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Startup Guide: A Roadmap Towards Achieving Sustainability in Retail

By : CIOL Bureau

The year 2020-21 has been tough for the entire retail industry in the country. Yet, while coping up with this pandemic we have realized that for a business to sustain all odds, it needs to have a system in place

Presenting the Big 4 of Indian Retail

By : Sunil Rajguru

There are two things to note in Indian retail. One is that the mom and pop stores will survive. That much is clear. But there is not much space in the middle. Consolidation is happening in a big way at

Technology can Help to Rebuild the Fashion and Retail Sector after COVID Hit Economic Slowdown

By : CIOL Bureau

The pandemic has affected every sector of the economy and fashion retail is no different. The industry was on an upward trajectory before the pandemic disrupted it tragically. Further, due to lockdown and work from home, the desire to shop

Tech advancements in the CPG industry: Why-Where-How?

By : CIOL Bureau

While CPG is one of the key industries in India, much of it is unorganized. The highly fragmented Indian market is spread between modern retail stores and varied traditional local convenience (Kirana) or mom-&-pop stores, many of which are in

New Google Cloud research shows the impact of COVID-19 on retail and holiday shopping

By : CIOL Bureau

It’s been a historic year for the retail industry. The pandemic fast-tracked digital trends that the industry had been pondering over the previous decade. Thus, it separated retail leaders and laggards. What were once nice-to-have technological differentiators have now become

Retail Industry is banking upon VTO to transform the shopping arena in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Virtual Try-On (VTO) technology is having an incredible moment in retail lately. Today, when COVID-19 pandemic has constrained everyone to stay indoors, online shopping has been blooming now more than ever. The competition for gaining the attention of consumers and

BCP PlayBook: Tesco put people at the heart of its COVID-19 resilience plan

By : Soma Tah

The COVID-19 crisis has hit businesses harder than ever before. Although many large companies had a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in place that they can fall back on in case of emergencies, but they fell short of expectations during this unprecedented

Last mile connectivity in the retail sector

By : Ashok Pandey

The retail sector is one of those industries which have the most distributed presence. On average, retail organisations have a presence in anything between 10 – 500+ locations PAN India. Another complication gets added in the form of different types

Transforming Retail Habits – is There a Clear Direction to The End State

By : CIOL Bureau

Landscape of retail in India has been very dynamic in the past decade. While e-commerce players are trying to pull out all stops to make break-throughs, offline retail players too have now warmed up to the fact that they are

Retail in the Age of AI

By : CIOL Bureau

By Jonathan Wood, General Manager, India, Middle East, and Africa (IMEA) There’s broad acceptance that artificial intelligence (AI) is here. However, we’re still figuring out how to apply it across retail businesses for supply chains, operations, omnichannel experiences, or even

Omni-channel fulfillment: As in the wizarding world of Harry Potter!

By : CIOL Writers

Dheeraj Shah & Tejal Kothari As technology becomes advanced and all pervasive, customers, today, expect retail organizations to be none less than the wizards. However, the expectations of instantaneous fulfillment with no additional cost are driving tremendous amount of pressure

Ritu Kumar relies on retail analytics for better merchandising decisions

MUMBAI, INDIA: Ritu Kumar, one of the most admired designer-wear brands in India has chosen Manthan’s Retail Analytics solution to power key merchandising decisions. As Ritu Kumar and its sub-brand ‘Label’ cater to an increasingly diverse global consumer base, Ritu

Shoppers Stop nods at Omni-Mobility to boost sales

NEW DELHI: Shoppers Stop has announced a collaboration with Cisco to implement Cisco Wireless Solution across

No Pressure about loans, TTK’s new recipe

By : Pratima Harigunani

BANGALORE, INDIA: Despite a ginormous landscape for SME lending market in India, it keeps popping as an

Dassault Systèmes enhances solutions portfolio for CPG & retail clients

BANGALORE, INDIA: Dassault Systèmes  has launched three new industry solution experiences and the enhancement of its

Flipkart embracing Microsoft Azure platform to enrich online shopping experiences

Taking one step ahead, Flipkart today announced that it will adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive

Intel launches connected retail platform; plans $100mn retail tech investment

USA: At NRF 2017 – Retail’s BIG Show, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich introduced the Intel Responsive

Manthan Retail Analytics wins multi-year deal from Grand Hypermarkets

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hyper and Super market chain, Grand Hypermarkets has chosen Manthan Retail Analytics to gain

Cognizant deepens work for Future Group

MUMBAI, INDIA: Cognizant has been selected by Future Group, the multi-brand retailer, as a strategic partner to

Future Group’s loyalty wallet Future Pay brings a ‘Price Match’ feature for frugal shoppers

By : Soma Tah

BANGALORE, INDIA: Future Group has launched Future Pay, a digital loyalty wallet for cashless, cardless and hassle-free