Williams-Sonoma, Inc. has named Yasir Anwar chief technology officer.
Following a year that many labeled as disruptive as retailers continued to wrestle with changes in consumer behavior, several segments of the housewares industry finished 2017 strong and industry leaders are now looking toward additional growth this year driven in part by the recent federal tax cut package.
Lamps Plus has implemented Linc Global’s artificial intelligence-powered platform to offer shoppers instant tracking for orders via voice digital channels.
Overstock.com’s svp/software engineering, Amit Goyal, has been named chair of the VR/AR Association’s global retail and e-commerce committee.
With consumers expecting more customized interactions with retailers, Ashley Furniture has selected Salesforce Commerce Cloud and Service Cloud to unify shopper experiences across all points of commerce, from shopping to fulfillment to customer service.
LG Electronics has created the ThinQ brand to identify its 2018 home appliances, consumer electronics and services that utilize artificial intelligence (AI).