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Grow and Expand Loyalty Reward Programs With Amazon Managed Blockchain (Part One)

At this point it is safe to say that most of us are either familiar with or engaged in at least one loyalty program. Loyalty programs provide consumers with rewards for many of the products that they already purchase. These rewards take many forms, from product discounts to free trials and everything in between. What’s […]

How SGK reduced IT operating costs by 83% with NoOps and serverless microservices on AWS

SGK Inc. (SGK) provides packaging, ecommerce solutions, and brand experiences for more than 1,500 clients around the world. SGK’s products and services provide near-real-time asset management, workflow integrations, and analytics for brand strategy and omnichannel marketing as well as asset design and production. The analytics in particular drive supply chain and product management decisions. Overall, […]

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Retailers: Turn Retail Data into Competitive Advantage

If you consider the last few decades, the retail industry has gone through a massive transformation. From the corner drug store of yesteryear, to the massive malls of the 80s and 90s, and from online marketplaces to self-service kiosks and social media shopping, the retail landscape has evolved in ways that no one would’ve imagined. […]

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Know Before You Go: Retail Attendee Guide for AWS Summit London 2022

After two long years, we’re excited to welcome our customers back to AWS Summit London, an in-person event packed with brand new and exclusive content, sessions, demos, and activities. To help you navigate the event, we’ve assembled this guide to share our recommendations. Based on our extensive experience working with retail customers, these will help […]

Deliver immersive retail experiences at scale for a more sustainable future

A staggering 83% of consumers believe businesses should actively be shaping their best practices around environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, as based on a 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Survey. Retailers are getting serious about slowing the effects of climate change by reducing their carbon footprints. Many are committed to net-zero emissions targets within the […]

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How to Build a Microservices Architecture for Retail with Infosys Equinox

Ecommerce is Becoming Ever More Important According to this Forbes article from April 2021, global ecommerce sales were expected to reach $4.2 trillion, and “surveys of consumers in the United Kingdom, Japan, and the United States showed online shopping is becoming the preferred method of grocery shopping for a growing number of consumers.” While that […]

CPG Partner Conversations: Create Meaningful Consumer Experiences with Amperity

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 consumption patterns 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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Do Retailers Really Need an IT Department Anymore?

In his recent WSJ article, Joe Peppard, from the MIT Sloan School of Management, takes the position that the IT department has outlived its usefulness. The IT department at many companies has grown into such a powerful force that it’s hard to imagine a company without one. With that said, the article certainly got me […]

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Fast Retailing (Part 2): Building an In-House Engineering Organization

AWS Japan G.K. invited Fast Retailing Co. Ltd. executives to speak on the theme of “Digital Reform Initiatives at Fast Retailing: Transformation of Engineering Organizations Utilizing AWS” on September 2, 2021. This post is part 2 of a two-part series where they share key points of their discussion. You won’t want to miss part 1, […]

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Improve online shoppers’ brand loyalty: Providing accurate delivery dates and building customer trust with FenixCommerce’s order experience and tracking platforms

Many eCommerce retailers face significant planning challenges resulting from supply chain disruption, labor shortages, and a retail landscape significantly altered by the pandemic. Shoppers are searching for brands they can trust to meet their expectations for accurate, on-time delivery, and retailers are looking for solutions to delight their customers and build brand loyalty. Solve new […]