Retail IT White Papers

  1. Unified Commerce: A New Opportunity For Payments
    8/31/2016

    The once sluggish area of payments has quickly become anything but in the past few years. In fact, payments have become one of the most dynamic aspects of retailing. Retailers have often incorporated payment changes only as necessary. However, with continuous changes in industry requirements, consumer expectations and consumer access to new payment methods, retailers have had to adjust to become more nimble and flexible.

  2. Real Mobile Marketing Results From Real Retailers
    8/22/2016

    The best retailers in the world are also the best marketers. Their strategies include smart, on-demand mobile couponing to drive increased foot traffic and incremental revenue. But they need the right technologies to make it happen.

  3. Tactical Decision Support - The New Found Focus For Dynamic Supply Chains
    8/2/2016

    As organizations grow in size and scale, so do their supply chains. With high product volumes, a huge supplier base and many echelons in the supply network, the problem is nothing but complicated to design a network which is cost effective and with high availability & flexibility.

  4. Turning One-Time Buyers Into Loyal Customers
    7/14/2016

    When is the last time you took a deep dive into your email metrics? As you prepare for the holidays, perhaps it is time to take another look. Understanding your subscribers is the only way to truly evaluate the performance of your campaigns, making necessary changes to increase subscriber engagement, revenue and ROI.

  5. Mobile Coupon Return On Investment: Real Results From Real Retailers
    6/29/2016

    Mobile coupon popularity is growing rapidly in the retail sector. One analyst firm, solely focused on mobile, predicts that mobile coupons redeemed will almost double between 2014 and 2019 to more than 31 billion.

  6. What’s Next For Retail: Navigating Your Business From Now Into The Future
    5/24/2016

    Retail is changing at such a rapid pace it’s hard to imagine what the future may hold. As a retailer, you not only are challenged to offer the products your customers want today, but to do so profitably while providing optimal customer service and staying one step ahead of your competitors — remaining agile enough to address whatever lies ahead.

  7. Moving To A Single Stock Pool For All Channels
    5/24/2016

    As multichannel or omni-channel retailing develops, the retail industry is recognising that the most efficient form of operation is to service all channels from a single stock pool. This could be physically held in a variety of locations, most commonly warehouses and stores.

  8. Digital Strategy Helps Berkshire Blanket Cozy Up To Customers And Retailers In The Cloud
    5/12/2016

    When Berkshire Blanket started selling online to consumers in November 2011, its intention had been to become a retailer. With experience, however, it instead embraced its role as a brand manufacturer that happens to have an online presence, too.

  9. Complimentary Research Study - The Value Of Agile Commerce: How Commerce Leaders Use SaaS To Drive Business Success
    5/10/2016

    This May 2016 commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Oracle reports key findings from a survey of 250 eCommerce decision makers on shift in the marketplace from on-premises commerce infrastructures to modern SaaS solutions.

  10. Three Keys To Igniting Your Business Growth With Commerce In The Cloud
    5/10/2016

    Having a nice website, online product catalog and a strong digital presence alone are no longer differentiators in the marketplace, and since customers are more empowered than ever today, the new reality is that customer experience is king. Competition is also pushing prices down and speeding the pace of change in virtually every market.