June 26th, 2015
Technology Makes Scanning Barcodes More Efficient Walmart leadership has made it clear that it wants to improve customer service. Now it appears that a new technology can help Walmart do just that by reducing the time it takes customers to get through checkout lines. Oregon-based Digimarc has developed a technology that places hundreds of invisible barcodes over a product’s packaging. This makes scanning for a barcode easier and faster, reducing time spent in a checkout line: “Monday’s post from Wal-Mart CEO … Read More
June 26th, 2015
Don’t miss this week’s Saturday Morning Meeting for Suppliers with guests David Hale from Gigwalk, Leon Nicholas from Kantar Retail, Scott Sandlin from TouchRate, and Louis Patler from B.I.T. Watch and learn! Broadcast each week on KNWA-NBC on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday at 5:00 a.m. (CST), posted on YouTube, and available as a podcast on iTunes.
June 25th, 2015
Walmart Checks Out eBay’s Tech Talent Walmart is in need of new IT talent and eBay is proving to be a fertile hunting ground: “Walmart is looking to further develop its open source software, data analytics, and search and cloud capabilities as it beefs up to take on Amazon in the battle for web dominance. In the last two years alone, at least 49 tech experts have left eBay for Wal-Mart, according to research by CIO Journal.“ Resources for Walmart Suppliers Walmart News Now: Walmart … Read More
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