The artificial intelligence (AI)-powered logistics platform 7bridges has raised $17 million to help transform supply chains, the U.K.-based company wrote on its blog Monday (Jan. 17). The round was led by Eight Roads, the London-based venture capital firm managing $8 billion in assets, with strategic investment from Maersk Growth, the...
As the pandemic has transformed the nature of work with more employees working from home than ever before it has also changed how consumers shop according to new study from IBM and the National Retail Federation. The new global study of over 19,000 titled “Consumers want it all” revealed that...
Euromonitor International today released its “Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2022” report. It defines the trends motivating consumer behavior and challenging business strategies in the year ahead. Here’s are the trends outlined by the global market research company:. Backup Planners: Consumers find creative solutions to purchase their...
Urgent potato and baby formula shortage as wild winter weather causes travel chaos and Covid staffing problems surge
THERE's an urgent potato and baby formula shortage as 2022's wild winter weather has sparked travel chaos and Covid staffing problems surge. As the coronavirus pandemic continues and some parts of the world have been affected by extreme weather conditions, potatoes are becoming less accessible. According to The Washington Post,...
The state of the U.S. economy, specifically inflation and supply chain issues, are still top of mind for consumers, according a Shopkick survey. The concerns will continue to influence consumer behavior and may prompt Americans to spend less in 2022 as nearly half, 45%, of those polled don't anticipate spending habits will return to normal this year, according to a press release on the findings.
Costco is no longer accepting passport photos in-store or online. The reason behind discontinuing the photo printing service was that Costco cited a steep decline in demand for its current offerings. They also noted the increasing use of digital photography as a factor in their decision to discontinue the service.
A report by Al Rajhi Capital predicted that real estate loans in the Kingdom will continue to grow questyear, especially during the first half of quest’year. The report added that Al-Rajhi, Al-Jazira and Al-Bilad banks have the greatest exposure to home loans and are the biggest beneficiaries of the increased volume of these loans.
Merkle’s Digital Marketing Report found Q3 2021 to be, like its recent predecessors, one marked by unusual digital performance. A changed online landscape, the evolving pandemic, and recent privacy updates impacted key metrics across search, programmatic, paid social, and Amazon. To understand how these underlying factors translated into actual numbers, let’s explore each trend in more depth.
Retailers are continuing to face more challenges and shifts within consumer behavior. Supply chain and logistic woes are plaguing retailer inventory, the COVID-19 pandemic is still surging across the U.S. — with the rise of new variants forcing some consumers to shop entirely online, while others are getting back their comfort with shopping in-store.
How Intel Handles Global Chip Shortages, Arc GPUs for PC Builders, and More : interview with Gregory Bryant
In Part 1 of our interview with Gregory Bryant, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Client Computing Group, Intel, we got insight into the thought process that led to the development of 12e’s ‘Alder Lake’ family of processors. generation, which introduces heterogeneous processor core types to mainstream PCs and laptops for the first time. He also talked about the progress made with low-end processors for affordable computers, as well as what we can expect from the emerging foldable-screen laptop segment.
Pathr.ai has reportedly collaborated with The Lionesque Group and its parent company MG2 Corporation to introduce real-time analytics to pop-up shops at National Retail Federation’s show. Using the advanced spatial intelligence technology of Pathr.ai, retailers and brands will now be qualified to use their pop-up store to attain actionable...
When it comes to frontline workers, mobility is a critical component of digital transformation. For years, shared, corporate-owned, single-use (COSU) devices like smartphones and tablets, mobile printers, virtual reality headsets, interactive kiosks, and digital signage have enabled businesses to optimize workflows and drive productivity. However, the recent health emergency, high employee turnover, and evolving worker demographics and expectations have forced organizations with frontline workers to redefine their digital strategy.
Target's top executive said U.S. consumers will drive less and consolidate their shopping into fewer trips as they adjust to pricier gasoline and the highest inflation rate in almost four decades. Shoppers are also likely to eat more at home and seek cheaper generic-brand goods in an effort to ease...
When it comes to expanding your career, there is no denying how competitive it can get. Industries are constantly changing thanks to consumer behavior, technology, and regulations that get enacted. Due to these constant changes, it’s vital for your career to always be open to expanding your job skills as this helps enable you to stay relevant within the industry you’re working for. Sometimes this can get pretty demanding. You’re already having to deal with a tight work schedule, and trying to balance this with your personal life. But trying to expand your career can get fairly expensive as well.
Grocery store shortages are back, and this time, we can point fingers at supply chain disruptions, omicron and winter storms. Grocery store chains nationwide are looking bleak as shelves remain empty, stocks run low and shoppers fruitlessly probe the aisles for their favorite products. These dwindling stocks give us flashbacks...
GBK Collective, a leading marketing strategy, consumer behavior and analytics consultancy, today announced a partnership with Qualtrics, the leader and creator of the experience management (XM) category, to provide brand advisory services to Qualtrics customers. Through the partnership, GBK will work with customers to apply real-time analytics and predictive insights to make smarter decisions using the Qualtrics XM Platform™.