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US Retailer Employing Softbank’s Pepper Robot

Pepper has been picking up retail work all over Asia, including a high profile gig working at Pizza Huts in Japan, but Softbank’s humanoid...

Macy’s begins using AI to improve service

Macy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they're in — like where a...

Macy’s shoppers being helped by Watson

IBM's Watson may be putting its cognitive muscle to work battling cancer and cybercriminals, but it's no slouch at shopping, either. On Wednesday, retail brand Macy's announced...

5 Trends That Are Radically Reshaping Retail

Malls are lumbering, claustrophobic dinosaurs, while anchor stores like Macy's and Kohl's are shuttering hundreds of locations. Fresh Direct and Peapod make it easier...

Future Of Retail: AI And Virtual Reality Have Big Roles To...

From artificial intelligence to virtual reality, emerging technologies are rewriting the retail playbook at a rapid pace, suggests J. Walter Thompson Intelligence in a...

Walmart Plans on Using Drones for Inventory Checks

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Thursday it was six to nine months from beginning to use drones to check warehouse inventories in the United States, taking...

AI in Retail: What’s the Plan?

Let’s check in with who’s on the AI (artificial intelligence) train. Apple kicked things off this year, announcing back in January that it had purchased...

AI high on priority list for retailers

As retailers and brands predict and plan for the way consumers will shop in the future, artificial intelligence (AI) is high on the business...

Rise of the robots: How retailers are planning on using cutting-edge...

Researchers predict robots could replace 92 per cent of retail sales clerks by 2023.  Are robots really ready to tackle the technology barriers of...

3 Artificial Intelligence Applications from Sentient

Unfortunately for retail investors, you can’t invest in artificial intelligence yet. There just aren’t any publicly traded companies so we’ll have to wait for an...