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Walmart big data case study

Graham Immerman
September 06, 2017

Who uses big data? Walmart does! A leader in many industries, Walmart is also a leader when it comes to big data analytics. As the volume of data continues to pile up, Walmart continues to use it to it’s advantage, analyzing each aspect of the store to gain a real-time view of workflow across each store worldwide. In every department of the mega corporation, data analytics impact day to day operations. Over time this impacts key policy decisions, along with profits. From pharmacy efficiency to product assortment and supply chain management, Walmart continues to set the mark with it’s robust collection of data.

Five ways Walmart uses big dataSource: http://www.chainstoreage.com

Walmart is bullish on big data — especially when it comes to finding ways to better serve its shoppers. Big data volume continues to grow, but Walmart is using it to the company’s — and its customers’ — advantage. By analyzing the robust information flowing throughout its operations, the discounter has gained a real-time view of workflow across its pharmacy, distribution centers, stores and e-commerce, according to a company blog. Read More

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