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Walmart's leadership position in the grocery business provides "bupkus" of profit.  Analysts say the retailer needs to do more to succeed in high-margin furniture.

Walmart’s leadership position in the grocery business provides “bupkus” of profit. Analysts say the retailer needs to do more to succeed in high-margin furniture.

Walmart became the largest grocery retailer in the United States in 2001, with grocery sales reaching $56 billion. The company has seen its profits decline this year due to inflationary pressures. The Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is focusing on higher-margin categories to help. Although Walmart launched its first store in 1962, it wasn’t until 1988 that …

Walmart’s leadership position in the grocery business provides “bupkus” of profit. Analysts say the retailer needs to do more to succeed in high-margin furniture. Read More »

Today's analysts demand more from machines: a new AI program aims to teach them how

Today’s analysts demand more from machines: a new AI program aims to teach them how

The US Department of Defense (DOD) and the intelligence community require computer systems that can robustly and automatically analyze large amounts of multimedia. These systems must also communicate and cooperate with people to resolve ambiguities and improve performance over time. However, today’s machine learning approaches result in artificial intelligence (AI) agents that cannot interact with …

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