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When ERP Is Not ERP Any More Article
ERP goes social and Mobile . . . Visits with Infor, SAP, and Oracle at the National Retail Federation (NRF) 100th Annual Convention and Expo. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

APS Implementation Truths Report
After significant negativity in the press, we decided to find out what the true story was -- was APS worth it?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


This research requires purchase or the purchase of a subscription. $99.00
Beyond Fashion Statements - Part One Article
Observations at the National Retail Federation (NRF) 100th Annual Convention and Expo. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Beyond Tools . . .
ToolsGroup Offers Solutions
Article
ToolsGroup, not content to solve one big problem for CPG companies, is ready to conquer the next . . . What we learned from the ToolsGroup User Forum. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Christmas Buildup in the Warehouse Article
Warehouse Management Strategies need to be looked at in order to prepare for new retail realities. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Cloud Economics Part Three - The Cloud of Clouds Article
Connected Communities cross industries.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Collaborating with Channels - Great Source for Accurate Demand
Part Two
Article
Channel partners can be a great source of accurate forecasts, but Brand, OEMs and Tech companies don't engage on Demand.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Collaborative Demand Planning Technology Article
Everybody wants to collaborate. But is this actually done -- technically?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Complements or Competitors? Novitaz and Scanbuy Article
Barcode vs. RFID on Mobile. Is it a duel or will they work together? ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Customers Want the Experience of Luxury Article
Our research among luxury consumers has shown that experiential luxuries provide them with the ultimate luxury satisfaction, more so than home luxuries or personal luxuries like clothes, cars or jewel... (more information)
by Pam Danziger


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Demand Better for Demand Management Article
Highlights from DemandTec User Conference. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Demand Management in the Age of the Customer Article
How Mobile and other customer engagement channels can improve Demand Management.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Demand Management in the Second Decade
The Strategic View - Part 2
Article
Multichannel marketing, multichannel retail, pricing and promotions, are challenging both retailers and brand companies. Web retailing is entering a new phase. So is a store's format, which must emplo... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Demand Management Technology Evaluation:
Best Practices and Technology Evaluation
Report
The complexity of business today--working a myriad of partnerships with both the channel side and the transportation partners, as well as dealing with the challenges of fickle and surprising markets-... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


This research requires purchase or the purchase of a subscription. $99.00
Demand Management:
Technology for Retailers
Report
A new demographic is shopping - across channels and across the globe - and they're getting their information from a myriad of sources: from the old familiar flyer inserts in the Sunday papers to mobil... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin


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Demand Means Customer. Can I repeat that again? Article
Rechurning history won't get you there. You need data and analytics. So, DemandTec acquired ASI.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Education: The Key to Continuity and Cohesion in Sourcing and Procurement
Part Two
Article
P&G's sourcing and procurement training program is a great example for other companies. It builds a common foundation and continuity across a very large, very global organization. ... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Extra-Sensory Perception for Retailers and Manufacturers Article
How can retailers and CPG manufacturers read the minds of their fickle consumers? There are new ways available, beyond the traditional focus group or statistical forecast tools.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Fraudulent Returns Article
NRF survey reveals RFID opportunities.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

From Complexity to Clarity Part One - Mastering Today's Complex Supply Chains Whitepaper
Achieving excellence in Supply Chain has always been a challenge, but the last decade has gotten more complex, requiring solutions to enable clarity... ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

From Complexity to Clarity Part Two - Mastering Today's Complex Supply Chains Whitepaper
In part two we explore the impacts that New Product Introduction and Inventory Strategy decisions have across the enterprise on Sourcing and Transportation teams.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Google Extends Search to Real-world in-store Retail Inventory for Shoppers Article
No longer content with merely providing the dominant search engine scouring and indexing every square millimeter of the web, Google just launched a new addition to their Google Product Search for mobi... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

GS1 Enters Product Recall Article
GS1, HP and Microsoft enter product recall space - but GS1 enters as a nonprofit. What is the impact to industry?... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

In the Luxury Market, 'Trading Down' Is the Norm Article
So much attention has been given to the 'trading up' phenomenon - where people with upper-middle incomes of $50,000 to $75,000 stretch to luxury - that the converse trend toward 'trading down' has bee... (more information)
by Pam Danziger


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International Trade & Logistics for Retailers & Their Suppliers Article
Global markets and the widespread movement of manufacturing to low-labor-cost regions are creating an increasing array of tough decisions and challenges for retailers and suppliers. What is the right ... (more information)
by ChainLink/Chain Store Age


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It's Forty Six Shopping Days to Christmas Article
The Customer Experience. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

It's Sixty Seven Shopping Days to Christmas Article
Don't hit that markdown button; Pricing Strategies for a Small Planet.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

It's Sixty Shopping Days to Christmas Article
Customer Engagement - Customer Segmentation Beyond the Numbers... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

It's Thirty Nine Shopping Days to Christmas - Is Your Brand Grand? Article
Brand power is when consumers camp out to get into your store... ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

It's Twenty Four Shopping Days to Christmas - And Black Friday Shows the Winners and Losers Article
In spite of the noise and the crowds, shoppers spent over $10B on black Friday, which was a modest increase from last year. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

JDA Stays Focused Article
HighLights from the JDA mega conference. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Logility Customers Stay Connected Article
Updates from Logility Connections 2014.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Luxury Consumers Around the World Are Very Similiar
News Release from The Conference Board
Article
Folks, I recently had the pleasure of working with The Conference Board on a landmark study of the global luxury market. To my knowledge nobody has ever done a side-by-side study that compares the mi... (more information)
by by Pam Danziger

Manhattan's Platform Journey Article
The central theme at Manhattan's recent annual conference, Momentum, was "Platform Thinking." It may sound boring, but actually there were some important developments announced.
... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Notes from Wal-Mart EPC meeting Nov 2003 Article
We are in the SmallSmartFast era where sensing, seeing and responding will supplant planning as the focus on business processes and technology. Read about the Wal-Mart EPC meeting 11-4-2003.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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On Demand Now
How On Demand is Radically Changing the Enterprise Software Industry
Report
There is an end-user revolution going on. Enterprise Software customers are fed up with over-promising and under-delivering by vendors -- key functionality that was in the sales deck or demo but never... (more information)
by Neil Singhal & Bill McBeath


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Outbound Channel Management
Managing and Expanding Customer-Facing Supply Chain Relationships
Report
Whether it's booking a flight or requesting the status of a flight, or checking the status of an order or placing a new order, the frustration we endure while doing business can become massive. We've ... (more information)
by Laura Faught


This research requires purchase or the purchase of a subscription. $99.00
Production Planning Technology
Best Practices and technology evaluation
Report
Seeking low-cost labor markets has lead to increased cycle times, transportation costs and uncertainty in supply markets. That means that in order to maintain control and prevent surprises, each compo... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Responsive Supply Chains Thru Flexible Warehouses Article
The benefits of more responsive supply chains are understood, but creating agile processes , especially for warehouses, to improve Customer experience can be a challenge. Several new technologies have... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Retail Item-level RFID Tagging: Is the Privacy Threat Real? Article
Recent articles on Walmart's item-level tagging announcement dedicated a lot of print to privacy concerns. Is that the central story?... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Retailer-Supplier Collaboration: Part One Report
As trading partners move beyond one-to-one collaboration, the Platform enables catatgory, carriers and customer insights in the trading network.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin


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RFID Case Study: HP and Wal-Mart Case Study
One of the suppliers making strides in complying with Wal-Mart's RFID mandates is HP. We can all learn some lessons from the experience of these kinds of supplier programs.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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RFID for Consumer/Retail Supply Chain Article
The extended Consumer Supply Chain is driven by serving the demands of the ultimate customer. Since consumers have no obligation to present forecasts to their merchants, that means businesses need to ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID Hardware -
What You Must Know

Understanding and Selecting RFID Devices
Report

This report -- RFID Hardware -- is for two audiences. There is a primer for those who do not have RFID knowledge. Although we use the word primer, we think most people will still learn a bit... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


This research requires purchase or the purchase of a subscription. $99.00

RFID in Retail
Retail/Consumer Supply Chains & RFID
Report
RFID can help businesses create ways to see and sense - in real-time, all the time - product consumption, as well as evolve their offerings over time, to continue to meet the needs of an ever more sop... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Six Steps to Get Your S&OP in High Gear Whitepaper
Sales and Operations Planning has been talked about for over two decades, yet enterprises are having their challenges. Learn from those who are mastering S&OP. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin


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Sprouting Online Democracy Article
The advance of internet technology is precipitating the democratic progress of China, and even helps create further social changes.... (more information)
by Lii Haibo


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Stop Whining -- Start Winning at Omni-Channel Article
The raging battle over the channels -- etail vs. on-premise shopping -- is masking the real issue -- the customer experience.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Supply Chain's Christmas Checklist Report
This document is designed to provide an across-supply-chain 'checklist' of practices and actionable suggestions to tune your supply chain for better performance, to deal with volatile and seasonal cha... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Terra on a Tear Article
The holy grail of consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies (or any manufacturer, for that matter) is to become more responsive to customer demand while reducing inventory. Learn how new solutions such ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

The Interview: Ron Ireland Interview
About ten years ago I had the privilege of working with some extraordinary guys from Wal-Mart, at the birth of Collaboration. Buzz words, software, and new careers were spawned after we all worked on ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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The Merged Channel Nirvana
(Which is Awfully Close To The Merged Channel Nightmare)
Report
Merged Channel is a hot topic, catapulted by the suddenness of mobile popularity. Beyond the buzz, companies need to provide the right mix of services, messages, and pricing.

To create some
... (more information)
by The editors of StorefrontBacktalk and ChainLink


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The Store of the Future: Summary of NRF 2004 Article
We just got back from the National Retail Federation show in NYC-home of big retailing. The big hit of the show was the Metro Group's Store of the Future. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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The Truth About VMI: Revelations and Recommendations Report
The high tech industry has experienced a striking shift from traditional replenishment processes to Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) replenishment for various products during the last decade. This has b... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


This research requires purchase or the purchase of a subscription. $99.00
Walmart Supplier Reliability Article
Walmart Supply Chain performance looked like artwork from The Little Prince, thus their Supplier Reliability program initiative...... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Walmart Takes Over Their Inbound Logistics: Tactical Change or Sea Change? Article
Walmart plans to increasingly take over inbound freight from their suppliers. How will this impact suppliers' cost of doing business and freight management? Will other retailers follow suit?... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Walmart Teams With Suppliers to Buy Raw Materials Article
In its relentless pursuit for additional cost advantage, Walmart is looking to combine its own spend with that of its suppliers. It raises questions of how much control Walmart can exert over their su... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Walmart's Virtual Mirror Article
Shoppers can scan the barcode of makeup in the store, take a picture of themselves, and see how the makeup they selected looks on them in a digital mockup rendition. Increased sales, reduced shrink, a... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Wholesale Distributors
Meeting 21st Century Challenges
Report
Wholesale Distributors represent approximately $4 trillion in trade, just in the US, alone! They are a powerful segment of every economy. The speed of business and increased competition powered by the... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin


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Winning the Freshness Wars: Creating Shopper Loyalty and Profitability in Retail Grocery Report
How end-to-end temperature monitoring improves produce quality, reduces waste, and increases customer satisfaction and profitability.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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