Apex Lenz™ Real-Time Retail Application Suite

Apex Lenz™ Real-Time Retail Application Suite

Get an eye-opening view of your critical data for powerful insights.

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Serving Air Canada: Time Proven Network of Intergarted Self-Service Solutions

Serving Air Canada: Time Proven Network of Intergarted Self-Service Solutions

For over three years, Qwick Media has worked with Air Canada to enhance traveler experience. Mobile and tablet charging stations with touchscreen capability are excellent self-service solutions with multiple benefits. Find out why Air Canada is using Qwick Media technology.

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Sponsor: Qwick Media, Inc.


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How retailers can avoid striking out during the World Series

How retailers can avoid striking out during the World Series

Dean Frew, CTO and senior vice president of RFID Solutions, SML, explains how retailers, utilizing the right technologies, can cope with rising customer demand, provide the correct products and deliver an enhanced customer experience.

Determining when it's time to evaluate reverse logistics practices

Determining when it's time to evaluate reverse logistics practices

Tom DeVroy, senior product evangelist, North America, IFS, provides three common reverse logistics scenarios. If they ring true then it may be time to evaluate whether your reverse logistics strategy is costing you time, money and customer satisfaction.

Making the move from retailer-first to consumer-first

Making the move from retailer-first to consumer-first

Robert Hayes, CMO of eComchain, says brands first need to ask 'who is your customer' and then strive to ensure there is never a barrier between a brand and the end consumer.

Why the 'endless aisle' works for the customer and the retailer

Why the 'endless aisle' works for the customer and the retailer

Consumers want more products and fast access to products. Retailers want to sell as much product as possible. An endless aisle strategy can deliver on both but retailers need to ensure the customer experience is well thought out, according to experts.

Why delivery is playing a starring role in the retail customer experience

Why delivery is playing a starring role in the retail customer experience

Consumers are driving retailers to deliver an enhanced, multi-pronged and expansive delivery experience and those not hopping on the bandwagon will likely be left in the dust. Experts offer insight and tips are making sure that doesn't happen.

Should retailers try to out-Amazon Amazon?

Should retailers try to out-Amazon Amazon?

Wanda Cadigan, vice president, commerce, at Sitecore, says the fate of Toys R Us is a prime example of the slippery slope in partnering with Amazon. Brands, she says, need to delight customers at every stage of the buying lifecycle.

How major mergers are changing your favorite private brands

How major mergers are changing your favorite private brands

Bryan Pearson ponders what will happen to the Whole Foods brand now living under the ever expanding Amazon umbrella.

Google expands retail shopping program with a universal cart, personalization focus

Google expands retail shopping program with a universal cart, personalization focus

Industry watchers say the retail service effort is a direct shot at Amazon and its dominance as the destination in consumer product search and discovery.

Understand your customer to predict future demand

Understand your customer to predict future demand

Rod Daugherty, vice president of product strategy for Blue Ridge, explains how understanding the customer can bring you one giant step closer to the ultimate goal of the supply chain.

Winning the race to the home requires more than the last mile

Winning the race to the home requires more than the last mile

Blogger Chris Petersen explains why the future of retail is not linear and that the winners are building ecosystems.

Target expands delivery, boosts wages amidst earnings report criticism

Target expands delivery, boosts wages amidst earnings report criticism

Target CEO Brian Cornell is not upset over his company's latest mixed earnings despite street criticism. Cornell says his company has the team and strategy in place to drive in-store and digital innovation and sales.

Walmart chief: Retail is about change, customer experience a team sport

Walmart chief: Retail is about change, customer experience a team sport

Walmart CEO/President Doug McMillon says the top brick-and-mortar retailer can't afford to get comfortable as it has a lot of work to do and remains committed to founder Sam Walton's vision and philosophy when it comes to the customer experience.

'Grocery on wheels' may be supermarket delivery game changer

'Grocery on wheels' may be supermarket delivery game changer

Self-driving vehicles that deliver fresh produce and allow consumers to place orders via an app and then physically pick their own produce could be the long-sought answer for online produce delivery.

Why Amazon may lose its influencer title in 2018

Why Amazon may lose its influencer title in 2018

While the ecommerce retailer won top shopping destination this past holiday season, and dozens of headlines related its innovations, Amazon is not immune to fail as industry watchers see more than a few weak spots in its influencer armor.

2017 retail influencer: Amazon

2017 retail influencer: Amazon

Customer experience is the dominant strategy in retail, and Amazon dominated in 2017 by innovating on everything from supply chain to faster delivery to expanding its reach via traditional brands to paving new roads in consumer purchase.

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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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