Not quite out of the pandemic's influence, Cyber Week has resulted in some up-and-down numbers this year...
Mind the Gap! Supply chain crisis punches hole in retailer's bottom line, but speeds up digital transformation...apparently
The supply chain crisis impact on the retail sector is made all too clear as Gap plunges into heavy losses. But there are positive tech lessons to be learned, according to CEO Sonia Syngal.
Mirakl on 34th Street as Macy's launches its own third party online marketplace to fuel digital growth
Macy's is joining the trend for major retailers to build out third party online marketplaces to flesh out their digital revenue opportunities. But is this another step towards splitting up the physical and digital sides of the business?
Enterprise hits and misses - Walmart and Target are ready for Black Friday, but who else is? Low-code and AI dominate as event season winds down
This week - big retailers say they are ready for the holiday surge - but will their optimism hold? As fall event season winds down, low-code and AI are buzzword pals. But does the hype hold up? Your whiffs include swallowing AirPods, rideshares in the sky, and "masterclasses."
Retail's supply chain nightmare before Christmas! How badly is the global crisis likely to derail retailers prospects in the upcoming Holidays season? A Coupa study will do little to calm nerves.
Retailers are struggling to manage the global supply chain crisis. Target isn't one of them.
Walmart's digitally-ready for the Holidays as bosses talk up AI and ML to cope with Vaccine Economy retail challenges
Automation is set to play even more of a role for Walmart as the retailer adjusts to new and challenging market realities.
Enterprise hits and misses - retailers raise their personalization game, the FBI gets an email hack, and the Metaverse gets an enterprise critique
This week - personalization is an commerce asset, but are retailers ready? The FBI's email servers get hacked, and the motivations are revealed. Another batch of hybrid events get reviewed. In the whiffs, the tech predictions game is already wearing thin.
H&M CTO Alan Boehme - how the retailer uses digital and data to fashion new business trends in retailing
The retail sector is transforming at breakneck speed and H&M’s CTO says pioneers will use technology to meet fresh customer demands.
The online grocery phenomenon has levelled out, but for the likes of Sainsbury's the omni-channel challenges ahead will build on a digital downpayment that's been made early on.
Enterprise hits and misses - CFOs get modern, COP26 gets serious about climate change, and multi-cloud (finally) gets traction
This week - CFOs face the modernization pressure, and climate tech gets serious. McDonalds doubles down on AI, and multi-cloud has its day. Facebook does an about face on facial recognition, but is it a whiff? If so, it has company.
Airbnb soars as COVID restrictions lessen, but Uber still has pandemic barriers to overcome.
Salesforce data - connected shoppers have higher expectations for what they demand from retailers in the Vaccine Economy
COVID drove massive changes through the shopping experience, but what lies beyond in the Vaccine Economy? Salesforce's latest Connected Shoppers report offers some insights on the shape of things to come.
Checking out the Co-op's headless commerce strategy - a co-operative approach with Amazon, Deliveroo and Salesforce
UK grocery chain Co-op may have been later to the e-commerce game than others, but a potent combination of partners has accelerated its capabilities.