Analytics are not a new idea. The tools have been used in business since the mid-1950s. To be sure, there has been an explosion of interest in the topic, but for the first half-century of activity, the way analytics were … Continue reading
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A cornerstone of IDC’s offering for three decades, the annual insight report provides retailers with the top 10 predictions for the retail industry in 2013. According to Robert Parker, Group Vice President of IDC Retail Insights, “The year 2013 will … Continue reading →
Today’s retail industry is evolving at a rapid pace, and executives are doing everything they can to keep up. One trend we are frequently seeing is the effort to simplify processes and operations while at the same time investigating ways … Continue reading →
One of the top trends in today’s retail industry is the increased usage of multiple channel consumption, specifically with mobile devices. Unfortunately for retailers, this trend can magnify the common inventory distortion problems of out-of-stock (OOS) and on-shelf availability.