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Changing Consumer Behavior Transforms The Retail & CPG Industries

It’s no secret that consumer behavior and expectations changed dramatically during the two years of the COVID pandemic, changes that have disrupted supply chains and raised the marketing and customer service bar for retailers. In this episode of “Data Cloud Now,” host Gautam Srinivasan chats with Freddy Guard, Snowflake’s Head of Retail & CPG for North America, about those changes and how it has accelerated the demand for cloud-based, data-driven solutions to meet the challenges those changes have engendered.

ThoughtSpot for Snowflake Retail Data Cloud

With the Snowflake Retail Data Cloud and ThoughtSpot Analytics, retailers and consumer packaged goods leaders can seamlessly access, govern and share data to deliver personalized customer experiences, optimize supply chains, and make data-driven merchandising decisions. Take advantage of live analytics to uncover and share granular insights from first- and third-party data from the Snowflake Data Marketplace without performing any aggregations or extracts.
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Black Friday: Retail Holiday or Developers' Nightmare?

For developers and QA engineers, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a game of watching how much weight the ice can take before it cracks. Learn how uptime goes beyond performance testing, and what you can do to prepare for the worst. In the United States, Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For many of us, this serves as a chance to see family, play some football, and stuff ourselves with an unholy amount of food.

How Embedded Systems Impact Everyday Life

Embedded systems are at the core of various products, machinery, and intelligent operations like machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Since embedded devices are used in almost every industry today, embedded systems play a crucial role in the functioning of devices and machines we use daily, from vehicles to home appliances and medical devices. To further understand this, here's how embedded systems impact everyday life.

The Rise of APIs in Retail - Better Data, Better Business

Retail is a challenging industry. It is constantly evolving to reflect consumer preferences in product selection – but that is only part of it. As more people turn to online shopping, many retailers are using application programming interfaces (APIs) to remain competitive. Consumers have certain expectations of technology, so implementing digital transformation and APIs in retail has become less of an option and more of a requirement to attract and retain the modern customer.


The 4 benefits of retail analytics

Retail analytics is transforming the bricks and mortar and e-commerce landscapes. From Amazon drones delivering your favorite cupcake the moment your sweet tooth starts to tingle to your local shop stocking the new GoPro just before you set up on a new adventure. In this article, we will explore the guiding principles of how data can be used to improve your retail business. But we will also make it actionable.


How is big data analytics changing the retail market?

The retail industry is being reshaped by big data analytics. From supply chain management optimization so your favorite product is always in stock to deliveries that happen in under 1h that fulfill the immediate customer needs, retail businesses are using predictive analytics to drive growth. In this article, we will look at what big data analytics is and what are the three main drivers it uses to reshape the retail sector. Let us start with some clarity surrounding the terms.