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How Cloud Can Help Your CMO
A Q&A with Vishal Sharma, VP of Cloud and IT Services Products at EarthLink discussing the key roles cloud solutions can play in helping retailers achieve their business goals in a fast-changing marketplace and more.
My favorite subject is the customer. I have spent many years in the retail IT business, but most of what I talk about is my observations about retail from a consumer point of view. What makes me qualified to blog and consult isn't my 30 years in retail IT; it is my passion to look beyond the hype questioning fact from speculation.
I recently observed an interesting communications gap while trying to purchase a fitness machine from a major store group. This store has recently equipped its floor staff with iPads that they are required to wear in satchels. These iPads are intended to ‘improve the customer experience’ according to my friendly sales assistant.
Is your retail loss prevention strategy as up to date as your inventory, services and marketing? If not, it could be affecting your bottom line. Many companies overlook how newer technologies may impact their loss prevention strategies. Today’s smartphones are a good example. They have emerged as a preferred, and successful, tool of the dishonest. Having a well-defined smartphone policy can help protect your profits.
In today’s digital world, possibilities are endless. Advances in technology have drastically changed the retail landscape. Consumers can access information from their home, in the store, or on their mobile device. With the increased popularity of smart phones and wireless devices, businesses are rethinking the ways they service customers and streamline operations.
ARTICLES FROM INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS FOR RETAILERS
Three Keys To The Mobile Consumer: Strategy, Preparation, And Adoption
As retailers struggle to execute their own mobile strategies, consumers aren’t waiting around. Here’s how to catch up with — and capitalize on — the smartphone’s influence.
Cutting-Edge Supply Chain Strategies: Omni-Channel’s Next Big Thing
Consumer expectations of a seamless omni-channel experience are reinventing the supply chain.
Inside The Front-End Changes At Lowe’s
How the Fortune 500 retailer improved the customer experience with a 50% reduction in false EAS alarms, reducing shrink and mitigating associate risk along the way.
Preventing Operational Loss
Identifying the breakdowns that cause operational loss is challenging enough. What about prevention?
Employee Self-Service Impact On Labor Scheduling
How should retailers create a schedule that caters to the customer when employees have a greater say in when they work?
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.
Mobile Surveys From CFI Group
Smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred method for online browsing and communication for many of your key customers. According to Microsoft research, mobile internet usage is projected to overtake desktop internet usage by 2014. Are you ready?
The Dayforce commitment to cutting edge technology means we are constantly improving access and streamlining the user interface across platforms and devices.
Lucas Mobile Work Execution
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.
RETAIL MOBILITY NEWS
Del Taco Selects EarthLink’s New Turnkey Franchise Program
EarthLink Holdings Corp., a leading managed network, security and cloud solutions provider for multi-location businesses, announced that Del Taco, a thriving Mexican quick-service restaurant chain with 306 corporate and 241 franchise locations in 16 states, selected EarthLink's new Franchise Program to protect its brand and deliver a consistent customer experience across its entire franchisee footprint.