Analyst Corner

Category: Analytics

Webinar – AI Impact on Loss Prevention Technologies

Thursday October 12th, 2pm ET



OnDemand – Charting the AI-Driven Transformation of Grocery

Out-of-stocks and overstocks

Charting the AI-Driven Transformation of Grocery The transformation of the grocery industry is no longer a future concept; it is happening now. With  the convergence of technology, data, and the evolving needs of consumers, the industry is at the brink of a revolution, and artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning […]

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Analytics in the Retail Enterprise: Paving the Way for the Future

Hierarchy of Analytics

Retail Analytics In today’s retail environment, understanding data is no longer a luxury but a necessity. The rapid growth of e-commerce, evolving customer behaviors, and the sheer amount of data generated have made analytics an indispensable tool for retailers. Basically, retail analytics not only provide insights into past performances (descriptive […]

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OnDemand – The Good, The Bad, the Ugly – Inventory Distortion

Out-of-stocks and overstocks

Out-of-Stocks and Overstocks IHL has been tracking retail inventory distortion and the true cost of out-of-stocks and overstocks for 17 years. Inventory distortion worldwide is a critical issue that continues to plague retailers worldwide, causing significant financial losses and operational challenges. When IHL measures inventory distortion, we look at out-of-stocks […]

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OnDemand – Retail’s $9.2t AI Retail Revolution

Generative AI Driving Impact

Retail’s $9.2t AI Retail Revolution AI is set to revolutionize the retail and hospitality industries, with IHL forecasting an astounding  $9.2t AI retail revolution. This disruptive force, comparable to the game-changing barcode, will reshape retail in ways we can only imagine. Join us for an enlightening webinar where we delve […]

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Retailers Running Out of Time to Optimize Digital Journeys

Digital Journeys Recent IHL research shows only a portion of retailers have optimized these digital journeys. While 54% claim to have optimized the traditional ecommerce channel of shipping from a warehouse, only 27% have optimized localized delivery, 26% ship from store, and only 16% Buy Online for Store Pickup. For […]

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COVID-19’s $11.5b Impact on IT Spend

Worldwide, COVID-19 is having disastrous impacts on consumer spending.  IHL’s current forecast for consumer spending is a reduction of $1.6t in sales worldwide, just under 10%.  And it is the smaller retailers losing the most by far.  But not all segments are doing poorly.  While Specialty Stores and Departments Stores […]

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