RFID: Transforming the Omnichannel Retailing Experience

RFID: Transforming the Omnichannel Retailing Experience

Omnichannel retailing is changing how the industry views the retail store. Retail stores are finding themselves functioning not only as a retail storefront but also as a shipping and fulfillment center. The key in this omnichannel universe is enhanced inventory visibility and control.

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NOT ALL SD-WANS ARE CREATED EQUAL

NOT ALL SD-WANS ARE CREATED EQUAL

Simplifying SD-WAN

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Sponsor: Hughes


VoIP Adoption Leads to Free PCI Upgrades for Major Quick Service Restaurant

VoIP Adoption Leads to Free PCI Upgrades for Major Quick Service Restaurant

Free PCI Upgrades with VoIP Adoption

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S&S Firepits ignites a quality customer experience with app-based delivery

S&S Firepits ignites a quality customer experience with app-based delivery

S&S Firepits sells custom-made steel fire pits and delivery costs were nearly triple a firepit's sales tag. But then the Georgia-based retailer found a cost-effective app-based option that's doing more than just saving on delivery.

Cupcake brand views delivery service as a key business ingredient

Cupcake brand views delivery service as a key business ingredient

Sprinkles, a high-end bakery operation, expands its delivery partnership as it builds the business.

Amazon's Whole Foods deal proves the 'retail mullet' is the future of grocery

Amazon's Whole Foods deal proves the 'retail mullet' is the future of grocery

ForeSee's Eric Feinberg provides his take on Amazon's multi-billion dollar acquisition of Whole Foods. As he writes, surprisingly not much has been said about the real logic behind the deal, which has far more to do with Amazon expanding into an area it knows it can win, and far less to do with battling rivals such as Walmart.

Amazon's Whole Foods Market acquisition points to a changing role for physical stores; millennials hold the key

Amazon's Whole Foods Market acquisition points to a changing role for physical stores; millennials hold the key

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market is yet another sign – the biggest to date – that retail is being redefined by multiple shopping channels.

Can any traditional retailer survive the

Can any traditional retailer survive the "Battle of the Bots"?

Chris H. Petersen says going up against Amazon is like taking a knife to a light saber battle. Why? Because the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.

Future of retail is robotic and not just in the supply chain

Future of retail is robotic and not just in the supply chain

While augmenting human labor in the supply chain with robots enables increased productivity, this advancement is rendered ineffective when the back office acts as an effective bottleneck. The next frontier of automation will be in white collar jobs, not warehouse stackers.

Last mile: The amazing race to solve the delivery dilemma

Last mile: The amazing race to solve the delivery dilemma

Omnichannel drives new expectations that every retailer must address.

Factoring order fulfillment, returns into a peak season service strategy

Factoring order fulfillment, returns into a peak season service strategy

As painful as it might seem to jump back into the peak season mindset, fortune tends to favor the prepared, so getting a head start and developing your customer service strategy now can set your store up for success down the line.

Easing the pain of shipping: 5 tips to optimize shipping solutions

Easing the pain of shipping: 5 tips to optimize shipping solutions

For many customers, online shopping is exciting (or, at the very least, more enjoyable than leaving the house to visit a store). Actually, receiving the product is even more exciting. But that time in between the purchase and its arrival? Not so much.

Intel CEO: Data playing invaluable role in retail transformation

Intel CEO: Data playing invaluable role in retail transformation

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has seen the personal computer transform the world and now he, along with the rest of the retail industry, is watching another evolution: how technology is changing the definition of the store.

Kohl’s CTO on personalizing customer experience and how data plays a big role

Kohl’s CTO on personalizing customer experience and how data plays a big role

When it comes to creating a ‘MEaningful’ customer experience, Kohl's is relying big time on data to understand customer behavior and craft a personalized experience.

Target’s digital chief: We’re not technology slackers any longer

Target’s digital chief: We’re not technology slackers any longer

If there is one message Target's EVP, CIO and Chief Digital Officer, Mike McNamara, wants heard loud and clear, it's this: Target is no longer a laggard when it comes to digital technology.

Wal-Mart buying Jet would be a win for Wal-Mart, Jet, consumers and yes, of course, Amazon

Wal-Mart buying Jet would be a win for Wal-Mart, Jet, consumers and yes, of course, Amazon

The news of the top retailer looking to acquire the newest Amazon.com competitor has consumers and industry watchers talking.

Online apparel retailer stitching up a data-driven customer experience

Online apparel retailer stitching up a data-driven customer experience

While online clothing retailer Stitch Fix aims to 'fix' the shortcomings inherent in traditional retail environments, it is just as focused on using art, science and data to drive its unique business proposition.

Attention Marc Andreessen: Retail is not dying or dead. It's just changing dramatically

Attention Marc Andreessen: Retail is not dying or dead. It's just changing dramatically

Doug Stephens respects Marc Andreesen, but the founder of Retail Prophet doesn't agree with an Andreesen declaration that retail is dying, near dead and "software eats retail."

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If you don't have it in the store, they can't buy it — but too much inventory is almost just as bad. Supply chain management is the discipline of moving products from source to destination in the smartest way.

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