Sunday, April 30, 2017

Starbucks, Tencent team up and add AI to menu

At the Starbucks Biennial Investor Conference today, the coffee and retail giant revealed some plans for 2017, including a new partnership with Chinese service provider...

Amazon’s grocery store has no checkout line

Amazon unveiled a new physical store on Monday that sells grocery essentials and ready-made meals. But the key selling point is what's missing: checkout...

How AI Is Changing The Retail Experience For Consumers

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing everything from marketing to healthcare. And this holiday season is the beginning of the future for how marketers will...

How AI is changing online retail forever

Artificial intelligence is all around us, from searching on Google to what news you see on social media to using Siri. And with the...

Can Retail AI Gain Situational Awareness?

“Hello, Dave. You look really nice in those jeans. Maybe you’d like to buy this shirt too?” The retail market is being taken over by...

AI hasn’t scratched the surface of ecommerce yet

When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI) has made its way into many aspects of our lives, even into toys for kids like Anki’s Cozmo which...

Walmart granted a patent to enable self-driving carts

Walmart is planning to eventually have self-driving shopping carts roaming its stores and herding themselves out of the parking lot. The U.S. government granted Walmart...

Start-up Nextail raises $1.6M to help retailers optimize inventory

Nextail, a Spanish startup that has developed technology to help retailers better manage inventory levels and, ultimately, sell at higher margins, has closed $1.6...

Autonomous In-Store Robot Introduced by Lowe’s

"Hello, I'm NAVii. How can I help you?" This is how the store associate of the future may greet you. Starting in the fall, Lowe's shoppers in...

Sequoia Invests Series A into AI startup Mad Street Den

Mad Street Den, an India-U.S. startup focused on artificial intelligence that was started by ex-Silicon Valley founders, has pulled in an undisclosed Series A round of...

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