Topic: retail

How Anaplan helped Thomas Cook align ecommerce and retail forecasts

Thomas Cook is a business in flux, looking to compete in an increasingly digital world where the internet has given every consumer the ability to be their own travel agent. Technology can help close that gap not just on the front end, but also for back office processes.

Veeam unveils vision for the Hyper-Available Enterprise

The new vision is to reduce risk and accelerate innovation in an era where technologies require a platform for managing data.

Overstock.com puts a lot of stock in blockchain

Four years ago, Overstock.com began accepting bitcoin as a form of payment. It also created a venture capital arm that has invested in a dozen companies using bitcoin's underlying technology to create a new trust model.

Walmart goes all out in India: Plans to open 50 stores in 4 to 5 years 

After the acquisition of 77 percent stake in Indian e-commerce company Flipkart, the retail giant Walmart is going all out in the Indian market. It has now announced it will open 50 more stores. 

Walmart buys Flipkart for USD 15 billion; Alphabet too likely to invest

Softbank CEO, Masayoshi Son has confirmed that the deal between Walmart and Flipkart has been finalised. This is expected to be the biggest deal in the e-commerce sector.

How a CTO helped corporates with digitized tax-saving and automated cafeteria

Ramki Gaddipati, CTO and co-founder of Zeta reveals how digitized tax-saving reimbursements, e-rewards and recognition, and the automated cafeteria is benefitting corporate India.

Marks and Spencer aims to become a 'digital first retailer' with TCS tie-up

British retailer Marks and Spencer has recently signed a deal with the Indian IT services giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to help it become a 'digital first retailer', focusing on new apps, increased use of APIs, automation and even blockchain.The UK retailer Marks and Spencer is working with IT services giant TCS to help it become a 'digital first retailer'

Eight new rules of management to win in this crazy VUCA world: Nitin Seth, Incedo

During his keynote address at IDG's CIO Leadership Event in Gurugram, Nitin Seth highlighted the impact of rapid technological disruptions on businesses and how CIOs can take advantage. 

ICICI Bank adds industry-first features to Eazypay

The all new app has first-in-class services; merchants / retailers can scan barcodes to raise invoices, track inventory via in-built dashboard and undertake sales on credit.

Jewelry industry's new 'TrustChain Initiative' uses blockchain to track products

The world's major jewelry and gem businesses are deploying a blockchain electronic ledger that will verify the origins of their products, all the way from the mines to the retail cases.

Hyperconvergence breathes new life into desktop virtualization

Virtual desktop infrastructure (or VDI) has been an intriguing idea for a long time. We look at the pros and cons of VDI and whether the emergence of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) will finally make implementing virtual desktops feasible.

Ryzen boosts AMD profits, as mobile chips promise further growth

Sales in AMD's computing and graphics segment nearly doubled compared to a a year ago, evidence that AMD's Ryzen is a bona fide success. Next up: the lucrative mobile market.