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The Retail Industry: Improving Supply Chain Efficiency Through Vendor Compliance - An Andersen Point Of View
The arrival of the new economy has brought significant changes to the existing business landscape. In particular, the retail industry is quickly learning the

retail industry key drivers  landscape. In particular, the retail industry is quickly learning the value of developing strategic working relationships with vendor partners to improve supply chain efficiency. Without these collaborative efforts, retailers will have difficulty achieving strategic goals that rely upon the efficient flow of merchandise. Vendor cooperation and compliance are the key drivers that support improvement in productivity flow (e.g. through implementing cross-dock operations) and will ultimately allow retailers

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PLM for the Retail Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Retail is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory, and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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Manhattan Associates and Kronos Join Forces for Omni-channel Retail Experience


At the NRF BIG Retail Show 2013, a new relationship was announced between Kronos and Manhattan Associates to help retailers profitably integrate their physical stores into their digital selling strategy. The idea is to allow retailers to increase customer satisfaction and drive sales by freeing up trapped inventory in the store and elsewhere in the upstream supply chain, while managing labor costs

retail industry key drivers  and returns. Complementary Alliance Retail has been a leading industry for both Kronos and Manhattan Associates even though neither company can satisfy all retailers’ needs on its own. Leading retailers around the world use Kronos to better manage their store workforce and turn to Manhattan Associates for omni-channel supply chain excellence. Conversely, Kronos’ workforce management (WFM) solution can produce suboptimal results without knowing the upstream inventory situation and multi-channel Read More

Enhancing Lean Practices: Lean Adoption in the Industrial Machinery and Components Industry


Customer churn rates are higher than ever: although businesses say they are devoted to loyalty, their management systems and budgets do not support that claim. But in a landscape of similar products, cutting down on defection—or churn—is vital. There are in fact four steps to improving loyalty and retention which, if focused on the appropriate customers, will improve profitability.

retail industry key drivers  medical equipment, construction/engineering, and retail and distribution. Geography: Nearly all study respondents were from North America, including 92% from the U.S. alone. Remaining respondents were from the United Kingdom and the Asia-Pacific region. Company size: About 27% of respondents were from large enterprises (annual revenues above US$1 billion); 35% were from mid-sized enterprises (annual revenues between $50 million and $1 billion); and 37% of respondents were from small businesses (annual Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 30th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONS @ DEPLOYMENTSEuropean manufacturer of construction chemicals selects IFS Applications Industry tags: Process manufacturing, mining "Polish corporation Atlas Group, which operates 18 business entities and 5 mines in Poland and internationally, has selected IFS Applications as its corporate-level ERP system. The first areas slated for implementation will be financials

retail industry key drivers  Marine Corps Exchange selects SAS retail analytics Industry tags: BI, business analytics Marine Corps Exchanges (MCX) will use SAS Demand Forecasting for Retail, SAS BI, and SAS Merchandise Financial Planning to perform merchandise planning analysis. SAS continues to be a strong provider of BI solutions and vertical business analytics applications, an important trend in the new BI era. —Jorge García, TEC BI Analyst Press release UK's Bristol University selects Lumesse TalentLink 12 Industry tags: Read More

The Retail Industry: Improving Supply Chain Efficiency Through Vendor Compliance - Part 2 An Andersen Point Of View


A vendor compliance database can range from a complex system built within the retailer's existing architecture to a smaller, stand-alone desktop database application. Find out what's Andersen's take on vendor compliance programs.

retail industry key drivers  landscape. In particular, the retail industry is quickly learning the value of developing strategic working relationships with vendor partners to improve supply chain efficiency. Without these collaborative efforts, retailers will have difficulty achieving strategic goals that rely upon the efficient flow of merchandise. Vendor cooperation and compliance are the key drivers that support improvement in productivity flow (e.g. through implementing cross-dock operations) and will ultimately allow retailers Read More

Retail TouchPoints


Retail TouchPoints is an online publishing network for retail executives. The publication produces white papers, webinars, custom research, and lead generation.

retail industry key drivers  TouchPoints Retail TouchPoints is an online publishing network for retail executives. The publication produces white papers, webinars, custom research, and lead generation. Read More

Reflexis Systems—Enabling Connected Retail Store


This TEC Report features Reflexis Systems, a leading provider of store execution and workforce management (WFM) solutions that enable retailers to engage consumers more efficiently and profitably. Read P.J.'s write-up on the vendor's latest offerings and new retail initiatives that provide customers with a connected retail store experience.

retail industry key drivers  Systems—Enabling Connected Retail Store This TEC Report features Reflexis Systems, a leading provider of store execution and workforce management (WFM) solutions that enable retailers to engage consumers more efficiently and profitably. Read P.J.'s write-up on the vendor's latest offerings and new retail initiatives that provide customers with a connected retail store experience. Read More

JustEnough for Retail


JustEnough's solutions, available for cloud or on premises implementations, can help retailers forecast customer demand, plan merchandise and inventory, and then execute on those plans. Modules available from JustEnough include Merchandise Financial Planning, Assortment & Space Planning, Price & Markdown Planning, Promotion Management, Allocation and Replenishment.    

retail industry key drivers  for Retail JustEnough's solutions, available for cloud or on premises implementations, can help retailers forecast customer demand, plan merchandise and inventory, and then execute on those plans. Modules available from JustEnough include Merchandise Financial Planning, Assortment & Space Planning, Price & Markdown Planning, Promotion Management, Allocation and Replenishment. Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of August 20, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONS and GO-LIVESAgricultural equipment manufacturer selects Abas ERPIndustry tags: manufacturing “Canadian company Cadman Power Equipment Ltd., a manufacturer of special agricultural machinery and irrigation equipment has conducted an ERP selection project, and ERP from abas Business Software emerges the winner of this competition. The company was looking for a system as a single

retail industry key drivers  & Software Behind (Optimal) Retail Pricing Oracle accelerates data retrieval and analysis process for Nigerian company Etisalat Industry tags: analytics/data warehousing, telecommunications “The Nigerian telecommunications provider has accelerated its data retrieval and analysis process by 99 percent using Oracle Communications Data Model running on Oracle Exadata Database Machine. The solution has enabled Etisalat to analyze data across multiple business areas and make decisions based on analysis of Read More

Food Distribution Vertical Industry Brief


Food giants and technology providers work together to improve the efficiency of food processing, and storage and distribution operations, so that food products can be harvested, stored, and moved to the dinner table quickly and at less cost. This vertical brief focuses on specific issues within today's food distribution industry, explaining how IT solutions can help food distributors improve efficiency and reduce overall costs that drive up profits in an extremely competitive, low margin business.

retail industry key drivers  Distribution Vertical Industry Brief Food giants and technology providers work together to improve the efficiency of food processing, and storage and distribution operations, so that food products can be harvested, stored, and moved to the dinner table quickly and at less cost. This vertical brief focuses on specific issues within today's food distribution industry, explaining how IT solutions can help food distributors improve efficiency and reduce overall costs that drive up profits in an extremely Read More

PLM for the Retail Industry


Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Retail is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory, and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.

retail industry key drivers  for the Retail Industry Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Retail is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory, and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain. Read More

IFS Applications (version 8.0) for ERP for the Mining Industry Certification Report


IFS Applications (v. 8.0) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for the mining industry in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

retail industry key drivers  Applications (version 8.0) for ERP for the Mining Industry Certification Report IFS Applications (v. 8.0) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for the mining industry in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth an Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of May 21st, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTED, IMPLEMENTED, AND PUT TO GOOD USEHorticultural tools distribution business goes live with Sage ERP X3 Industry tags: wholesale and retail trade "The 127-year-old company A.M. Leonard, which currently operates mostly via catalog and Internet commerce, selected Sage ERP X3 to replace its aged legacy system. The Sage product was chosen mainly because of its rich functionality and

retail industry key drivers  tags: ERP, manufacturing, distribution, retail The upcoming Epicor ICE 3.0 platform will run on the Microsoft Azure cloud infrastructure, will have a new Windows 8 Metro look-and-feel (unified mobile, Web, and desktop UIs), and will be disconnected from ERP business logic, i.e., it can be used for merger partner Activant’s mature ERP systems (Prelude, Eclipse, Prophet 21, etc.) for a technology uplift. —Principal TEC Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic Related TEC Blog post: Epicor Insights 2012: Old Epicor + Read More

Sales and Operations Planning: the Key to Demand Satisfaction


There is a better way, and you can learn about it in the white paper sales and operations planning: the key to continuous demand satisfaction.

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A.C. Moore Selects and Quickly Implements Epicor Retail CRM


In anticipation of the upcoming NRF 2013 event, Epicor has announced that specialty retailer A.C. Moore has selected and implemented Epicor Retail Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to strengthen customer relations and support future loyalty and reward initiatives. With 141 stores along the US East Coast, A.C. Moore Arts @ Crafts, Inc., in addition to offering traditional craft products, is

retail industry key drivers  and Quickly Implements Epicor Retail CRM In anticipation of the upcoming NRF 2013 event, Epicor has announced that specialty retailer A.C. Moore has selected and implemented Epicor Retail Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to strengthen customer relations and support future loyalty and reward initiatives. With 141 stores along the US East Coast, A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts , Inc., in addition to offering traditional craft products, is well-known for its selection of scrapbooking, jewelry, floral, yarn, Read More