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2022 Omnichannel Leadership Report

Driving Digital Transformation and Customer Engagement: The 2022 Omnichannel Leadership Report

The last two years have been marked by an unprecedented sea change in retail. Brands of all sizes and industries were forced to implement critical omnichannel capabilities, from safe store pickup to contactless payment. When many of these stores reopened, though, they took a step back as quickly as they had taken two steps forward. […]

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Fast Retailing (Part 1): Transforming the Clothes Shopping Experience

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 1 of a two-part series where they share the key points of their discussion. Don’t miss part 2 – Building […]

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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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Retailers: Offer Products When and Where Your Ideal Customers Want to Shop with Edge Retail

Consumers want convenient, personalized, frictionless shopping experiences that seamlessly cross every purchase channel, from physical stores to ecommerce websites, as well as social media platforms, marketplaces, and apps. Furthermore, every retailer, whether an emerging digital-native brand or a long-standing brick-and mortar company, must wrestle with tough decisions, such as whether to add physical stores and […]

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Driving Sustainability in Retail through Transparent Measurement

With consumers increasingly making purchases based on the sustainability practices of a brand, retail brands are making public commitments to environmentally-friendly manufacturing and operating practices. Ten years ahead of the Paris Agreement, Amazon co-created the climate pledge in 2019 for organizations looking to be net-zero carbon by 2040, and over 100 enterprises have since signed […]

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Why Retailers Need a CDP to Power Their Customer 360 Strategy

With so many options to browse and discover products, consumers don’t shop linearly. Instead, they use many different, disparate channels along their shopping journey to discover and research products—from social media and websites, to email campaigns and targeted ads, as well as actually shopping in a brick-and-mortar store. Unfortunately, this disjointed approach obscures the shopper’s […]

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Accelerate Innovation in Retail at NRF 2022

We hope you are as excited as we are to be back in person at NRF 2022! We can’t wait to engage with you as we showcase new technologies designed to help you meet consumer demands, optimize operations, and improve insights in an ever-changing, post-pandemic world. Our retail experts are busy preparing to share insights, […]

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How a Grocer Can Deliver Personalized Experiences with Recipes

The grocery market was significantly disrupted by the COVID pandemic. Consumers shifted toward online shopping and home deliveries. For example, in 2020 the online share of total grocery in the UK exceeded pre-COVID forecasts for 2024, reaching 8.8% in 2020. International markets experienced similar growth. As restrictions are gradually lifted, some consumer trends are here […]

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Your Personalized Playlist for Migrating Your POS to the Cloud

The Challenges of Retail Retail has always moved fast and been extremely competitive. Today, consumers expect retailers to move even faster, adjust to new market entrants, and keep up with their ever-changing needs and wants. Only those retailers who are willing to constantly adapt will survive and thrive with company lifespans continuing to shrink. Digitalization […]

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Know Before You Go: Retail Attendee Guide for re:Invent 2021

The entire AWS Retail team is super excited to announce that AWS re:Invent 2021 has an in-person option this year. We can’t wait to see you in Las Vegas (or virtually) for our exciting program planned for retailers, with sessions featuring Neiman Marcus, Waitrose, Adidas, and Tapestry. This year’s event will also include over 20 […]