A bar(code) too high?

Two pieces in today’s Boston Globe worth checking out. Pun intended. First is “Some markets bagging self-checkout: Cite problems and variables with system,” by Peggy Hernandez. Second is “Scan on a mission: Stop & Shop’s new smartphone app works as a super-fast self-checkout,” by Jane Dornbusch. I’ve played quite a bit with self-check-out, and with [Read More →]

Time for a market climate change

Visting Customer Analytics in Detail, the Business Intelligence Blog begins, Customers are the heart of any business.  One unshakable rule of Retail business is to “know your customer.” Goes without saying, but it’s good they say it. Then, In today’s business climate, this means using business intelligence (BI) software to analyze complex customer data. Really? [Read More →]