2nd Quarter of the Retail People Magazine launched
The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres + Retail has launched the regions most extensive source to shopping malls, retailers & suppliers, the 2019 Directory includes over 840 Malls, 1000 Retailers and 700 Service providers listed. The Directory will be available from 5th of May onwards at the MECSC +R office.
While e-commerce is set to double in the next three years, some consumers are still wary of spending online. Rahul Duragkar, Managing Director of UAE-based online retailer Shopinc, enumerates 3 ways that online retailers can build – and keep – consumer trust
Swisslog, the global leader in robotic, data-driven and flexible automated solutions presented its range of modular yet scalable automation solutions at Seamless Middle East exhibition to meet the dynamic needs of retail, e-commerce and multichannel logistics.
Less than 15 Percent of Shoppers Completely Trust Retailers to Protect Personal Data
Earlier this week, Frost and Sullivan released their 2017 Global Artificial Intelligence Opportunities in Retail. The research was conducted with a series of industries connected via growth partnership service; the study focuses on commercial viability and impact of retail applications for AI, either through integration with existing workflows or by creating new ones. It also explores strategies for navigating artificial intelligence (AI) as a retail or information technology (IT) vendor, and the imperative for both to adopt a data-focused mind set. The study considered vital market players including Amazon, Ocado, and IBM. The study reveals that AI applications such as chat bots, marketing, and supply chain optimization and will help strengthen customer relationships and create growth opportunities.
By 2021, smart technologies to provide shoppers with new levels of personalization, speed and convenience