Monday, June 27, 2022

Can Retail AI Gain Situational Awareness?

“Hello, Dave. You look really nice in those jeans. Maybe you’d like to buy this shirt too?” The retail market is being taken over by...

Starbucks, Tencent team up and add AI to menu

At the Starbucks Biennial Investor Conference today, the coffee and retail giant revealed some plans for 2017, including a new partnership with Chinese service provider...

Autonomous In-Store Robot Introduced by Lowe’s

"Hello, I'm NAVii. How can I help you?" This is how the store associate of the future may greet you. Starting in the fall, Lowe's shoppers in...

Start-up Nextail raises $1.6M to help retailers optimize inventory

Nextail, a Spanish startup that has developed technology to help retailers better manage inventory levels and, ultimately, sell at higher margins, has closed $1.6...

Amazon’s grocery store has no checkout line

Amazon unveiled a new physical store on Monday that sells grocery essentials and ready-made meals. But the key selling point is what's missing: checkout...

Walmart granted a patent to enable self-driving carts

Walmart is planning to eventually have self-driving shopping carts roaming its stores and herding themselves out of the parking lot. The U.S. government granted Walmart...

Amazon and Sears, Tales of Two Retailers

My how time flies. In my 2012 post I held some glimmer of hope that Sears would leverage analytics and refocus its resources as...

AI hasn’t scratched the surface of ecommerce yet

When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI) has made its way into many aspects of our lives, even into toys for kids like Anki’s Cozmo which...

Sequoia Invests Series A into AI startup Mad Street Den

Mad Street Den, an India-U.S. startup focused on artificial intelligence that was started by ex-Silicon Valley founders, has pulled in an undisclosed Series A round of...






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