Fashion & Apparel Moda Operandi Uses Customer Data To Create Its First-Ever Runway Report

Data gathered directly from customer behavior and sales will help the luxury e-tailer deliver more accurate inventory predictions

Analysis How Retailers Like PepsiCo Are Improving Supply Chain Efficiency With Sales Data Optimization

From PSFK's Shopper Data Debrief, here's how three retailers are leveraging in-store purchase data to help inform inventory choices and predict consumer needs

Merchandising & Curation River Island Deploys Machine Learning To Align Stock With Customer Demand

The U.K. fast-fashion brand is partnering with retail tech co Nextail to introduce product inventory software aimed at better predicting what inventory will be in demand, part of its digital overhaul

Consumer Goods Walmart Expands In-Store Tech To Assist Employees With Menial Tasks

The big box retailer is rolling out robots and other tech to help employees with repetitive jobs like cleaning floors and sorting inventory, leaving more time for customer assistance

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Galeries Lafayette Launches Paris Concept To Invigorate Department Store Scene

The Paris retail mainstay is opening an outlet on the Champs-Elysées as an experimental fashion laboratory for cutting-edge brands and digital tech, aiming to create a day-trip destination for tourists and luxury customers alike

Features Retail Trends Playbook Excerpt: Leveraging Data For Responsive Merchandising

From heat-mapping to forecasting algorithms, these three retailers are leveraging local data intelligence for real-time and relevant merchandising in physical stores

Automotive In-Store Drones Can Monitor Correct Shelf Stocking And Customer Activity

The robotic devices, created by Pensa, ensure that shelves stay stocked and items are where they are intended to be, offering manufacturers and retailers a less expensive way to monitor inventory as well as customer activity

Brand Activation & Immersion Gap Inc. Reveals The (Unsexy) Technology That Will Help Drive Business In 2019

James Thordsen, senior director of product management for the apparel retailer, spoke with PSFK on how perks like a Denim Gallery and a In Stock On Shelf app will ease and enhance the shopper experience in meaningful ways

Delivery & Logistics Department Store Uses RFID Tech To Better Track Inventory

Myer is using RFID to enhance its inventory transparency and accuracy as online sales continue to soar and consistency with in-store stock becomes imperative

Retail Brick And Mortar Bookstores Partner With For Ecommerce Support

Rather than trying to put smaller bookstores out of business, is helping them with stock replenishment and logistics

Shopper Education & Assistance Google Search Integration Helps Online Shoppers Find Merch In Nearby Shops

The partnership enables online shoppers to view available inventory in nearby stores, placing distance, price and availability of items in Google Search results, and is intended to support local businesses

Store Experience & Design Machine-Learning Robot Simplifies Retailers' Inventory Audits

Simbe Robotics added new capabilities like RFID scanning to its retail robot to make the audit process faster and more thorough, collecting inventory data and even tracking popular customer paths

Loyalty & Membership H&M Digs Into Big Data From Returns And Receipts To Boost Store Sales

Location-specific information from receipts, returns and loyalty cards will help the retailer provide an increasingly targeted product selection

Home This Company Is Making Same-Day Furniture Delivery Dreams Come True

Detroit-based startup Floyd offers same-day delivery on select home furnishing purchases