Tag: Retail

Pensa Systems uses autonomous drones to track store inventory

There’s perhaps no retail task more time-consuming than taking stock of merchandise. Inventory tracking — that is, figuring out which products are in stock, which stock is likely to run low in the next week, and so on — is a never-ending battle, as shoppers spend an estimated 40 billion […]

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AiFi markets NanoStore, a tiny white-label cashierless store

Cashierless stores are all the rage. You need look no further for evidence than Amazon’s rapidly expanding Amazon Go chain and the tens of millions of VC dollars startups like Trigo Vision and Zippin have snatched up in the past year. Some, like Grabango, offer plug-and-play systems designed to accommodate […]

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Amazon just announced its best-selling tech gifts of the holidays – and they’re all still on sale

Amazon on Wednesday announced that this past holiday shopping season was its most successful season ever, with more items ordered worldwide than ever before. That shouldn’t come as much of a surprise considering how good the deals were this year across all of the most popular categories on Amazon’s site. Amazon didn’t share any specific […]

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How Yummly is monetizing AI-powered personalization (VB Live)

From right-message, right-time targeting to contextual conversation that delivers personalized results, customers expect high-value service and attention — and AI and machine learning can help you deliver. To learn more about leveraging AI to be super-relevant and make engagement meaningful, and more, catch up on this VB Live event with […]

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Celect raises $15 million to help stores predict sales with AI

Contrary to popular belief, brick-and-mortar stores aren’t in their death throes quite yet. About 49 percent of people prefer to shop offline rather than online, according to Shopping.fm, and in 2016, the retail market topped a whopping $6 billion. Indeed, one of the challenges that physical stores face is keeping […]

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Sam’s Club has a massive iPhone XS and Galaxy Note 9 sale just in time for Christmas

Sam’s Club hosted several early Black Friday sales throughout November that featured great savings on some of the hottest smartphones around, including Apple’s new iPhone XS and iPhone XR, as well as Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and Note 9. If you missed out on those opportunities though, you should know that the retailer is about to […]

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Huge Sam’s Club Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S9 deal is back for Black Friday

Like many retailers, Sam’s Club hosted pre-Black Friday sales this year, including a one-day sale event a few days ago that brought shoppers huge discounts on this year’s hottest phones, like the iPhone XS and iPhone XR, but also Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S9. A two-day sale event followed a few days later, […]

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