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Removing the “People Roadblock” to Digital Transformation

As the competition to satisfy customer demand for ever-faster deliveries has made supply chain automation a necessity, and as new technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and robotics have transformed supply chain best practices, data has become the new supply chain currency. So why haven’t more companies forged…

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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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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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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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Retail trends for 2019

Welcome to 2019: 5 Retail Trends You Need to Know Now

It’s a new year and retail is moving faster—finally we’re seeing retailers looking in the right direction—up. A unified commerce environment, an on-demand marketplace, social media, growing competition and new technologies mean an evolution in the way we shop. Everything is changing – from pricing and planning the just right product assortments to forecasting demand…

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Tariffs Impacting the Supply Chain

Tariffs and 5 Areas Retailers Need to Focus on Now

For decades, from hardware to electronics, textiles, food, household goods, and general merchandise; retailers have been offering lower prices on goods sourced overseas.  Though there has been some change in recent years, most imported goods to the United States originate in China.  China’s cost base, infrastructure and manufacturing expertise provides a wealth of opportunities to…

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Blog on Microsoft's commitment to AI and Machine learning in JDA partnership

5 Answers Every Retailer Needs from Our Q&A with Microsoft’s Global Retail Strategy Director

This week we sat down with ShiSh Shridhar, Microsoft’s Global Retail Strategy Director. We learned more about JDA’s partnership with Microsoft and how AI is quickly going from big picture to best practice. Here are the five insights he shared about how artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud technologies are moving the market and empowering retailers…

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