AWS for Industries

Category: Retail

Personalization: How to gain deeper insights and boost sales

No one predicted the COVID-19 pandemic. With stay-at-home mandates and social distancing, people are not going to retail stores as often. Instead, they are buying online, and as a result, consumers are putting a great deal more thought and deliberation into their purchase decisions. Typically, whether consumers are venturing out to a retail store or […]

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Livestream Shopping: How to Deliver Ecommerce with Personality

Recently, more than 37 million shoppers logged on to watch Viya, an online sales sensation, sell everything from cosmetics, appliances, and clothing to cars and houses. That’s more people than watched the Game of Thrones finale. If you’ve never heard of Viya, the 34-year-old host of her own livestream show, then you likely don’t live […]

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A Step-by-Step Guide for Deploying IBM Sterling Order Management on AWS

Consumer behavior has changed in recent months with shoppers embracing an omnichannel retail experience like never before. More and more customers are buying online and picking up their order in the store, while many others are buying online and want the flexibility to return items at any store location. You can offer your customers a […]

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Recapping re:Invent: What’s New in Retail

AWS re:Invent 2020, our annual conference for AWS leaders to share the latest advances in AWS technologies, has been a huge success so far. For three weeks, we’ve heard about cutting-edge innovations from keynote speakers, and in this blog, I would like to discuss some of the latest announcements that are most relevant to the […]

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Partner conversations: Supply Chain Strategies from enVista – Innovating for the new normal

Introduction for blog series As retailers around the world are managing through unprecedented disruption, industry leaders are demonstrating resilience, tenacity, and a capacity for innovation. We’ve embarked on a series of conversations with executives from AWS Strategic Partners, showcasing leadership and innovation in times of challenge. We hope you enjoy our blog series. If you […]

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Modernize your retail edge architecture with microservices

Technology in most retail edge locations (i.e., stores, distribution centers, factories) is a mix of disparate applications and infrastructure, creating a variable IT landscape. This web of complexity prevents companies from quickly and consistently deploying new systems across edge locations. That begs the question: How can retailers manage edge infrastructure at scale with consistency and […]

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Partner conversations: Mobiquity – Innovating for the new normal

Introduction for blog series As retailers around the world are managing through unprecedented disruption, industry leaders are demonstrating resilience, tenacity, and a capacity for innovation. We’ve embarked on a series of conversations with executives from AWS Strategic Partners, showcasing leadership and innovation in times of challenge. We hope you enjoy our blog series. If you […]

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Make the most of AWS re:Invent 2020 – Retail Attendee Guide

AWS re:Invent routinely fills several Las Vegas venues with standing-room only crowds, but we are bringing it to you with an all-virtual and free event this year. This year’s conference is gearing up to be our biggest yet and we have an exciting program planned for the Retail industry with five keynotes, 18 leadership sessions, […]

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Seeing dollar signs: Ways to leverage computer vision in retail stores

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been around since the 1970s. However, only in the last 10 years has AI-powered computer vision become a mainstream reality, thanks to cloud computing. Here are several scenarios in which computer vision can enhance the retail shopping experience and improve store operations. Cashierless checkout The most obvious use of computer vision […]

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