AWS for Industries

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Industrial Personnel & Hazard Tracking with Amazon Location Service

Introduction Hot work is defined as any operation that could be an origin of ignition in an environment with flammable materials. According to the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB), hot work is one of the most common causes of worker death. It is also leading cause of industrial fires. A hot work […]

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Making Site Selection Decisions Easy With AWS Data Exchange for Amazon Redshift

Many quick service restaurants (QSRs) and dining brands rely on third-party point-of-interest data to understand if they’re making the right market expansion moves. For example, a QSR looking to place its first location in New York City may want to know the clustering of bars and nightlife venues in Manhattan to set hours of operation […]

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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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Retail Builders Blog Series

Managing Custom Clearance Risk in a Global Supply Chain

In our previous blog, How to Build a Dynamic Supply Chain Platform: A Primer, we discussed how companies can proactively manage market events in a global supply chain using AWS. In this post, we will focus on how companies can manage customs clearance risk in the same supply chain by using AWS artificial intelligence and […]

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What’s New in Retail from re:Invent 2021

It’s been two years since AWS hosted an in person re:Invent conference. Although everyone had masks on, the excitement was palpable. I had a great time meeting with customers in a face-to-face setting again with dinners and parties. It was really fun. And with so much news coming out of the event, I’m sure it […]

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Seven Smart Store Strategies to Streamline Retail Operations

As the retail industry tackles dramatic shifts in shopper behavior, broad changes in product assortments, and huge growth in digital orders, innovative merchants are responding to these market shifts with laser-focused, technology-driven customer experience initiatives. We wholeheartedly applaud these efforts. But it’s not enough. Retailers must also focus on back-office store operations to increase automation, […]

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A How-to Guide for Deploying Amazon Interactive Video Service and Amazon Personalize in Retail

The ever-increasing popularity of live streaming is opening up new opportunities for online customer interactions. With live streaming providing engaging content, it can facilitate the flow of customers into online shopping, joining the shopping experience with other forms of online engagement. Personalized recommendations also allow online stores to pick the right products at the right […]

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Re-thinking the Fine Dining experience

In previous blog posts I have shared insights, inspiration, and customer success stories from restaurants and catering/contract food service organizations. The majority of the observations have come from the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR), Fast/Quick Casual and Casual Dining segments of the industry. As a result, I have received many ‘playful’ comments from Fine Dining establishments. […]

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