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Following a very successful visit to the NRF Big Show earlier this month , Openbravo has prepared a packed schedule of events for the coming months. So, if you want to find out more about how Openbravo can help your business, make a note in your diary! You will find

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Ten years ago, the idea of renting clothing seemed quite outlandish, but a lot has changed in a decade. The National Retail Federation flags luxury resale and rental as one of the biggest trends for 2020. But retailers will need an agile and omnichannel technology platform if they want to

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RFID is hardly a new technology, but many retailers have struggled to reap its full benefits, with most initiatives in the past limited to boosting warehouse efficiency by attaching RFID tags to pallets or cases. Today, retailers are taking a fresh look at RFID and the deployments are more ambitious

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These days, retailers of all sizes are enhancing their omnichannel fulfillment and delivery options, and soon free two-day shipping will be taken for granted by all customers.  In fact, the National Retail Federation found that over one third of consumers already expect brands to offer free two-day shipping. Manual goods-handling

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For many retailers, having empty shelves for a day, or even several days, versus a few hours or less can make a significant difference on daily sales. Coca Cola’s focus on faster replenishment underscores its importance to retailers today. To guarantee their shelves would be stocked for World Cup 2018 customers

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Online shopping is often seen as invincible by retailers, but a recent Usabilla study on the biggest reasons for online cart abandonment shows why many shoppers still prefer shopping in the store and how retailers can use omnichannel capabilities to compete with pure online or offline competitors. Common online frustrations including too many

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Retailers need to become more agile, yet many are hindered by legacy in-house IT systems that are difficult to integrate with new technologies and are costiy to run. Cloud computing offers a way for retailers to gain greater agility and compete better, particularly with pure-play eCommerce  rivals who have the

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When  we talk to retailers about what its top of their “wish list”,  real-time inventory visibility is one of the things they most often mention. Without it, it’s not possible to support omnichannel scenarios, of course. But beyond that, it’s not about just gaining real-time inventory visibility  it’s also about

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Fashion has increasingly come under fire over its environmental impact, including carbon footprint and textile waste. The pressure for fashion retailers to do something about it has also increased. Last week, the Environmental Audit Committee in the UK launched an investigation into the social and environmental impact of disposable ‘fast fashion’ and the wider clothing industry. Retailers

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Predicting demand for products and optimizing inventory have never been simple tasks for retailers. But they have become much tougher in today’s omnichannel era, characterizedy by more frequent product introductions and more volatile demand patterns. That’s why its essential to employ better forecasting tools if you want to achieve fewer

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