Tag Archives: big data

Are YOU Good with Data? There’s a Job Waiting

As more and more retailers up their use of in-depth data analysis — and big data — the job market for data analysts has exploded. At the same times, not enough qualified applicants are available. As Taylor Cromwell reports for … Continue reading

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Better Utilizing Real-Time Data

As we have noted before (see, for example, 1, 2, 3), many retailers are becoming more involved with retail analytics and big data. But, are they doing enough? Consider these observations by Ray Hartjen, reporting for RetailNext: “The best in retail has … Continue reading

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Receipts Can Provide Big Data

Retailers have a great data resource that may be underutilized and underanalyzed: the ordinary E-mail receipt. Take a look at this infographic created by Receiptful.  From Visually.  

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