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  • Introducing The Retail Solutions Network
    Introducing The Retail Solutions Network

    We’re proud to introduce The Retail Solutions Network, a collection of robust, data-rich resources designed to help retailers become an indispensable part of their customers’ lives by delivering the personal experiences that constantly exceed expectations. Comprised of print and digital media, The Retail Solutions Network aids every member of the retail enterprise from the corner office to the store floor.

GUEST CONTRIBUTORS

  • Technology Provides An Inside Track To Product Testing Concerns
    Technology Provides An Inside Track To Product Testing Concerns

    It seems product recalls are now the norm on a wide range of products from cellphones to ATVs, high heels, children’s clothing, and more.  In one week, the CPSC reported several recalls on its website: incorrect venting Nutrilife® hydrogen peroxide bottles cause fires or burns; By Gary Barraco, Director, Global Product Marketing, Amber Road

  • Why Value Channel Shoppers Prefer Receipt-Based Offers
    Why Value Channel Shoppers Prefer Receipt-Based Offers

    inStream completed its annual value channel shopper tracking study, interviewing shoppers nationwide at value channel retail locations. The study found value shoppers’ interest in receipt-based offers grew year-over-year and outpaces awareness of and interest in other types of promotions, including digital offers.

  • 5 Ways To Compete Online In The Amazon Era
    5 Ways To Compete Online In The Amazon Era

    It’s probably no surprise the majority of online sales run through leading e-tailers such as Amazon and Walmart.com. By Patrick van Boom, CMO, TIE Kinetix

  • Top Strategies For Building A Better User Generated Content Program

    It’s a splendid time to be a shopper. They can click, tap, swipe, and mobile pay their way through the friction-free commerce landscape. By Jim Davidson, director of research, TurnTo Networks

  • 5 Lessons To Remember This Holiday Shopping Season

    September is already here — can you believe it? The shopping season comes the same time every year, yet still feels like it comes a little bit earlier than the previous year. In working with clients across a variety of categories, we’ve started to notice a few consistent themes in the conversations as we all plan for the rapidly-approaching holiday season. By Pam Fithian, Collective Bias

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RETAIL OPERATIONS WHITE PAPERS

  • The Gift Of Wow: Preparing Your Store For The Holiday Season

    Being prepared for the holiday rush used to mean stocking shelves and making sure your associates were ready for the long hours. But the digital revolution has changed everything, most importantly, customer expectations. Retailers with a physical store presence should be asking themselves—what am I doing to wow the customer?

  • Turning Your ERP Inside Out


    Unlikely or unforeseen competitors continue to disrupt industries at an exponential pace. The innovation disruptors bring requires a key strategy: put the customer at the center of your business and deliver great experiences to them. Understand how consistent, timely, relevant and personalized experiences are enabled by having the right technology foundation in place.

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RETAIL OPERATIONS PRODUCTS & SERVICES

  • Retail Planning
    Retail Planning

    Retalon Planning Solutions are part of one Integrated Solution for Intelligent Retailing that is based on the common Predictive Analytic Platform. This allows the system to account for all mutual dependences of the company Planning and Execution processes, provide users with very high accuracy of each prediction, optimize the entire process, and achieve significant, tangible benefits for the entire organization.

  • Predictive Analytics For Omni Channel Retailing
    Predictive Analytics For Omni Channel Retailing

    Retalon’s approach to Predictive Analytics for Retailers is truly integrated which significantly increases accuracy and results.

  • Price & Markdown Optimization
    Price & Markdown Optimization

    Retalon’s Dynamic Price Management system is built on a powerful Predictive Analytics engine. This system will automatically monitor your entire retail process, uncover hidden opportunities, and recommend the most advantageous pricing strategies. The system significantly reduces inventory costs and boosts gross margins.

  • Inter-Store Inventory & Assortment Balancing
    Inter-Store Inventory & Assortment Balancing

    The Right Product at the Right Store at the Right Time.

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RETAIL OPS INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • Why Value Channel Shoppers Prefer Receipt-Based Offers
    Why Value Channel Shoppers Prefer Receipt-Based Offers

    inStream completed its annual value channel shopper tracking study, interviewing shoppers nationwide at value channel retail locations. The study found value shoppers’ interest in receipt-based offers grew year-over-year and outpaces awareness of and interest in other types of promotions, including digital offers.

  • Bringing On Workers To Support Holiday Hustle
    Bringing On Workers To Support Holiday Hustle

    As more people shop online, job opportunities in the fulfillment and transportation sectors have expanded dramatically to ensure consumers' holiday packages arrive at their doors on time. 

  • How Prada Leveraged Wi-Fi To Accelerate In-Store Innovation

    In 2015, The Prada Group realized it needed to add guest Wi-Fi to their stores. It chose a personalized experience platform which more than met critical customer needs while adding a crucial building block for future capabilities. The Prada approach is applicable for any brick-and-mortar retailer on the path to unified commerce. By Jeff Abramowitz, president, Cloud4Wi

  • How To Answer The Call For Experienced-Driven Retail
    How To Answer The Call For Experienced-Driven Retail

    It seems all retail conversations point to one common theme: Retailers need to transform and adapt to the new consumer-driven way of retail or get left behind. We hear and see this at every industry conference we attend and in every conversation we have with retailers — the need to adopt new technologies and innovate for the sake of attracting and retaining customers is high priority. Rick Amari, Founder, Columbus Consulting

  • The Overlooked Importance Of Customer Feedback
    The Overlooked Importance Of Customer Feedback

    Mike Maher, co-founder and CEO of Taylor Stitch and Aura Nelson, senior manager consumer insights for Wolverine Worldwide took time to talk customer feedback with RetailOperationsInsights.com, covering everything from what can be accomplished with customer surveys to the best way to analyze the data they generate to make better customer-informed buying decisions.

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