Technology Record - Issue 27: Winter 2022

40 MAR K E TWATCH: E V ENT P R E V I EW Retailers from around the world will gather at Javits Center in New York, USA, for NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show (NRF 2023) to learn how to use technology to combat current and future challenges in the retail industry. The event will feature over 175 sessions, covering a range of topics from enhancing customer experiences with artificial intelligence to improving cybersecurity. Attendees will hear from more than 350 speakers from retail brands, including Neiman Marcus Group, Chipotle Mexican Grill, LePrix, Walmart US and American Eagle Outfitters. Technology providers will also showcase their products and the value they can bring to modern retailers. For example, on booth #4503, Microsoft will highlight the Microsoft Cloud for Retail and how it can help retailers thrive during times of uncertainty. Multiple Microsoft partners will also exhibit at the event. Technology Record caught up with several of them to find out which services and solutions they will be showcasing to help retailers transform operations. 14-17 January 2023 | New York City, USA NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show Michael Orr Senior Portfolio Marketing Director for Retail Nino Hörttrich Head of Global Marketing for Retail The AXIS Camera Application Platform helps you get the most out of your Axis devices by offering flexible applications designed for hybrid solutions. By combining advanced edge analytics and server-based technologies using the cloud, local server and edge environments, it’s possible to run applications, completely or partially, on the edge. This improves system efficiency and reduces storage, bandwidth and hardware needs, enabling more scalable and efficient solutions with less complexity. The latest version introduces ACAP Computer Vision SDK, bridging the gap between edge-, server- and cloud-based environments, and tailored for the Axis AI-enabled product portfolio. We live in the era of unified commerce. The shopper journey has evolved, with consumers buying when, where and how it suits them. Retailers can only keep pace with a connected supply chain that meets customers on their terms. Blue Yonder is best positioned to help retailers keep their promise to the customer with a connected suite of supply chain and order management solutions that intelligently optimise merchandising, inventory positioning, fulfilment and operations. Whether you lead merchandising, category management, inventory planning, operations or digital teams, Blue Yonder’s innovative approach to supply chain will power your customer’s shopping experience. Diebold Nixdorf will showcase innovative solutions that enable retailers to create more relevant consumer and staff journeys, based on our Storevolution approach. Being more modular, open and available helps to overcome operational challenges and flexibly scale their businesses. This includes the newest DN Series EASY self-service portfolio extension and powerful AI platform for retail that reduces friction points and speeds up self-service processes. James Stark Segment Development Manager, Retail Axis Communications – booth #5349 Blue Yonder – booth #4239 Diebold Nixdorf – booth #3221