1. The Sales Associate: The Modern Retailer’s Secret Weapon

    The hallmark of today’s retail reality, borne of and accelerated by technology-empowered consumers, is choice. It’s why deepening brand loyalty is the greatest imperative for retailers who are looking for every edge in creating relationships with customers that cement their products’ place in peoples’ lives. 

  2. Experience Vs. Vision: Finding Retail’s Sweet Spot

    A retailer’s three-step process to better managing fulfillment.

  3. The Need For Speed: Leveraging Cloud-based Platforms For Retail Innovation

    The Need for Speed: Leveraging Cloud-based Platforms for Retail Innovation. A Q&A with Victoria Livschitz, Founder and CTO of Grid Dynamics, and Ferhat Hatay, Senior Manager of Strategy and Innovation at Fujitsu.

  4. Lessons From The 2016 Back-To-School Season

    With kids heading back to school any day now, take a minute to breathe. Whether you’re a parent, child, retailer or unfortunate bystander, the back-to-school season can be hectic, and everyone deserves a little pat on the back.

  5. Increase Revenue And Performance With Retail Analytics

    In today’s competitive retail environment, customers expect more from retailers than ever before — product information, relevant promotions, visibility into inventory — and online channels have created additional pressures to offer low prices and unparalleled customer experiences.

  6. Real Mobile Marketing Results From Real Retailers

    The best retailers in the world are also the best marketers. Their strategies include smart, on-demand mobile couponing to drive increased foot traffic and incremental revenue. But they need the right technologies to make it happen.

  7. Using Distributed Order Management To Grow Sales

    Consumer buying behaviors and expectations have changed in recent years.  Buyers have access to more information and the ability to locate products across multiple channels.  A shopper often researches physical and digital channels before making a purchase.  This makes it more difficult for sellers to manage and predict when and where the final sale will occur.

  8. What Your Kid’s Video Game Can Teach You About Your Business

    Seeing people on smartphones is nothing new, but by you’ve likely seen lots of folks — most of them pretty young — wandering around parks, shopping centers, libraries, and campuses staring intently at their screens. It’s all thanks to Pokemon GO, the augmented reality game that burst onto the scene in a way we haven’t seen in a long time.

  9. Omnichannel And The Importance Of Technology

    The term “omnichannel” emerged and was promptly adopted by individuals across the retail landscape – organization leaders, influencers, reporters, and beyond. At this point, however, the word has no place in the industry. Why? Because shopping is a singular experience with various touchpoints. Your customers, in all honesty, don’t care about the concept of omnichannel – they merely want seamlessness.

  10. Tactical Decision Support - The New Found Focus For Dynamic Supply Chains

    As organizations grow in size and scale, so do their supply chains. With high product volumes, a huge supplier base and many echelons in the supply network, the problem is nothing but complicated to design a network which is cost effective and with high availability & flexibility.