Manthan speaks to Retail Prophet, Doug Stephens to get an in-depth understanding of what’s in store for reta...
Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Retail Technologies 2018 is out, with trends for technology leaders. This year, the Hype Cycle has identified democratized AI as a key trend – products and solutions that “blur the lines between human and machine”. We are pleased that Manthan has found mention in 5 categories in the 2018 Hype Cycle. […]
The year 2019 would be all about algorithmic retailing as it encompasses the combined power of advanced analytics and artificial intelligence to transform retailing as we know it. Retailers have been already using various advanced analytics technologies till now, but with usable AI coming into the picture along with machine learning algorithms, smart data discovery, […]
The impressive growth of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in the past few years, have fueled the beliefs that AI might become capable enough to challenge or replace human intelligence altogether. But that is not going to be a reality anytime soon, at least not in the retail sector. Although, we have seen many […]
For over a decade, retailers have been trying to democratize analytics across their business units, departments and people, but it always seemed like a distant dream. With the use of artificial intelligence, it has become possible to smartly blend analytics into the very fabric of your retail business. Retailers can leverage AI-augmented retail data analytics […]
This year at the NRF Retail Big Show 2019, Manthan will be showcasing The Store That Knows This AI-powered, omnichannel entity offers analytics and insights 24×7, giving you smart recommendations while implementing your decisions. All in natural language. And if that’s reason enough, take a look at the following infographic to see who else is […]
Manthan caught with Doug to understand firsthand, a retailer CMO’s perspective on the impact of technology in the retail industry.
Manthan speaks to Retail Prophet, Doug Stephens to get an in-depth understanding of what’s in store for retailers. With over 20 years of experience in the retail industry, Doug brings together his unique perspective to provide Manthan with his insights on retailing, technology and consumer behavior.
Ecommerce has never really been restricted to high-ticket items, but it’s only through outstanding levels of efficiency and automation that it has finally become a major disruption to the CPG world— and there’s no going back now.
Market analysis suggests that almost 95% of fashion retailers are looking at solving existing challenges and are bullish on solutions that help them solve existential problems and are bearish on AR and VR. This blog explores the reality that is facing fashion retailers in 2018 and what they are doing to combat it.
Roles within the retail organization have had to adopt and adapt to newer ways of working, and none more so than the roles within marketing. The way they are engaging the customer and enhancing the customer experience has truly gone through a massive overhaul.
If you are a retailer and looking to launch your own private label/ optimize profits of your existing label, here’s a 4-point plan to get you kickstarted
At the time of writing this article, there were 10M+ views of the video Amazon made to show the world how it’s done. There have been millions of shares on Facebook and Linkedin, and the retweets ensured almost half the world has already seen the ‘future of retail’.
Amazon has 536 Million Products on sale as of now. Not SKUs, products.If Amazon wanted to, it can give one unique product to every single person in all of North America as a Christmas gift and still have the same products on its virtual shelf for the rest of the world to buy.
When E-commerce took off the way it did, every retail pundit predicted the doom of in-store shopping as we knew it. The novelty and glamour associated with in-store shopping were replaced by convenience and never-ending aisles that an e-tailer brought.
As the convenience stores segment goes through yet another year of evolution, catering to the new ‘I need everything personalized’ customer is clearly standing out as the biggest differentiator from the competition.
Read how ULTA, the multi-billion dollar value cosmetics retailer, is getting millenials to spend on experiences as opposed to products.
If your business is still on batch data processing you have a hole in your pocket. And its making you lose money, fast. The biggest disadvantage of batch processing is that it creates a time delay.
The Click and Collect market segment is now worth $3.7B year currently and for a convenience store retailer this market represents a huge opportunity.