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Confluent for Retail & Ecommerce

Leverage the power of data in motion to build the next-generation retail experience. Deliver delightful omni-channel customer experiences, improve customer engagement, and achieve data-driven operations.

Making Real-Time Customer Experiences a Reality

Retailers need access to real-time data across the organization in order to reimagine customer experiences and drive operational efficiencies through innovation and digital transformation. However, legacy data architecture can’t meet today’s need for speed, flexibility, and innovation.

Confluent enables you to harness the value of data in motion by easily processing real-time streams and integrating your data silos to build real-time business applications and deliver seamless, personalized customer experiences.

Why Confluent

Build a flexible and scalable data foundation, centered around streaming, to make your data products continuously interoperable in real time for any use case.

Build reusable data products

Combine data from anywhere with a decoupled, immutable event-driven architecture and in-stream processing

Stay fast at any load

Scale your operations to effortlessly to handle trillions of messages per day with no compromise to performance or uptime

Eliminate data inconsistencies

Maintain data contracts, prevent duplicates and guarantee consistency with zero data loss

Get AI-ready

Train ML models with real-time data that’s always streaming so your applications can act on every event with context and intelligence

Govern data end-to-end

Leverage the only fully managed governance suite for Apache Kafka to share data streams faster while ensuring integrity and security of data

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Trusted by the World’s Leading Retail and Ecommerce Enterprises

Confluent is used by 9 of the top 10 largest US retailers for a variety of use cases.

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Retail customer - Domino's
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Use Cases with Confluent

Reimagine customer experiences. Engage digitally. Drive efficiencies. Future-proof for scale.

Real-Time Omni-channel Inventory Management

Keep inventory updated in real time by connecting all systems and applications across physical stores, e-commerce, and warehouses. Providing real-time stock availability, increase order capture and order fulfillment, and enact dynamic price changes.

Personalized Recommendations and Real-Time Offers

Personalize customer experiences by analyzing past spending and browsing habits. Present targeted and contextualized information to customers. Send offers, coupon codes in real time to increase sales and reduce cart abandonment.

Customer 360 and Omni-Channel Experiences

Consolidate data from disjointed systems to get a complete unified view of customers. Send notifications and respond to customer requests in real time across communication channels (web, mobile, call center, etc.). Enhance the experience of loyal members with timely engagement.

Real-Time Data Sharing and Supply Chain Optimization

Enable real-time data sharing with 3rd parties for regulatory compliance and analysis. Standardize reporting mechanisms and infrastructure to launch new business models. Streamline your supply chain to ensure timely delivery of goods, minimize “out of stock” items, and enable pre-emptive stocking at warehouses.

Real-Time Analytics and Fraud Detection

Aggregate and process data from inventory, transactional, clickstream systems in real time. Accelerate time to insights with real-time analytics to identify patterns, enable faster decision-making during peak season, and detect duplicate or fraudulent transactions.

Make Data Streaming a Reality with Our Partners

Complement your existing data investments with Confluent and push trusted data across your entire stack in real time.

Cloud Partners

Technology Partners

System Integrators

"Using Kafka and Confluent, Walmart has initiated a digital transformation and modern omnichannel experience that allows customers to interact with Walmart.com seamlessly, order groceries online or in a mobile app, and either pick them up or have them delivered. Walmart’s investment in event streaming with Confluent has contributed to business innovation as well as company growth in the public market."

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Vice President of Engineering, Walmart


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