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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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Retail Builders Blog Series

How to Build a Dynamic Supply Chain Platform: A Primer

To meet customers’ needs in a dynamic and fast-changing world, organizations must establish supply chain platforms that can proactively react in real time. Rapid technological development and advances in utilizing Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), and cloud-based platforms can be leveraged to create scalable global platforms that capture data throughout […]

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AWS is How: Petco Brings Greater Convenience and Personalization to Pet Parents

The American Pet Products Association reports that over 13 million people in the US have welcomed a new pet into their homes over the past year. And having a furry friend nearby has really made a difference: three out of four pet parents say that having a pet in their homes helped reduce the stress […]

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Digital Commerce Overview

How to Implement a Digital Commerce Strategy in Retail

We all witnessed and probably personally experienced the massive shift to online ordering as the COVID-19 pandemic set in. Despite the shift and somewhat surprisingly, 80% of sales still involve physical stores. As ecommerce continues to mature and consumers become more digitally savvy, these trends have emerged: Online sales continue to soar, with a 42% […]

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The CTO Guide to Ecommerce Architectures

Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) most frequently mention these core capabilities of their ecommerce architectures: The ability to innovate at the digital and physical front ends that support sales channels. The effort required to integrate the increasing number of other IT systems. Those who talk more about innovation are usually builders. Revenue, metrics, and innovation are […]

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Move to Microservice Architecture

Success Strategies for Moving to a Microservice Architecture in CPG

In my last blog post (Three Steps for Modernizing Your DTC Ecommerce Website), I shared three strategies for modernizing your direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce website: Lift and shift your DTC ecommerce website to AWS. Decompose your ecommerce website and rearchitect it with microservices. Move to serverless computing so you can focus on your business. Why Microservices […]

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Three Steps for Modernizing Your DTC Ecommerce Website

I’ve spent more than 15 years working with many of the most innovative consumer brands to help them architect their ecommerce platforms. At AWS, my focus is helping consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies enhance customer experiences and gain operational efficiencies, especially with their direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce websites. CPG customers regularly ask how they can realize […]

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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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