Articles by tag: Melissa Gonzalez Podcast

How Can Retailers Capitalize on Purchase Data?

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   Acquiring data is step one; understanding it and acting on it is what really matters. With…

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Creating a Store Experience Around Trust, Not Commodities

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   While most retailers are closing stores and trying to regain market share, PGA TOUR Superstore defies the odds….

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Strengthening Customer Loyalty with Data

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   An important part of the retail ecosystem is customer loyalty. Retailers and brands fight hard to…

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Achieving a Transparent Supply Chain

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   How the world shops and buys has always been a steady evolution. In the last year,…

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Centering the Store Experience Around Human Connection and Value Delivery

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   An in-store experience team is not unlike the UI/UX group for digital assets. It’s about connection,…

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Solving Retail Challenges with Computer Vision

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   Customer experience, inventory control, and interactions are all challenges for retailers. The pandemic only exasperated them;…

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The Importance of Building an Omnichannel Experience in Retail

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   The ecosystem of eCommerce is always evolving, and the last year has seen a…

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Superior Air Quality and HVAC Systems are Crucial for Senior Care
May 29, 2024

The demographic shift towards an aging population, projected to reach 27 million Americans in nursing and assisted living facilities by 2050, raises significant concerns about indoor air quality in these environments. With respiratory health already being a critical issue among seniors, the stakes are high for ensuring that HVAC systems are up to par….

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The Future of Data Centers: Cooling, Power, and ESG with Saqib Ashraf
May 28, 2024

In a rapidly evolving data center industry, cooling technologies are finally taking center stage, driven by the rise of AI and other high-density computing needs. In the latest episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, Saqib Ashraf, Director of Solutions Architecture at CPG, shares insights on the future of data centers as well as the challenges…

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With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care
May 28, 2024

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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Location Analytics Are Reshaping Offline Retail’s Future
January 22, 2021

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   Data-driven retail delivers insights that lead to better decision-making. On the digital side, retailers…

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How Personalization and Supply Chain Efficiency are Driving Retail Resurgence
January 15, 2021

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   Melissa Gonzalez, host of MarketScale’s Retail Refined, knows what’s at the top of everyone in the…

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How Big Data Changed Fulfillment and Inventory in Retail
January 12, 2021

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   Retailers learned many lessons in 2020 relating to the “new” in-store experience. This knowledge now shines…

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What a 360-Degree, Direct-to-Consumer Strategy Looks like in 2021
January 5, 2021

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   If there is anything recent events have taught us, it’s that being adaptable is…

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What Can Retailers Expect in 2021?
December 22, 2020

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   What lessons can retailers and brands look back on this year to make 2021…

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Thinking Differently About the “Package Journey”
December 1, 2020

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   In an increasingly contactless world where eCommerce and fulfillment have become crucial to a…

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Why Robots are the Ultimate IoT Play for Retailers
November 24, 2020

As a Bloomberg News reporter, Josh Baylin covered technology and telecommunications policy way back at the beginning of the mobile communications revolution, leading to highly sought-after invitations to both the White House Correspondents Dinner and Congressional Internet Caucus. His investor-focused, data-driven style led to later roles as an industry analyst and investor for Legg…

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Can RFID Help Truly Track In-Store Attribution?
November 17, 2020

Retailers have been investing in technology for some time, but now they must embrace digital transformation. While retailers were on a track, the pandemic accelerated that significantly. So, how are retailers faring with their digital landscape? Retail technology expert Ashley Burkle, Senior Manager of Retail at Impinj, shared her expertise. Impini, a RAIN RFID…

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How to Leverage IoT Solutions While Remaining Human-Centric
November 3, 2020

On this episode of Retail Refined with host Melissa Gonzalez, Lenovo Design Strategy Leader – Commercial IoT Group Rebecca Horton dove into her mission to help industries power intelligent transformations without losing sight of companies’ ability to be human-centric and purpose-driven. The Commercial IoT Group at Lenovo is, as Horton puts it, really a…

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