AWS for Industries

Category: Retail

Neiman Marcus transforms the customer experience with AWS

Neiman Marcus works alongside AWS to accelerate retail innovation. The next time you’re looking to splurge on a designer handbag or high-end luxury clothing fashions, Neiman Marcus is a great place to start your shopping journey. The Dallas-based retailer, with 37 stores and more than 10,000 associates, is a pacesetter in the luxury-brand market. In 1984 […]

AWS shows why physical stores matter more than ever at NRF 2023

After three years, Amazon Web Services (AWS) was extremely excited to return to NRF 2023! It was a great opportunity to engage with our customers and partners while also showcasing the many ways that AWS can help retailers accelerate innovation. As worldwide head of Physical & Frictionless Retail Solutions at AWS, I couldn’t help but […]

Capturing the power of digital commerce

How leading retailers are transforming the industry with advanced cloud-based technologies and services The rise of digital commerce Although digital commerce has been around for almost 3 decades, its growth has recently accelerated, boosted by access to new cloud technologies, better mobile apps, and a raft of new fulfillment options. Consumers are spending more time […]

In the news: Leveling up convenience in the c-store

This story was produced by C-Store Dive for Amazon. By the very name, c-stores are intended to be fast and convenient. The average consumer spends three to four minutes in the store. It helps that when most consumers enter stores, they already know what they plan to buy. But that convenience can be derailed when the consumer sees […]

Top analyst groups recognize AWS in industry reports for work in retail and CPG

Few companies break the mold in retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG). Even fewer are successful year after year, especially with global disruptions pressuring the industry for nearly three years and counting. What’s the secret to success? Recently, three leading industry analyst firms—Forrester, Gartner, and International Data Corporation (IDC)—have weighed in on this topic, citing Amazon Web […]

Automating anomaly detection in ecommerce traffic patterns

Year after year, the ecommerce market continues to expand, driving further transformation of the retail industry. Retailers are striving to draw more shoppers to their ecommerce websites, which account for a growing share of their revenue, especially during peak events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. According to Statista, in the third quarter of 2022, […]

In the news: 5 retail trends to watch in 2023

This article originally appeared on ConsumerGoods.com and RISnews.com 2023 is poised to start with a bang. The consumer is resilient. Travel is booming. Supply chains are improving. Shipping costs are moderating. The pandemic is easing. China is opening. E-commerce marketplaces are accelerating. New online and in-store experiences are once again in focus. CES is fully […]

Retail demand forecasting using AWS

Retailers use demand forecasting to anticipate customer needs and optimize supply decisions. Like most industries, demand forecasting in retail industry uses large amounts of historical data to predict future consumer demand. These forecasts depend upon analyses of variables that impact demand, such as seasonality, promotions, inventory levels, and market trends. Prediction accuracy is influenced by […]

Uncover store opportunities, drive efficiencies, and improve the consumer experience with Amazon’s Just Walk Out Analytics

In-store shopping is on the rise. According to Mastercard SpendingPulse, in-store sales increased by 13.7 percent compared to pre-pandemic levels. As sales in physical retail environments grow, so does the complexity and the expectations that consumers have with the shopping experience. Consumers are looking for stores that offer convenient, enjoyable shopping trips that allow them […]