The Retail Technology Awards Europe (RETA) distinguish retail companies for their implementation of outstanding and innovative information technology solutions in retail. As announced in February, the 2016 RETA award for the “best omnichannel” implementation was handed to Norwegian electronics retailer, Elkjøp. Now, Informatica was awarded “Top Supplier Retail 2016” by EHI Retail Institute and the... more
If you’re like me, your personal email inbox looks like a twitter feed. As marketers, we should be concerned. It’s a lot of noise. Email inboxes shouldn’t look that way. They should be full of relevant and personal offers that we’re going to act on because they are timed at precisely the point where we need... more
EHI, a European scientific institute for retail and commerce, selects the Retail Technology Awards (reta) award-winners distinguishing retail companies for their implementation of outstanding and innovative information technology solutions in retail. This year, the award for the “best omnichannel” implementation was handed to Norwegian electronics retailer, Elkjøp, using Informatica MDM-Product 360, Data Quality and PowerCenter.
Every retailer and consumer goods manufacturer knows that the location of a product in store and on the shelf can make a crucial difference to product sales. Manufacturers spend considerable time, effort and money planning, merchandizing and persuading retailers to place their product in optimal location and level. Typically, eye-level is best, then waist, then... more
In this “always on” era of connected consumers, pricing isn’t enough to attract business and drive growth. You need to; Deliver personalized offers that expand wallet share and strengthen your brand Provide a consistently satisfying experience across any and all channels your customers use Meet demand while managing inventory and optimizing the supply chain I... more
Combined with Informatica’s GDSN Accelerator for CPG customers can easily link their backend systems with the GDSN (Global Data Synchronization) to deliver consolidated and reliable business-critical data to applications.
Suppliers and retailers are able to share standardized product data, cut down the cost of building point to point integrations and speed-up new product introductions having access to the most accurate and current product information
Secure Your Data, Before It Becomes Front Page News In 2014 we saw many retailers suffer at the hands of hacker’s intent on stealing customer credit card details and personal information. With Target, Michaels, Neiman Marcus, Albertsons & SuperValu, all getting plenty of coverage in the press, resulting in significant financial loss and impacting consumer confidence.... more
Shoppers want and expect a consistent experience regardless of the sales channel they choice. They also expect an ever increasing assortment of products with detailed descriptions and will go were their needs are met. 39% of US online adults cite that they would consider buying from an online retailer they had never previously purchased from... more
80% of companies surveyed said that they offer superior customer service, but only 8% of their customers agreed with them. (Source: Bain & Company) With numbers like that there is plenty of room to improve. But improve what? Traditionally retailers have measured themselves against year over year increase in sales for like-stores, increased margins and... more
On our recent webinar with Omer Minkara from Aberdeen Group , we learnt that“94% of companies are not satisfied with their use of customer data”, yet retailers still want more data to gain valuable customer insights to drive improvements in the shopper experience. But the top challenge they face when managing customer data as part... more