WFM: Change The Way You Work By Erin Harris, associate editor
I attended the Infor10 WFM Workbrain User Conference, which was held last week in Miami. The conference focused on changing the way retailers maintain compliance, approve time, optimize labor, collect time, and more. Some of the savviest retail brands were in attendance — American Eagle, H&M, JCPenney, The Limited, and more. Executives from many verticals attended the conference, but the information delivered by the presenters hit the mark for every person in attendance. In case you missed it, here’s a recap.
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Ace Hardware's IT Overhaul By Matt Pillar, Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine
When business data is landlocked by inflexible, homegrown back office systems, IT departments bear the brunt of the strain.
Guest Expert Series
The Right Way To Evaluate Self-Service In-Store Merchandising, Guest Series Part 2 By Ron Bowers, senior vice president of business development, Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.
A completed kiosk or interactive display solution is more than the sum of its components, the shape of its enclosure, or the user experience of its software application. The value of a well designed solution encompasses a process, a product, and performance.
The Store: The Intersection Of All Channels Submitted by Oracle Retail
Improving the overall customer experience is the end game for retailers today. Embracing this concept and strategies around consistent cross-channel messaging is the strategy merchants are adopting to reach this goal.
Power Of Mobile Printing In The Warehouse And Beyond Submitted by Datamax - O'Neil
In today's precarious economic environment, global enterprises are experiencing a dual pinch: one, difficult times have cut operating budgets significantly, and rehiring to support growth after the contraction remains difficult; secondly, as investments in new equipment and systems have been delayed or denied, the optimization of warehouse and supply chain processes has become a critical factor in balancing costs, labor, and assets.
Realizing The Benefits Of EDI In Retail Submitted by DiCentral
A key benefit of EDI to the retailer is the reduction, or elimination, of manual processes. Creation of orders, which manually can take 24 man-hours or more to complete, can be reduced exponentially, often to less than one hour using EDI.
Does Your Business Handle Cash And Checks? By Bob Johns, associate editor
I recently spoke with Ben Clough, senior marketing communications specialist at Cummins Allison regarding remote deposit capture (RDC) and the handling of cash and checks in the retail industry. As the industry is evolving, we are taking a look at what retailers are doing now with cash and checks.
RetailNOW July 29 to August 1, 2012
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino | Las Vegas, NV
RetailNOW is the premier convention and expo for all professionals in the retail technology industry. It’s where the industry meets each year to become educated on new business trends, emerging technologies, and best business practices along with exploring a diverse exhibit hall with more than 150 booths featuring the latest products in the retail technology industry.
In order to eliminate timely paper processes, better serve its on-site auditors and streamline its overall business, Retail Eyes required a rugged and powerful mobile computing solution that was robust enough for even the harshest and busiest mobile working environments.
Retailers need to incorporate traditional loyalty technology with emerging technology for a seamless loyalty experience. When it comes to core customer loyalty, retailers are transitioning towards an integrated approach to technology.
Mission-critical supply chain solutions have to be maintained and upgraded so that end users can benefit from new features and functions.
ISR Digital Edition
Integrated Solutions For Retailers is excited to announce the release of its latest version of the magazine's digital edition. The April 2012 edition is one of the first that is fully optimized for mobile devices and features the latest technology to speed up page loading times and enhance the reading experience. Enjoy!
May 14 to 16, 2012
Hyatt Regency on King Street, Toronto, Canada
eTail Canada, the only event in Canada completely focused on multichannel marketing and e-commerce optimization, is back! After a phenomenal launch last year, we've now expanded our program to three full days to better help prepare Canadian retailers for what is to come. This year eTail will bring together 150+ executives internationally in Toronto to discuss current challenges in the Canadian retail market, as well as obtain solutions. Visit www.etailca.com to view the agenda, speaker faculty, or get further information. Retailers: Register today with discount code VERTMKT2012 to get 25% off the full price.
May 21 to 23, 2012
Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa, Chandler, AZ
Net.Finance is the 7th annual gathering of senior-level marketing executives from all verticals of the financial services industry covering strategies and practical applications in multi-channel marketing and branding (including social media, emerging payments, customer experience, usability, mobile and more!). Financial Institutions: Book online at www.netfinanceus.com with code 10547.006XM64BA and get 25% off!