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Using security cameras to fine tune retail assortment and displays

An article in Bloombergbusinessweek (Dec 19, 2011) describes the use of security camera video data to track consumer flows within Montblanc’s retil stores, with software by Retailnet enabling adjustments that increased sales 20 %. Given that individual tracking of customer … Continue reading

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Using Real time truck fleet data to decrease fuel costs

An article in Bloombergbusinessweek (Sept 12-18, 2011) describes used by the 10,000 fleet US Xpress trucking company. By adjusting truck temperatures during a driver 10 hour break to be 70 degrees the first two hours and 78-79 degrees after, the … Continue reading

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