November 7, 2014

According to a new study from Frost & Sullivan, the aim of every retailer is to integrate data from multiple channels to provide an omnichannel experience for the customer.

November 4, 2014

By 2017, three times as many retailers as now will explicitly underpin their customer and operations strategies on 3rd platform technologies. That’s one of IDC Retail Insights’ top 10 worldwide retail predictions for 2015.

November 4, 2014

The current use of social media data by retailers for merchandise planning is limited, with only 39% using it for product development and only 35% using it for promotional planning.

November 4, 2014

The current use of social media data by retailers for merchandise planning is limited, with only 39% using it for product development and only 35% using it for promotional planning.

November 4, 2014

The current use of social media data by retailers for merchandise planning is limited, with only 39% using it for product development and only 35% using it for promotional planning.

October 28, 2014

Consumers can purchase virtually anything they want anytime from anywhere, from the Internet to social media to mobile devices to good old brick-and-mortar stores.

October 20, 2014

Epicor Software Corp. has agreed to acquire privately held QuantiSense, Inc., a provider of cloud and on-premises packaged analytic solutions for the retail industry.

October 13, 2014

Last week, SAP hosted its annual Retail Forum in the palatial confines of the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan. 

October 6, 2014

Coach Inc. has leveraged the MicroStrategy Analytics Platform and MicroStrategy Mobile to produce automated reporting that provides anytime, anywhere visibility down to the store level.

September 24, 2014

In a Sept. 23 webinar hosted by Chain Store Age and sponsored by Microsoft Dynamics and Junction Solutions, marital arts training equipment retailer Century Martial Arts explained how by using a Microsoft Dynamics AX business intelligence platform, it is able to better track trends and predict future performance.

September 22, 2014

Chain Store Age will host a webcast on how retailers can enhance their business intelligence reporting and take it to practical — and actionable — insights.

September 22, 2014

Chain Store Age will host a webcast on how retailers can enhance their business intelligence reporting and take it to practical — and actionable — insights.

September 10, 2014

Almost all retailers consider Big Data to be important, according to a new survey from Accenture Analytics. When asked how important is Big Data to their organization, 94% of retail executives answered “important,” 58% responded “extremely important,” and 36% responded “important.”

September 8, 2014

Omnichannel retailer Century Martial Arts will share insights on how it leverages business intelligence to better monitor and engage with customers during a Chain Store Age webcast on Tuesday, September 23, at 2 p.m. EDT (11 a.m. PDT).

September 2, 2014

We are in the midst of the cloud revolution, and another new era in productivity will once again push forward what we consider a standard toolbox.

September 2, 2014

We are in the midst of the cloud revolution, and another new era in productivity will once again push forward what we consider a standard toolbox.

August 4, 2014

Attribution analytics company Tune has acquired MobileDevHQ (MDHQ), provider of a SaaS solution for mobile marketers.

July 31, 2014

Ugam, a provider of managed analytics technology, has released Assortment Intelligence, a solution that generates insights for retailers about what products to keep, carry and drop, based on real-time data collection and analysis.

July 29, 2014

Predictive analytics are a crucial tool for staying ahead of the competition. Applying complex mathematical algorithms to patterns in customer behavior, product sales and other key performance indicators provides insight into otherwise hidden trends that can separate you from your peers.

July 17, 2014

The focus of c-suite and senior executive attention has shifted from economic uncertainty to data, technology and the supply chain, according to the Global Top of Mind Survey from KPMG International and the Consumer Goods Forum.

July 17, 2014

In-store mobile device integration and e-commerce solutions, as well as inventory management and predictive analytics software, are the biggest technology priorities for independent brick-and-mortar retailers.

July 11, 2014

Retailers are behind Amazon in analytics maturity, according to a new research report from EKN Research.

June 19, 2014

CloudTags, an omnichannel marketing technology company, is partnering with Brickstream, an in-store analytics vendor.

June 10, 2014

Mindshare Technologies, which acquired Empathica in September 2013, announced that the two companies have united under a new corporate entity known as InMoment. InMoment provides a cloud-based customer experience optimization platform, the Experience Hub.