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Evolution of Information Technology

By Joe Sheridan, Corporate Director of IT & CIO, Soave Enterprises

Gaining 360 Degree View of Consumers

By Sahal Laher, SVP, Chief Digital & Information Officer, Destination XL Group, Inc. [NASDAQ: DXLG]

Retail Focus: Using Promotional Financing to...

By Sue Yasav, VP, Market & Consumer Insights, Synchrony Financial [NYSE:SYF]

Global Supply Chain Management System for...

By Anthony DeCanti, CIO & SVP, UniGroup

The Social Drive of Retail

By Gene Ku, Chairman, Mobovida, LLC

The Social Drive of Retail

Consumer tastes are as fickle as ever and styles change with seemingly every Instagram personality or YouTube celebrity touting new wares from different brands.

Why Every Retailer Must Become a Technology Company by 2020

By Corey Tollefson, SVP & GM, Infor

Why Every Retailer Must Become a Technology Company by 2020

In today’s competitive marketplace, retailers have faced enormous challenges adapting to sky-high customer expectations and the pressures of digital on brick-and-mortar stores.

The Transformation of Retail

By Michael Koch, Sr. Director, Samsung Electronics America

While the products and technology have advanced exponentially, the retail environments are very much the same stagnant displacement of products in place since the 1950s.

The Importance of Supply Chain Visibility

By David Adams, Director, Business Intelligence and Project Management, Unyson

The Importance of Supply Chain Visibility

When it comes to business lack of information leads to decisions based on guesswork or rules of thumb. This, in turn, can cost your company money and customer goodwill.

Today's Retailing Requires Advanced Technology

By Britt Dayton, Director, Deloitte

Today's Retailing Requires Advanced Technology

The rise in omni-channel retailing is the industry’s response to consumer expectations for a consistent experience across physical stores and digital shopping platforms.

Applications of Text Analytics

By Rajkumar Bondugula, Ph.D., Principal Data Scientist / Sr. Director, Equifax and Former Data Scientist, The Home Depot

Applications of Text Analytics

Sentiment analysis is important because studies have shown that accurately measured sentiment correlates with future sales.

Resetting the CIO's Role for Smart, Digital Retail

By John Kenwood, VP, Capgemini [Euronext: CAP] And Charlie Li, EVP-Chief Cloud Officer, Capgemini [Euronext: CAP]

Resetting the CIO's Role for Smart, Digital Retail

The great retail renaissance is underway, enlightened by digital, enabled by the cloud and enriched by an endless sea of data.

Lessons from the Grocery Industry and the State of Retail Today

By Richard Heyman, Principal, Retail Digital Strategy and Former CIO, Gordmans Stores

Lessons from the Grocery Industry and the State of Retail Today

In the late 1980s, I was leading the technology efforts at a regional grocery chain when the alarms sounded.

Designing for the Invisible Interface

By Mohan Krishnaraj, Global Head of User Experience at HARMAN, a Samsung company

Designing for the Invisible Interface

The future of designing for Zero UI requires a more comprehensive look at, well, the human experience.

When to Hire a Consultant

By Tami Reiss, CEO, Cyrus Innovation

When to Hire a Consultant

If you think that consultants are people who only express their opinions but aren’t worth an investment because they don’t really DO anything, then you’re mistaken.

Retail returns: A $440B headache that technology and data analytics can solve

By Eric Moriarty, Vice President, B-Stock Solutions

By the end of 2017 the value of retail returns will be equivalent to total online sales: around $440 billion.

Growing Pains for Amazon

By James Keller, Executive Partner, Bulger Partners

Growing Pains for Amazon

It is shaping up to be another great year for Amazon and one that represents some big milestones for the company.

AI in the Field of eCommerce

By Anna Cole, Director of ECommerce Operations, Carhartt

AI in the Field of eCommerce

It’s 1997 and the super computer Deep Blue is going up against the reigning World Chess champion, Garry Kasparov for the second time.

The Future of Marketing: Creating 3-Dimensional Customer Profiles in an IoT Frenzied World

By Jeanine Banks, EVP, Global Products & Solutions, Axway

The Future of Marketing: Creating 3-Dimensional Customer Profiles in an IoT Frenzied World

Customers are digitally tethered to mobile applications, social media platforms and websites, resulting in massive volumes of data.

Transforming Merchandise Industry with New Market Possibilities

By Antonio Sciuto, EVP & Chief Marketing Officer North America, Nestlé

Transforming Merchandise Industry with New Market Possibilities

Business today is a heaving landscape across which we have never traveled.

Is it about IT? Never Ever

By Ralf Schneider, CIO, Allianz Group

Is it about IT? Never Ever

At the end of the day, you really need to scale the skills around technology and make them an integral part of the business.

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