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Retail Pricing: How Leading Retailers Are Leveraging AI to Fight Back

The first blog in this two-part series focused on the primary challenge facing retailers today: mega-retailers have forced prices down, based on their economies of scale and hyper-optimized supply chains. Smaller retailers have responded by creating short-term promotions that draw shoppers into the store, but erode already-thin margins. This strategy is not sustainable over the…

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Retail Pricing: Understanding How Power Shifted to the Consumer

Remember the good old days when retailers controlled pricing? With limited competition, they were able to offer standardized assortments across all their sales outlets, purchased in a manner that delivered the lowest possible unit cost. Pricing was based on a set of established rules, defined with two goals in mind: maximizing the sell-through of products…

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Srini Muthusrinivasan

3 Factors Driving Machine Learning Performance in Your Supply Chain [Video]

The demand for seamless supply chains is becoming increasingly important and – thankfully – possible when using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Three key factors, which include forecast accuracy, robustness and the explicability of data, influence your supply chain performance. JDA’s Srini Muthusrinivasan, a VP of pre-sales for manufacturing and planning, explain how…

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Jeff Stabell

3 Technology Trends That Will Improve Your Supply Chain Performance [Video]

In today’s competitive markets, it takes more than the ability to quickly respond to urgent supply chain disruptions after they start. Instead, your supply chain must predict disruptions and proactively resolve them before they negatively impact your business.  In this video, JDA’s Jeff Stabell, senior product marketing director, explains how three important technology trends, including…

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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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Blue Yonder’s New Survey with Microsoft Reveals How AI and Automation Are Moving Retail

It’s no secret that the retail market is undergoing fundamental changes, right? Exactly, and as the rise of eCommerce changes how we shop, many retailers are struggling to keep up with new challenges. Buying behaviors are evolving faster than ever before with  consumers looking for flexibility in how they purchase and receive products. The retail…

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