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ShopSocially to Help Retailers Measure Social Commerce Benefits
ShopSocially, a social commerce software provider, has announced the addition of an A/B Testing framework to its platform, so that Internet retailers can

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PLM for the Fashion Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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The Three Rs of RFID: Rewards, Risk, and ROI


Prominent organizations and retailers, such as Walmart and the US Department of Defense are taking advantage of radio frequency identification, which promises real time tracking of products from the manufacturing floor to the checkout terminal. Despite the typical risks associated with adopting any early-stage technology, the competitive advantage and bottom-line business benefits of RFID are significant to both retailers and suppliers. It can significantly decrease warehouse, distribution, and inventory costs; increase margins; and enhance customer service.

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Retail Today: Understand. Anticipate. Inspire.


Today more than ever, retailers are faced with the challenges of selling locally while competing globally. To be successful, they must provide a shopping experience that inspires customer loyalty. Retailers that understand their customers’ shopping habits can build strategic global supply chains that anticipate demand. One way to achieve this is with a scalable technology platform based on industry standards.

nonstore retailers  in demand. In conventional, nonintegrated systems, it typically takes a day to get this kind of information, and by then the opportunity might be lost. With integrated planning and merchandising processes, information arrives in real time, allowing the merchant to take advantage of an oppor- tunity before it vanishes. Listening to and understanding consumers at the local level is a balancing act for retailers who buy products centrally and distribute regionally. Having said that, the successful retailer Read More

The Anatomy of Retail Sourcing Processes


The most successful retailers are those that continually focus on driving the very best performance from each of their suppliers, and that work collaboratively to improve performance in areas such as on-time delivery, product quality, and regulatory compliance.

nonstore retailers  Anatomy of Retail Sourcing Processes The potential benefits of global sourcing and supplier management that have been discussed for retailers in this series so far are not that easily achieved across the board. To recap, these benefits can be seen both at the top line and at the bottom line. At the top line, benefits include growth of private label business, faster time-to-market, better product availability and fewer stockouts, more competitive offerings and improved customer value, and broader access Read More

One Vendor's Quest to Garner a Global Sourcing Ecosystem


Having started as a business-to-business integration provider for a few major retailers in the United Kingdom, Eqos has evolved into a full-fledged, worldwide provider of global sourcing and supplier management solutions.

nonstore retailers  now able to configure non-commodity products based on user-oriented specifications and features much better (as well as to convey these quickly to its Asian sourcing office). The Eqos solution continued to be enhanced and refined through the 2005 project with the UK retail giant Tesco at 13 sourcing offices in nine countries. Since then, the retailer has reported a 25 percent reduction in time to market, increased sourcing efficiencies owing to best practices deployed across the entire organization, and Read More

The Intricacies of Global Retail Sourcing


Retailers should aim at curbing traditional firefighting practices in favor of productive planning and collaboration with customers. Retailers must take steps to reconcile these disparate solutions to improve their reaction time and gain maximum leverage from their sourcing activities.

nonstore retailers  then exempt them from non-random customs security inspections, and ensure greater speed-to-market. For more on this topic, see Dealing with Global Trade Management Complexity . Owing to many companies' tardiness with respect to IT, communication has been cumbersome and costly, since people often need to access several systems to obtain product lifecycle information, or to complete an order. Some research suggests that almost two thirds of systems and solutions that are employed as parts of strategic Read More

Space: The Final Frontier How Retailers Make Shelf Space Allocation Decisions


In both retail and consumer goods sectors, the gap between winners and losers widens every day. What is it about the winners that make them more and more successful, extending their lead every quarter?

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Labor Planning and Budgeting for Retail Workforce Agility


An optimal workforce creates a shopping experience that is profitable for retailers and satisfying for customers. However, for many retailers, achieving optimal workforce supply across large and distributed operations is hampered by cumbersome and inaccurate labor budgeting and planning efforts. Learn about planning and budgeting techniques, and workforce management solutions that can help your workforce stay agile.

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NetSuite to Perfect Omnichannel Order Management


NetSuite continues to round out its exacting capabilities for retailers and distributors. Having acquired the Retail Anywhere cloud point of sales (POS) system in early 2013, on the eve of the SuiteWorld 2013 conference NetSuite has acquired OrderMotion Inc., a provider of order management solutions based in Burlington, Massachusetts, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of OrderMotion’s cloud

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“Act Vertical” vs. “Go Extinct” Retailers - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series set the historical background for supply chain management (SCM) evolution and presented the advantages and shortcomings of vertical vs. horizontal integration. The analysis then moved onto the generally embattled retail sector, where a select group of innovative retailers has found a “happy medium” approach to stay well above the fray. Kurt Salmon Associated (KSA

nonstore retailers  rapid and profitable growth, none of the retailers that KSA has studied had mastered all seven components of acting vertical. This might present considerable opportunities both for laggard retailers that have yet to pursue an act vertical model and for retailers that are already operating this way. Future blog posts will analyze how leading retail supply chain management (SCM)  providers can help retailers with their Act Vertical forays. Till then, what are your thoughts and comments in this regard? Read More

Generix Group


A vendor of collaborative software for the retail ecosystem, Generix Group supports retailers, logistics service providers and manufacturers in managing, pooling, and optimizing their flows. Generix Group is set up in 30 countries through five subsidiaries (Portugal, Italy, Spain, Belgium, and Brazil) and a network of distributors and partners.

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Epicor Eagle’s Soaring Retail Excitement


It appears that Epicor Software Corp. now has two retail product lines, starting with the better known Epicor Retail product suite for soft-goods retailers (the former CRS and NSB offerings), which competes with SAP, Oracle, JDA Software, and other leading retail software providers. The other is Epicor Eagle, a product suite for hard-goods specialty retailers (a former Activant offering). Current

nonstore retailers  pricing and availability for non-stocked parts within the Epicor LaserCat 3 eCatalog interface rather than having to return to the POS screen to launch a warehouse inquiry. In a raft of other time-saving new capabilities, Epicor Eagle for the Aftermarket software now also includes the latest version of Epicor Compass Analytics , which offers faster page loads and queries, additional reporting fields, and an array of other enhanced capabilities. My colleague Bob Eastman recently attended Epicor’s Read More

Improving Revenue and Customer Engagement with Social Media Analytics


Social media possess tremendous potential to drive revenue. But defining a business-effective social media strategy can be challenging for retailers who may be new to the channel—not to say a bit skeptical. Fortunately, advances in social media analytics now offer retailers the ability to act on intelligence gleaned from online conversations occurring across both professional and consumer-generated media sites. Learn more now.

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Reducing Turnover and Managing Change: How Retailers Can Benefit from a New Approach to Training and Talent Management


This paper examines how a talent management system (TMS) that integrates learning, performance management (PM), compensation, development, and succession planning can make a bottom-line difference in a retailer’s ability to reduce turnover, manage change, and achieve strategic goals. It also examines how retailers are using software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to make optimum use of budgetary and staff resources.

nonstore retailers  raises the risk of noncompliance at a time when retailers can least afford fines or negative publicity. Workforce Diversification : Like all employers, retailers face the fact that many experienced older workers are retiring and leaving the workforce. Of even more immediate concern is the retail industry's high turnover rate, requiring retailers to continuously onboard and educate new employees while managing the different personal priorities, perceptions and communication and learning styles of a Read More

Pervasive Retail Business Intelligence: Optimize Internal Performance for External Market Agility


Best-in-class retailers are turning to pervasive business intelligence (BI) to increase consumer-centric data accessibility. This report examines how retailers are incorporating BI tools into their standard processes to establish a company-wide view into constantly changing customer buying trends, and how internal departments are using this data to make processes more efficient and effective throughout the enterprise.

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