From face recognition and machine learning to autonomous cars and virtual reality

Virtual reality, shopping from an autonomous car, face recognition, machine learning and conversational commerce all featured as SAP Hybris showcased its vision of the future of retail at its customer conference in Barcelona this week. The commerce platform provider demonstrated technologies with potential retail applications, from the more far off (more…)

Fair immigration and investment in domestic skills needed post-Brexit for transforming retail industry: BRC

The technology-driven transformation of the retail industry and the UK’s decision to leave the European Union means there’s now a pressing need for a fair immigration system, developed alongside a domestic skills agenda, a new report suggests. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) argues in a new report out today, The (more…)

IRC 2017 INTERVIEW Gabrielle O’Hare on the importance of content

Ahead of this year’s InternetRetailing Conference (IRC 2017) we’re previewing the event through features and interviews with key speakers. This week we hear from Gabrielle O’Hare, content director at ContentQueen. Until May, Gabrielle was at Argos where she ran the retailer’s in-house content production facility, leading a project on end-to-end (more…)