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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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Part 2: How Retailers are Leveraging Cloud Technologies to Transform their Supply Chains

In my previous blog, Four Supply Chain Disruptions Retailers Must Overcome, I discussed the four disruptions that retailers must overcome to improve their supply chain intelligence and meet customers’ fulfillment demands. To recap, intelligent retail supply chains are automated to increase efficiency, speed, and adaptability to disruption. Retailers have put building intelligent supply chains at […]

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Part 1: Four Supply Chain Disruptions Retailers Must Overcome

Retailers of all sizes and across various industries face the challenge of quickly getting the right product in the right quantity in the right place at the right time. The roots of this struggle run deep. COVID-19 and the subsequent ecommerce expansion have exacerbated fulfillment issues, with many retailers’ supply chains or partner networks unable […]

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How to Localize Web Content and Detect Customer Sentiment More Effectively with AWS Solutions

Ecommerce sales are on the rise. In 2020, worldwide sales reached USD $4.2 trillion with projections estimating sales reaching USD $5.4 trillion by 2022. As retailers expand globally, their users are diversifying and language requirements are expanding in complexity. In turn, translating content such as product descriptions and reviews can be time-consuming and expensive. Consumers […]

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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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