3 ways artificial intelligence is transforming e-commerce

‘The confluence of AI and e-commerce could not only transform the millions of online transactions that occur every day, but also in-store purchase behaviors’ In 2015, the Chinese e-commerce market generated an estimated $562 billion in sales, with shopping named as the fastest-growing online activity among Chinese consumers. Though the rise of e-commerce is hardly a surprise at this point, the global reach and consistent growth in this sector make it one of the most significant global trends. What makes this all the more notable is that the rapid transition from the brick-and-mortar shops of old is still heavily limited by technology – specifically, the limitations of online product searches, which, especially compared to a conversation with a real world sales associate, return far too many irrelevant and unspecific results…


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