EDITOR'S DESK

  • 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

  • Why Connecting Consumers In-Store Can Be A Failed Masterpiece
    Why Connecting Consumers In-Store Can Be A Failed Masterpiece

    We’ve all had this experience: You walk into a store and find a product you like, open your phone for the obligatory quick price comparison and the store’s Wi-Fi network pops up, asking you to login or to register for an account. As a casual shopper, I view this as a hassle. On more than one occasion, I’ve just clicked cancel and foregone the free Wi-Fi.

  • Choices You Need To Make If You Use Symantec Certificates
    Choices You Need To Make If You Use Symantec Certificates

    With online retailers soon locking down their code for the upcoming holiday season, one thing they surely will want to guarantee is shoppers aren’t discouraged from visiting their site.

  • How Back-End AI Creates Effortless Customer Experience
    How Back-End AI Creates Effortless Customer Experience

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is a huge buzzword with nearly half of retailers having near-term plans to use it for improved shopper experiences.

  • Unlocking The Power Of Review Syndication
    Unlocking The Power Of Review Syndication

    Syndication is a way for retailers to quickly increase the volume of product reviews they display. Brands, typically first to collect this valuable user generated content (UGC), are eager for retailers to feature these on their e-commerce sites.

  • 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

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RETAIL IT WHITE PAPERS

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

    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.

  • Streamlining Unified Commerce Complexity
    Streamlining Unified Commerce Complexity

    Easy to describe, difficult to execute. Achieving a unified commerce platform requires a fundamental shift away from inward-looking systems and focuses instead, omnichannel commerce requires retailers to be outward looking, to focus on customer needs, wants and behaviors. Explore how consolidating multiple systems through a cloud-based commerce platform provides a seamless experience for both you, and your customer.

  • 3 Critical Components To Achieving The Perfect Order

    All businesses aspire to provide the ultimate omnichannel customer experience. Aspiring is easy, but achieving is difficult, with fulfillment often being the most challenging area to master. Delivering the perfect order requires a delicate balance of inventory visibility, routing logic and strategies for dealing with exceptions. Explore the 3 critical components to delivering the perfect order.

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FEATURED RETAIL SOLUTIONS PROVIDERS

  • Radial
    Radial

    Radial is the leader in omnichannel commerce technology and operations, enabling brands and retailers to profitably exceed retail customer expectations. Radial’s technical, powerful omnichannel solutions connect supply and demand through efficient fulfillment and transportation options, intelligent fraud, payments, and tax systems and personalized customer care services.

  • Hubworks
    Hubworks

    With our Hubworks application suite, you can access management solutions to make your business an indispensable resource to your customers. We help your business grow and succeed using web, mobile, and cloud technologies. Whether you are a business looking to resell or refer to Hubworks, or your platform needs integrations to grow, our global Partner programs can fully support the needs of your business.

  • Retalon
    Retalon

    Retalon is a leading provider of Retail Predictive Analytics solutions for Retailers. Retalon is a transformational approach to the retail industry. From inception, our solutions were built on an integrated analytic platform that takes into account the entire retail business process which produces the highest accuracy possible. Our predictive analytics technology empowered retail businesses with advanced analytics that uncover hidden opportunities, and significantly increase bottom and top lines.

  • Compliance Networks
    Compliance Networks

    Compliance Networks is a leading provider of solutions to the retail supply chain that enable enterprises to optimize flow within their supply chain and make informed decisions that ultimately increase shareholder value.

  • Global Technology Systems, Inc.
    Global Technology Systems, Inc.

    Global Technology Systems is the trusted expert in mobile power technology. GTS designs and manufactures high-performance batteries, chargers, and power management technologies for essential mobile devices. Millions of business professionals, public safety, government, and military worldwide rely on GTS to power mission critical communications and mobile computing applications. Founded in 2000, GTS is headquartered in Framingham, MA.

  • NetSuite
    NetSuite

    NetSuite delivers a cloud-based, multi-channel retail management system that brings together NetSuite Retail Anywhere POS with eCommerce, CRM and marketing, merchandising and order management, financials, and warehouse management into a single, centrally-managed solution.

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RETAIL EVENTS

Retail Innovation Lounge @ Shop.org September 26 - 27, 2017
Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Returns October 3 - 5, 2017
Nashville, TN
The Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit October 3 - 4, 2017
Chicago, IL
Luxury Interactive October 16 - 18, 2017
New York, NY
RetailLoco October 18 - 19, 2017
Atlanta, GA
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VENDOR INSIGHTS

  • Choices You Need To Make If You Use Symantec Certificates
    Choices You Need To Make If You Use Symantec Certificates

    With online retailers soon locking down their code for the upcoming holiday season, one thing they surely will want to guarantee is shoppers aren’t discouraged from visiting their site.

  • How Back-End AI Creates Effortless Customer Experience
    How Back-End AI Creates Effortless Customer Experience

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is a huge buzzword with nearly half of retailers having near-term plans to use it for improved shopper experiences.

  • Unlocking The Power Of Review Syndication
    Unlocking The Power Of Review Syndication

    Syndication is a way for retailers to quickly increase the volume of product reviews they display. Brands, typically first to collect this valuable user generated content (UGC), are eager for retailers to feature these on their e-commerce sites.

  • 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.

  • Product Images And Attributes: Why They're Essential
    Product Images And Attributes: Why They're Essential

    GS1 US announced it was collaborating with retailers, manufacturers, brand owners, suppliers, and solution providers to launch the GS1 US Best Practice Guideline for Exchanging Product Images and Attributes, Release 3.0.

  • 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. 

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FEATURED PRODUCTS

  • MegaPX Indoor Analytics Dome IP Camera
    MegaPX Indoor Analytics Dome IP Camera

    The MegaPX Indoor Analytics Dome is a fixed IP camera that combines 1080p video with highly accurate analytics, making it ideal for retailers that want to monitor and analyze customer and employee behavior so they can improve business efficiency.

  • SuiteCommerce
    SuiteCommerce

    NetSuite’s SuiteCommerce platform was built with the idea that your commerce systems are no longer standalone channels. SuiteCommerce unifies POS and ecommerce with your core operational business systems—inventory and order management, CRM, merchandising, marketing and financials.

  • 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.

  • Compliance Networks Reflection - Transportation Performance Audit
    Compliance Networks Reflection - Transportation Performance Audit

    New, entry-level audit service enables retailers to recover lost profits, gain actionable business intelligence, and experience best-in-class vendor compliance with a very low implementation cost.

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