The Key to Successfully Syncing Retail Price Planning and Execution

We know that keeping up with customer needs and delivering on shoppers’ expectations are among the biggest concerns retailers have today. And as companies come under pressure not only from changing shopper demographics and the impacts of technology, the holy grail for retailers today is using technology to better understand customers and give them shoppers…

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FOCUS Day One Recap: Delivering the Supply Chain of the Future

On Sunday, May 6, we welcomed almost 2,000 people to the Orlando World Center Marriott for JDA FOCUS 2018, the must-attend event for innovators who are shaping the future of the world’s supply chains. Three days of technology demos, presentations, networking and insights kicked off with meetings of chairs and managers of JDA’s Special Interest…

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Centralized Pricing: A Challenge That Awaits Retailers

In our consulting practice, we speak to many different retailers about their pricing needs.  For many years across all industries the trend has been moving towards specialized services, and we seem to have hit that point with pricing in retail. At retailers, we often see three systems working in conjunction to deliver prices to customers:…

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A Long-Term Lack of IT Investment is Coming Back to Haunt Retailers

When it comes to IT investments, what differences separate winning retailers from those who are fighting to stay competitive? A new RSR Research report sponsored by JDA Software reveals an important, if unpleasant, truth: Long-term underinvestment in IT is creating challenges for retailers today, and those challenges are greater for retailers who are already struggling…

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