Consultants: The Out-of-the-Box Perspective Your Team May Need

Assuming that your team has been working on similar projects and using the same technologies for a while, it's normal to develop set views of how certain issues should be addressed. Many companies automatically start to make decisions based on what feels comfortable or what expends less energy instead of objectively analyzing processes. If your team hasn't gotten out of its comfort zone recently, it may be time to start thinking outside the box.

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AC Spotlight - Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart is Head of Ecommerce & Digital Marketing at Cushnie et Ochs, a luxury womenswear retailer that has come of age in the digital era. We were captivated by her talk at Luxury Interactive in October, and thrilled when she agreed to let us interview to learn more.

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City of Digital Angels -  How LA's Hottest Brands Are Embracing the Digital Revolution

Last week we headed down the coast to LA to hear from top retailers and brands at #LAECOM, hosted by IC Summit. While the panelists were astonishingly diverse, ranging from social media darling Snapchat to insurance providers like Farmers, and e-comm startups peddling everything from athleisure to home goods, some consistent themes emerged.

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How Machine Learning Applications Save Retailers Time and Money - Part 2

From controlling smart cars on earth to forecasting solar flares in space, machine learning technologies are being more and more widely implemented. Today, we’ll continue last week’s discussion on machine learning applications in retail settings, including their uses in securing payment transactions, improving customer experiences, predicting customer demand, and automating customer service.

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How Machine Learning Applications Save Retailers Time and Money - Part 1

As retail companies continue to compete to increase market shares, business owners are seeking to implement technologies that they believe will  boost their revenues. Because of the many technological systems in use, it’s impossible to analyze all accessible data generated by different resources, such as mobile phones, websites, social media, forums, emails, etc.

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AC Spotlight - Andrew Berg

After hearing Andrew Berg speak at Luxury Interactive, we had to learn more. Andrew is President at Robert Graham, a self-described “American Eclectic” purveyor of luxury menswear. Andrew’s vision for a brand that encapsulates the feel of luxury while maintaining a vibrant personality was contagious, and we loved hearing his strategy for brand cohesiveness.

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