AWS for Industries

Category: Retail

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A New IT Paradigm for Retailers: The Cloud Services Technology Framework

The retail industry has long suffered from anemic investments in information technology that have saddled many companies with aging IT systems unable to keep up with rapidly changing customer demands and market dynamics. Industry CIOs and CTOs have been searching for a solution, and many have found an answer: A new retailer application architecture offering […]

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Retailers: Become Data Sovereign Before Third-party Cookies Go Away

In our last blog, Third-party Cookies are Going Away: What Should Retailers Do about It?, we discussed Google’s announcement that third-party marketing cookies will go away by the end of 2023. To recap quickly, this decision appeases consumers who want more privacy and control over their personal data and online behaviors, and it helps eliminate […]

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Third-party Cookies are Going Away: What Should Retailers Do about It?

Every website is required to ask for consent to drop first- and third-party cookies on your browser, though not all do. While you may not know exactly how cookies work, you likely know that cookies track user information. A cookie is a small text file that lets a website remember you. There are two forms […]

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CPG Partner Conversations: Managing Global Supply Chains into the Future with Plantensive

The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented disruption. In just a few days, our world turned upside down. As shelter-in-place lockdowns, mask mandates, and social distancing rules took hold, new consumption patterns quickly emerged. Arguably, no industry felt this dramatic impact more than consumer packaged goods (CPG). However, industry leaders are forging ahead with resilience, tenacity, and […]

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Using Amazon Athena and Amazon SageMaker for Improved Customer Churn Analysis

Customer churn is a growing concern for many companies—and not without merit. During the pandemic, 75% of US consumers switched brands or stores, and 60% of them plan to incorporate new buying patterns and habits post-COVID. In other words, 45% of consumers shifted their brand choices over the long term. But customer churn is hardly […]

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How Ecommerce Pure Plays Continue to Thrive: Four First Steps for Enterprise Retail CTOs

The COVID-19 pandemic shocked the retail industry system. It wasn’t long before high streets were boarded up worldwide, and many traditional businesses pivoted to fully operating online. As traditional businesses struggled to stay afloat, cloud-based disruptors (ecommerce pure plays) started acquiring brands that had gone under in order to make them available online. AWS has […]

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How Immersive Technologies Are Changing the Retail Landscape

Consumer adoption of ecommerce across the retail sector has accelerated due to COVID-19. This increase also pushed up the demand for technologies that improve the buyer’s shopping experience. As digital properties are becoming retailers’ flagship stores, from fashion to beauty and eyewear to home goods, many product categories have incorporated immersive technologies, such as 3D […]

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How an Old-fashioned Doorstep Delivery of Bottled Milk is Making a Comeback Powered by AI-Driven Supply Chain

An old concept of milk delivered to customer doorstep is making a big come back in fresh new ways. Home milk delivery from local dairy farms was a staple for many households in the 1950s and ’60s. With the rise of the supermarkets and refrigeration becoming widely available, the doorstep delivery of fresh milk went […]

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Turbo-charge Your Click & Collect Experience with Pickup at Curb

The last year and a half has seen some changes worldwide, including how customers engage with retail brands. As we begin returning to normality, retailers have an opportunity to redefine what that looks like and embrace some of the habits and expectations that arose during COVID. Let’s investigate how customers have been buying during this time and […]

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Get Results in Just Three Weeks: Take the OTIF Challenge with Noodle.ai

You know the saying: Results speak louder than words. But fast results speak even louder. Which is why at AWS, we say speed and fast results are critical to business survival. With CPG leaders forging ahead with resilience, tenacity, and innovation, those continuing to innovate at speed are delivering crucial business results. And now, it’s […]

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