Jack Sinclair became CEO of 99 Cents Only in January and he’s intent on transforming perceptions of the company and accelerating growth with help from big brands and former executives from Walmart, Sam’s Club and Albertsons.
Retail Leader visited NCR's new digs adjacent to the Georgia Institute of Technology in the Midtown area of Atlanta for a conversation with Dirk Izzo, Senior Vice President of NCR’s Industry Solutions Group and Tom Chittenden, Vice President and General Manager of NCR Retail Solutions.
Data science-based capabilities, including machine learning and artificial intelligence, are gaining momentum in the retail industry as retailers seek to connect more meaningfully with their shoppers. At the same time, today’s shoppers expect – even demand – complete price and promotional transparency. The landscape is changing fast creating ethical implications around AI-based pricing for retail executives.
We’ve all read and heard the many recent stories of artificial intelligence-based computers driving cars, defeating the human champion at GO (a profoundly complex board game that originated in ancient China) and beating humans at ATARI games.
Want to understand where the retail industry is headed? Start by listening to the vision of Dr. Pallab Chatterjee, the Chairman and CEO of Symphony RetailAI, a company whose artificial intelligence solutions are helping retail and CPG transform.