AI Articles and Reports in Consumer goods

Explore articles and reports related to artificial intelligence in consumer goods, including coverage of electronics, fashion, retail, and more.

Machine Learning in Retail - Near-Term Applications and Implications

Machine Learning in Retail – Near-Term Applications and Implications

When managers and leaders think about machine learning in retail, they often imagine helpful in-store robots, automated processes like checkout or stocking shelves, or conversational agents that suggest products and answer questions for customers. While these applications should be considered as disruptive factors for retail’s future, it’s unlikely that these factors will be the first wave of AI’s impact on the sector.

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AI in Fashion – Present and Future Applications

The global fashion industry is valued worldwide at an estimated $3 trillion and representing 2 percent of the global Gross Domestic Product. The World Bank categorizes apparel in the broader category of manufacturing which represented 15 percent of the global GDP in 2016. eCommerce has shifted the industry from strictly brick-and-mortar (and catalog) to a more mobile and social media-friendly space, which has opened up in applications of AI in fashion that may help to mold the future of the customer experience.

Use Cases of Recommendation Systems

Use Cases of Recommendation Systems in Business – Current Applications and Methods

An increasing number of online companies are utilizing recommendation systems to increase user interaction and enrich shopping potential. Use cases of recommendation systems have been expanding rapidly across many aspects of eCommerce and online media over the last 4-5 years, and we expect this trend to continue.

Drone Delivery Timeline for America's Top Retailers

Drone Delivery Timeline for America’s Top Retailers

The precipitous drop in the price of drones and the intelligent guidance systems that power them has created a broad range of commercial applications (we covered industrial drone applications in a previous article). One use-case that has captured popular attention and large scale investment from a variety of retailers and start ups is autonomous delivery vehicles.

AI for Real-Time Personalization - with LiftIgniter's Adam Spector

AI for Real-Time Personalization – with LiftIgniter’s Adam Spector

Episode summary: In this episode we talk to Adam Spector, the Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer at LiftIgniter, a company which provide a service which modulates website experience per users, for an array of different businesses. Adam and I discuss what the tech giants are doing to customize their business experiences, what data they’re using to continually alter user experience and what industries and sectors might be impacted by this aggregate trend as it moves forward.

Robots in Retail: Examples of Real Industry Applications

Robots in Retail – Examples of Real Industry Applications

It’s no secret that e-tailer Amazon has an army of robots at its warehouses to fulfill orders; currently its robot detail is 45,000 strong. The company also wants to put a fleet of airborne drones into service for fast deliveries. The question that traditional retailers face is whether or not investing in robots to operate inside their stores can actually improve business and help them stay relevant with consumers.

Consumer goods

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