AWS for Industries

Category: Retail

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New and Noteworthy: Industry Innovator’s Conference for CPG & Retail 2022

Following a year of labor shortages, supply chain issues, and high inflation, industry leaders can’t ignore the fact that shoppers and consumers have changed. They don’t want what they wanted 5 years ago; they don’t even want what they wanted 12 months ago, leaving innovators to question: How can we best serve shoppers and consumers […]

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Demystifying Digital Success in the Beauty Industry: How Digital Transformation Is Catapulting Beauty Brands Into the Future

COVID-19 closed stores and salons around the world, driving shoppers to the safety and convenience of ecommerce and simplified at home selfcare. While few consumers were interested in maintaining their complete beauty routines for Zoom meetings, the industry saw a steady surge in the demand for skincare, haircare and wellness products as the global consciousness […]

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How to Integrate Your Headless Commerce Retail Store With Commercetools – Part 1

In recent years, many retailers have adopted new, modern ecommerce strategies as a point of differentiation by creating unique shopping experiences that reduce friction and increase customer engagement. Headless commerce is one approach that has gained a lot of traction because the storefront technology is decoupled from the backend commerce functionality. With headless commerce, you […]

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Automate Patching by Replacing Amazon ECS Container Instances

Containerization becoming popular for application lifecycle In the retail industry, more and more developers are using containerization as the primary software lifecycle for applications and services. There are countless benefits to this approach, and it shifts the focus of configuration and runtime management to the container itself. This means that there’s much less configuration and […]

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Sustainability in Retail: Why $10B+ of revenue trusts Altruistiq to help them become industry leaders

Sustainability is one of the defining issues of our time, and companies all over the globe are being called on to step up and confront the challenge in the context of the climate emergency. The fact is employees want to work for—and customers want to buy from—companies actively striving for sustainability. According to the 2021 […]

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How to Integrate Your AWS Cloud-Native Dynamic Supply Chain Application With External Systems

In our previous blog, How to build a dynamic supply chain platform: a primer, we discussed how companies can use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build a dynamic supply chain that can proactively react to events and also provide complete visibility, communication, and data transfer. By collecting and analyzing near-real-time supply chain data, companies can […]

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Grow and Expand Loyalty Reward Programs With Amazon Managed Blockchain (Part One)

At this point it is safe to say that most of us are either familiar with or engaged in at least one loyalty program. Loyalty programs provide consumers with rewards for many of the products that they already purchase. These rewards take many forms, from product discounts to free trials and everything in between. What’s […]

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How SGK reduced IT operating costs by 83% with NoOps and serverless microservices on AWS

SGK Inc. (SGK) provides packaging, ecommerce solutions, and brand experiences for more than 1,500 clients around the world. SGK’s products and services provide near-real-time asset management, workflow integrations, and analytics for brand strategy and omnichannel marketing as well as asset design and production. The analytics in particular drive supply chain and product management decisions. Overall, […]

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Retailers: Turn Retail Data into Competitive Advantage

If you consider the last few decades, the retail industry has gone through a massive transformation. From the corner drug store of yesteryear, to the massive malls of the 80s and 90s, and from online marketplaces to self-service kiosks and social media shopping, the retail landscape has evolved in ways that no one would’ve imagined. […]

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Know Before You Go: Retail Attendee Guide for AWS Summit London 2022

After two long years, we’re excited to welcome our customers back to AWS Summit London, an in-person event packed with brand new and exclusive content, sessions, demos, and activities. To help you navigate the event, we’ve assembled this guide to share our recommendations. Based on our extensive experience working with retail customers, these will help […]

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