Topic: Retail

Microsoft and M&S join forces to test AI solutions

Microsoft and M&S join forces to test AI solutions
By Lindsay James | 22 June 2018

Partnership aims to optimise the retailer's operations and transform the customer experience

Q&A: Nextail on the Microsoft ScaleUp programme

Q&A: Nextail on the Microsoft ScaleUp programme
By Guest | 08 June 2018

Spanish startup explains how it has benefitted from taking part in the programme 

The secret to successfully using AI to power a new era of retail

The secret to successfully using AI to power a new era of retail
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 May 2018

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explains how retailers are using artificial intelligence-enabled virtual agents, robots, analytics and more to empower their employees, optimise their operations and delight customers

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explains how retailers are using AI-enabled virtual agents 

Starbucks partners with Microsoft to deliver a seamless customer experience

Starbucks partners with Microsoft to deliver a seamless customer experience
By Lindsay James | 11 May 2018

Innovations include a new mobile app and intelligent food and beverage sequencing

Visibility platforms are a key driver for successful experiential retail, says IDC

Visibility platforms are a key driver for successful experiential retail, says IDC
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 May 2018

Report finds that the systems help retailers to improve business productivity and customer experience 

Build-A-Bear Workshop turns to Microsoft 365

Build-A-Bear Workshop turns to Microsoft 365
By Lindsay James | 03 May 2018

The technology will help to empower employees and drive competitive advantage

RBTE will open its doors later this week. Here’s what to expect

RBTE will open its doors later this week. Here’s what to expect
By Lindsay James | 30 April 2018

2-3 May; London’s Olympia

This year's event will be co-located with the Retail Design Expo and the Retail Digital Signage Expo

EBF Digital Transformation in Retail Banking 2018: What to expect

EBF Digital Transformation in Retail Banking 2018: What to expect
By Elizabeth Robinson | 26 April 2018

15-16 May 2018; London, UK

Event will provide a platform for European retail banks to discuss digital transformation

Marc Jacobs modernises its supply chain with Microsoft and Medius

Marc Jacobs modernises its supply chain with Microsoft and Medius
By Elizabeth Robinson | 26 April 2018

The fashion brand is implementing MediusFlow, Azure and Dynamics 

New services to help ensure retail success

New services to help ensure retail success
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 April 2018

Michael Boykin and Daniel Munyan from DXC Technology explain how geomatics and omnilocation services can help retailers to capture data from their physical stores so they can meet, and exceed, the needs of their customers

DXC Technology's Michael Boykin and Daniel Munyan explain how geomatics services help capture data