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  • The 4 Roles Of The Retail Worker In An Artificially Intelligent Store

    March 2nd, 2017

    The artificial intelligence industry is expected to reach $3 trillion by 2024 and much of it is taking place in retail, raising questions about job security. But AI doesn’t have to be the steam engine of this decade. Here are four ways retail workers and AI can collaborate.

  • Should Your Brand Take A Stand? 3 Ways Advocacy Can Boost Sales

    February 15th, 2017

    From gay marriage to immigration rights, some social and political issues are just too culturally significant for retailers to ignore. Starbucks made this evident with its recent commitment to hire 10,000 refugees. But before taking a stand, what should merchants consider?

  • Tiffany Ads Make Us Gaga For Valentine’s Day

    February 15th, 2017

    Some may think Tiffany & Co. chose an unlikely person and venue for its latest TV ad — Lady Gaga and the Super Bowl. But did it? The spot’s style, the event and the Tiffany on the Lady’s arm appeal to a market it might have been ignoring. Valentine’s Day sales could tell if the plan scores.

  • Using Artificial Intelligence Both In Apps And In The Aisles

    February 3rd, 2017

    Artificial intelligence has now crossed the radar of 2017 retail trends, thanks to Amazon, Google and IBM’s Watson. Major merchants from Macy’s to The North Face and now Staples use it to improve the customer experience, but are they lagging behind online-only merchants on the technology?

  • Wal-Mart’s Employment Deployment And 6 Ways To Curb Retail Turnover

    January 31st, 2017

    If the closest distance between two people is a smile, as the pianist Victor Borge once suggested, then wouldn’t a […]