Do you see AI and the cloud solving many of retail’s challenges around inventory visibility, unified commerce and underutilization of data? Where do you see the biggest near-term versus long-term benefits of the technologies? Interactive Edge’s CEO, Zel Bianco comments: I’ve been talking about the benefits of utilizing multiple data sources since I had a … Continue reading Cloud and AI seen fueling digital transformation
How transparent should retailers be in giving consumers information on inventory availability? Should the goal be active (as close to real-time inventory availability as possible) or passive (only out-of-stock disclosure)? Interactive Edge’s CEO, Zel Bianco comments: Why not provide complete and total visibility? There is nothing more frustrating for the shopper when the item they … Continue reading How much inventory visibility do retailers need to give consumers?
Do you have more praise or criticism for Gillette’s “Is this the best a man can get?” ad? Is it fair game for brands with products for men to build messages around the #MeToo movement? Interactive Edge’s CEO, Zel Bianco comments: Quite frankly, I don’t understand why this received so much negative backlash. This is … Continue reading Did Gillette’s rant against toxic masculinity go too far?