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Wireless Is Transforming Retail On All Fronts: Here’s How
Retail is undergoing a massive evolution, the speed and scope of which we have never seen before. Traditional and non-traditional competition is causing a complete reevaluation of the business model. Consumers armed with smartphones have more information and demand everything from best pricing to immediate product availability. Retailers are moving to smaller format stores, embracing omni-channel, reducing costs and investing heavily in technology.
Why Retailing Needs RFID In An Omni-Channel Environment
The term “brick and mortar” which is often used to describe physical retail stores conjures up images of permanent brick walls built by skilled masons. It’s meant to describe a physical store versus a virtual online storefront, but the phrase also implies a building crafted to represent a store brand and the products it sells. A physical brick and mortar store is a place where customers can see, evaluate, and experience the products and services representing a retailer’s brand.
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Merchandise Fulfillment Advice That Works
Merchandise fulfillment is a hot topic and one of the keys for retailers looking to have a strong omnichannel initiative. In this podcast, we'll discuss how asset tracking and fleet management help ensure proper fulfillment, the latest technologies that can help retailers leverage and manage their fleets, how increased visibility into tracking enables retailers to gain efficiencies and keep the right products available to customers across all channels, and — finally — getting employee buy-in without looking like Big Brother.
What Oracle Can Teach Retailers About Any-Channel Fulfillment
In our Supply Chain Execution 2014 report, "Making Any-Channel Fulfillment Profitable," RSR analyst Nikki Baird asserts that a fundamental problem with today's retail supply chain is that it's still decidedly a store-based model. We speak with Mike Johnson, Solution Director, Supply Chain for Oracle, about his take on this stance.
Leveraging Analytics For Omni-Channel Success
Integrated Solutions speaks with Mark Krupnik, CEO of Retalon, a company that provides retail predictive analytics solutions, about how retailers can leverage analytics to help with their omnichannel initiatives, including best practices you can apply today.
Leverage Digital Signage & Kiosks To Improve Customer Experience
As always, we're here to help retail executives make informed decisions about technology and operations solutions for all their sales channels. In that spirit, our discussion topic today is improving the customer experience in the store. Our guest today, to help give us an expert’s point of view, is Alexandra Sneed, marketing manager for Verizon Enterprise Solutions.
Mobile Payments — How Can Retailers Juggle All Of The Options?
Payments in retail are undergoing one of the largest shifts in history, with the impending move to EMV chip-and-pin and the rise of mobile payments. Here, Bob Johns, editor with Integrated Solutions For Retailers, talks with Erik Vlugt, Vice President of Product Marketing at VeriFone, to discuss the rapidly changing world of payments in retail, the impact of mobility, and the challenges retailers face as they try to implement for today and the future.
|Mobile In Retail: Reality Sets In||Owning The Customer Experience: The CMO's New Role||WFM 2014: Bridging The Execution Gap|
|With brand-new, digital paths-to-purchase, retailers are absorbing what those changes mean to their businesses — step up or get left behind.||Industry reports confirm that the CMO must take ownership of the customer experience as shopper behavior and new technology transform the retail industry.||In an age where big data analytics are baked-in to labor management software tools to enable retailers to execute on that data, can we be doing better?|
OMNI-CHANNEL INDUSTRY NEWS
NetSuite SuiteCommerce Opens New Ecommerce Opportunities For Manufacturers And Distributors
NetSuite Inc. the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, recently announced that RST Brands, a manufacturer of home lifestyle décor and furnishings, and Christian Art Gifts, a distributor of Christian and inspirational gifts, are accelerating time to market with rapid SuiteCommerce implementations to support their omnichannel strategies to deliver a superior online shopping experience to both its B2B and B2C customers.
OMNI-CHANNEL INDUSTRY VIDEOS
Seize The Opportunity: How Stage Stores Delivers Commerce Anywhere
In an ever-changing retail environment, you have two choices: do nothing or innovate. Watch as Steven Hunter, EVP, CIO at Stage Stores, explains how the retailer turned a failing e-commerce platform into a 40% increase in sales.
Micros Commerce Platform - Connecting Businesses & Digital Consumers
Tired of waiting in line at a hotel to get your room key? Don’t want to leave your seat at the game to order food or merchandise, because you don’t want to miss any of the action? Now you don’t have to.
Going Mobile In A Multi Channel World
Small to mid-size retailers are struggling to compete in a world dominated by the big-box retailers. Tennis Plaza, a 5-location specialty retailer focusing on tennis equipment and apparel, is leveraging new technologies to grow their brand and better the customer experience.
Achieve Greater Productivity, Cost Reductions And Increased Sales By Setting Performance Objectives
Set Budgets for Sales and up to 6 additional KPI’s, providing better metrics and assuring greater store performance.