Fab Brasca GVP JDA

3 Ways JDA’s Workforce Management Supports Retailers [Video]

Three of the biggest workforce challenges facing retailers today are engaging workers on their terms, dealing with the evolving nature of the workforce, and employing new technologies to drive the innovation necessary to attract and retain today’s younger, more dynamic workforce. In this video, Fab Brasca of JDA, discusses how JDA’s Workforce Management solution helps…

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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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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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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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Rise in consumer spending this holiday season

Tis the Season for a 4.8% Increase in Holiday Sales

The season of giving is upon us and retailers have more reasons to celebrate this year. Holiday Sales are expected to grow between 4.3 – 4.8% year-over-year, (that’s up to $720.8 billion) according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). And the holiday magic doesn’t stop there – November retail sales were up .7% from October…

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Retail holiday trends

5 Undeniable Retail Trends this Holiday Season

Tis the season to be shopping. The holidays are here with industry changes and some surprising shifts in how consumers are gifting. Hint: these changes show how customers engage differently in a unified commerce environment over the season of giving. The stats also tell a story about how retailers across the industry are evolving to…

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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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