Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Sunday September 02, 2012

Walmart Announces New Search Engine to Power

Walmart has jumped into the world of high tech by introducing a new search engine for its website. The search engine called Polaris, was developed by Walmart’s own in-house team @WalmartLabs. Early testing on Polaris shows that the new search has increased online sales by 10-15%.

Searching for a shopping result is very different from conducting a general search. Polaris is based on the Social Genome project, a platform that connects people to places, events and products giving Walmart a richer level of understanding about customers and products