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4 Consumer Trends You Need to Know Now

Consumer trends come and go, yet the value of how they impact retail remains the same. JDA recently conducted a survey of more than 1,000 consumers to explore how some of retail’s latest trends are influencing consumers. The core findings of this survey revealed that: Sustainability is driving shopping patterns: Over half of those surveyed…

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How Fresh Retailers Are Already Using AI to Reduce Waste & Boost Profit [Video]

While the human touch will continue to impact retail at large, human touch alone can’t strengthen store success. With the emergence of AI and MI, grocers benefit from the significant impact of these technologies. Grocers are able to deliver when managing fresh assortments and associate productivity alike.  JDA’s GVP Solutions Strategy, Fab Brasca, further explains…

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The C-Suite's innovation challenges

Executives see AI, Cognitive Analytics and Cloud as the Path to Innovation and Speed to Market

According to research, executives are investing in new cloud-based AI and cognitive analytics capabilities that will provide them with end-to-end visibility and traceability across their extended supply networks, starting them on the road to autonomous supply chains. CXO executives increasingly understand that satisfying fast-changing customer demand in today’s digital marketplace won’t happen if they continue…

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Sustainable Grocery Blog

3 Ways Fresh Retailers are Helping the Planet

It’s official. Millennials are the largest consumer block and they’re moving the retail environment forward in a more sustainable way. Shoppers are focused on their core values and want to buy from the brands that are in perfect alignment with them. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), around 60% of consumers would ditch the…

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How to reduce eCommerce returns

7 Ways to Limit Returns (Even with eCommerce)

Retail has a serious problem with eCommerce returns. At least 30% of all online purchases are returned, compare that to 8.89% of in-store purchases. Surprising? Not if you’re in retail. More retailers are running into a surge in returns in our unified commerce environment than ever before and fashion brands are feeling the effects the…

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JoAnn Martin, Retail Leader at JDA Software

Why (And How) Retail Stores are Here to Stay

In the age of Amazon, are retail stores still here to stay? JoAnn Martin, JDA’s senior strategy leader for Retail thinks so. In this video blog, she shares why shoppers still want an in-store experience and what the biggest change is in retail right now. Hint! Prepare for more about AI and machine learning. Watch…

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JoAnn Martin talks about industry changes in Retail and Store Operations

Watch this Video on What’s Really Disrupting Retail

What’s putting Retail’s move to emerging technologies in motion and shaking up store operations? In this video blog, JoAnn Martin, JDA’s senior strategy leader for Retail breaks it all down for us. She shares the three main forces that are driving the industry forward faster than ever and what changing customer behaviors mean for retailers,…

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