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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Is Black Friday Already Over for Some Retailers?

A significant challenge for retailers today is finding the formula for satisfying customer expectations while maintaining profitability in an increasingly omni-channel world.  This means looking at their logistics and fulfillment strategies and ensuring their systems can make the complex decisions needed to decide where to pick, pack, and ship profitably, whether that’s from a distribution…

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