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Tieto expands its robotics and machine vision offering for retail industry

18 September 2018

Keeping up fresh inventory and responding to increasing customer demands are challenging retailers every day. Our new AI-based solution increases cost-efficiency, decreases labour costs and provides means to create data driven decisions to optimize product portfolio and placement.

When a consumer is selecting where to shop, the high quality fresh food sector is one of the most important criteria. From a store’s perspective this is one of the most challenging areas to manage. The store needs to balance between how wide a category it wishes to provide the customer and the freshness of the available products. Until now, managing the on-shelf availability of fresh products has been handled with labour intensive process or with insufficient data.

“Traditional customer count, wastage and POS reports do not provide adequately precise and real-time shelf inventory of the products available to meet modern business needs. In addition, as digital and traditional stores merge, new needs have arisen for providing information to consumers, stakeholders and staff,” sums up Sami Sivonen, Lead Business Developer, Tieto Data Driven Businesses.

Tieto Adaptive Store solutions enable making service experiences even better for retail store customers. Machine vision and AI based image analytics integrated with business processes create an efficient data source for optimising retail business. Service robotics based solution automates tedious and repetitive tasks and frees staff for more enjoyable and value adding work.

Tieto Adaptive Store solutions have been successfully deployed to multiple business purposes among leading Nordic retailers to optimize store specific supply chains, and to introduce new consumer targeted mobile services.

Additional resources

Download the solution paper now to find out how Tieto Adaptive Store can help you with optimizing store operations and on-shelf availability.

Read Sami Sivonen’s blog on how robotics and machine vision can take retail customer experience to the next level.


Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. We aim to be customers’ first choice for business renewal by combining our software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems.

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