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Tag: covid-19

CPG Partner Conversations: Customer Data Strategies with Treasure Data

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

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Building a COVID-19 Vaccine Verification Solution on AWS

Buying a COVID-19 vaccination on the dark web for upwards of $1000 only for it never to materialize sounds like something from a Hollywood script. But according to cybersecurity agencies like Check Point, this situation is presenting itself to patients eager for vaccinations.  Fraudulent activities like this and fake drug products such as those described […]

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Data-driven Demand Planning: Managing Disruption with ML and Demand Sensing

Even in normal times, demand volatility is a constant challenge for consumer packaged goods (CPG) supply chain management. But these are not normal times. The COVID-19 pandemic has upped the ante, completely disrupting supply chain planning. As unforeseen external factors trigger extreme consumer demand changes, multiple supply chain components in multiple locations are affected, and […]

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CPG Partner Conversations: Supply Chain Planning Transformation with Noodle.ai

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

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Lessons from Leaders: Retail Digital Transformation in Germany

Germany, a Powerful Force in Retail In 2020, retail revenue in Germany was estimated to be $820 billion. According to Deloitte’s Global Powers of Retailing 2020 study, four of the top 20 largest retailers in the world are German companies: Schwarz Group (Lidl), Aldi, Edeka, and Rewe. And among the 250 largest retailers, 20 are […]

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CPG Partner Conversations: Fractal.ai

The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented disruption, and in a matter of days, our world turned upside down. As shelter-in-place lockdowns, mask mandates, and social distancing rules took hold, new patterns of shopping quickly emerged. Arguably, no other industry felt the dramatic impact of the pandemic more than consumer packaged goods (CPG). However, leaders are forging […]

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Personalization: How to gain deeper insights and boost sales

No one predicted the COVID-19 pandemic. With stay-at-home mandates and social distancing, people are not going to retail stores as often. Instead, they are buying online, and as a result, consumers are putting a great deal more thought and deliberation into their purchase decisions. Typically, whether consumers are venturing out to a retail store or […]

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Partner conversations: Supply Chain Strategies from enVista – Innovating for the new normal

Introduction for blog series As retailers around the world are managing through unprecedented disruption, industry leaders are demonstrating resilience, tenacity, and a capacity for innovation. We’ve embarked on a series of conversations with executives from AWS Strategic Partners, showcasing leadership and innovation in times of challenge. We hope you enjoy our blog series. If you […]

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Partner conversations: Mobiquity – Innovating for the new normal

Introduction for blog series As retailers around the world are managing through unprecedented disruption, industry leaders are demonstrating resilience, tenacity, and a capacity for innovation. We’ve embarked on a series of conversations with executives from AWS Strategic Partners, showcasing leadership and innovation in times of challenge. We hope you enjoy our blog series. If you […]

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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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