August 24, 2015

Appriss Inc., a provider of data, risk assessment and analytic solutions for government, health information and consumer industries, has acquired The Retail Equation, Irvine, California, a provider of predictive analytics for retail businesses.

May 28, 2015

IBM has released new industry-specific solutions with pre-built predictive analytics capabilities for industries including retail, to uncover and act on critical business insights.

January 29, 2015

About four- in-10 retailers plans on using both Apple Pay (43%) and predictive analytics (42%) by the end of 2015.

December 5, 2014

If you talk to retail industry stakeholders about their business priorities for 2015, you will likely hear about their continued focus on omnichannel. But the overall environment is starting to feel different than in years past.

October 28, 2014

Consumers can purchase virtually anything they want anytime from anywhere, from the Internet to social media to mobile devices to good old brick-and-mortar stores.

October 17, 2014

Every year, retailers put fresh spins on evergreen holiday décor, remixing such classics as the Christmas tree and jack-o-lanterns to tempt seasonal shoppers. Though we have yet to see this year's big trend, it's probably safe to say it will not be the Christmas Turkey or Thanksgiving Skeleton.

October 13, 2014

Last week, SAP hosted its annual Retail Forum in the palatial confines of the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan. 

July 29, 2014

Predictive analytics are a crucial tool for staying ahead of the competition. Applying complex mathematical algorithms to patterns in customer behavior, product sales and other key performance indicators provides insight into otherwise hidden trends that can separate you from your peers.

July 17, 2014

In-store mobile device integration and e-commerce solutions, as well as inventory management and predictive analytics software, are the biggest technology priorities for independent brick-and-mortar retailers.

February 6, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch is using a consumer-driven predictive analytics solution from First Insight Inc. to help the retailer make faster and more accurate design, buying and pricing decisions, thereby reducing markdowns and mitigating risks associated with new product introductions.

January 7, 2014

The Limited is extending its partnership with predictive analytics provider First Insight, Inc. to help make faster and more accurate design, buying and pricing decisions, thereby reducing markdowns and mitigating risks associated with new product introductions.

December 10, 2013

SAP is releasing the new InfiniteInsight solution. Based on patented automation technology from KXEN, an SAP company, the solution is designed to provide businesses the ability to deploy predictive analytics across the enterprise.

December 4, 2013

Direct Wines, the world’s largest online wine retailer, has successfully deployed advanced, end-to-end planning, promotion, forecasting and fulfillment solutions from Predictix, a provider of cloud-based, predictive analytics solutions for retailers.

October 30, 2013

By 2015, retailing will be marked by redefined customer interaction, a new level of real-time customer data, and a global, verticalized supply chain.

January 15, 2013

Profitect announced that Weis Markets has selected its cloud-based Profit Amplification solution, a pattern-seeking predictive analytics tool, for deployment throughout the chain.

October 25, 2012

Eager to make more effective business decisions, many retailers are reevaluating their business intelligence strategies. With a renewed focus on breaking down enterprise-wide silos, retailers are making a move to the next generation of BI, which includes giving line and store managers access to predictive analytics tools and multifunctional views of data.

October 25, 2012

Making better business decisions requires retailers to break down silos between company divisions, and deliver scalable predictive tools that allow managers enterprise-wide to sift through mission-critical information.

Chain Store Age talked with Andrea Morgan-Vandome, VP retail strategy and solution marketing, Oracle Retail, about the importance of business intelligence (BI).

What is the biggest change today related to retail analytics and BI? 

July 30, 2012

First Insight, which provides predictive analytics generated from online consumer engagements, announced an agreement with The Limited.

June 21, 2012

First Insight said Thursday that it has forged an agreement with Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5TH to provide predictive analytics generated from online consumer engagements to help the outlet retailer make faster and more accurate buying and pricing decisions for new products.

March 7, 2011

Retailers have learned that the only way to survive in a tight economy is to know their shoppers’ expectations and preferences, and deliver specific service based on these needs.

November 30, 2010

he retail industry might just be the last bastion of the gut instinct.

June 6, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores’ Sam’s Club division is achieving higher-than-expected results from its eValues program, which creates...

May 20, 2010

IBM announced that Neck & Neck, a children's clothing retailer in nine European countries with...

August 31, 2008

Buxton was founded on a unique premise—to assist enterprises in building success by accurately...