Author Archives: Hassina Obaidy

Skava joins HPE-led Cloud28+ to offer new hybrid cloud retail solutions

[Press Release] San Francisco – December 21, 2017: Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, today announced its membership as a technology partner in the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)-driven Cloud28+ community and digital platform. By leveraging the Cloud28+ community’s … Continue reading

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5 Ways Physical Stores Can Reclaim Their Throne

Physical stores are not left without hope. Despite the influx of store closures, physical retailers can make a strong comeback. More than 20 major retailers, such as Kmart and JC Penney, have closed down stores this past year. In 2017 … Continue reading

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[PYMNTS] The Cure For The Brick-And-Mortar Blues

[PYMNTS.com] The death of retail — of the brick-and-mortar kind — is nowhere, really, in sight, even as some might say the physical shopping experience is losing its spark. But it helps to take the pulse and temperature from time to time … Continue reading

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Highlights 2017 [Webinar]

Black Friday and Cyber Weekend have officially come to an end. As predicted, online sales were at an all-time high during Black Friday ($5.03 B in online sales) and Cyber Monday ($6.6 B in online sales). Black Friday is increasingly … Continue reading

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Busting The Door Busters On Black Friday

[PYMNTS.com] What has a pre-season, post-season, and championship playoff? If you said “football,” you’re not wrong – but the terms could also apply to the holiday shopping season, which has swelled so much in recent years that it has almost … Continue reading

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RETAIL Power To The Retail (Sales) People

[PYMNTS.com] RIP retail. Or, maybe not. To paraphrase Mark Twain, a mustachioed author famous for quips and no small amount of wisdom, rumors of a demise have been greatly exaggerated. Consider the case laid out by Skava, a cloud-based, microservices digital commerce … Continue reading

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[Webinar] Using AI To Power The Retail Experience

  [PYMNTS.com] When is milk not milk? This is no trick question — it’s a distinction that artificial intelligence (AI) is going to have to learn to make in order for eMerchants to fully leverage the potential of machine learning. To … Continue reading

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