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The Social Drive of Retail
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Gene Ku, Chairman, Mobovida, LLC

This article is for any brand or organization producing a physical product or consumer good open to the possibility of exploring a new possible paradigm shift in the product development and marketing process. With the seismic shift in retail in...

The Digital Makeover of Retail
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Jennifer Sherman, SVP, Product and Strategy, Kibo

Getting a 360 Degree View Today’s retail software has become very good at providing detailed online order history that can provide merchandising suggestions for the customer’s next visit. The next step to get a true 360-degree view...

The Face of Retail in the Digital Era
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Nate Kredich, COO, PIRCH

Getting the Act Right It’s critical, especially in a business like ours which is several parts retail and several parts service. Our CRM allows us to target our marketing communications based upon the customer’s journey, whether...

Securing the Future of Retail Management
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Joe Bobko, Vice President of Transportation, Boxed

As a person who drives on major highways in the Northeastern part of the country, I would find myself very perplexed if a driverless vehicle approached me from the opposite direction. This is chiefly because as a human being—who although is...

Predictive Analytics: Enhancing Inventory Management and Demand Forecasting
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

Enterprises, particularly manufacturers, are facing difficulties in overseeing inventory effectively since, with globalization, the inventory supply chain has turned out to be substantially more unpredictable. Materials are imported from all over...

Disruption in the Food & Beverage Industry
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Andria Long, VP Innovation & Consumer Insights, Johnsonville Sausage

In today’s “VUCA world”—a world that is Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous—anticipating what will be the next major disruption to your industry can seem difficult, if not impossible. And while some...

4 Myths about Innovation in Logistics
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Daniel Gagnon, VP, Marketing, Global Logistics & Distribution, UPS

The serenity of a normal Sunday morning gives me time to catch-up on the business journals and blogs that have accumulated in my in-box throughout the week. As I comb through the articles, my serendipity turns into anxiety as I read article after...

Supply Chain Processes are Evolving
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO, Supply Chain Insights

Retail scorecards are now more than a decade old. Buyers and suppliers now manage multiple scorecards simultaneously (in the same relationship) in trading partner communications. Very seldom is the scorecard tied to buying behavior....

Managing the Extended Supply Chain Using Cloud Based Collaborative Platforms
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Trevor Stansbury, President, Supply Dynamics

In a relatively short time, the Internet has evolved from a convenience into an indispensable productivity tool. From Banking and Retail to Engineering and Manufacturing, the effects of instant information access have forever changed the way...

BIG DATA: The New Buzzword For Businesses
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cioviewpoint

Mark Andrew Shaver, CIO and VP Operational Excellence, Joy Global Inc

Overcoming challenges to make job easier The buzz on Big Data continues at every CIO forum, seminar, and most publications. Retail leverages Big Data to provide trends, select marketing channels, product distribution, and price. They can invest...

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