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Accelerated Retail: Finding the Value in Your Data


Discover how a simple shift in mindset can unlock the true potential of your retail business. It’s not just about data and technology, it’s about the unexpected secret that’s been right in front of us all along. Are you ready to uncover the game-changing truth that will revolutionize the way you approach retail? Stay tuned to find out how this surprising revelation can take your business to new heights.

“I always say [that] we’re data rich, but sometimes insight poor. And what’s so exciting about where we are right now is the outcomes that we can deliver for our customers and for our store associates to imagine entirely new experiences because of this generative AI capability.” – Shelley Bransten, Corporate Vice President, Global Retail, Consumer Goods & Gaming Industries at Microsoft

In this first episode of our four-part mini series, Top Retail Experts and Thought Leaders behind Microsoft explore how AI infrastructure is revolutionizing data accessibility and strengthening security measures. And with cloud technologies taking over retail, there are new opportunities to harness the power of these large, complex data sets in meaningful ways.

Special thanks to David Phipps, Sandeep Unni, Shelly Branston, Jose Luis Ortiz, and Charles Haseman for sharing their thoughts in this episode, and to Microsoft for making this possible.
In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Maximize business growth by harnessing the power of retail data insights.
  • Overcome the challenges of data accessibility to unlock new opportunities for retail success.
  • Uncover valuable insights with the strategic use of AI in extracting data for informed decision-making.
  • Integrate data sources to gain a comprehensive view and make informed decisions for retail success.
  • Ensure the security of AI infrastructure to protect valuable retail data and maintain customer trust.

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  • Apply to be a guest on the RETHINK Retail podcast by visiting the website Rethink Industries and filling out the application form.
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