Cloud Computing for Retailing Industry: An Overview

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© 2015 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-19 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Mohammed Maqsood Ali, Mohammad Haseebuddin
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V19P110


Mohammed Maqsood Ali, Mohammad Haseebuddin "Cloud Computing for Retailing Industry: An Overview". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V19(1):51-56, Jan 2015. ISSN:2231-2803. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
Cloud computing is a novel approach which is practicing by many industries in the world, specifically the small and medium scale industries. It has become a talk of the town in computing industry and in business. Its gaining popularity can provide a lot of opportunities for the retailing industry to improve their business. This paper discusses the concept of cloud computing and its importance in retailing industry. Application of cloud computing in retail sector and comparison between traditional retailing and cloud computing retailing are also discussed. Both small and large retailers may be benefited by using cloud computing in cutting costs, segmenting, targeting and positioning the products in the market, and build and maintain relationships with customers in lesser time.

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Cloud Computing, Service Model, Deployment Model, Retailing Industry, Cloud Computing process