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How Google Cloud and Stella McCartney aim to make fashion more sustainable

Google Cloud wants to bring its data analytics and machine learning expertise to help retail brands improve their sustainability

Ocado plans to pack up fragile fruit and vegetables with robotic 'soft hands' that adapt to objects and their surroundings

Ocado wants to pick and pack every one of its 55,000 items that customers can order and has worked with the Horizon 2020-funded SOMA project to develop robotic 'soft hands' that can handle fragile objects

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Throwback Thursday: Lost in translation

Lucky; Mandarin probably would have been even harder to deal with.

Ocado Technology COO talks life after the Waitrose deal

The Ocado Technology COO Anne Marie Neatham talks to Computerworld UK about how the grocery delivery company is doubling down on being a technology company

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IoT and retail tech pushes envelope in 2019: TECH(talk)

What's ahead for Internet of Things technology in 2019? Prepare for more location-based advertising, warehouse robotics, and concepts such as the no-line, no-checkout Amazon Go store.

Dynatrace helps Interflora's digital transformation efforts bloom

Jay Topper, EVP and CDO of flower delivery giant FTD, speaks about the radical digital transformation the company underwent last year, and the part monitoring software from Dynatrace played

How the Post Office finally moved off a 19-year-old SAP HR system

The Post Office was forced to move to SuccessFactors this year after support for its 19-year-old SAP system was stopped

Not On The High Street turns to Snowflake after Redshift starts to creak

The quirky gift retailer shares some lessons from a data warehouse migration away from Amazon Redshift to the cloud solution from new kid on the block Snowflake

AB InBev moves to Talend to streamline IT estate and free up data science talent

The world's largest brewer uses Talend to quickly make decisions about how it produces and markets beer

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How Apple is transforming retail

Rituals Cosmetics has migrated its entire business to Apple's solutions, which has reduced costs, increased productivity, and improved customer service.

How John Lewis upgraded its customer service team to Salesforce Lightning

Lessons learned from the biggest Lightning deployment in the world, switching 14,000 customer service agents over earlier this year

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What is RPA? A revolution in business process automation

More CIOS are turning to robotic process automation to eliminate tedious tasks, freeing corporate workers to focus on higher value work. But RPA requires proper design, planning and governance if it's to bolster the business, experts...

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Retailer migrates 14,000 staff to G Suite and LumApps intranet

The migration from Microsoft Office has improved collaboration, says sportswear retailer Finish Line.

Retailer AO.com builds a single view of the customer with MongoDB

The online appliances retailer turned to MongoDB in its mission to build a single view of the customer

How Just Eat runs devops at scale

In the future, the food delivery company wants AI to take over while engineers sleep

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With cashier-less checkout, retailers should be careful what they wish for

As the battle for cashier-less stores rages on, it's worth questioning whether an employee-less checkout system is something that retailers should truly want.

Tommy Hilfiger wants to become a software company

PVH Europe, the European subsidiary of the American fashion giant that owns brands like Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein, is drastically transforming the way it makes and sells its clothing

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The game-changing potential of smartphones that can smell

Sniffing smartphones won't merely replicate what a human nose can do. They will be able to detect aromas far more precisely. What is the enterprise IT potential here? Quite a bit.

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