Big Bets: 4 Cloud Applications That Will Rock 2024
Cloud technologies are rapidly taking over the retail world, offering enhanced functionality, speed, transparency, and unprecedented scalability. It is a fundamental advancement in data and network infrastructure technology that provides a major competitive advantage to any retailer who invests—so long as they configure it to their needs.
Download this report to learn about the four biggest trends set to hit the cloud tech landscape, including:
· Modern, Fast Real-Time Inventory Management: Facilitating real-time, active inventory monitoring with crystal clear transparency and usability.
· Next Generation Supply Chains: In addition to greater visibility on supply chain conditions, realize unprecedented, always-on reliability in data-centered supply chain management.
· Artificial Intelligence from Above: The Cloud and AI: Why cloud and AI-based technologies will be running so much of the retail industry going forward.
· Next Generation Cloud-Based Data Management Strategies: How to plan for and execute data management strategies that leverage the cloud, unifying customer and backend data.
Special thanks to our Retail Cloud Alliance contributors Microsoft, Icertis, Adobe, Sunrise Technologies, and Blue Yonder.
How Retailers Harness First-Party Data for Remarkable Success
Despite the challenges faced by the broader retail landscape over the last several years, convenience retail is growing, thriving even, with many major brands aggressively expanding not just their physical stores, but the services they offer within them. In this mini-report, we will focus on five key areas that customers prioritize in their c-store shopping experiences, seeking insight into why many c-stores are already at an advantage in responding to changes in consumer preferences, and how they can yet improve. Read on to learn:
- More about the challenges faced by c-stores and the broader retail industry, and some of the tools available to help address them.
- How c-stores can equip themselves to reduce wait times and cater to a wider range of consumer preferences, a priority when 75% of American consumers see any amount of waiting as negative.
- Why the expansion of services–both in terms of what is being offered and its quality–is a successful strategy in c-store management today as customers’ concept of convenience evolves.