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Amazon Retail - Costs Rising Sharply

by Robert Hetu  |  April 24, 2015

This weeks press release by Amazon focused largely on the first breakout of revenue from is web services (AWS) but as a retail analyst I am more interested in the...

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Measuring Content Performance: A Conversation with SAP’s Jung Suh

by Jake Sorofman  |  April 16, 2015

Gartner analyst Kirsten Newbold-Knipp and I recently published a research note called “Content Marketing Comes of Age” (Gartner for Marketing Leaders subscription required), which set out to identify and shine...

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Two Main Questions about Big Data

by Svetlana Sicular  |  April 16, 2015

More and more people describe the speed of big data technologies in dog years. In the lightning-fast cadence (“fail fast”), considerations for actual technical professionals who are deploying big data...

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Cool Vendors in Retail 2015

by Robert Hetu  |  April 8, 2015

These Cool Vendors focus on maintaining and growing revenue from customers through a better understanding of how they want to shop across channels and brands. Technologies in this research help...

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Cool Vendors in Information Innovation, 2015

by Jim Hare  |  April 7, 2015

Very cool! Gartner just published this year’s profile of four emerging vendors who offer unique approaches to managing and analyzing information: Connotate, Integro, MapLarge, and SumAll. Cool Vendors in Information...

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Why Behavior Matters

by Robert Hetu  |  March 19, 2015

I had a very engaging call today with a large retailer; we spoke at length about how to understand the customer and to use this understanding to create change. Change...

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Price Optimization Best Practices

by Robert Hetu  |  March 18, 2015

Gartner research conducted in Fall 2014 shows that over 50% of large retailers in the US and UK have implemented price optimization for one or more of the 4 main...

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Security Analytics: Projects vs Boxes (Build vs Buy)?

by Anton Chuvakin  |  February 3, 2015

This is going to be a sad one. This is going to include lines like “Even if you only spend $1m on security data scientists per year, you can …”...

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The Emotion-Watchers are Coming; The Emotion-Watchers are Coming!

by Robert Hetu  |  January 29, 2015

An interesting WSJ piece yesterday, The Technology that Unmasks Your Hidden Emotions, highlights the potential for reading emotions and the possible legal implications created. I don’t plan to dig too...

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Understand Customer Behavior to Win at Retail

by Robert Hetu  |  January 27, 2015

Providing every existing or potential customer with one view of the retailer, where the customer sees no observable difference between experiences across the retailer's channels, is pivotal for success within...

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