SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore is just back from the National Retail Federation (NRF) "Big Show' at the Javits Center in New York City.
As always, Gilmore offered his video review and comment on the show. Here, we break up the full video into individual sections for those readers who want a more tailored look at the show, depending on their interests.
To start, Gilmore summarizes key trends and these at this year's show. This is the longer of the videos. It also includes brief summaries of some of the educational sessions, including ones on RFID and e-commerce shipping policies.
Key NRF 2012 Themes and Trends
Next, with analytics one of those key themes, we hear from IBM's Patricia Waldron on IBM's view of next generation retail analytics.
IBM on Advanced Retail Analytics
We were very impressed with the "video analytics" capabilities of a company called ClickIt, and believe this is an area that will continue to grow, with potential uses in distribution in addition to retail. Turning video into data.
ClickIt's Video Analytics Solution
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