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Data Acquisition in Retail – Adaptive Data Collection

In this part of the ‘Alpha Capture in Digital Commerce series’, we will explore the challenges of data acquisition in retail and discuss data science applications to solve these challenges.

## Adaptive Crawling

Adaptive crawling consists of 2 components:

## The elegant middleware: Smart proxy

Intelligence Node’s team of data scientists has worked on developing intelligent, automated strategies to overcome crawling challenges such as high costs, labor intensiveness, and low success rates. 

* Builds a recipe for the target from the available strategies
* Tries to minimize it based on: