Articles by author: Dinesh Gauri, Ph.D.

AI-Powered Retail Checkout At Scale May Take Some Trial & Error

Sam’s Club is innovating the retail checkout experience w with its AI-powered exit technology, contrasting sharply with Amazon’s recent setbacks with its ‘Just Walk Out’ technology. Amidst Amazon’s rollback on implementing this technology in larger stores due to operational challenges, Sam’s Club’s approach emerges as a strategic experiment in customer service efficiency, particularly…

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AI-Powered Exit Technology Can Ease Checkouts, But Larger Stores May Grapple with Scalability Issues

In recent developments, Sam’s Club has initiated the deployment of AI-powered exit technology across more than 120 of its retail locations, aiming to enhance customer experience by significantly reducing wait times. This move emerges as a contrasting response to Amazon’s recent pullback from its Just Walk Out technology, which allowed customers to shop without…

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To Retain Customers Amid the Rise in Grocery Costs, Stores Must Offer Competitive Prices & Home Delivery Services

In the face of global economic shifts, grocery prices have continued to escalate, climbing by 21% over the last three years, outstripping the overall inflation rate of 18% for the same period. This trend persists even as general inflation shows signs of cooling, presenting a paradox that affects consumers and retailers alike. The ongoing…

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Grocery Retailers Need to Adopt Adaptive Supply Chain Strategies to Stabilize Rising Grocery Prices

As recent reports highlight a cooling in overall inflation rates, the grocery sector tells a different story. Over the past three years, grocery prices have surged by 21%, outpacing the general inflation rate of 18% during the same period. This divergence is particularly pronounced in certain food items, where price increases have reached as…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Preventing burnout
Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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