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Software vendors offer AI sales boost for retail at NRF show

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As they take stock after the year-end frenzy of shopping the holiday season always brings, retail CIOs attending the National Retail Federation’s annual show, NRF 2024, may be wondering how they can improve their IT systems’ performance over the next 12 months. year on year in the first 11 months of 2023, AI or no AI.

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Google Cloud for Retailers adds AI-based inventory, e-commerce tools

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In a bid to help retailers transform their in-store, inventory-checking processes and enhance their e-commerce sites, Google on Friday said that it is enhancing Google Cloud for Retailers with a new shelf-checking, AI-based capability, and updating its Discovery AI and Recommendation AI services.

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3 technology trends set to revolutionize retail

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Few verticals have undergone as massive a change as retail in the last couple of years. Driven by cutthroat competition and significant shifts in customer expectations, retail companies are striving to align themselves with the changing landscape, with IT playing a crucial role in their ability to achieve this.

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3 ways Generative AI is transforming the retail industry

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Generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) tools such as Azure OpenAI have been drawing attention in recent months, and there is widespread consensus that these technologies can significantly transform the retail industry. How can Generative AI speed innovation in retail?

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Physical experience, digital convenience: The future of retail

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The future of retail is “phygital,” as every retail and ecommerce publication on the internet is screaming right now. If you’ve never heard the term before, it’s a portmanteau of “physical” and “digital” – and represents the merging of the two forms of retail and shopping. How do they do that? With data of course.

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Amazon drops ‘just walk out’ technology at its US retail locations

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A more gradual approach to automating retail locations, according to Arcaro, may be a more productive way forward. Amazon.com, Retail Industry An ecosystem of automated checkouts and related technology already exists, and has made gains in the industry, offering a more gradual — and economically tenable — pathway.

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Giant Eagle’s Kirk Ball on grocery retail innovations

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They discuss grocery retail innovations, digital customer strategies, sourcing global talent, augmented reality and more. Kirk Ball, Chief Information Officer/Chief Technology Officer, Giant Eagle, joins host Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council.

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