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How Retailers Modernize Operations and Reporting with the Snowflake Retail Data Cloud

A modern data infrastructure is essential for retailers looking to stay competitive today. Companies are abandoning more traditional, on-premises IT infrastructures and moving to more centralized “as a service” (XaaS) models of delivery enabled by cloud technologies, according to McKinsey. Aging on-premises infrastructures are unable to meet demands for agility and innovation, eating up too much time and too many resources for teams trying to maintain them.


How Retailers Optimize Merchandising and Assortment Planning Strategies with the Snowflake Retail Data Cloud

The lingering effects of the global pandemic are merging with inflation to create a perfect storm for retailers looking to find the right inventory stature for the seasons ahead. Companies are getting squeezed between rising supply chain costs and falling consumer confidence. To succeed in this volatile market, McKinsey suggests that retailers “accelerate decision-making tenfold.”

Changing Consumer Behavior Transforms The Retail & CPG Industries

It’s no secret that consumer behavior and expectations changed dramatically during the two years of the COVID pandemic, changes that have disrupted supply chains and raised the marketing and customer service bar for retailers. In this episode of “Data Cloud Now,” host Gautam Srinivasan chats with Freddy Guard, Snowflake’s Head of Retail & CPG for North America, about those changes and how it has accelerated the demand for cloud-based, data-driven solutions to meet the challenges those changes have engendered.

ThoughtSpot for Snowflake Retail Data Cloud

With the Snowflake Retail Data Cloud and ThoughtSpot Analytics, retailers and consumer packaged goods leaders can seamlessly access, govern and share data to deliver personalized customer experiences, optimize supply chains, and make data-driven merchandising decisions. Take advantage of live analytics to uncover and share granular insights from first- and third-party data from the Snowflake Data Marketplace without performing any aggregations or extracts.
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Black Friday: Retail Holiday or Developers' Nightmare?

For developers and QA engineers, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a game of watching how much weight the ice can take before it cracks. Learn how uptime goes beyond performance testing, and what you can do to prepare for the worst. In the United States, Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For many of us, this serves as a chance to see family, play some football, and stuff ourselves with an unholy amount of food.

How Embedded Systems Impact Everyday Life

Embedded systems are at the core of various products, machinery, and intelligent operations like machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Since embedded devices are used in almost every industry today, embedded systems play a crucial role in the functioning of devices and machines we use daily, from vehicles to home appliances and medical devices. To further understand this, here's how embedded systems impact everyday life.

The Rise of APIs in Retail - Better Data, Better Business

Retail is a challenging industry. It is constantly evolving to reflect consumer preferences in product selection – but that is only part of it. As more people turn to online shopping, many retailers are using application programming interfaces (APIs) to remain competitive. Consumers have certain expectations of technology, so implementing digital transformation and APIs in retail has become less of an option and more of a requirement to attract and retain the modern customer.