Retail

The Ghost Of Retail Future

Charles Dickens describes A Christmas Carol’s Ghost of Christmas Future in frightening detail. The phantom moves “slowly, gravely, silently,” he writes, scattering “gloom and mystery” wherever it travels. Spooky stuff. But the scariest thing about the apparition is what it shows Ebenezer Scrooge: a world where people ignore – even celebrate – the death of the story’s cold-hearted protagonist. I’d like to think that if a Ghost of Retail Future …

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SAP Retail Omnichannel – Innovations Update December 2017

Dear Retail community, with the latest Feature Pack 2 of SAP CAR 3.0 Application Bundle 2, the key SAP Retail omnichannel innovations have seen new capabilities, including performance, extensibility and usability improvements. All innovations are now supporting SAP S/4HANA 1709 (on premise). Join the Demo Session via Skype on Friday Dec 1, 2017, 4-5pm CET. 1) Omnichannel Article Availability and Sourcing (OAA) With Omnichannel Article Availability and Sourcing (OAA) the …

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NRF 2018: Big Things Happen When SAP Is Your Trusted Advisor On Becoming a Digital Retailer

If you are in retail, you can’t afford to miss the big show in New York: NRF 2018 from January 14 – 16. And if becoming an outstanding digital retailer is top of mind for you, start at the SAP booth, because every retailer needs a trusted digital advisor. Let’s face it – in our digital age, technology is the key to success for every retailer. It enables you to …

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Looking for Retail’s Future – Check Out Today’s Innovative Technology

Retail Tomorrow: How Today’s Technology Is Shaping Retail’s Future Do you ever think about tomorrow? Many retailers don’t. They’re too concerned with what’s happening in the moment. They’re too wrapped up in managing their daily business operations or maintaining profit margins. Don’t get me wrong – those things are important. But tomorrow matters more than they know. With game-changing technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), virtual reality, and machine …

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Do you have Digital Twins of your Retail Customers? If not, you need them.

From Transactions to Engagement Retailers are embracing the shift from transaction-focused interactions to a sustained customer engagement, recognizing that consumers’ buying journey neither begins when they set foot in a physical store or visit a digital storefront via browser or mobile device, nor ends when the sale is completed. In today’s connected world, with Alexa, Google, and Siri in our homes, cars, and with us wherever we go,  the journey …

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Analytics in GTM – Long Short Report

Hi Readers, I am a Techno-Functional consultant working for SAP Global Trade Management (GTM) product. We thought of introducing analytics in our product and, this blog is about the first development that we have done in the analytics area. So, lets start with the introduction to GTM, followed by existing report and then the problem statement and the solution provided. Global Trade Management (GTM) is a product used by trading …

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SAP Retail Omnichannel – Innovations Update December 2017

Dear Retail community, with the latest Feature Pack 2 of SAP CAR 3.0 Application Bundle 2, the key SAP Retail omnichannel innovations have seen new capabilities, including performance, extensibility and usability improvements. All innovations are now supporting SAP S/4HANA 1709 (on premise). Join the Demo Session via Skype on Friday Dec 1, 2017, 4-5pm CET. 1) Omnichannel Article Availability and Sourcing (OAA) With Omnichannel Article Availability and Sourcing (OAA) the …

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Analytics in GTM – Long Short Report

Hi Readers, I am a Techno-Functional consultant working for SAP Global Trade Management (GTM) product. We thought of introducing analytics in our product and, this blog is about the first development that we have done in the analytics area. So, lets start with the introduction to GTM, followed by existing report and then the problem statement and the solution provided. Global Trade Management (GTM) is a product used by trading …

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How Is Blockchain Changing the Retail Industry?

Safety, credibility, trust, and confidence are the most important concepts when it comes to online shopping. In an era of the internet scams, phishing, hacking, and counterfeiting, blockchain technology might be an answer to all those threats that both retailers and buyers face. Originally intended for the purposes of the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, this technology has evolved and shown its tremendous potential, not only for the retail industry, but also in …

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Can an organization complete their digital transformation journey in just 11 weeks?…Groupe SAFO did…

    As a major player in logistics and food distribution in the French Caribbean and Guyana, SAFO Group (link) believes it is essential for retail stores to digitalize in order to meet the increased expectations of digital consumers in an always-on and whatever-you-want world.             With that in mind, SAFO Group decided to take on challenges and to go through a quick transformation journey to …

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