Smarter Working: Why AI Empowers the Retail Workforce

There are some pretty frightening statistics out there about the future of the retail workforce. According to the British Retail Consortium there could be 900,000 fewer roles in the industry by 2025, while Deloitte believes that a third of all jobs in the UK are at risk of automation.

Waste Away: How New Replenishment Models Are Reducing Shrink

In grocery retail, waste is no longer the inevitable consequence of making sure customers always get what they want. Increasingly, retailers are recognising the myriad ways to mitigate waste – with many different motivations pushing them to adopt new models and techniques that reduce shrink.

100 % Fresh and Optimal Product Availability in Grocery Retail

Customer expectations in today’s omnichannel retail food business are tremendous, especially in fresh produce. Machine-Learning solutions make it possible for retailers to keep customers satisfied without threatening margins.

Replenishment Optimization Provides Morrisons with the Best Availability

Morrisons improved product availability, reducing shelf gaps by up to 30% using Replenishment Optimization, a machine learning solution for automated ordering.

EuroShop 2017 – Retail’s next big thing: Artificial Intelligence

EuroShop 2017 in Düsseldorf was five days of stimulating discussions and lots of interest in our machine learning solutions.

How UK Retailers can successfully navigate Brexit

Many leading UK Retailers are already feeling the effects of Brexit. Growing inflation and a volatile currency are putting significant pressure on retailers in the UK. Service and supply chain costs are expected to become major financial challenges. Grocery will be significantly affected with declining profit margins and consumer spending. Fashion…

‘Courgette Crisis’ Highlights Importance of Fresh Assortments in Grocery Retail

Retailers need to better predict demand and automate replenishment decisions for competitive advantage.

Grocery Store Availability Leaves Customers Dissatisfied, but Retailers are Unaware of the Severity of the Problem

January has been a month characterized by price cuts  but low prices are not the only factor eating into profits. At a time when competition is increasing, not only from the discounters, but from new players with optimized supply chains and leading distribution networks, meeting the demands of customer experience has become far harder. Limited…

Solution for a Resolution

As you embark on the new year with new resolutions, all of us at Blue Yonder look forward to helping you with solutions for some of your resolutions.

Fresh: The Most Important Battlefield for Grocery Retail

A global survey of 4000 consumers reveals that shoppers are being left disappointed with the freshness of their grocery purchases.