Blue Yonder

enables retailers to take a transformative approach to their core processes, automating complex decisions that deliver higher profits and customer value using artificial intelligence (AI).

Recent Posts

Blue Yonder’s World Cup Run: AI turns its Attention From Retail to Goal Scoring

IN Artificial Intelligence — 24 July, 2018

Blue Yonder’s AI solution spends most of its time analyzing vast amounts of data to predict customer demand and optimize pricing across the retail sector. However, this summer, we took on our biggest challenge yet: predicting the results of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.  

Could Intelligent Pricing Help to Win Back Customers and Drive Sales?

IN Price Optimization — 17 July, 2018

The continued struggles faced by Marks & Spencer, following the reporting of a 62% fall in pre-tax profits in May, illustrates the challenging conditions that many UK retailers are currently facing. The impact of the most difficult trading conditions since the 2009 recession is further underlined in M&S’s plans to close 14 stores this year, taking…

Retail Revival or Fight For Survival? AI is Driving a New Era.

IN Future of Retail — 12 June, 2018

While there have been some big retail closures announced in the UK, consumers are still shopping from physical stores as frequently, and according to a report by Deloitte, brick-and-mortar is predicted to grow by USD 36 billion by 2022. Contrary to popular belief, the retail high street is alive and kicking.    

Blue Yonder Recognized as Finalist for 2018 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards

IN Events & Awards — 12 June, 2018

Blue Yonder has been named a finalist in the 2018 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards Retail category. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. The CEO of Blue Yonder, Uwe Weiss, said: “We are delighted…

Asda-Sainsbury’s Merger: How Synergies Support Grocery Retail Growth

IN Future of Retail — 30 May, 2018

When the UK’s second and third largest retailers — Asda and Sainsbury’s — announced their surprise merger last month, the new grocery business became the largest private sector employer in the UK, overnight.

Ernsting’s family’s Fast Fashion Model Demonstrates the Importance of Price Optimization

IN Price Optimization — 28 May, 2018

Price optimization is a rising concern for retailers of many different types in today’s challenging retail environment. With multiple external influences – from the economy and consumer confidence, to the proliferation of ecommerce and mobile technology in retail and even changing consumer expectations – the issue of price optimization is a…

Why Is In-Store Grocery Shopping Still No. 1 Choice for Consumers?

IN Artificial Intelligence — 02 May, 2018

Today, we’re deep into an online revolution, but is grocery retail getting left behind? Trends suggest that consumers across Europe still prefer to shop in store, and it might just be thanks to AI.

How Is Blue Yonder Using AI to Transform Retail?

IN Artificial Intelligence — 26 April, 2018

Today, retailers across all sectors are facing a flood of industry challenges to keep up with their competitors. These include clunky legacy systems, dealing with a growing bank of business data, over-squeezed margins, and the rising cost to serve.

How Retailers Handle Price Wars: Europe Versus the US

On both sides of the Atlantic, retailers are facing two major industry pain points, flattening demand and compressed prices. Behind both these issues, however, is fast-changing consumer behavior. In both markets, there’s a race to fulfil consumer demand effectively and efficiently.

Global or Local: What Do Grocery Shoppers Want?

IN — 22 March, 2018

Online retail has transformed the world into a global mall. Across the globe, the number of tons shipped by ocean containers multiplied almost 17 times from 102 million in 1980, to 1,720 million last year. Singles Day in China is one of the largest ecommerce holidays worldwide; in 2017, Alibaba sold products from 192 countries. Consumers in Europe…