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Data & Analytics ARCHIVE

How to Get Started with Big Data and the Cloud  Jun 27, 2016 10:50 AM By Prat Moghe

There are plenty of good reasons why many retailers haven’t moved data processing to the cloud yet. Many have decades of legacy systems built up, including data processes that may have taken years to architect. See what the challenges are for many retailers and what is holding them back.

Disney + Intelligence:Using Big Data to Make it a Small World After All  Jun 24, 2016 11:26 AM By Maria Pergolino

The world, especially the marketing world, has become a little obsessed with data, and for good reason. While much of the possibilities are still in the realm of imagination, big data can be used to tell the customer story much more effectively than simple research and intuition.

How (& Why) Retailers Can Do Big Data in the Cloud  Jun 16, 2016 10:49 AM By Prat Moghe

Cloud computing changed everything for retailers. From brick-and-mortar enterprises to web-only storefronts, the cloud has had a major impact on business, technology and the bottom-line.

How Under Armour Used Digital Experiences to Shift Business Models  May 13, 2016 11:36 AM By Lori Mitchell-Keller

Consumers expect much more than a transaction – they expect an immersive experience. Fitness leader Under Armour is one example of a company recognizing the need to offer consumers more than just a product. Here’s a look at how Under Armour focused its business model on the relentless pursuit of innovation to build brand loyalty and satisfy consumers.

Why Data Silos are No Laughing Matter  Apr 05, 2016 1:08 PM By Lindsay Conwell

Data silos are no laughing matter, and can potentially create a domino effect where all parts of the business are so isolated that attempting to rationalize them is simply impossible. Here’s why connected data with an action-prescribing solution will empower teams to arrive at the right conclusion, optimizing their week and allowing the enterprise to take action faster, thus realizing higher profits.

Is Your Customer Offered a Swipe Right Or Left?  Mar 30, 2016 10:52 AM By Emil Eifrem

Retailers should be taking the data they have accumulated from various multichannel interactions work much harder for them. Here are several ways to take full advantage of the data that is available for your business.

Week in Review: Rolling Out the Red Carpet in Cincinnati  Mar 24, 2016 1:47 PM By MCM Staff

The red carpet will be rolling out in Cincinnati on April 14. That’s when Multichannel Merchant will announce the winners of its annual Excellence in Customer Experience Awards its 2016 Operations Summit.

Week In Review: Bubble Wrap Becomes Unbreakable  Mar 18, 2016 9:41 AM By MCM Staff

Pop… Pop… Pop Pop… Pop…
Well, that’s a series of sounds we may not hear anymore, shortly after a co-worker or a family member opens a package. That’s because Sealed Air’s “unpoppable” Bubble Wrap protective packaging solution is now commercially available worldwide.
Read on and find out what this means for Bubble Wrap aficionados and your packaging, and what else was big news this week.

Week in Review: Amazon As Expected Buys Into Air Freight  Mar 10, 2016 3:14 PM By MCM Staff

Ending months of speculation, Amazon says it has leased 20 Boeing 767 cargo jets from Air Transport Services Group Inc., while taking a 20% stake in the Ohio company. This gives Amazon a significant boost in its air freight capacity, as much as 15%, and signals to the major carriers it is eager to control more of its logistics destiny.

Week in Review: Wayfair Just Had the Best. Week. Ever.  Mar 04, 2016 9:05 AM By MCM Staff

Between posting 98% growth in Q4 direct sales, plans for Canadian and European expansion and a new analytics-driven catalog, Wayfair had a pretty good week. The company also announced plans to open its fourth customer service center in Bryan, TX. See what other news and events transpired this week in the world of direct-to-customer retail and ecommerce.






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