May 4, 2021

Discovery Report: The World’s Top Start-ups Helping Retailers

The second annual Discovery report, published today by RWRC, celebrates 40 global start-ups powering retail innovation at a time when it is needed most, including cutting-edge solutions being used by Tesco, Nespresso,, M&S and… Continue Reading

April 6, 2021

New Feature: Visits Trend Analysis

  What is the Visits Trend analytic? The Visits Trend analytic is an updated version of the Footfall Trend analytic. It is available from the Explore section. The Visits Trend analytic helps users understand how… Continue Reading

March 31, 2021

C-Level Coke and Nike execs back NY and London-based AI firm bringing predictive analytics to brick-and-mortar retail

Nike’s former Chief Operating Officer Eric Sprunk and Coca-Cola’s former Chief Growth Officer Francisco Crespo have announced that they are joining the board of New York and London-based Olvin, a start-up aiming to help revive… Continue Reading

March 30, 2021

What is Consumer Buying Behavior?

Consumer buying behavior is complex, and there is much for retailers to understand about both their existing customers, and their potential new customers. The information that can be gained by studying consumer behavior can be… Continue Reading

March 23, 2021

Why Most Shoppers Still Prefer Brick-and-Mortar Over eCommerce

  This posted was updated by Olvin 09/29/2022 With the rise of the eCommerce industry and the increasing popularity of eCommerce giants like Amazon, eBay, and Walmart, there has been much discussion about whether offline… Continue Reading

March 15, 2021

11 Retail Marketing Strategies to Help Gain New Customers & Retain Existing Ones

Although there had been a significant shift in consumer buying behavior before the COVID-19 global pandemic, coronavirus has undoubtedly sped up the process of change for retailers. It is likely that customers will always want… Continue Reading

March 3, 2021

Retail Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts For 2021

2020 was an incredibly challenging year for everybody – few people who could claim that it wasn't. For those involved in retail, both in-store and online, it was a whole other. The effects of the… Continue Reading

February 4, 2021

What winning the best AI & ML product of the year means for Olvin and the retail industry

A few days ago, our team was celebrating after winning one of the most exciting tech awards.  The Product Hunt Golden Kitty awards are contested by over 16,000 products, and over 100,000 votes are cast… Continue Reading

February 1, 2021

Almanac Wins At The Product Hunt 2020 Golden Kitty Awards

Almanac has been voted as the best AI & Machine Learning product of 2020 in Product Hunt's Golden Kitty Awards by helping retailers predict consumer behavior and adapt to the challenging environment surrounding the global… Continue Reading

December 7, 2020

Web Summit 2020: 5 Key Take-Aways

Last week was the Web Summit 2020 hosted live from an empty Lisbon; just like all other conferences, Europe's largest tech summit was no different in the sense that it was fully virtual save for… Continue Reading

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