Podcast: Findings from the 2017 JDA Consumer Survey

Results from JDA’s third annual Consumer Survey of more than 1,000 U.S. consumers show that shopping in-store is preferred over online, though only by a slim margin. To remain competitive against online marketplaces, retailers must embrace convenient fulfillment options – like buy online pickup in store (BOPIS) and buy online return in store (BORIS) – to boost…

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Could BOPIS be the Cure for the Store?

By now, it’s no secret that the retail industry is in the midst of an unprecedented transformation. More and more, shoppers are taking their buying habits online. In JDA’s third annual Consumer Survey of more than 1,000 U.S. consumers, 54 percent said they prefer to shop in-store. While this shows that the store is preferred…

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Report from SCM World Provides Roadmap for Digitization

The rules that drive supply chain strategy were once focused on achieving lowered cost of goods and efficient distribution to stores. The strategy now, however, is instead driven by customers. In today’s omni-channel reality, previous assumptions about supply chain are being challenged by a digital-driven future. Retailers are evolving to become more agile and customer-centric.…

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The Store of the Future will be on Display at ShopTalk 2017

Consumers are embracing digital commerce at a rapid pace, forever changing the retail landscape, leading to increased complexity and challenges for brick and mortar retail stores. As shoppers merge online and in-store when making purchases, store associates are being tasked with new, complex activities to fulfill their orders. Add in the difficulty in forecasting shopper…

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JDA Reimagines Retail in the Store of the Future at NRF 2017

“Retail Reimagined” reflects the transformation currently underway in retail, as the industry reinvents itself to better serve the needs of the modern shopper. JDA’s end-to-end supply chain planning and execution solutions address the challenges retailers are facing in this new digital era, while balancing the need to increase profitability and boost customer service.  At JDA’s…

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Is Black Friday Dead? Does it Even Matter Anymore?

Year round discounting, the continued shift to online shopping, and the introduction of non-holiday mega-events like Amazon Prime Day and Alibaba’s Singles Day has clearly lessened the shopper’s desire to venture out on Black Friday. JDA recently surveyed more than 1,000 U.S. consumers to learn about their holiday shopping habits. Results show that 45 percent…

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Big Highlights from the NRF BIG Show

I’ve been coming to NRF for the past 15 years; most of that time as a retailer and consultant; this year was my first with JDA.  For me and 35,000 of my retail colleagues, it’s always been the biggest and best of the retail shows and the yearly kick off to our evaluation of new…

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Omni-Channel for Fitness Nuts and Dummies at NRF

Talking about omni-channel to retailers is like preaching to the choir. But how much do you really know about the intricacies of omni-channel operations? And how prepared is your organization to offer the seamless shopping experiences today’s consumers are demanding? JDA Software will help you find answers to those questions at NRF Retail’s BIG Show…

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