EDITOR'S DESK

  • 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

  • 5 Surprising Ways Predictive Analytics Helps Retailers
    5 Surprising Ways Predictive Analytics Helps Retailers

    Modern retailers understand the core benefits of leveraging the power of Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. Predictive Analytics accounts for all of your company’s relevant data at a micro-level, identifies your business’ trends, opportunities, and influencing factors. It makes recommendations to retailers that will help them increase forecast accuracy, reduce inventory costs, increase in sales, and maintain high customer satisfaction levels.

  • mPOS And Small Retailers: The Customer Experience Reimagined
    mPOS And Small Retailers: The Customer Experience Reimagined

    Mobile point of sale (mPOS) systems are experiencing explosive growth in the retail sector. For smaller retailers, mPOS represents an opportunity to expand the flexibility of their POS options, and to reconfigure customer interactions and fundamental store design concepts. Learn how mPOS may eliminate the need for a traditional cash wrap, while improve the entire in-store experience for customers.

  • Not All Demand Is True Demand
    Not All Demand Is True Demand

    For consumer goods companies with omnichannel sales, downstream demand is a key signal to consider when thinking about inventory allocation, new product launches, demand planning, and other decisions. However, not all downstream demand is created equal.

  • Retailers Of Any Size Can Use Technology To Create A Top-Tier Shopping Experience
    Retailers Of Any Size Can Use Technology To Create A Top-Tier Shopping Experience

    Retailers of any size can now use image and vision technology to improve the shopping experience and profitability. This first article in a five-part series covers automation of the retail supply chain, including improving bar code accuracy and reliability, shipping efficiency, and ensuring label compliance.

  • Taming The Chaos Of Reverse Logistics With Vision & Imaging Technology
    Taming The Chaos Of Reverse Logistics With Vision & Imaging Technology

    The increase in online shopping is creating chaos with returns. Learn how vision and imaging technology can improve reverse logistics for any size retailer today.

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RETAIL IT WHITE PAPERS

  • Exploring The True Value Of Order Management Systems
    Exploring The True Value Of Order Management Systems

    To keep pace with growing consumer expectations, retailers must be equipped with modern order management systems that greatly expand their fulfillment capabilities. However, many still lag behind. To gain insight into these challenges and retailers’ top priorities for a future OMS investment, Radial partnered with Incisiv to conduct a quantitative survey of retail executives spanning key business functions across the retail supply chain.

  • Study Reveals ¼ Amazon Revenue Fueled By Retail Out-Of-Stocks
    Study Reveals ¼ Amazon Revenue Fueled By Retail Out-Of-Stocks

    In the old days, consumers went shopping because they had to. However, thanks to a plethora of new options, consumers today must now be inspired to want to shop. To improve the customer experience, retailers are looking toward many different options, such as buy online pick up in store (BOPIS), click and collect and ship-from store. While convenient, these fulfillment methods have only further exposed the problem of out-of-stocks.

  • Unlocking The Potential Of The FP3 Experience
    Unlocking The Potential Of The FP3 Experience

    In the age of the consumer, customers expect an FP3 experience throughout the buyer journey – one that’s (Frictionless, Personalized, Predictive, Proactive). While delivering an FP3 experience can be challenging, it is possible, and can benefit your company in many ways.

  • Managing Chargebacks To Boost Profits
    Managing Chargebacks To Boost Profits

    Chargebacks are an unfortunate reality of a retail business and can be devastating to your bottom line. When you consider that over 84 percent of chargebacks are now due to fraud, developing a comprehensive strategy for managing them is critical for success.

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  • 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 proven, private-cloud vendor performance software solutions for retail supply chain excellence. Since 2000, our suite of solutions have enabled enterprises to improve profitability through continuous improvements in supply chain execution.

  • Datalogic
    Datalogic

    Datalogic is a global technology leader in the automatic data capture and process automation markets, specialized in the designing and production of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors for detection, measurement and safety, vision and laser marking systems.

  • Radial
    Radial

    Radial, a bpost company, 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 detection, payments, and tax systems, and personalized customer care services.

  • Epson America, Inc.
    Epson America, Inc.

    Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Long Beach, CA, Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a global manufacturer of high-quality technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems integration, and energy efficiency.

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VENDOR INSIGHTS

  • Not All Demand Is True Demand
    Not All Demand Is True Demand

    For consumer goods companies with omnichannel sales, downstream demand is a key signal to consider when thinking about inventory allocation, new product launches, demand planning, and other decisions. However, not all downstream demand is created equal.

  • Outsmart eCommerce Giants To Win Online Shoppers in 2018: A Guide
    Outsmart eCommerce Giants To Win Online Shoppers in 2018: A Guide

    In this eBook, we explore what more than 4,000 consumers across four different regions of the world - United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia - value in their online experience, where opportunity exists, and how brands and retailers can execute to ensure that they maintain a competitive position as the industry continues to rapidly transform.

  • How To Sell To Spendsetters: 1/3 Of All Consumers
    How To Sell To Spendsetters: 1/3 Of All Consumers

    Spendsetters represent a third of all shoppers, and 52% of millennials. Unlike millennials though, the term Spendsetter isn’t age-specific, rather it reflects lifestyles and shopping habits. Spendsetters are early adopters, rather than change resistors. They embrace, and sometimes demand, new solutions driven by emerging technology. Retailers simply cannot afford to ignore this growing 33% of the market.

  • Search Beyond The Box:  Innovative User Experiences For Improving E-Commerce Conversion Rates
    Search Beyond The Box: Innovative User Experiences For Improving E-Commerce Conversion Rates

    A simplistic view of the customer journey: search bar > click > add to cart can be costly. Search is not simply about helping the user find what they are looking for. Today’s consumers come to your site for experiences, and it is inspiring experiences that will keep them returning.

  • Agents Or Automation: Here’s What Your Customers Told Us
    Agents Or Automation: Here’s What Your Customers Told Us

    Customer service has become a key component of the overall customer journey, and more critically, customer lifetime value. Therefore, retailers need to invest in service options to provide choice and convenience to customers.

  • Everything You Need To Know About Marketing Analytics & AI
    Everything You Need To Know About Marketing Analytics & AI

    A Practical Guide for the 21st Century  Marketing Executive, Media Buyer,  Content Marketer, and PR Professional.

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  • TM-L90 Plus Label And Barcode Printer
    TM-L90 Plus Label And Barcode Printer

    This high quality printer offers fast label and barcode printing in one compact unit. With its software utility you can quickly design custom labels and barcodes and print in one- or two-colors on a variety of print stocks. It supports continuous printing on liner labels and cost-effective one- and two-color thermal labels are available from Epson in a variety of sizes

  • 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.

  • Mobilink P20, P60II, P80, P80 Plus Wireless Mobile Printer
    Mobilink P20, P60II, P80, P80 Plus Wireless Mobile Printer

    Based on the best-selling TM-T88 series, Epson's compact, cost effective Mobilink™ wireless mobile printer is designed to meet the needs of both retail and hospitality for high-speed, mobile, thermal receipt printing. Your current TM-T88 series applications are instantly compatible with Mobilink. And unlike other wireless mobile printers with an average battery life of 2-3 hours, the Mobilink features an industry-leading battery life of up to 20 hours

  • TM-H6000V
    TM-H6000V

    The TM-H6000 multifunction printer with ProofPlus ID scanning combines high-speed, two-color receipt printing and superior slip handling with a fast and powerful ProofPlus ID scanner. It is the only printer with an integrated check and ID scanner that allows retailers and supermarkets to implement ECC, capturing check and ID images at the point-of-sale to lower check costs and reduce fraud and liability.

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