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Intel: ‘Big data’ can revitalise retail

Intel: ‘Big data’ can revitalise retail

Oct 7, 2013

Intel: ‘Big data’ can revitalise retail More and more retailers are finding that ‘big data’ can help boost sales, when used in the right way, says Intel UK’s Elaine Cook. The strategic marketing director for retail technology was speaking at an Ecommerce Expo keynote about big data – a term used to describe complex data sets...

Wired: Putting a Dollar Value on BigData Insights

Wired: Putting a Dollar Value on BigData Insights

Jul 25, 2013

Putting a Dollar Value on Big Data Insights Image: BBVAtech/Flickr The Big Data phenomenon produces some mind-boggling statistics, such as the fact that the volume of global data produced doubles every two years. At the University of California at Berkeley, researchers found that, currently, five quintillion bytes of data are produced every two days, which...

BigData can optimize mobile experience

BigData can optimize mobile experience

Jul 24, 2013

via networkworld.com How Big Data Can Help Retailers Optimize Mobile CIO – Mobile devices are working their way into every facet of our lives these days. For instance, according to Accenture Interactive, 72 percent of consumers ages 20 to 40 now use mobile devices to comparison shop while in retail stores. The problem for retailers? The majority of them...

Big Data helping Russian retail chain improve path to purchase

Big Data helping Russian retail chain improve path to purchase

Jun 30, 2013

via retailcustomerexperience.com Big Data helping Russian retail chain improve path to purchase Synqera, a Saint Petersburg, Russia-based technology firm, announced its joint pilot program with Ulybka Radugi, a large Russian retail chain. Ulybka will integrate Synqera technology to incentivize the consumer’s path to purchase and foster loyalty. The piloted...

Netherlands’ largest online retailer, Uses IBM Big Data Analytics Cloud Suite to Deliver Improved Marketing and Merchandising

Netherlands’ largest online retailer, Uses IBM Big Data Analytics Cloud Suite to Deliver Improved Marketing and Merchandising

Jun 29, 2013

via ibm.com/press wehkamp.nl, Netherlands’ largest online retailer, Uses IBM Big Data Analytics Cloud Suite to Deliver Improved Marketing and Merchandising ARMONK, N.Y. – 27 Jun 2013: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that wehkamp.nl, Netherland’s largest online retailer will use IBM cloud-based merchandising analytics to manage markdown pricing to...