About this webinar:
Trends in retail unfold at a dizzying pace and the impact for retailers on their business structure and value proposition to shoppers is profound. Retail winners - those who outperform the market year after year - don't just sell more stuff, they have different priorities and it's worth examining them and their approach to technology to understand how retailers can be successful in a changing world.
Listen in on a moderated conversation with Retail Systems Research Analyst Brian Kilcourse as successful retailers discuss their priorities for the next 12-18 months and the technology to support it.
Brian Kilcourse is a recognized thought leader in the United States on how businesses innovate to deliver differentiating and sustainable value through the power of information. Brian is a managing partner at Retail Systems Research LLC, a company focused on helping companies develop winning strategies with its industry-leading research focused on the extended retail industry.
Susan Reda is Editor of STORES Media, the official publishing division of the National Retail Federation. She is responsible for developing all content for the magazine and additional STORES properties. With a passion for all things related to retail, Reda researches and writes multiple stories per issue, exploring the big-picture ideas, issues and innovations bubbling up in the industry.
Designed exclusively for our Associate Members, join us for our next quarterly webinar providing insights into the latest retail stats, fact, and industry trends.
In this session, our Insights and Analytics expert will discuss how the retail industry is likely to fare in the run-up to the festive season, in the context of previous years and current trends.
The world is changing. FAST. Technological innovation is re-shaping our retail workforce, perhaps more fundamentally and more rapidly than we could ever have imagined. In this webinar we consider what the future workforce could look like and what retailers might consider to keep pace today and get ahead tomorrow.Read more >
During the webinar, IDC European Retail team will discuss the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the European retail industry over the next one to three years. In particular, the webinar will address the following questions:
•What will happen in the adoption of the retail omni-channel commerce platform?
•How will Western European retailers embrace a customer experience architecture?
•What is the impact that external events will have on European retail industry?
•What will be the main differences, across countries, in terms of business priorities and investment plans?
We invite you to join us for this IDC Retail Insights Webinar on 25 January, 2018 at 2 PM (GMT) led by Ivano Ortis, Vice President IDC Retail Insights. During the webinar, Ivano Ortis will share insights on the future of commerce, and in a panel discussion, Luciana Padua, Director of Consumer Insights in Digital Brand Commerce at Adidas Group, and IDC’s Andrea Sangalli will share their vision on the current state of retail industry.Read more >
90% of retailers worldwide don't have a defined innovation strategy and are executing an opportunistic innovation approach. The opportunity for retailers is embracing business model innovation at scale, while delivering profitable growth for commerce everywhere operating models. Listen to this IDC webinar, where our analysts share how retailers can advance in their journeys towards innovation excellence. The webinar focuses on the essentiality of developing a retail innovation culture that leads business model innovation strategies, is enabled by organizational and process transformation, and is fundamentally delivered at speed through retail commerce platforms.Read more >
Productivity in retail is hot right now, but often thought about with a one dimensional, cost savings lens. In fact, better results tend to be achieved when everyone in the value chain has visibility of problems in order to develop collaborative solutions.
Join us for this webinar where BRC and PwC experts discuss the topic, share a client case study in detail and answer your questions.
Essential Retail's webinar, in association with JDA Software, will assess the impact of the National Living Wage on the retail industry. The debate, which will feature Louise Ellis, head of HR at Majestic Wine, Tom Ironside, head of the business & regulation team at the British Retail Consortium, and Jason Shorrock, VP for retail strategy at JDA, will evaluate the current landscape, the challenges faced and some of the potential solutions for retailers operating in today's competitive marketplace.Read more >
Digital is completely changing the customer experience in the Retail space. With that in mind, we hosted Forrester Research and our partner Diebold Nixdorf to provide you with Forrester’s Top 5 Retail Predictions for 2018. In the webinar, our guest speaker Forrester Principal Analyst Brendan Miller provides some great insights into what to expect and how to prepare for 2018.Read more >
The holiday period is a significant time for retailers, with sales anticipated to dramatically increase during what is typically a peak selling season. This webinar will provide a recap looking at how the retail industry fared over Black Friday and Christmas.
With our partners at Qlik, we will be using bespoke data and visualisations to walk you through the highs, the lows and key lessons from this year’s festive season.
Learn how to utilize the IDC Retail Use Cases to update IT roadmaps from Leslie Hand, Vice President, IDC Retail Insights.Read more >
Watch Essential Retail's editor, Caroline Baldwin, chat about retail technology buzzwords with Howard Saunders, founder of 22nd&5th, Darren Williams, founder of DW Exec and former MD of T2, and Andrew Busby, founder of Retail Reflections. Is the industry in a state of omnishambles?Read more >
The future of retail became clear in 2017; it isn't a destination, it is in fact a journey and that means adaptability, scalability, and experimentation are core tenets of viable platforms for the future and a priority in 2018. Retail organizations must orchestrate "best" engagement scenarios for consumers while optimizing productivity of assets, inventory, and employees so that growth and profitability can be maintained.Read more >
This presentation draws insights from IDC's CloudView Survey and IDC Retail Insights' ongoing research with retail vendors, users, and service providers to understand the cloud trends impacting the retail industry — cloud adoption, and what is driving increasing adoption; cloud maturity in the retail industry; hybrid cloud; the shifting workloads between public and private cloud; cloud KPIs; and the continuing concerns that is hindering greater adoption of the cloud by retailers.Read more >
In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Retail team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide retail industry over the next one to five years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.
About IDC FutureScape
IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within a typical five-year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed based on its impact (a mix of cost and complexity to address) and time frame to expected stated adoption level.
In this IDC FutureScape presentation, the IDC Worldwide Retail team discusses the key predictions that will impact CIOs and IT professionals in the worldwide retail industry over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and line-of-business executives will come away with guidance for managing the implications these predictions harbor for their IT investment priorities and implementation strategies.
About IDC FutureScape
IDC FutureScape reports are used to shape enterprise IT strategy and planning by providing a basic framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now and in the foreseeable future. IDC's FutureScapes are comprised of a set of predictions designed to identify a range of pending issues that CIOs and senior technology professionals will confront within the typical three year business planning cycle. Each prediction is assessed on the basis of its complexity, organizational impact, and time frame to expected mainstream adoption.
To improve product availability and product quality within your physical and online retail stores, you need to understand what’s happening at each step in a product's journey up to the point of sale - this is your flow-of-goods.
In this webinar, retail analytics expert Simon Runc will demonstrate how to visually analyse your data at every point along the flow-of-goods, including your supply chain data and point of sale data, so you can make quicker and better product decisions in real-time.
Learn how to visually analyse your retail flow-of-goods data so you can...
*See in real-time what’s happening to your products
*Combine your supply chain data and point of sale data for greater insight
*Reduce stock-holding but improve on-shelf availability
*Take action before low stock availability becomes an issue
*Empower suppliers to act ahead of difficulties
The end of the year is approaching and it is time to see what happened during this year in the Retail space and most important what are the trends that will come in 2016.
As we have seen during 2015, today shopping is social and mobile is the medium. We have read a lot about the so-called seamless experience as channels are transparent for customers. Successful retailers are true omnichannel organizations that deliver great experiences to their customers among channels smoothly. That is why they have been, and will continue to put their efforts into processes like store fulfilment, inventory accuracy, data integration across channels, multi-channel loyalty systems, and in-store technology like RFID or beacons.
We will talk about these and other trends of 2015 in the last webinar of the year, while opening the door to the new retail trends that are coming for 2016.
What Will You Learn?
- Overall view of the year: what happened in 2015?
- Key priority spending and coming trends for 2016
Who Should Attend?
- Retail CIOs
- Retail Business Areas Directors
- Retail IT Administrators
- Retail Consultants
With tight margins, volatile markets, and changing customer demands, retailers and wholesalers can't rely on intuition alone to drive growth and adapt to change. They need data-guided analytics.
Join retail experts Jeff Huckaby and Simon Runc to learn how visual analytics enables you to see the big picture of your retail operations by looking across datasets. You'll learn how to build a real-time dashboard so you can optimise product mix and inventory by season, market, or segment in just a few clicks.
You will learn about:
-How to leverage all of your data to create sustainable, profitable strategies.
-The best tips for designing a retail dashboard
-The latest innovations in retail analytics revealed at Tableau Conference 2017
Can't attend? Register now and we will send you the recording the moment it's available.
Learn about AWS customer Retail Insights’ several security and compliance needs when protecting their AWS environment and how Alert Logic helped develop a comprehensive security strategy by understanding their security posture, gaining visibility into their environment and proactively protecting against threats and attacks. Attendees will gain a deep understanding of securing the full application stack and the value of having a security solution tightly integrated with AWS.Read more >
New store formats offer new experiences – and demand a lot more from retail staff. They are brand ambassadors, guides to brand rituals and curators of product experiences.
But are retailers and store designers doing enough to help retail staff transition to new ways of working? Are they listening to staff when they create new stores? Are employees being paid well enough for the skills they must develop?
This webinar will examine the changing role of people in physical store, and question whether they are being the given the credit they deserve in the brave new world of retail.
During this webinar, Elena Martínez, Retail Specialist at Openbravo, and Victor Gaspar, Business Country Manager for Colombia at GMV (Openbravo Certified Partner), will show how proximity technology is shaping the retail industry and how it is delivering great in-store experiences. We will explore the insights those technologies like beacons provide to the physical store personnel as well as the store management and how they enhance the customer experience. In addition, we will also present the limitations and concerns those technologies have and how you can overcome them.
What Will You Learn?
- Different proximity technology application scenarios and benefits obtained from them.
- Real success story of eBeacons technology used in the flagship office of a Spanish Retail Bank.
- How to use these technologies on top of your commerce solution.
Who Should Attend?
- Business Areas Directors
- IT Administrators
Essential Retail tackles chapter ten of The Omnichannel Survival Guide – Think Bigger Than Your Brand. In this video, watch editor, Caroline Baldwin, interview Chris Tanner, founder of Brightpearl, Richard Auden, owner of Lush Longboards, Andrew Busby, CEO of Retail Reflections, and Clifton Vaughan, director of Natural Baby Shower.Read more >