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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Data is your friend!

No, I am not writing about Lieutenant Commander Data from Star Trek… but is this maybe where the future will bring us? New technologies around AI and Machine Learning are developing so fast that maybe in a couple of years things will be possible where we have not dreamt of. …

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How retail can maintain control of the Carrots whilst also counting the Beans

This Blog was first published in collaboration with Simon Persin, Director at Turnkey Consulting during March this year on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-retail-can-maintain-control-carrots-whilst-also-counting-persin Previously, Paul Lloyd-Smith and I focussed on highlighting the disconnection between loss at the point of sale and the back office/finance/business areas. SAP’s UK expert on GRC for Retail, Paul …

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How did online retail industry evolve in 2017?

We’re well into 2017 and it’s the right moment to discuss the current and upcoming trends in the retail industry. It’s clear that with AI, big data, and machine learning on the rise, the way we sell and purchase will be tremendously transformed. The fact that the Chinese online shopping …

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Discover SAP Allocation Management at SAPPHIRE NOW

Are you a retailer who… … wishes you were able to monitor actual and future stock situation in one view? … misses the flexibility to allocate stock based on real time inventory / online execution and final activation of allocation based on the best valuated scenario/alternative? … suffers having too …

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SAP Forecasting and Replenishment – Finding the Right Balance

Dear SAP Community What is the right balance between inventory and service level for a retailer? To answer this question SAP Forecasting & Replenishment for Retail (SAP F&R) is a key solution because it drives efficient inventories in stores and DC of retailers. With its advanced multilevel replenishment capabilities it allows lower overall inventory …

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The Future of Retail is Here: Join Us at NRF!

SAP Retail has been a leader in the conversation around digital innovation and how it is impacting the overall retail shopping experience. We invite you to join us January 15-17, 2017 for The National Retail Federation’s (NRF) “Big Show” in NYC as we continue the conversation about the new roles …

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Discover What It Means to Run Live with SAP Retail at NRF

Joerg Koesters, head of Industry Cloud Marketing for Retail, shares his perspective. The world of retail is constantly changing and evolving. The amount of information available to shoppers today, and the many ways they can receive that information is truly astounding. The rise of omnichannel retail services has given the …

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Retail Omnichannel Commerce – Model Company

Dear community members, Setting up the SAP Retail Omnichannel Commerce landscape with all its components, integration and scenarios is no color by numbers and can take years to transform. And it can’t be a quick exercise, as it has to consider flexibility, step-by-step approaches, and most of all: business specifics. But how …

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Join us at NRF! Retail’s biggest event is almost here

Retail’s biggest event, The National Retail Federation (NRF)’s Big Show, is just around the corner. As the world’s largest retail trade association, NRF represents all types of retailers from the United States and over 45 countries worldwide. Retail is a leading employment sector in many countries, supporting one in four …

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Do you want to know everything about Mobile In-Store merchandising in a few minutes?

    SAP Mobile In-Store Merchandising powered by Fiori and SAP Mobile Platform _____________________________________________________________________________________ up ↑ Overview Today, consumers use mobile whenever possible and want to feel totally satisfied with their purchases. To remain competitive, retailers must connect with their customers and offer a superior experience through store excellence. Retailers …

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Join us at the Future of Food Forum for a conversation on the epic goal of Food Security in the 21st century

Chances are, if you’re reading this blog you’ve never faced food insecurity. You’ve read about, and seen pictures of, hunger – but this is different. This is bigger. Rising food prices create political instability and contribute to social unrest.[1] Micronutrient deficiency, a.k.a., malnutrition, increases childhood mortality and affects economic development. …

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Future of Food Forum is ON – Join us!

In today’s digital economy, consumers have more information and buying options for food than ever before. Shifting consumer trends along with innovative new technologies and business models are impacting how food is grown, produced, and consumed in ways we’ve never seen until now. Welcome to the future of food. We …

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I Stink, But I’m Not The Only One

“You don’t learn anything when you’re winning all the time,” Diann Roffe boomed across the room of seventy-five men and women last Monday.  I smiled to myself; this is exactly why I had asked Diann to keynote our fourth annual Women in Leadership event at SAP’s Retail Forum.  Diann had …

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SAP and Hybris Retail Omnichannel Commerce — Webinar Series 2016

Dear SAP Retail Community members, The Omnichannel Commerce megatrend is transforming retailers across all segments, as it allows to address the customer across all (omni) channels in a harmonized and personalized manner. The superior customer experience boosts customer satisfaction and revenue for omnichannel driven retailers over channel-specific, silo’ed operating businesses. …

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Digital Retail with SAP and IDC: join live webinar

Everybody is talking about the digital economy and the opportunity for business transformation. Boardroom conversations are increasingly focused on consistent customer experiences, authenticity of the brand in every customer interaction, integrating supply chains for execution at the moment of decision, and investing in physical and virtual stores to refine and …

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3 Steps To Transform Into A Live Retail Business

Many of today’s retailers have yet to truly modernize their operations. This is a major problem in today’s increasingly digital world, where people, businesses, and devices are constantly connected. IBM estimates that this connectivity is leading to the creation of 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily. It’s imperative that retailers …

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