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FEATURED OMNI-CHANNEL CONTENT

  • The Missing Link In Omni-Channel Fulfillment: Mobile Work Execution
    The Missing Link In Omni-Channel Fulfillment: Mobile Work Execution

    For success in omni-channel retailers have to deliver the right product at the right time, through multiple channels, at the best possible cost. This places all-new demands on stores as fulfillment and return points, and creates new pressures on distribution centers (DCs) to adapt their existing fulfillment and returns processes. Many retailers are meeting the challenge through manual work-arounds that are unsustainable. This three-part series will focus on how retailers can optimize and evolve manual processes, both in the DC and in-store, using Mobile Work Execution solutions.

  • How Clienteling Improves the In-Store Experience
    How Clienteling Improves the In-Store Experience

    Today’s customers expect retailers to be able to provide them with a highly personalized omnichannel shopping experience based on who they are and their shopping and buying habits and history.

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CURRENT ISSUE

Personalization, Mobilization, And The Fight To Not Be Creepy

Personalization, Mobilization, And The Fight To Not Be Creepy

I know you really like chocolate. Heck, you ate $10 dollars worth last Saturday. So because I value you and put you first above all others, I went ahead and filled a basket with nothing but chocolate. Don’t worry; I have coupons, and I’ll use the credit card you used last Thursday. I’ll meet you by your car, unless you want me to just meet you at your house.

Ulta Beauty’s Quest For The Ultimate Omni-Channel Experience

Ulta Beauty’s Quest For The Ultimate Omni-Channel Experience

Almost two years after an intensive e-commerce upgrade, Ulta Beauty is making steady progress toward its goal of reaching 10% of total sales via the Internet — a major milestone in the cosmetics segment.

Introducing Innovative Retail Technologies

Introducing Innovative Retail Technologies

This will be the last issue of Integrated Solutions For Retailers to hit your mailbox. Starting with our next issue, September/October, you will receive Innovative Retail Technologies.

Identifying New DC Operations

Identifying New DC Operations

Omni-channel consumer demand has pushed the connection between shoppers and goods deeper into the supply chain, creating fundamental shifts in DC operations.

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OMNI-CHANNEL INDUSTRY PODCASTS

  • Reduce TCO Of Your Network
    Reduce TCO Of Your Network

    Greg Griffiths, VP of Product Marketing at Earthlink talks to ISR’s Executive Editor, Erin Harris about how retailers can reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) for their networks. Griffiths also addresses retailers’ concerns about moving networks to the cloud. 

  • Innovative Retail Technologies With Matt Pillar And Erin Harris
    Innovative Retail Technologies With Matt Pillar And Erin Harris

    Listen in as Matt Pillar and Erin Harris discuss the exciting changes coming to Integrated Solutions For Retailers.

  • 3 Ways To Drive An Innovative Culture In Retail

    In this informative podcast, Dave Finnegan, CIO at Orvis, shares with Erin Harris three specific ways to drive a culture of innovation inside the organization and why SMRs especially are in the perfect position to adopt innovative solutions and processes to improve the guest experience.

  • Why Retailers Of Every Size Should Care About The Internet Of Things

    Join ISR’s Executive Editor, Erin Harris, as she talks to Adan Pope, CTO at ShopperTrak about the Internet of Things’ (IoT) impact on retail. During this insightful podcast, you’ll learn the true definition of IoT and why it matters to retailers of every size. You’ll also learn what IoT done right looks like in today’s evolved retail landscape.

  • Solving The DC’s Omni-Channel Commerce Challenges

    From changing order profiles to a shrinking qualified labor force to fast-paced operations, distribution centers are feeling the pressure of omni-channel commerce. Jerry Koch, Director Of Corporate Marketing and Product Management at Intelligrated, talks with ISR’s Executive Editor, Erin Harris, about how retailers can cost-effectively overcome those challenges to drive an efficient fulfillment process, and in turn, a pleasant customer experience.

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INDUSTRY RESEARCH

Omni-Channel: Shoppers' Expectations, Retailers' Responsibilities Cutting-Edge Supply Chain Strategies: Omni-Channel's Next Big Thing Tech Spending 2015: The Any-Channel Revolution Takes Shape
Omni-Channel Retail Supplement Omni-Channel Supply Chain Tech Spending 2015
Consumers’ growing acceptance of mobile commerce and high expectations for seamless shopping and fulfillment experiences are putting unprecedented pressure on retailers to perform. Consumer expectations of a seamless omni-channel experience are reinventing the supply chain. In 2014, retail investments focused on the consumer experience. In 2015, retail technology spending will meet shoppers’ collective calls for seamless engagement in any channel.

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OMNI CHANNEL RETAILING

The Omni-Channel retailing solution center is focused on helping retailers create a more concentrated and seamless consumer experience across all channels.  These retail channels include mobile, computers, brick-and-mortar stores, TV, radio, mail, and more. Reaching all these channels and providing the same consumer experience often requires new and advanced technologies designed to manage the Omni-Channel experience and control the retail supply chain.

Business intelligence (BI) and data analytics, Ecommerce solutions, marketing and loyalty programs, payment security solutions, and all supply chain and inventory management solutions often fall under the Omni-Channel category. BI and data analytics include the software and solutions used to capture and analyze data collection by retailers. Ecommerce is the internet-based component of Omni-Channel retailing, often in the form of a website or application.

Marketing and loyalty programs cover loyalty cards, rewards programs, online marketing, targeted marketing, and more.  Supply chain and inventory management solutions normally tie the channel together, allowing retailers to track and control their inventory and re-stocks in order to provide accurate stock levels no matter where customers are shopping.

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OMNI-CHANNEL INDUSTRY VIDEOS

  • Incentive Comp In Retail: 5 Bottom-Line Benefits
    Incentive Comp In Retail: 5 Bottom-Line Benefits

    Among all the facets of retailing, employee motivation is one of the most important and manageable factors for success and profitability. A disgruntled sales associate is unlikely to connect well with customers. Retailers looking to increase wallet share and drive desired behavior such as increased cross sell/up sell opportunities, improved customer service and customer retention rely on incentive comp plans and strategies.

  • Best Practices Of Shopping Mall Analytics At Mandalay Bay
    Best Practices Of Shopping Mall Analytics At Mandalay Bay

    See how shopping mall analytics data from ShopperTrak helped to change the operation of the Shoppes at Mandalay Place.

  • Turning 2014's Holiday Spending Habits Into 2015 Revenue
    Turning 2014's Holiday Spending Habits Into 2015 Revenue

    What holiday shoppers “said” they’d do vs. what actually happened in 2014. This webcast will highlight the Retail Holiday spending habits from a survey-based study by Edison Research and the Oracle Marketing Cloud.

  • 5 Keys To The Digital Experience Equation: Leveraging, Customers, Content And Context

    The digital commerce evolution has transformed the traditional path to purchase. To deliver inspired selling experiences that meet an infinite number of unpredictable customer needs, the digital shopping experience must have all content and data available and ready to dynamically filter and adapt in an instant. Today the customer experience is comprised of multiple touch points, brand exploration, research and purchasing as part of the same experience.

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