In high volume, low margin grocery retailing, merchants have to be on their toes when it comes to driving customer demand and loyalty. This comprehensive eBook details the essential steps required to enable a commerce anywhere strategy in grocery retail. With specific attention to developing a strategy, optimizing inventory, ensuring planning is targeted and scientific, and the power of real-time analytics will provide the reader an actionable plan for success.
The cloud is gaining traction in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) market and most vendors now have a cloud offering. After examining small and medium companies that have implemented cloud ERP, Nucleus found customers were able to achieve substantial benefits, including reduced IT costs, increased employee productivity, and better inventory management. This report analyzes the benefits of cloud ERP and provides examples of how vendors helped their customers increase return on investment (ROI) and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO).
In our new report, Cost Control in Food & Beverage: How Technology Can Help Maximize Profits, we surveyed more than 200 independent operators and chains to understand how they are managing labor, inventory, and loss prevention costs.
Learn best practices for taking inventory of first-party data, and using second- and third-party data to fulfill programmatic campaigns and achieve digital marketing goals.
• Define your team’s goals for customer data.
• Take inventory of your first-party data.
• Explore use cases for second- and third-party data.
• Finding the best data providers.
• Combine your first, second, and third-party data.
• Case Study: MGM drives programmatic campaign results with third-party data.
Business struggle to gain a holistic customer view — the skills to identify actionable insights from multichannel data are in short supply. If they could gain a holistic view of customer attributes and behaviors, they could make sure they get the right content at the right time.
1. This “how-to” explore-stage content helps advertisers that are either expanding or planning to expand their cross-channel coverage. The content addresses an advertiser pain point, which is the need to reach new prospects and engage them while they increasingly access content across fragmented and emerging media.
2. The advertiser challenge is to evaluate and select new, niche channels to reach their prospects and seize opportunities, but those channels may have low inventory, an ecosystem in flux, and added complexity to put in the balance. This content handholds advertisers in the face of this challenge and capture the opportunities with our SME-fueled seven steps.
3. Influence expanded use (throughput) of Advertising Cloud among current customers by helping them to activate channels such as DOOH, CTV, and programmatic audio.
Unique serial numbers must now be applied to individual bottles of drugs and the cases that carry them in California, due to new tracking requirements. Read this white paper to learn how the IBM Serialization Pilot Kit with TAGSYS RFID is helping companies achieve compliance in less than a year.
When companies adopted Just-In-Time (JIT) tactics, they did so primarily to reduce inventory costs. For the most part, this strategy worked. Reducing stocks of raw materials, parts, assemblies and finished goods reduces carrying costs, allowing companies to invest the freed-up funds in more productive assets and projects.
Many small and medium-sized businesses do not have adequate network security. Here's how to make sure you do. Now more than ever, you depend on your network for your most important business operations, such as communication, inventory, billing, sales, and trading with partners. Yet up to now, you might have held off on protecting your network, for several reasons.
Discover software inventory data and compare it to what has been purchased as well as what is actually in use, providing concrete information about what software to include before you start migrating to Windows 7.
Merkur conducted an extensive selection process for service management solutions, evaluating technologies to provide proof-of-concept demonstrations. Following its rigorous review, Merkur selected IBM Tivoli Asset Management for IT and IBM Tivoli Service Desk to automate and integrate IT asset management and incident, problem, change, inventory, SLA and knowledge management processes.
Integrating social sponsorships can be more than a logo. In fact, they should be. When you add social experiences to your sponsorship packages, you’re bringing brand partners all-new ways to engage with audiences and gain valuable exposure. You’re also creating more inventory and new revenue streams for your owned properties.
Welcome to the Next Level in Sponsorship outlines 3 basic steps for successfully integrating social into your packages. Up-to-the-minute examples from The NBA, Discovery.com, Toyota, JCPenney®, and other innovators in the sports and media worlds deliver fresh perspectives and creative inspiration.
Pump up the value of your sponsorship packages with social. Download our quick-read whitepaper today.
In this paper, Zebra shows how a solid device management solution can provide consistency and visibility into device status to maximize uptime and business efficiencies. Ensuring visibility of all assets whether they are directly on premise or at remote locations is another key benefit-for both IT and finance. Doing so helps maximize productivity where the devices are used, streamlines inventory management and compliance operations, and helps to create a more agile enterprise.
Your goal is clear-produce high-quality goods while optimizing resources at every step of production. And in today's uncertain economy, cost-control efforts may never have been more important. Unscheduled downtime because of equipment failure can have a serious impact on your organization's bottom line. Download this white paper from IBM, and learn the basics of predictive maintenance, the benefits it provides manufacturing operations and the underlying technologies that make it possible. Predictive analytics helps you in a number of ways: identify when equipment is likely to fail or need maintenance and take action to maximize uptime and reduce future warranty claims costs; optimize allocated labor resources and spare part inventories, helping eliminate undue maintenance, prevent downtime and reduce inventory costs; and determine why certain production runs fail more often than others, identify the cause and analyze whether those runs warrant a recall.
With tight budgets, it isn't easy to create the operational dexterity needed to thrive in a competitive marketplace. View this demo to find out how IBM® SPSS® solutions for predictive operational analytics help manage physical and virtual assets, maintain infrastructure and capital equipment, and improve the efficiency of people and processes. By using your existing business information, IBM SPSS software can help you: predict and prevent equipment failures that can lead to disruptive, costly downtime; quickly identify and resolve product quality issues to mitigate risks and reduce warranty costs; optimize product assortment planning to increase revenue, reduce working capital requirements and improve the return on inventory investments; and act to retain your best employees by developing predictive attrition models to identify the workers at greatest risk of leaving the organization.
The increasing possibilities that come from deploying mobile solutions in the workplace are now counter balanced by an exponentially complex ecosystem of options that can make navigating the corporate mobile landscape challenging - and risky.
The following describes some typical UC usage scenarios, and how you can deploy products that will maximize productivity while minimizing downtime, excessive inventory costs, operational overhead, and unsatisfied users.
Whether it’s worrying about a possible break-in or an employee theft, protecting your business is always a concern. For busy warehouses and manufacturing companies, the worry is even greater, as time lost to responding to a crime means revenue loss. With expensive inventory, an active production site, and workers entering and leaving around the clock, reliable security is a must.
Develop customer relationships and reduce costs
Effective field service management teams improve technician productivity and customer satisfaction rates.
Greater automation, faster inventory management, and reduced inspection costs are possible with data support from the cloud.
Learn how the Internet of Things (IoT) can help keep your service agile so you stay ahead of customer demands and product complexity.
Today’s shoppers demand technology-enabled experiences that straddle clicks and bricks. They want better prices, more choices, next-day delivery and easy returns. They want a quick, friction-free product search and purchase experience, and they want it right now.
How can retail technology help you satisfy them?
Our 10th annual Shopper Vision Study surveyed thousands of consumers throughout North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, asking the questions that really matter to find out what shoppers really want—giving you the insight you need to be their preferred retailer, both in-store and online.
The New Retail Mandate: Shopper Vision Study reveals exactly what your customers are thinking, what their habits are and how retail technology can help you be more effective.
Download the Shopper Study today to learn how today’s smartest retailers use emerging technology to manage inventory, enrich the shopping experience and keep shoppers satisfied.
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