Retail IT Featured Editorial

  1. Millennial-Driven Changes To Retail Technology

    Millennials are emerging as an important opportunity for retailers. This article explains what Millennials are looking for in their retail experience, and how merchants can meet the needs of this new cohort of shoppers.

  2. 5 Ways Predictive Analytics Helps Retailers On Father’s Day

    At $16 billion annually in sales in the United States, Father’s Day represents retail’s sixth largest selling season. By leveraging predictive analytics, retailers can make sure they’re maximizing their return on the event. Predictive Analytics can help you forecast demand, uncover which products have uplift potential, allocate merchandise across channels and stores, and optimize your timing, pricing, and promotions. It takes the guesswork out of merchandising for you as a retailer, so you won’t fall victim to these common Father’s Day retail challenges.

  3. Global Sourcing: How To Improve Communication To Enhance Business, Reduce Risk

    Words are powerful. And in the world of sourcing, clear communication is essential. Operating across borders, time zones and cultures can create meaningful experiences and opportunities. Developing international relationships with people around the globe can lead to unique connections.

  4. 6 Questions To Ask Before Implementing A Cash Automation Solution

    If you ask 100 retailer leaders about their biggest worries, chances are Amazon will come up once or twice. Probably some inventory management concerns and a fair number of omnichannel woes. One thing you probably won’t hear a retailer fretting about is their cost of cash. But they ought to be.

  5. Auditing: An Essential Tool For Any Effective LP Program

    By monitoring execution and correcting identified deficiencies throughout the year, you can improve compliance, control loss, and keep both employees and customers safe.

  6. The Impact Of Service Delivery On Customer Experience

    To truly impact customer experience, view your service delivery from the customer vantage point.

  7. Creating A Customer Experience That Drives Field Service Profitability

    Leading service organizations are succeeding by striking the perfect balance between technology, flexible processes, and sales psychology-driven behaviors.

  8. Reverse Lifecycle Management: The Next Opportunity In Field Service

    A better option has emerged for companies using disparate systems to manage reverse logistics.

  9. Is Your App Marketing Strategy Truly Mobile-First?

    Savvy retailers have long been preparing for a mobile-first world of ecommerce, and it’s safe to say that brave new world is officially here. In the US alone, more than 160 million adults have made at least one purchase using a mobile phone. And in a recent global survey of consumers conducted with Imperium and Precision Sample, we found that mobile buying and browsing is now the norm, especially among millennials and Gen Xers.

  10. 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.