AWS for Industries

Category: Retail

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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Defining the digital model for convenience retailing

The very definition of convenience retailing is an experience of access and ease for shoppers. There’s no ambiguity. The experience must be convenient, period. And the convenience store, or c-store, market is huge. In 2019, 3.1% of the US GDP resulted from $647.8 billion in combined in-store and fuel sales at c-stores. With nearly 153,000 […]

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How to deliver headless commerce in retail

Retailers who want to modernize their selling systems have a wealth of technologies available. Those who have already moved to a modern technology infrastructure are reaping the benefits of reduced maintenance, more business agility, and better customer experiences. CIOs can choose to refactor existing systems and slowly migrate functional areas, or they can make a […]

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AWS Retail Series: Advice from our APN Partners on navigating the pandemic

COVID-19 has turned consumer behavior on its head, forcing retailers to reimagine the customer journey, rethink business operations, and double down on innovation. To help guide retailers as they navigate the challenges and opportunities associated with COVID-19, we reached out to our Retail Competency Partners to get an understanding of what they’ve learned during the […]

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AWS Retail Series: How COVID-19 has accelerated a new digitized normal for retailers

World events are accelerating change in the retail industry. As retailers operate through a global pandemic, many are rethinking all aspects of their businesses in order to prepare for the ‘new normal.’ Will consumers’ massive shift to online channels ‘stick’? If so, do existing investments in technology and IT infrastructure take into account what will […]

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