Your Data

In this special guest feature, Silvia Lacayo, Product Marketing, Retail and Consumer Brands for 1010data, makes the point that for success in total commerce, being able to test and learn quickly is key. What that requires in practice is a fast and flexible technology solution in the hands of the business users who will directly benefit. Large volumes of data are not going away, creating an onus on retailers to empower their workforce so they can access and manage data directly and flexibly.

Three Quarters of Fashion Retailers Will Invest in AI Over the Next 24 Months

Two separate research studies, funded by our friends Apptus and carried out by IMRG and Hive, have found that fashion retailers are planning significant investment in artificial intelligence (AI) over the next two years, as they seek to deliver the ‘real time relevant’ customer experiences that are vital to improving sales performance.

How to Solve the Most Common Data Problems in Retail

In the retail business, big data is poised in the coming years to open up huge opportunities in the way stores (both physical and online) fundamentally operate and serve customers. Given the incredibly small margins, Big Data will also provide much needed efficiency improvements – from tighter supply chain management to more targeted marketing campaigns – that can make a big difference to a retail business of any size.

New Strategic Partnership Highlights Real Shape and Size of US Consumers

BodiData, Inc. a Silicon Valley-based technology company that specializes in generating big data on three-dimensional body measurements and Alvanon, the global apparel business expert, have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will deliver both big data and analysis on the shape and size of the diverse and complex US consumer population.