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Plus: Trust in local media is much higher than national. It’s becoming increasingly clear that AI writing and searching programs are not quite ready for prime time. After Google lost $100 billion with a wrong answer during its unveiling of Bard, Microsoft’s AI-powered Bing is encountering similar issues — with a few sci-fi twists. As […]
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is slowly but surely changing the way we write product descriptions. In the past, most product descriptions were written by humans. However, with the advent of AI, more and more companies are using it to write their product descriptions.
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The collective imagination has always unconsciously feared and longed for the emergence of sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI). Whether HAL-9000 or R2-D2, cataclysmic disaster or utopian hope, a simulated mind equal to (or potentially surpassing) our human minds presents many possibilities.
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  Consumers are dynamic not static.  If you are running a restaurant like you did in 2015, 2019, or 2022 it’s very likely that your year over year customer counts are in decline.  According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma WA based Foodservice Solutions®, “Where, when, and how consumers buy a meal and eat […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The last few years have brought unique challenges to the global marketplace, and 2023 is undoubtedly poised to continue the trend.  While the lingering effects of the pandemic – including supply chain constraints and labor shortages – have started to lessen in markets around the world, reduced consumer demand and inventory overstock, rising labor costs, […]
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As commerce continues to thrive online, maintaining a robust cybersecurity posture has become crucial for retailer survival. According to publisher forecasts, global security revenues in retail are headed for strong growth in the next few years, from $7 billion in 2019 to $12 billion by 2025. A key threat to this potential is the ever-present […]
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RTIH rounds up the stand out retail systems deals, launches, deployments and pilots from the past seven days. Featuring Carrefour Argentina, Shopify, Migros, Starship Technologies, Grubhub, John Lewis Partnership, Asos, Instacart, and HappyOrNot. Carrefour Argentina The first autonomous Carrefour Flash store has opened in Latin America. Tapping Go2Future miniGO technology and using cameras on the […]
  1. Media & Marketing
  Success does leave clues and if you are a chain restaurant and your year over year customer counts are not growing at 11% or hinger you had better start looking for new channels of fresh food distribution to extend your brand invitation according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
As technology continues to evolve, it will inevitably profoundly impact our daily lives. In particular, artificial intelligence (AI) has already begun to revolutionise the way we shop. There are shopping websites like, which are powered by AI that can provide personalised recommendations on what to buy and where to shop based on a customer’s […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The latest in the seemingly never-ending wave of AI chatbot-related news is Google’s announcement of Bard, the tech giant’s own artificial intelligence chatbot to rival ChatGPT. Google’s version will be much the same as the Microsoft-backed equivalent but represents an irrevocable step towards a certified AI arms race. Stocks are soaring, user numbers are rising, […]
  1. Data & Insights
Forecasting a new store’s sales is f***ing hard When you’re building a business case for a new store, the Year 1 Sales forecast is arguably the most difficult line item to pin down. It’s also one of the most influential variables in the model that can make or break the business case. Most of the […]
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As the ecommerce landscape becomes more competitive, top retailers like Amazon stay ahead of the curve by delivering a compelling product experience to their customers. This is made possible by powerful AI algorithms that deeply understand the customer’s needs and create a personalized shopping experience. Here are five essential AI-powered features for modern ecommerce that […]
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We’re big fans of LinkedIn and are busy building an amazing community of retail tech enthusiasts on the social media platform. These are the articles that are currently on their radars, including Retail Technology Show 2023, Compass Group, AiFi, PayPal, Co-op, Standard AI, Obsess, and Instacart. Compass Group opens doors to AiFi technology powered bar […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Variability and change across the retail industry, including smaller margins and rampant inflation, are leading retailers to continually look for ways to elevate customer experience. Consumers, like brands, are experiencing higher costs of living and tightening their budgets in response. As a result, it’s becoming increasingly important for brands to differentiate themselves from the competition […]
  1. Data & Insights
Faced with the highest inflation rates in more than 40 years and macroeconomic uncertainty, retailers urgently need a comprehensive and always up-to-date view of their business. To achieve this, they need in-depth, real-time insights to effectively guide and predict financial performance — and to remain competitive. For chief financial officers, one of the most powerful […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
CVS Health will acquire primary care provider Oak Street Health in an all-cash transaction at $39 per share, representing an enterprise value of approximately $10.6 billion. The combination is designed to improve patients’ long-term health by reducing care costs and improving outcomes, particularly in underserved communities. Oak Street Health is a multi-payor, value-based company that […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Google’s owner Alphabet has said on Monday that it will launch a chatbot service and more artificial intelligence (AI) tools for its search engine. The move comes after the success… The post Google unveils ChatGPT rival, Bard appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Data & Insights
You already know that data is a gateway for retailers to improve customer experiences and increase sales. Through traditional analysis, we’ve been able to combine a customer’s purchase history with their browser behavior and email open rates to help pinpoint their current preferences and meet their precise future needs. Yet the new wave of buzzwords […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
We’re back with another insightful episode recorded at last month’s NRF “Big Show.” This time our focus is on how entrepreneurs bring their ideas to market, secure venture capital funding, and fight through all the challenges to create a sustainable, remarkable business. We’re fortunate to have two great female founders join us to share their […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Kroger last week announced the opening of a new “spoke facility” in the Miami, Florida, area that it says “will work in conjunction with the Groveland, Florida fulfillment center. “All orders are picked at the products’ peak freshness within the Groveland facility. Associates carefully assemble orders and place them in climate-controlled vehicles to travel to […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
For the 2021 holiday season, shoppers and retailers worried about inventory shortages and shipping delays, but for this most recent holiday season, many brands were dealing with an excess of product. At the same time, organized retail theft is on the rise, with 57 percent of retailers reporting an increase in 2022 year-over-year, according to […]
  1. Retail Operations
In episode 387 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews John Stratford, vice president of global e-commerce at MillerKnoll, a collective of dynamic brands that comes together to design the world we live in. During the wide-ranging interview, Stratford provides an overview of the MillerKnoll business and its brands (0:57), his professional background (2:40), […]
  1. Data & Insights
If there’s any clear-cut trend the retail industry has noticed over the last year, it’s that companies that can innovate in unique ways are more likely to thrive amid the challenges of the last few years. As online shopping continues to be a popular choice for consumers, physical stores can offer shoppers perks that e-commerce […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The National Retail Foundation‘s (NRF) annual convention in New York is the best way to get the pulse of the retail sector. This is where the who’s who of the retail industry gather to share their thoughts on the business. Listening to top CEOs, analysts, industry veterans, and new startups provides a unique insight into […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
All the planning, design and execution for NRF 2023 are now behind us, but I returned home from New York feeling like it was worth every ounce of effort we put into it… It was amazing to be, not only back in person, but back to 2020 levels of participation with so much pent-up enthusiasm […]
  1. Data & Insights
Retail companies have invested billions in data analytics and infrastructure, seeking competitive advantage through deeper, more granular visibility into consumer behavior, business operations, supply chains and more. They’ve also embraced tools that enable them to understand and help predict customer behavior through real-time data analysis. Yet while retailers may be awash in data, that doesn’t […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
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  1. Technology & Innovation
ChatGPT demonstrates the stunning benefits of artificial intelligence. Many other providers offer impressive AI-driven tools for customer service, process automation, and more. Here are 13 of them. The post 13 AI Chatbots for Business appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.
  1. Technology & Innovation
NEW YORK — A paradox at the heart of the retailing business was brought to light during the first keynote session at NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show. John Furner, president and chief executive officer of Walmart U.S., addressed the constancy of change in the industry during his opening remarks at Javits Center and, in a […]

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AI powered shopping platform aisle 3 has completed the sale of its Google Comparison Shopping Site (CSS) service to Product Hero. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, other than it being all cash. The sale consolidates market share for CSS service provider Product Hero, which works with the likes of Rituals and Ikea. […]
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Get ready because the empty truck cabs in motion are coming. Gatik, which is involved in autonomous middle-mile logistics, has announced a multi-year commercial collaboration to transport customer orders within Kroger’s Dallas distribution network. The operations will launch in a few weeks. Under the collaboration, Gatik’s medium-duty autonomous box trucks will transport fresh, customer-favorite products from […]
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Albertsons yesterday unveiled what it said was “the redesign of its Open Nature brand as the company strives to become the brand of choice for those health-conscious shoppers seeking a more balanced lifestyle. Open Nature, which is part of Albertsons Cos. Own Brands portfolio, provides shoppers with tasty foods made with thoughtfully chosen ingredients that […]
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Dive Brief: Dollar General posted net sales of $10.2 billion during the fourth quarter of 2022, a figure that was up 17.9% compared with the same period in 2021, the discount retail chain reported Thursday. Comparable-store sales rose 5.7% year-over-year in Q4, while operating profit was up 17.1%. CEO Jeff Owen said Dollar General intends to invest about […]