New Delhi: Technology is playing an ever more critical role in retail, in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, said Hari Vasudev, Country Head and Sr. Vice President-Technology at Walmart Labs India, during his keynote address at the RetailTech Virtual Summit, 2020, organised by ETRetail.com. Every retailer is using technology more and more across their businesses said Vasudev. We believe that technology is the linchpin to power the next retail disruption, he said."From using machine learning to artificial intelligence to create a more personalised experience for the customers, to demand forecasting at a store item level using data sciences; to track and trace the supply chain via IoT, to robots in distribution centres and stores, I can just go on and on about how technology is shaping the next generation of retail. The point is that technology is everywhere in the retail value chain today," said Vasudev during his address.According to the top executive, in the last decade e-commerce … [Read more...] about RetailTech Summit: Technology is everywhere in the retail value chain today: Hari Vasudev, Walmart Labs
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Nam Dinh (VNS/VNA) - Farmers across Vietnam have found lotus a profitable alternative crop for rice, especially when their land is unfertilised. Fifty-year-old farmer Nguyen Van Don in Xuan Vinh commune, Xuan Truong district, the northern province of Nam Dinh, started growing lotus three years ago on more than 2ha area of sunken land that he rented from other local farmers. The land had not been used for years as it was unfertilised and failed to grow rice, Don said, adding that he rented the land and restored it for lotus cultivation. With proper farming technique and fertilising, Don’s lotus plants have grown well on the land. Don said his family harvested about four tonnes of lotus seeds and thousands of lotus flowers each year. He sold each kilo of seeds for 25,000 -35,000 VND (1.07 -1.5 USD) and each flower for 3,000 VND. “Compared with rice production, growing lotus is much more stable and economically profitable,” he said Don calculated that he … [Read more...] about Unfertilised soil used to grow lotus
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