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What is IT’s role in an analytics center of excellence?

According to the “Retail and Consumer Goods Analytics Study” by Consumer Goods Technology and Retail Info Systems, over 36% of Consumer Goods respondents defined having a limited analytics toolset as a major challenge. Furthermore, over 38% of respondents identified the inability to integrate...

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Walmart is offering up more data. But can CPG companies do anything with it?

“Inventory missteps are a chronic drain on retail sales and earnings,” states Forbes contributor Barbara Thau in her post, “Walmart's Supplier Mandate: Replenish Shelves Faster, And We'll Turn Over Customer Data”. As a result, Walmart is trying to combat the cost of empty shelves by offering a...

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How to Compete Against Amazon’s In-Store Influence

In 2017, Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods sent the grocery industry into an uproar. It seemed that the ecommerce mogul was changing the rules of the game, thanks to their ability to implement low prices and push private label. Analysts now speculate that in 2018, Amazon may move onto Target as...

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What To Do With Your Trade Investment Amidst the Retail Apocalypse

Notable changes in the retail landscape, such as Target’s store closures and the decision by UK retailer, Waitrose, to halt new store developments, don’t mean that manufacturers should begin to cut trade investment as a trickle-down effect without understanding how it will impact the business....

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