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Positive Developments In Cinemas, Logistics And AP Automation

Developments In Cinema, Logistics, AP Automation

Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA) could pave the way to better accounts payable (AP). In logistics, robots could make digital commerce much more efficient, while in retail, U.S. convenience store merchants are prioritizing customer retention as loyalty programs are evolving. And in entertainment, “Unhinged” opened on a number of theater screens and grossed a few million dollars. All this, Today in Data.

Data:

66%: Share of convenience store retailers who plan to improve the customer experience after the pandemic.

$50M: Amount Attabotics raised in a Series C round led by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board.

28%: Share of companies reporting that the pandemic significantly affected their AP operations.

$4M: Approximate amount that “Unhinged” grossed in the U.S. and Canada from Aug. 21 through Aug. 23.

1.8K: Approximate number of screens showing “Unhinged,” a new film starring Russell Crowe.

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