Articles by Amitesh Sinha


AI for Retailers

September 2018— Make it work to your advantage (Part 2 of a 3 part series) Over the last few years, furniture retailers have had the opportunity to join the technological…


Putting the AI in RetAIl

August 2018— Let tech improve your customer service and inventory management The retail world is buzzing about artificial intelligence and can you blame it? The extent man is conquering new…


Beacons

September 2017— The Next BIG thing in Home Furnishings Beacons have widely been hailed in the retail industry because they deliver quantitative, in-store intelligence. For example, a customer walks by…




Why retailers are lining up for Big Data

We just witnessed yet another record retail holiday season. Online sales for Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday reached $5.27 billion, up a strong 17.7 percent from last year, according to Adobe. Black Friday set a record by ringing up $3.34 billion in sales, a year-over-year increase of 21.3 percent. As retailers geared for the biggest selling season, use of big data gained momentum due to its role in increasing sales.