How a unified approach accelerates the journey to omnichannel, creating competitive advantage along the way
The Container Store currently has 60 stores across the US with an annual sales growth in the double digits. The Container Store partnered with MicroStrategy to build a mobile app for their store leadership teams that provides them with information such as sales recaps, payroll performance, and trend reports. Store managers are now able to compare sales per payroll hour to customer-facing payroll hours so they can better manage personnel hours and their stores
Why should you empower your store associates with mobile apps? See what the research has to say. MicroStrategy Mobile apps enable retailers to deliver a dramatically better shopping experience and achieve new levels of customer loyalty, sales, and operational efficiency.
Customers and employees are smarter and more demanding than ever. And today’s current generation of associates expect a work environment that is digital and “smart.” In terms of workforce management (labor scheduling, time and attendance, and task management), that means solutions that run on smart phones and mobile devices are a prerequisite for retailers.
To reach today’s connected consumer, the quickest — and smartest — path to purchase is not a straight line. While the classic path- to-purchase model dealt only with the time when consumers were actually in active shopping mode, thanks to the Internet, smart phones and other technology, it’s tough to find a time when people are NOT shopping.
Planet Retail details how mobile technologies enable meaningful customer experiences and how retailers must evolve to keep pace.
A Q&A With Matt Pillar & Lina Yang I Director, Hershey’s Advanced Technology & Foresight Lab
How Best Buy Canada is letting its customers define their experience with the brand and expanding its e-commerce market share along the way.
As the groundwork for enterprisewide data visibility falls into place, a game of connect-the-data dots is playing out in stores.
You can’t talk about innovative retail technologies without discussing digitization. Much has been written about retail’s digital transformation and what it means for the retailers who embrace it, or worse, the retailers who don’t.
Mobile Apps Designed for Ease and Efficiency
Jennifer™ is the voice and name of the Lucas mobile application and the core component of our voice picking and Mobile Work Execution solutions. Jennifer Mobile streamlines hands-on processes for warehouse associates who wear headsets and a rugged mobile computer that allow them to communicate with Jennifer in a two-way conversation.
The Future of Mobile Work
Lucas Mobile Work Execution solutions make hands-on warehouse processes easier and better for workers, and give supervisors new tools to view and manage associate performance, balance work-in-process, and adjust operations to changing needs. The solutions help DCs adapt to new demands without changing WMS or host systems, improve associate productivity, and increase order and inventory accuracy. Beyond voice picking, this is the future of mobile work.
GoECart, the leading unified commerce platform provider, recently announced new subscription commerce and continuity features to its commerce suite that will help its merchants build greater brand loyalty and dramatically improve customer retention.