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  • Advice On Voice
    Advice On Voice

    In the upcoming March/April 2018 issue of Retail Executive, I dedicate my Viewpoint article to voice commerce, a topic we’ll be covering more diligently as the technology progresses. As such, I caught up with Saeed Amidi, CEO of Plug and Play Tech Center and Retail Executive Editorial Advisory Board member to get his take on the progression of the technology and how retailers should utilize it.

GUEST CONTRIBUTORS

  • Improving Distributed Order Management With Fulfillment Forecasting
    Improving Distributed Order Management With Fulfillment Forecasting

    Most retailers use demand-forecasting methods that fail to provide insight into how consumers choose to have orders fulfilled. Download this report from Gartner Research for insights into order fulfillment forecasting and optimal inventory positioning using distributed order management (DOM) systems.

  • Staying Competitive With Empowered Consumers
    Staying Competitive With Empowered Consumers

    To build engagement and understand customers, you have to know who they are, what they want, and what’s important to them. The good news is, there is a lot of data to aid in this understanding.

  • Confused About Blockchain And Cryptocurrency? Read On.
    Confused About Blockchain And Cryptocurrency? Read On.

    Blockchain and cryptocurrency: the beloved buzzwords of the technology world. Due to their radical potential, these emerging technologies have been shrouded in doubt and confusion. Yet, even as awareness and adoption have steadily grown in recent years, many experts venture to call this silent revolution the fastest growing digital technology since the internet.

  • Revolutionizing Retail: Expert Dana Telsey Shares Latest Trends

    For all the colossal change the retail industry has undergone in recent years, the retail revolution is only getting started, according to Dana Telsey, CEO and Chief Research Officer at Telsey Advisory Group (TAG). Thanks to changing consumer behavior and the new ways of purchasing, retail sales are continuing to grow, Telsey said at recent Grow Live events in New York and Los Angeles. With consumer confidence at a high, brands and retailers need to give consumers a reason to spend.

  • How To Ensure You Don’t Lose To Amazon

    For many businesses, a core determining factor in their future is the answer to one simple question: Is Amazon a friend or foe?

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RETAIL OPERATIONS WHITE PAPERS

  • False Positives: The Monster That’s Really Killing You And How To Survive

    eCommerce fraud professionals battle their versions of Freddy Krueger, Norman Bates, Michael Meyers and Jason Voorhees head-on every day. And, when it comes to fraud, they often slay the monster. But, while many have their eyes focused on the threat in front of them, they can’t see the real danger—the bigger danger—lurking in the shadows.

  • Unleashing The Profitability Of High-Risk Digital Gift Cards

    The high fraud risks associated with digital gift cards has many merchants worried, despite the fact that overall gift card sales are projected to reach $180 billion in 2018, with a 200 percent increase for digital gift cards, specifically.

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  • Payments, Tax & Fraud
    Payments, Tax & Fraud

    Let Radial handle the complexity and risk of payment processing, fraud management and tax compliance. Our fully outsourced solution turns orders into revenue, sends criminals running, keeps governments satisfied, and turns one-time shoppers into repeat customers.

  • Fraud Zero
    Fraud Zero

    Radial Fraud Zero delivers a best-in-class combination of people, processes, and technology for end-to-end fraud management. We are 100% focused on converting the highest percentage of transactions and keeping fraud well below industry standards to provide a frictionless experience for your customers. Our blending, cutting-edge technology with rigorous expert analysis translates into higher approval rates and happier customers.

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RETAIL OPS INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • Why You Need To Stop Using Job Descriptions When Hiring Executives
    Why You Need To Stop Using Job Descriptions When Hiring Executives

    Hiring is a forward-facing activity, not backward-facing. Job descriptions tend to be like the kitchen junk drawer — they accumulate all the activities, gaps, tasks, and responsibilities that currently don’t have a home in an organization or that need a responsible owner.

  • Data Analytics And The Digital Revolution Are Helping Transport Fleets Replace Aging Trucks More Efficiently And Cost-Effectively
    Data Analytics And The Digital Revolution Are Helping Transport Fleets Replace Aging Trucks More Efficiently And Cost-Effectively

    Many industry firms made purchase orders of trucks en masse and drove them for anywhere between five and 10 years of service, or even longer, as a way to squeeze every penny out of the truck’s usage. However, what firms of all sizes are beginning to realize is that this acquisition strategy is not as cost effective compared to operating trucks at a shorter lifecycle.

  • It’s Time To Embrace The Triple Bottom Line
    It’s Time To Embrace The Triple Bottom Line

    Today, a growing number of customers, shareholders, and employees want to buy from, invest in, and work for companies that instill social and environmental responsibility into every aspect of their products and services, as well as generate a measurable positive impact. In this light, business decisions that are singularly focused on financial gains leave substantial social and environmental value on the table. They also introduce the multi-faceted risks of inaction.

  • The Next Evolution Of Retailing
    The Next Evolution Of Retailing

    As technology continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, the next major revolution in retailing is already taking place. The new paradigm at hand has consumers moving away from “shopping” as a separate event and trending towards a more integrated lifestyle-meets-shopping experience.

  • Retailers Cut Transformative Deals
    Retailers Cut Transformative Deals

    Consumer markets just experienced a record-breaking year for deal making in terms of total deal value and volume. While that activity paints a positive economic outlook for the retail industry, what is more telling — and even inspiring — is some of retail’s deals surrounding analytics, tech, and artificial intelligence (AI).

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