Blue Yonder

World-class retailers can reduce their out-of-stock rates by as much as 80% and see their revenue and profits improve by more than 5%.

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The Science of Winning Customers' Hearts: How to Build an Effective Retail AI Strategy

IN — 31 October, 2017

Most of the buying decisions that customers make are emotional, even if they back-rationalize their purchases with logic. This is one reason that understanding consumer buying habits, and creating an engagement strategy that works on a personal level, is so challenging for retailers.

The Power of AI in Retail: What the Experts Say

IN — 30 October, 2017

If there’s one key takeaway that came out of our recent trip to Shoptalk Europe, it’s that the buzz around AI in retail continues to grow.

Blue Yonder Recognised for Innovative Food Replenishment Software

IN Events & Awards — 18 October, 2017

For shoppers, out of stock items are frustrating. For supermarkets, an empty shelf often leads to a reduction in sales and consumer loyalty. On the other hand, too much fresh produce results in vast quantities of unprocessed, healthy food wasted each year. Combatting this problem, Blue Yonder has implemented a fully automated ordering system across…

How Can AI Make Fashion Retail More Responsive?

IN — 26 September, 2017

Fashion retail has always been fast paced, but that pace has increased remarkably in recent years, and it’s down to one predominant influence: the consumer.

The growth of new channels such as mCommerce and shoppable social media platforms have made it possible for fashion fans to browse and buy items in even the tiniest shopping window; from their…

Thought for Food: How Can AI Help Supermarkets Innovate Their Fresh Food Replenishment Model?

IN — 25 September, 2017

As a consumer there’s nothing more frustrating than dashing to the supermarket on your way home from work, only to find that the specific item you want is out of stock. Whether it’s fresh herbs for a recipe you’re cooking that night, or burgers for the impromptu ‘sunny day’ barbecue you are hosting, being greeted by an empty shelf can ruin your…

Blue Yonder listed in Gartner Hype Cycles

IN Events & Awards — 12 September, 2017

In the technology-rich world of retail, organizations look to industry experts to guide decisions about which solutions are best for their business. Gartner’s annual Hype Cycle is one of the most trusted analyses of the retail tech sector, and Blue Yonder is delighted to be mentioned in three reports this year.

7 Ways Retailers Benefit From AI

IN Artificial Intelligence — 05 September, 2017

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are becoming ubiquitous in our daily lives. Modern AI systems are less like David in Spielberg’s film “A.I. Artificial Intelligence” or the HAL computer in Kubrik’s “2001 – A Space Odyssey” but help us to steer through our daily life more efficiently.  From self-driving cars to scheduling…

Black Friday Best Practice: Why it Pays to Get Peak Right

IN Retail — 30 August, 2017

European retailers already had plenty to concern themselves with in the final quarter of each year before Black Friday became an annual event that required marking on their calendar.

The post-Thanksgiving deals-driven day in the US has now established itself in the UK and across Europe – and it’s causing headaches for some retailers in terms of…

3 Award Nominations that Prove Our AI is Delivering Real Value

IN General — 16 August, 2017

In the new retail landscape, the power of AI to extract value cannot be underestimated, and the global retail industry is recognizing this in many ways – not least, through its industry awards. Three respected UK organizations - the IGD, Retail Week, and Computing.co.uk –are all championing Blue Yonder’s achievements as examples of AI excellence in…

Power to the People: why Man + Machine Learning = Maximum Productivity

IN Machine Learning — 24 July, 2017

We live in a world where people like to pitch man against machine. But isn’t the truth that humans should be working with technology to drive a more efficient future?