Big Data is a game changer in today's retail as the entire retail process is becoming more data-driven. From sales forecasting and trend prediction, supply chain management, and omnichannel marketing, to customer engagement and loyalty, big data retail experiments are everywhere. While many retailers are embracing retail digitalization with big data technologies, it's not easy to match their goals with their current situation.
Alibaba Cloud's expertise in retail and big data can help you jump start your journey in just two to six weeks. Our team helps you align with your stakeholders to identify your big data strategy, conduct assessments on your current big data maturity, propose a solution with a to-be architecture, and make a roadmap with actionable plans. With our assistance, retailers of all sizes can reap the big data insights from ever increasing structured and unstructured data.
With Alibaba's continuous innovations in retail, we have built our unique methodology on retail digitalization from years of best practices and incorporated it into a professional consulting service.
Big Data Intelligence
This consulting service can help you unleash the power of big data and apply big data analytics at every stage of the retail process such as personalized product recommendation, delivery scheduling and optimization, customer loyalty improvement, and forecasting demand.
Designed for Quick Wins
Alibaba Cloud experts use Alibaba's in-depth knowledge in retail to help you prioritize scenarios based on business importance and urgency. We can make customized plans dedicated to key scenarios to ensure your quick wins.
2-6 Weeks of Lightweight Services
In two to six weeks, you can get a complete and executable plan on big data adoption, empowered by Alibaba's mature retail and big data methodology and framework.
Our Capabilities for Retailers
Alibaba Cloud experts have helped many retailers leverage advanced big data technologies to achieve business successes.
Accelerate Your Big Data Journey with Six Steps
Alibaba Cloud's methodology, solution, and best practices on retail digitalization with big data adoption come with the same leading technologies that support Alibaba's Double 11, the World’s Biggest Shopping Festival. We can accelerate your journey to big data excellence in retail with six steps.
- Align with your stakeholders to identify your challenges, short-term and long-term goals, and break them down into key business scenarios.
- Evaluate your current IT infrastructures, compare it with your key business scenarios, identify the gap, and complete your current status assessment.
- Based on the value/complex matrix and Alibaba's best practices in retail, design the to-be big data architecture to support your business imperatives.
- Make an executable plan for your big data adoption and outline the scope, goals, budget, timeline, and deliverables of every phase.
- Launch (Optional)
- Carry out the plan and put your big data journey on track. (This service only applies to the Alibaba Cloud framework.)
- After implementation, review and refine the process and build your own best practices on retail digitalization with big data technologies.
Alibaba Cloud's Partners for Retail Big Data Consulting Services
Customer Success Stories
See how companies small and large are leveraging Alibaba Cloud's Big Data Consulting Services to grow and improve their business.
“By leveraging Alibaba Cloud's expertise in retail digitalization and harnessing Alibaba Cloud's robust solutions, El Corte Ingles provides a more personalized customer experience and pushes for innovation.”
By leveraging Alibaba Cloud's expertise in retail digitalization and harnessing Alibaba Cloud's robust solutions, El Corte Ingles provides a more personalized customer experience and pushes for innovation. With 20 years of experience in e-commerce, Alibaba Cloud has a broad portfolio of sophisticated data-driven technologies used daily to support business innovation, and can provide more than 40 million different landing pages and journeys according to the shoppers’ profile and preferences.
"Shiseido has used the extensive services provided by Alibaba Cloud to meet the requirements of the new market environment."
Keisuke Fujii, ICT Vice President, SHISEIDO China
The fast-changing pace, vast scale, and prosperous innovation characteristics of the Chinese e-commerce industry pose great challenges for Shiseido, but also provides great opportunities. Shiseido leverages Alibaba's experience and cloud technologies to build the Chinese digital strategy and uses the extensive convenience provided by Alibaba Cloud to meet the requirements of the new market. As China's biggest and safest Cloud service provider, Alibaba Cloud provides superior solutions to help enterprises transform digitally.
"We were very happy to work with Alibaba Cloud Intelligence for the migration of our database to PolarDB. I am very impressed with their commitment, dedication, and professionalism. They were willing to go the extra mile, helping us migrate the database successfully within a very short period of time."
-Mr Erwin Foo, Group Chief Technology Officer of PrestoMall
Alibaba Cloud was a clear choice for PrestoMall. Alibaba Cloud has the necessary cloud computing services to support the most demanding e-commerce industry scenarios. Its products and services have been proven time and time again, most notably by withstanding the huge traffic spikes seen during Double 11, the world’s largest annual online shopping promotion. Additionally, Alibaba Cloud’s products and services are reasonably priced and offer a good cost-to-performance ratio.