A Crusade Against Platform Proliferation By Matt Pillar, editor in chief
Last week I spoke with Mike Webster, who recently took the reins at Oracle Retail, about his new mantra: Actionable Insights, Optimized Operations and Connected Interactions.
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The Power Of Single-System Retail Management By Erin Harris, associate editor
Consider this scenario: Your store operates on proprietary ERP (enterprise resource planning) software, which requires proprietary hardware to function properly.
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Guest Series Part 1: Making The Store As Smart As The Customer Allen Buchholz, executive vice president of sales and marketing, Frank Mayer & Associates, Inc.
A powerful way to improve the customer experience at retail is to prepare the sales associate to be at least as smart as the customer. In today's environment of Internet-created consumer experts, shoppers expect it.
Foster Secure Cashless Convenience Submitted by FIS
The education-centric company Blackboard needed a way for end users to make student campus account deposits through real-time online transactions, enabling them to conveniently make purchases at locations and merchants across campus and online.
What The Retail CFO Needs to Know About EDI Submitted by DiCentral
Although there are a number of nomenclatures that describe data communication and integration today — Business-to-Business (B2B), XML, FTP — the best acronym that's stood the test of time for over 40 years is EDI (Electronic Data Interchange).
The Application Of Rugged Tablet PCs For In-Transit Visibility Submitted by MobileDemand
Asset visibility is vital for companies in highly competitive, high-tempo business environments where success depends on meeting delivery deadlines, avoiding excessive inventory and operational costs, and negotiating the fine line of lead-time delays versus rush-order premiums.
The extensive use of Excel in the supply chain industry cannot last long if an organization wants to be competitive and profitable because Excel cannot fulfill the core demands of a supply chain organization.
See inside this multimedia entertainment retailer's store operations, and learn how they're using mobile computers to cut their cycle count time in half.
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