Business Cloud News

Cloud backup could save phone retailers days of support time – study


Cloud-based backup and transfer systems could save 7.3 wasted lifetimes, according to recent 451 Research into the time consuming inefficiencies of modern phone sales, reports

Adobe, Software AG and Wipro show how cloud can manage retail detail

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Three major retail technologists have unveiled how the cloud could make retailers more responsive.

Infor invests $25 million in cloud-based retail analyst Predictix

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Cloud app provider Infor has invested $25 million in data scientist Predictix with a brief to use its powers of analysis to solve the problems troubling modern retailers.

Software AG and sys integrator arvato to partner on app integration

Software AG and arvato are partnering on application integration for the retail sector

Software AG and systems integrator arvato Systems announced a partnership this week that will see the two companies jointly develop application integration offerings for the retail and digital commerce sectors.

Muji taps Infosys big data platform to improve shopping experience

Muji is using big data analytics to serve up personlised shopping recommendations

Japanese retailer Muji has deployed Infosys’s InteractEdge, a cloud-based big data platform that serves up personalised product recommendations to online customers in real-time.

Crew Clothing taps Oracle Marketing Cloud, ups active customers 20%

Elia: 'Segmentation is key to effective digital marketing and building relationships between customers'

British retailer Crew Clothing has tapped into Oracle’s marketing cloud platform in a bid to improve customer acquisition and the effectiveness of the company’s direct marketing campaigns. Sebastiano Elia, online marketing executive at Crew Clothing said the firm was able to increase active customers by 20 per cent.

Retail cloud eCommera scores $41m in funding

eCommera scored $41m in the latest round of funding, which it will use to fuel global expansion

eCommera, a software as a service provider catering to the retail industry announced this week that the company has secured $41m in series funding in a new round led by Dawn Capital. eCommera chief executive officer Andrew McGregor said that the company will use the funds to expand its retail big data analytics platform to new regions.